Date of Birth:
23 January 1878
William Desmond played in 1 movies in the Western, Music genres.
William Desmond got succeed with average imdb rating 5.2.
Raised in New York City, Dublin-born William Desmond began his show business career in vaudeville and on the stage. He had his own theatrical company by the time he made his film debut in _Kilmeny (1915)_ (qv). Starting out in dramatic parts, Desmond soon switched to westerns and action serials, and became a major western star. When the sound era began Desmond was almost 50 years old, and was soon relegated to supporting roles. He continued making films into the 1940s.