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William Keighley (1889–1984)


William Keighley's professional career spanned three distinct mediums: the theatre, motion pictures and, finally, radio. Initially trained as a stage actor and Broadway director, he arrived in Hollywood shortly after the advent of sound, landing a job with Warner Brothers (where he spent most of his career) as an assistant director and dialog ... See full bio »

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Stage Play: Inside the Lines. Written by Earl Derr Biggers. Longacre Theatre: 9 Feb 1915-May 1915 (closing date unknown/103 performances). Cast: James Bradbury, H. Cooper Cliffe, Camilla Crume, Robert Fisher, Isabel Goodwin, Macy Harlam, William Keighley [Broadway debut], Mayne Lynton, Carroll McComas, Robert McWade, Mildred Morris, Horace... See more »

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Although he was born in Philadelphia, Keighley joined the British theatrical company, the Ben Greet players, who had a three week engagement in town. After playing some Shakespearean parts, Greet helped him acquire a British accent, which he retained for the rest of his life. See more »

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