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Will E. Sheerer (1871–1915)

Will E. Sheerer was born in 1871. He was an actor, known for Graft (1915), Oliver Twist (1912) and The Close of the American Revolution (1912). He died on December 24, 1915 in Yonkers, New York, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

Graft Dudley Larnigan
Oliver Twist Giles
Rob Roy Sir Frederick Vernon


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 1916 The Far Country (Short)
David's Father (as William Sheerer)
 1915 Graft
Dudley Larnigan (as William Sheerer)
 1915 Liquor and the Law (Short)
Dudley Larnigan - District Attorney (as William Sheerer)
 1915 The Bridge of Time (Short) (as William E. Sheerer)
 1915 The Clause in the Constitution (Short)
Governor of the State
 1915 The Smouldering (Short)
Dr. Strathmore
 1915/II When the Call Came (Short)
 1915 Brand Blotters (Short)
Dunc Boone
 1915 Stepping Westward (Short)
 1915 The Little Band of Gold (Short)
 1915 Avarice (Short)
 1915 Terror (Short)
Jim Garrison - the Bully's Father
 1914 For the Defense (Short)
The Prosecuting Attorney
 1914 A Game of Wits (Short)
Mexican Ambassador
 1914 The Girl Stage Driver (Short)
The Old Stage Driver - Ruth's Father
 1914 The Wondrous Melody (Short)
André Castignac - the Violinist
 1914 The Yellow Streak (Short)
 1914 At the Crucial Moment (Short)
Dr. Dayton
 1914 The Return (Short)
Mr. Henderson - Tom's Father
 1914 Smallpox on the Circle U (Short)
Dr. Kent
 1914 The Violinist (Short)
Philip McDonald
 1914 The Squatter (Short)
 1914 Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold (Short)
The Sheriff
 1914 Fate's Finger (Short)
The Doctor
 1914 The Aztec Treasure (Short)
The Governor's Aide
 1914 For His Father's Life (Short)
Old Man Ripley
 1914 The Dupe (Short)
 1914 In a Persian Garden (Short)
Uncle Esmond
 1914/I The Price (Short)
The Governor
 1914 The Drug Traffic (Short)
James Kurson
 1914 When God Wills (Short)
Burke, the Whiskey Runner
 1914 The Electric Girl (Short)
 1914 Valentine's Day (Short)
 1914 An Enchanted Voice (Short)
 1914 Coming Home (Short)
The Elder Dean
 1914 The Snake Charmer (Short)
The Snake Charmer
 1914 Cue and Mis-Cue (Short)
 1913 Apply to Janitor (Short)
 1913 The Highwayman's Shoes (Short)
Lord Princeton
 1913 Loaded (Short)
 1913 Over the Cliffs (Short)
Barbara's Indian Guardian
 1913 Trouble on the Stage (Short)
 1913/I Partners (Short)
The Old Prospector
 1913 The Reformation of Calliope (Short)
The Deputy Sheriff
 1913 Cynthy (Short)
Jed Barnes
 1913 From the Beyond (Short)
A Scientist
 1913 One of the Rabble (Short)
John Harding
 1913 A Puritan Episode (Short)
The Constable
 1913 Stung (Short)
 1913 Rob Roy (Short)
Sir Frederick Vernon
 1913 The Banker's Daughter (Short)
George Van Brough
 1913 The Beaten Path (Short)
George Edward Lacelles Hall
 1913 The Thirst for Gold (Short)
Convict 220
 1913 Soul to Soul (Short)
William Fenton, Lila's Father
 1913/I For the Man She Loved (Short)
Dave Harding
 1913 The Key (Short)
Mr. Williams
 1913 A Wise Judge (Short)
Mr. Snap
 1913 The Sons of a Soldier (Short)
 1913 For Better or for Worse (Short)
 1913 The Crimson Cross (Short)
 1913/I For His Child's Sake (Short)
Dr. Sneade
 1913 The One Who Had to Pay (Short)
Mr. McLennan
 1913 The Spectre Bridegroom (Short)
Van Altenberg
 1913 The Detective's Santa Claus (Short)
Tom Steele
 1913 The Return of Lady Linda (Short)
 1913 An Accidental Servant (Short)
 1912 The Vengeance of the Fakir (Short)
The Fakir
 1912 When an Old Maid Gets Busy (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1912/II The Black Sheep (Short)
John Brock
 1912 The Honor of the Firm (Short)
 1912 Foiling a Fortune Hunter (Short)
Count Frizzelli
 1912 Silent Jim (Short)
Captain of the RCMP
 1912 Rosie (Short)
 1912 Making Uncle Jealous (Short)
Will Huntingdon
 1912 Caprices of Fortune (Short)
Buck Robbins, Cowboy
 1912 The Old Doctor's Humanity (Short)
The Old Doctor
 1912 The Passing Parade (Short)
Confederate Officer
 1912 More Precious Than Gold (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1912 The Close of the American Revolution (Short)
Patrick Henry (as William Sheerer)
 1912/I Oliver Twist
Giles (as Will Scherer)
 1912 Aunt Miranda's Cat (Short)
2nd Tramp (as William Sharer)

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Alternate Names:

Will Scherer | William Sharer | William E. Sheerer | William Sheerer | Will Sheerer

Did You Know?


Caused some controversy when in the film Over the Cliffs (1913), when he jumped off a cliff into a safety net strung some twenty feet below with a small child strapped to his back.

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