William V. Mong
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1874
Birth Place:
Clambersbury, PA

Biography

William V. Mong was active in the motion picture industry from 1910, as a staff director for Selig Studios. After Selig folded in the mid-teens, Mong directed a handful of films for other studios, then switched to acting (he appeared in 18 films in 1916 alone!) His screen roles of the 1920s ranged from the teetotaling Parson Brown in The Strong Man (1926) to the earthy Cognac Pete in What Price...