Portrait of William Russell

William Russell

Bio: From Wikipedia William Russell (April 12, 1884 – February 18, 1929), born William Francis Lerche, was an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He appeared in over two hundred silent era motion pictures between 1910 and 1929, directing five of them in 1916 and producing two through his own production company in 1918 and 1925
Born: Sat, Apr 12 1884
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

Death: Mon, Feb 18 1929
William Russell is 44 years old
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Movies (Acting Roles)

Poster of The Midnight Taxi
The Midnight Taxi
William Russell was
44 in The Midnight Taxi
as 'Joseph Brant'.
Sat, Sep 01 1928
Poster of State Street Sadie
State Street Sadie
William Russell was
44 in State Street Sadie
as 'The Bat'.
Sat, Aug 25 1928
Poster of The Head of the Family
The Head of the Family
William Russell was
43 in The Head of the Family
as 'The Plumber'.
Wed, Jan 18 1928
Poster of Woman Wise
Woman Wise
William Russell was
43 in Woman Wise
as 'Ne'er-Do-Well'.
Sun, Jan 08 1928
Poster of The Girl from Chicago
The Girl from Chicago
William Russell was
43 in The Girl from Chicago
as 'Big Steve Drummond'.
Wed, Nov 09 1927
Poster of The Desired Woman
The Desired Woman
William Russell was
43 in The Desired Woman
as 'Captain Maxwell'.
Sat, Aug 27 1927
Poster of The Blue Eagle
The Blue Eagle
William Russell was
42 in The Blue Eagle
as 'Big Tim Ryan'.
Sun, Sep 12 1926
Poster of Big Pal
Big Pal
William Russell was
41 in Big Pal
as 'Dan Williams'.
Tue, Sep 29 1925
Poster of The Beloved Brute
The Beloved Brute
William Russell was
40 in The Beloved Brute
as 'David Hinges'.
Sun, Nov 09 1924
Poster of Anna Christie
Anna Christie
William Russell was
39 in Anna Christie
as 'Matt Burke'.
Sat, Nov 24 1923
Poster of Boston Blackie
Boston Blackie
William Russell was
39 in Boston Blackie
as 'Boston Blackie'.
Sun, May 06 1923
Poster of Mixed Faces
Mixed Faces
William Russell was
38 in Mixed Faces
as 'Judge J. Woodworth Granger'.
Sat, Oct 21 1922
Poster of The Crusader
The Crusader
William Russell was
38 in The Crusader
as 'Peter Brent'.
Sat, Sep 09 1922
Poster of A Self-Made Man
A Self-Made Man
William Russell was
38 in A Self-Made Man
as 'Jack Spurlock'.
Sun, Jun 25 1922
Poster of The Cheater Reformed
The Cheater Reformed
William Russell was
36 in The Cheater Reformed
as 'Jordan McCall / Dr. Luther McCall'.
Sun, Jan 02 1921
Poster of The Iron Rider
The Iron Rider
William Russell was
36 in The Iron Rider
as 'Larry Lannigan'.
Sun, Nov 21 1920
Poster of The Challenge of the Law
The Challenge of the Law
William Russell was
36 in The Challenge of the Law
as 'Captain Bruce Cavanaugh'.
Sun, Oct 10 1920
Poster of The Lincoln Highwayman
The Lincoln Highwayman
William Russell was
35 in The Lincoln Highwayman
as 'Jimmy Clunder'.
Mon, Dec 29 1919
Poster of Sacred Silence
Sacred Silence
William Russell was
35 in Sacred Silence
as 'Capt. James Craig'.
Sun, Oct 12 1919
Poster of Six Feet Four
Six Feet Four
William Russell was
35 in Six Feet Four
as 'Buck Thornton'.
Sat, Sep 13 1919
Poster of A Sporting Chance
A Sporting Chance
William Russell was
35 in A Sporting Chance
as 'John Stonehouse'.
Sat, Jun 28 1919
Poster of Brass Buttons
Brass Buttons
William Russell was
34 in Brass Buttons
as 'Kingdon Hollister'.
Sun, Apr 06 1919
Poster of Where the West Begins
Where the West Begins
William Russell was
34 in Where the West Begins
as 'Cliff Redfern'.
Sun, Mar 02 1919
Poster of Up Romance Road
Up Romance Road
William Russell was
34 in Up Romance Road
as 'Gregory Thorne'.
Mon, Jun 24 1918
Poster of Hearts or Diamonds?
Hearts or Diamonds?
William Russell was
34 in Hearts or Diamonds?
as 'Larry Hanrahan'.
Mon, Apr 29 1918
Poster of The Masked Heart
The Masked Heart
William Russell was
33 in The Masked Heart
as 'Philip Greycourt'.
Mon, Jul 02 1917
Poster of A Rough Shod Fighter
A Rough Shod Fighter
William Russell was
32 in A Rough Shod Fighter
as ''.
Mon, Jan 01 1917
Poster of The Bruiser
The Bruiser
William Russell was
31 in The Bruiser
as ''Big Bill' Brawley'.
Thu, Mar 23 1916
Poster of The Smugglers of Santa Cruz
The Smugglers of Santa Cruz
William Russell was
31 in The Smugglers of Santa Cruz
as 'Robert Langdon'.
Fri, Jan 28 1916
Poster of Dora Thorne
Dora Thorne
William Russell was
31 in Dora Thorne
as 'Ronald'.
Wed, Nov 03 1915
Poster of Garden of Lies
Garden of Lies
William Russell was
31 in Garden of Lies
as 'Dennis Mallory'.
Mon, Jul 12 1915
Poster of The Diamond from the Sky
The Diamond from the Sky
William Russell was
31 in The Diamond from the Sky
as ''.
Mon, May 03 1915
Poster of Under the Gaslight
Under the Gaslight
William Russell was
30 in Under the Gaslight
as 'Ray Trafford'.
Tue, Dec 01 1914
Poster of The Power of the Press
The Power of the Press
William Russell was
30 in The Power of the Press
as 'Turner Morgan'.
Thu, Oct 01 1914
Poster of His Fireman's Conscience
His Fireman's Conscience
William Russell was
29 in His Fireman's Conscience
as 'The Railroad Fireman'.
Mon, Jan 26 1914
Poster of Peggy's Invitation
Peggy's Invitation
William Russell was
29 in Peggy's Invitation
as 'Henry Farland, a Young Banker'.
Tue, Dec 16 1913
Poster of Robin Hood
Robin Hood
William Russell was
29 in Robin Hood
as 'Robin Hood'.
Tue, Sep 23 1913
Poster of Moths
Moths
William Russell was
29 in Moths
as 'Prince Zouroff'.
Sun, Aug 31 1913
Poster of Little Dorrit
Little Dorrit
William Russell was
29 in Little Dorrit
as 'Arthur Clennam'.
Mon, Jul 28 1913
Poster of Tannhäuser
Tannhäuser
William Russell was
29 in Tannhäuser
as 'Wolfram'.
Mon, Jul 14 1913
Poster of King Rene’s Daughter
King Rene’s Daughter
William Russell was
29 in King Rene’s Daughter
as 'Pierre, Captain of the Guards'.
Tue, Jul 01 1913
Poster of While Baby Slept
While Baby Slept
William Russell was
29 in While Baby Slept
as 'The Husband'.
Tue, Jun 10 1913
Poster of The Caged Bird
The Caged Bird
William Russell was
29 in The Caged Bird
as 'The Farmer'.
Fri, Jun 06 1913
Poster of Carmen
Carmen
William Russell was
29 in Carmen
as 'Escamillo, the Toreador'.
Mon, May 26 1913
Poster of The Marble Heart
The Marble Heart
William Russell was
29 in The Marble Heart
as 'Editor'.
Sun, May 11 1913
Poster of For Her Boy's Sake
For Her Boy's Sake
William Russell was
28 in For Her Boy's Sake
as ''.
Tue, Mar 25 1913
Poster of Star of Bethlehem
Star of Bethlehem
William Russell was
28 in Star of Bethlehem
as 'King Herod'.
Tue, Dec 24 1912
Poster of The Repeater
The Repeater
William Russell was
28 in The Repeater
as 'The Political Reformer'.
Sun, Dec 22 1912
Poster of The Forest Rose
The Forest Rose
William Russell was
28 in The Forest Rose
as 'Captain Maywood'.
Fri, Nov 29 1912
Poster of Petticoat Camp
Petticoat Camp
William Russell was
28 in Petticoat Camp
as ''.
Fri, Nov 29 1912
Poster of Lucile
Lucile
William Russell was
28 in Lucile
as 'Duc de Luvois'.
Wed, Nov 27 1912
Poster of The Little Girl Next Door
The Little Girl Next Door
William Russell was
28 in The Little Girl Next Door
as 'The Other Father'.
Fri, Nov 01 1912
Poster of Put Yourself in His Place
Put Yourself in His Place
William Russell was
28 in Put Yourself in His Place
as 'Squire Raby'.
Tue, Oct 29 1912
Poster of Undine
Undine
William Russell was
28 in Undine
as 'Spirit of the Brook'.
Tue, Sep 24 1912
Poster of The Portrait of Lady Anne
The Portrait of Lady Anne
William Russell was
28 in The Portrait of Lady Anne
as 'Lady Anne's Rejected Suitor'.
Tue, Jul 23 1912
Poster of Pa's Medicine
Pa's Medicine
William Russell was
28 in Pa's Medicine
as 'Willie's Father'.
Tue, Jul 09 1912
Poster of Under Two Flags
Under Two Flags
William Russell was
28 in Under Two Flags
as 'The Colonel'.
Tue, Jul 02 1912
Poster of The Ring of a Spanish Grandee
The Ring of a Spanish Grandee
William Russell was
28 in The Ring of a Spanish Grandee
as 'Don Rodrigo'.
Fri, May 24 1912
Poster of Jess
Jess
William Russell was
28 in Jess
as 'Frank Muller, the Treacherous Boer'.
Tue, May 21 1912
Poster of The Little Shut-in
The Little Shut-in
William Russell was
28 in The Little Shut-in
as 'Manly Feet'.
Fri, May 17 1912
Poster of Jilted
Jilted
William Russell was
28 in Jilted
as 'The Suitor'.
Tue, May 14 1912
Poster of The Saleslady
The Saleslady
William Russell was
28 in The Saleslady
as ''.
Mon, May 06 1912
Poster of The Cry of the Children
The Cry of the Children
William Russell was
28 in The Cry of the Children
as 'The factory owner'.
Tue, Apr 30 1912
Poster of Rejuvenation
Rejuvenation
William Russell was
28 in Rejuvenation
as 'The Lighthouse Keeper'.
Mon, Apr 22 1912
Poster of Into the Desert
Into the Desert
William Russell was
27 in Into the Desert
as 'The American Girl's Fiancé'.
Thu, Apr 11 1912
Poster of The Girl of the Grove
The Girl of the Grove
William Russell was
27 in The Girl of the Grove
as 'The Doctor'.
Thu, Apr 04 1912
Poster of For Sale -- A Life
For Sale -- A Life
William Russell was
27 in For Sale -- A Life
as 'The Card Player'.
Tue, Mar 26 1912
Poster of Flying to Fortune
Flying to Fortune
William Russell was
27 in Flying to Fortune
as 'The Doctor'.
Tue, Mar 12 1912
Poster of East Lynne
East Lynne
William Russell was
27 in East Lynne
as 'Francis Levison'.
Fri, Jan 26 1912
Poster of A Niagara Honeymoon
A Niagara Honeymoon
William Russell was
27 in A Niagara Honeymoon
as 'The Groom'.
Fri, Jan 19 1912
Poster of The Lady from the Sea
The Lady from the Sea
William Russell was
27 in The Lady from the Sea
as 'Alfred, the Sailor'.
Tue, Dec 12 1911
Poster of Their Burglar
Their Burglar
William Russell was
27 in Their Burglar
as ''.
Fri, Nov 03 1911
Poster of David Copperfield
David Copperfield
William Russell was
27 in David Copperfield
as 'Ham Peggotty (in part two)'.
Tue, Oct 17 1911
Poster of Young Lochinvar
Young Lochinvar
William Russell was
27 in Young Lochinvar
as 'Young Lochinvar'.
Tue, Sep 26 1911
Poster of A Doll's House
A Doll's House
William Russell was
27 in A Doll's House
as ''.
Fri, Jul 28 1911
Poster of Lorna Doone
Lorna Doone
William Russell was
27 in Lorna Doone
as ''.
Thu, Jun 29 1911
Poster of The Stepmother
The Stepmother
William Russell was
27 in The Stepmother
as ''.
Tue, Jun 06 1911
Poster of Get Rich Quick
Get Rich Quick
William Russell was
27 in Get Rich Quick
as 'Bunco artist'.
Thu, May 25 1911
Poster of The Railroad Builder
The Railroad Builder
William Russell was
27 in The Railroad Builder
as ''.
Tue, May 09 1911
Poster of His Younger Brother
His Younger Brother
William Russell was
26 in His Younger Brother
as ''.
Tue, Mar 14 1911
Poster of The Pasha's Daughter
The Pasha's Daughter
William Russell was
26 in The Pasha's Daughter
as ''.
Mon, Jan 02 1911
Poster of Under Western Skies
Under Western Skies
William Russell was
26 in Under Western Skies
as 'A Marriage Witness'.
Sat, Aug 06 1910

TV Shows (Acting Roles)

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