William Burress
Date of Birth
Aug 19, 1867
Birth Place:
New Cornerstown, OH


Prior to entering the theatrical profession, American supporting actor William Burress was, according to his official bio, an operator for the Pennsylvania Railroad. A leading actor for Klaw and Erlanger and Charles Frohman in the late 1890s, Burress made his Broadway debut in a 1900 musical extravaganza entitled Little Red Riding Hood and later appeared in such shows as The Girl From Rectors...