William Clemens

Film director

1905 – 1980

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Who was William Clemens?

William Clemens was an American film director, known primarily for low-budget crime dramas.

Born in Saginaw, Michigan, Clemens began his Hollywood career as a film editor in 1931. His first directing project was Man Hunt in 1936. His major credits include On Dress Parade with the Dead End Kids, two Perry Mason mysteries, three films featuring detective Tom Lawrence, aka "The Falcon," four films based on the Nancy Drew series, and Calling Philo Vance in 1940. Clemens' final project was The Thirteenth Hour in 1947.

He died in Los Angeles, California in 1980.

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Born
Sep 10, 1905
Saginaw
Also known as
  • Wm. Clemens
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 29, 1980
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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