William Desmond
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1878
Birth Place:
Dublin, Ireland

Biography

Long before there was a Hollywood, William Desmond was well known in Los Angeles theatrical circles. Desmond spent five years appearing with the west-coast Morosco Stock Company, the Burbank Theatre, and the Los Angeles Opera House. With his own stock company, he toured Australia and Canada. Desmond's theatrical credits included Ben Hur, Bird of Paradise, Alias Jimmy Valentine, If I Were King,...