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William Haines

William Haines


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Also Known As: Died: December 26, 1973
Born: January 2, 1900 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Staunton, Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Young and Beautiful (1934) as Bob Preston
The Marines Are Coming (1934) as "Wild Bill" Traylor
When Lt. "Wild Bill" Traynor, bad boy of the Marine Corps, arrives at a San Diego Marine Base, he is surprised to discover he has been assigned to duty under his old rival, Captain Benton (Conrad Nagel). While eluding the advances of Rosita (Armida), a Latin dancer, Bill becomes involved with Benton's fiancee, Dorothy Manning (Esther Ralston), whom he quickly wins and Benton accepts the impending marriage. On his wedding eve, Bill, in the company of Rosita, becomes involved in a fracas in a gambling joint in nearby Tia Juana. Rosita disappears and Dorothy calls off the wedding. As Dorthy sails for Latin America, Bill resigns in disgrace from the Marines, but re-enters as a Private. Ordered to duty in Ponta Miguel, Bill discovers that Dorothy's father (Hale Hamilton) is the governor. His old nemesis Benton has Bill sent to the guardhouse and Bill is vowing revenge when he is released, only to find that Benton is being held prisoner by a jungle bandit known as The Torch (George Regas.) Posing as a drunk and renegade, Bill enters the bandit's camp and, by mending a disabled machine gun, wins the confidence of the bandit leader. Bill later mans the gun against the bandits who have prepared a trap for the Marine patrol searching for Benton.
Fast Life (1932) as [Sanderson] Sandy [Norton]
Are You Listening? (1932) as Bill Grimes
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.
A Tailor Made Man (1931) as John Paul Bart
New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (1931) as [J. Rufus] Wallingford
An ambitious young man tries to succeed in business and love.
Just a Gigolo (1931) as Lord Robert Brummel
To escape gold diggers, a British lord pretends to be a gigolo.
Remote Control (1930) as William J. Brennan
A radio announcer discovers that one of his colleagues is working with the mob.
Way Out West (1930) as Windy
When a carnival barker gets caught conning the local cowboys, he''''s forced to work off his sentence on the open range.
Estrellados (1930) as
Free and Easy (1930) as A guest
A bumbling manager turns a beauty queen into a Hollywood star.
With Byrd at the South Pole (1930) as Meteorologist
Cameras follow the intrepid admiral's second expedition to the heart of Antarctica.
The Girl Said No (1930) as Tom Ward
A college sports star surprises everyone with his money-making schemes.
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) as
Sketches and songs give MGM''''s silent stars a chance to show their stuff in talking pictures.
Speedway (1929) as Bill Whipple
A brash young race-car driver zooms his way to the winner''''s circle.
The Duke Steps Out (1929) as Duke
A millionaire''''s son wants to be a champion boxer, but takes time out to enroll in college when he falls in love.
A Man's Man (1929) as Mel
Mel is a soda jerk in love with wannabe actress Peggy. Peggy goes to Hollywood, where she does indeed become a movie star, but her heart still belongs to ordinary guy Mel.
Alias Jimmy Valentine (1929) as Jimmy Valentine
Navy Blues (1929) as Kelly
A sailor on leave falls for a dance-hall girl.
Show People (1928) as Billy Boone
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.
West Point (1928) as Brice Wayne
In this silent film, an arrogant cadet finds love and discipline just in time for the big Army-Navy game.
The Smart Set (1928) as Tommy
An egotistical polo player has to redeem himself after he's kicked off the U.S. team.
Excess Baggage (1928) as Eddie Kane
A juggler-acrobat''''s relationship with his wife suffers when she succeeds in Hollywood, while he''''s still stuck playing tank-town engagements.
Telling the World (1928) as Don Davis
A Little Journey (1927) as George Manning
Slide, Kelly, Slide (1927) as Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly is a baseball player who talks himself into a job with the New York Yankees. Though his boundless braggadocio is backed up by his talent on the baseball field, Kelly soon alienates himself from the rest of his teammates.
Tell It to the Marines (1927) as Private "Skeet" Burns
In this silent film, a tough drill sergeant and a spoiled recruit become romantic rivals.
Spring Fever (1927) as Jack Kelly
In this silent film, a shipping clerk pretends to be a champion golfer to win an heiress'''' heart.
Lovey Mary (1926) as Billy Wiggs
A runaway orphan searches for a new home and finds love.
Memory Lane (1926) as Joe Field
While a hard-working boy is off making his fortune, his girlfriend marries a rich man.
Mike (1926) as Harlan
The Thrill Hunter (1926) as Peter J. Smith
Brown of Harvard (1926) as Tom Brown
A Harvard student begins a rivalry with a fellow classmate.
Little Annie Rooney (1925) as Joe Kelly
In this silent film, two children of the streets set out to avenge their father's murder.
The Tower of Lies (1925) as August
Sally, Irene and Mary (1925) as Jimmy Dugan
The three are showgirls, each with a different approach to life and love. Sally wants wealth and gets it finally in Marcus. Mary plots and schemes but winds up with salt-of-the-earth Jimmy. Irene shuns devoted Charles for dashing cad Glen. She learns that all he wants is sex; he throws her out in tears. She returns to Charles, ready to marry, but both are killed by a train.
Who Cares (1925) as Martin Grey
The Denial (1925) as Lyman
A woman''''s life is ruined by her over-protective mother.
A Slave of Fashion (1925) as Dick Wayne
A Fool and His Money (1925) as John Smart
Fighting the Flames (1925) as Horatio Manly, Jr.
Three Weeks (1924) as Curate
True as Steel (1924) as Gilbert Morse
Circe the Enchantress (1924) as William Craig
Wife of the Centaur (1924) as Edward Converse
The Midnight Express (1924) as Jack Oakes
The Gaiety Girl (1924) as Owen Tudor St. John
Wine of Youth (1924) as Hal
Souls for Sale (1923) as Pinkey
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
Three Wise Fools (1923) as Gordon Schuyler

Cast (short)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1925 Studio Tour (1925)
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.

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