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William Dyer (I) (1881–1933)

William Dyer was born on March 11, 1881 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He was an actor, known for The Shoes That Danced (1918), Marry in Haste (1924) and The Trail of the Octopus (1919). He died on December 22, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1933 Sagebrush Trail
Blind Pete (uncredited)
 1933 Gun Justice
Red Hogan (as Bill Dyer)
 1933 Strawberry Roan
Camp Cook (uncredited)
 1933 Riders of Destiny
Rancher (uncredited)
 1933 The Trail Drive
Townsman (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Buddies
Sheriff (as Bill Dyer)
 1932 Honor of the Mounted
U.S. Marshal Hatton (as William Dwire)
 1932 The Riding Tornado
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1932 Whistlin' Dan
Hodge - Jailer (uncredited)
 1932 Law and Order
Ben Burley (uncredited)
 1931 Frankenstein
Gravedigger (uncredited)
 1930 Code of Honor
Sheriff Asa Smyth (as Wm. Dyer)
 1930 Trailing Trouble
Bill Dobson (uncredited)
 1929 Overland Bound
Boss Wheeler (as William J. Dyer)
 1928 Thunder Riders
Lon Seeright (as Bill Dyer)
 1928 Desperate Courage
A Brannon Brother (as Bill Dyer)
 1927 The Desert of the Lost
Steve Wolfe (as Wm. J. Dyer)
 1927 Gun Gospel
Sheriff (as Bill Dyer)
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin
G.M. Beard - Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1927 Spurs and Saddles
Bud Bailey (as Bill Dyer)
 1927 The Fighting Three
 1927 Hands Off
Judge Emory
 1926 Hard Boiled Yeggs (Short)
Brother Dave (as Wm. Dyer)
 1926 The Fighting Strain (Short)
Curley's Old Pal
 1926 Lone Hand Saunders
Sheriff (as Bill Dyer)
 1926 The Man in the Saddle
 1926 Looking for Trouble
Sheriff Tom Plump
 1925 The Pony Express
Bartender (uncredited)
 1925 Perils of the Wild
Black John
 1924 Trigger Fingers
Sheriff Mackhart (as Billy Dyer)
 1924 Crushed (Short)
 1924 Women First
 1924 The Measure of a Man
Billy the Beast (as William J. Dyer)
 1924 The Martyr Sex
Horseshoe Sam
 1924 Singer Jim McKee
Hamlin Glass
 1924 Marry in Haste
 1923 Wild Bill Hickok
Col. Horatio Higginbotham
 1923 Scaramouche
The Gamekeeper (uncredited)
 1923 Tea: With a Kick!
A Businessman
 1923 Quicksands
Ring Member
 1922 Gun Shy
Bill Williams
 1922 The Crow's Nest
 1922 Don't Shoot
Boss McGinnis
 1922 The Cowboy King
Bart Hadley (as Bill Dyer)
 1921 Fightin' Mad
Obadiah Brennan (as William J. Dyer)
 1921 The Silent Call
Ash Brent
 1921 Cupid's Brand
Slade Crosby
 1921 The Sheriff of Hope Eternal (Short)
Judge Clayton
 1921 Cyclone Bliss
 1920 The Branded Four
 1920 Pick Out Your Husband (Short)
 1920 The Screaming Shadow
Jake Williams
 1919 The Trail of the Octopus
Sandy MacNab
 1919 The Four-Bit Man (Short)
 1919 Man's Desire
Slim Dorgan (as Bill Dyer)
 1919 The Mayor of Filbert
Mike McCarthy
 1919 The Love Call
Mate Allen
 1919 The Wife Breakers (Short)
 1919 The Red Glove
 1919 The Little White Savage
 1919 Who Will Marry Me?
Karl Kremer
 1918 All Night
 1918 Isn't It Warm? (Short)
 1918 Madame Sphinx
 1918 Paying His Debt
 1918 The Law of the Great Northwest
Hal Sinclair
 1918 The Shoes That Danced
 1918 A Soul in Trust
George Barker
 1917 '49-'17
J. Gordon Castle (as William J. Dyer)
 1917 Anything Once
Jethro Quall
 1917 Your Boy and Mine (Short)
Skinny's Mother's Husband
 1917 Triumph
David Montieth (as William J. Dyer)
 1917 Money and Mystery (Short)
Ben Jessen
 1917 Come Through
McGinnis (as Bill Dyer)
 1917 The Reward of the Faithless
Peter Vlasoff
 1917 Black Orchids
Proprietor of L'Hibour Blanc
 1916 Two Seats at the Opera (Short)
Mr. Osgood (as William J. Dyer)
 1916/I Broken Fetters
The Captain
 1916 The Great Problem
Skinny McGee
 1915 The Regeneration
Drunk Friend of Jim Conway (uncredited)
 1915 Lone Larry (Short)
Sime Gilbert
 1915 The Crystal

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William Dwire | Billy Dyer | Bill Dyer | William J. Dyer | Wm. J. Dyer | Wm. Dyer

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