William C. DeMille

Playwright, Film director

1878 – 1955

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Who was William C. DeMille?

Willam C. de Mille was an American screenwriter and film director from the silent movie era through the early 1930s. He was also a noted playwright prior to moving into film. Once he was established in film he specialized in adapting Broadway plays into silent films.

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Born
Jul 25, 1878
Washington
Also known as
  • William Churchill DeMille
  • Bill
  • William Churchill De Mille
  • William deMille
  • William C. De Mille
  • William De Mille
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Siblings
Spouses
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
Died
Mar 5, 1955
Playa del Rey
Resting place
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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