William Farnum

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William Farnum

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Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1876.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Tom Santschi, Gary Cooper, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Linked to: School for Girls

 

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William Farnum was born in 1876 add something


1900

His first major success was as the title character of "Ben-Hur" in 1900 though replacing the original actor Edward Morgan who premiered the character in 1899 add something


1914

In "The Spoilers" in 1914, Farnum and Tom Santschi staged a classic movie fight which lasted for a full reel add something

 

Tom Santschi - In "The Spoilers" in 1914, Santschi and William Farnum staged the classic movie fight of all time


1915

From 1915 to 1925, Farnum devoted his life to motion pictures add something


1917

He had another brother, "Marshall Farnum", who was a silent film director and died in 1917 add something


1930

In 1930, Farnum and Santschi coached Gary Cooper and William Boyd in the fight scene for the 1930 version of "The Spoilers" add something


William Farnum died in 1953 add something

 

Farnum died from uremia and cancer on June 5, 1953 at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital add something