William Worthington
William Worthington photo
Portrait of Worthington by photographer Roman Freulich, 1922
Born(1872-04-08)April 8, 1872
Troy, New York, U.S.
DiedApril 9, 1941(1941-04-09) (aged 69)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Silent film actor and director

William Worthington (April 8, 1872 in Troy, New York – April 9, 1941 in Beverly Hills, California) was an American silent film actor and director.[1]


Worthington became interested in the performing arts when he began his career as an opera singer and stage actor. He entered films with a lead role in 1913, and one of his more notable films was Damon and Pythias in 1914. From 1917 to 1925, William concentrated on directing films and was the head of a film production firm called Multicolor, which was bought by Cinecolor in 1932. He was active in films up until his death in 1941.




See also


  1. ^ Lynn Kear; James King (July 31, 2009). Evelyn Brent: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. McFarland. p. 212. ISBN 978-0-7864-5468-6.