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William Haines

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in a 1928 studio publicity shot

Source: Wikipedia

Charles William "Billy" Haines (January 2, 1900 – December 26, 1973), known professionally as William Haines, was an American film actor and interior designer.

Fact file

  • Born: Charles William Haines January 2, 1900 Staunton, Virginia, U.S.
  • Died: December 26, 1973 (aged 73) Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Lung cancer
  • Resting place: Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, Santa Monica
  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Actor, interior designer
  • Years active: 1922–1935
  • Partner(s): Jimmie Shields (1926–1973)
  • Website: www.williamhaines.com

Read more about William Haines at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Faye Tozer and Dylan Turner To Star in New Musical About William Haines in London
Playbill Combined , 2012-11-13 12:36:00
Faye Tozer and Dylan Turner will star in The Tailor-Made Man, a new musical telling the true story of gay silent-screen star William Haines, who was fired by Louis B. Mayer for refusing to give up his lifelong partner Jimmy Shields and marry. It will begin performances at London's Arts ...

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