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William Collier Jr.

From Wikipedia William Collier, Jr. (February 12, 1902 – February 5, 1987) was an American film and stage actor who appeared in 89 films. William Collier (nicknamed "Buster") was born as Charles F. Gall, Jr. in New York City. When his parents divorced his mother, the actress Paula Marr, re-married the actor William Collier, Sr. who adopted Charles and gave the boy the new name William Collier Jr. Collier's acting experience in childhood, having first appeared on stage at age seven, helped him to get his first movie role at the age of 14 in The Bugle Call (1916). He went on to become a popular leading man in the 1920s & made the transition from silent into sound film, however he retired from acting in 1935, and in 1937 went to work as a movie producer in England. At the end of the 1940s he returned to America and went on to produce drama series for television. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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Born:
Feb 12, 1902 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the movie The Sea Hawk 1924-06-14
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood Without Make-Up 1963-07-01
Known For
Poster of Forgotten
Poster of The Lighthouse by the Sea
Poster of Wine of Youth
Poster of The Sea Hawk
Filmography
Movie Hollywood Without Make-Up 1963-07-01
Movie The People's Enemy Tony Falcone 1935-04-29
Movie Public Stenographer James 'Jimmy' Martin Jr. 1934-01-09
Movie The Story of Temple Drake Toddy Gowan 1933-05-06
Movie Forgotten Joseph Meyers 1933-02-14
Movie Her Secret Johnny Norton 1933-12-18
Movie Dancers in the Dark Floyd Stevens 1932-03-11
Movie The Phantom Express Bruce Harrington 1932-08-15
Movie Pioniere des wilden Westens The Kid 1931-02-09
Movie Reducing Johnnie Beasley 1931-01-03
Movie Broadminded Jack Hackett 1931-08-01
Movie Der kleine Cäsar Tony Passa 1931-01-09
Movie Street Scene Sam Kaplan 1931-09-05
Movie The Secret Witness Arthur Jones aka Casey 1931-12-31
Movie The Big Gamble Johnnie Ames 1931-09-27
Movie A Royal Romance John Hale 1930-03-17
Movie Free and Easy Master of Ceremonies 1930-03-22
Movie New Movietone Follies of 1930 1930-05-04
Movie Rain or Shine Bud Conway 1930-08-15
Movie One Stolen Night Bob 1929-03-15
Movie Goldjäger in Kalifornien Romauldo Guerrero 1929-03-23
Movie Show of Shows Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number 1929-12-28
Movie The Donovan Affair Cornish 1929-04-11
Movie The Desired Woman Lieutenant Larry Trent 1927-08-27
Movie The College Widow Billy Bolton 1927-10-15
Movie The Sea Hawk Marsak 1924-06-14
Movie The Lighthouse by the Sea Albert Dorn 1924-12-01
Movie Wine of Youth Max Cooper 1924-09-15