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 Albert Theodore “Wiliam” Courtright

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Albert Theodore “Wiliam” Courtright

Birth
New Milford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Death
6 Mar 1933 (aged 84)
Ione, Amador County, California, USA
Burial
Ione, Amador County, California, USA
Plot
Section 2 Row 4 Plot 9-A
Memorial ID
107804943 View Source

Albert Theodore William Courtright was an American film actor who first gained fame in San Francsico as a comedian in the minstrel show circuit. He is buried next to his first wife, Jennie Lee, a well-known silent film actress.

With the advent of the motion picture industry, Courtright found employment as an actor in silent films. Between 1912 and 1930 he appeared in sixty-eight films. In 1913 he appeared in the following movies: If We Only Knew, The Ranchero's Revenge, In Diplomatic Circles, The Sorrowful Shore, and The Enemy's Baby. In 1916 he appeared in Intolerance. During 1918 he appeared in The Deciding Kiss. In 1919 he was in Ace of the Saddle. In 1922 he was in the American crime film, Man Under Cover. William appeared in 2 movies during 1925: Are Parents People? and Thank You. In 1926 he played Mr. Joy, the landlord in The Nickel-Hopper. During 1927 he appeared in Duck Soup along with Laurel & Hardy. He also played a cement worker in The Glorious Fourth, which was the 62nd Our Gang short. William was Parson Bill in the 1927 silent film Jesse James. 1929 found William in another Laurel and Hardy movie, That's My Wife. William played Uncle Bernal (uncredited)

For additional information, visit his wikipedia page at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Courtright

Albert Theodore William Courtright was an American film actor who first gained fame in San Francsico as a comedian in the minstrel show circuit. He is buried next to his first wife, Jennie Lee, a well-known silent film actress.

With the advent of the motion picture industry, Courtright found employment as an actor in silent films. Between 1912 and 1930 he appeared in sixty-eight films. In 1913 he appeared in the following movies: If We Only Knew, The Ranchero's Revenge, In Diplomatic Circles, The Sorrowful Shore, and The Enemy's Baby. In 1916 he appeared in Intolerance. During 1918 he appeared in The Deciding Kiss. In 1919 he was in Ace of the Saddle. In 1922 he was in the American crime film, Man Under Cover. William appeared in 2 movies during 1925: Are Parents People? and Thank You. In 1926 he played Mr. Joy, the landlord in The Nickel-Hopper. During 1927 he appeared in Duck Soup along with Laurel & Hardy. He also played a cement worker in The Glorious Fourth, which was the 62nd Our Gang short. William was Parson Bill in the 1927 silent film Jesse James. 1929 found William in another Laurel and Hardy movie, That's My Wife. William played Uncle Bernal (uncredited)

For additional information, visit his wikipedia page at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Courtright


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