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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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(1936)
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(1940)
(1953)

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Stage Play: King Richard III (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Directed by Arthur Hopkins. Plymouth Theatre: 6 Mar 1920- Mar 1920 (closing date unknown/27 performances). Cast: John Barrymore, Denis Auburn, E.J. Ballantine, Malcolm Barrett, Tracy Barrow, Lois Bartlett, Raymond Bloomer, Helen Chandler, Cecil Clovelly, George ... See more »

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Keighley became an actor at age 17 while playing for a sandlot football team which needed new uniforms. it was decided to stage a play to raise the necessary funds and Keighly was assigned the job of prompter. When one of the actors dropped out of the production, Keighly was pressed into replacing him. See more »

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