Warren William
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Warren William

Birth
Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 24 Sep 1948 (aged 53)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Cenotaph Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Sanctuary of Benediction
Memorial ID 6917251 · View Source
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Actor. Born Warren William Krech in Aitkin, Minnesota. After serving in World War I, he remained in France to join a touring theatrical troupe. In 1920, he returned to America, worked on Broadway and made his big screen debut in "Plunder" (1923). A veteran of over 70 films, his credits included "Honor of the Family" (1931), "Gold Diggers" (1933), "Imitation of Life" (1934), "Cleopatra" (1934), "Madame X" (1937) and "The Lone Wolf" (1939). He died in Hollywood, California, of multiple myeloma. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was cremated and his ashes scattered in Long Island Sound, New York. A cenotaph was placed for him at his wife's crypt in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: MarcoMonroe
  • Added: 10 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6917251
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Warren William (2 Dec 1894–24 Sep 1948), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6917251, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .