Date of Birth:
4 July 1876
William Farnum played in 8 movies in the Western, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Drama, Biography, History, Romance, Fantasy, Musical, Family genres.
William Farnum got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
The son of actors, William Farnum was 12 years old when he joined his parents and his brother Dustin and Marshal in the family business. Dustin (1874-1929) made it to motion-picture stardom first, as leading man of Cecil B. DeMille's first feature, 1914's The Squaw Man.
That same year, William made his movie debut in another popular western, The Spoilers (1914). The climactic fight scene between Farnum and co-star Tom Santschi made stars out of both men, though only Farnum gradu... Read more