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 William “Billy” Haines

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William “Billy” Haines

  • Birth 1 Jan 1900 Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 1973 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum, Corridor W
  • Memorial ID 6247880

Actor. He was a popular motion picture star of the 1920s and 1930s, and was the top box-office draw of 1930. After refusing to pretend to be "straight" for his studio bosses, his acting career was finished. His second talent was in design, and he built a successful career as the interior designer to the hollywood elite. His partner for over forty years, Jimmie Shields, was laid to rest next to him.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: TPG
  • Added: 10 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6247880
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William “Billy” Haines (1 Jan 1900–26 Dec 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6247880, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .