William Desmond Taylor
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William Desmond Taylor

Actor + Director
Male
Born Apr 26, 1872
Hometown County Carlow
Died Feb 1, 1922
Death Place Los Angeles
Other Names Deane-Tanner, Wil...

William Desmond Taylor was an Irish-born American director and actor. He directed 59 silent films between 1914 and 1922 and acted in 27 between 1913 and 1915. He was a popular figure in the growing Hollywood motion picture colony of the 1910s and early 1920s. Taylor's murder on 1 February 1922, along with other Hollywood scandals, such as the Roscoe Arbuckle trial, led to a frenzy of sensationalistic and often fabricated newspaper reports.… Read More

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1872 Birth Born on April 26, 1872.

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1922 50 Years Old Taylor's murder on 1 February 1922, along with other Hollywood scandals, such as the Roscoe Arbuckle trial, led to a frenzy of sensationalist and often fabricated newspaper reports. … Read More
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