William Prince Biography (1913-1996)

Full name, William LeRoy Prince; born January 26, 1913, in Nichols, NY; son of Gorman (in sales) and Myrtle (a nurse; maiden name, Osborne) Prince; married Dorothy Huass, October 27, 1934 (divorced, 1964); married Augusta Dabney (an actress); children: two sons, two daughters (first marriage). Addresses: OFFICE--Fred Amsel and Associates, 6310 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 407, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Full name, William LeRoy Prince; born January 26, 1913, in Nichols, NY; diedOctober 8, 1996, in Tarrytown, NY. Actor. After he wrote a letter pleading for an audition, Prince set his prolific acting career in motion. He began appearing in theater productions immediately after leaving college, quitting hissenior year at Cornell University to join the tour of The Taming of the Shrew. Prince toured with a few companies during the late 1930s but earned his chance for success when he wrote a letter to Eva Le Gallienne, pleading for an audition in Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! He was given the role of Richardand received positive reviews for his portrayal. Prince's career received aneven greater boost in 1942 when he appeared in the play The Eve of St. Mark and was subsequently offered a movie contract. In the 1940s, Prince starred inthe films Destination Tokyo and Objective Burma before landing the role of Christian in a 1950 film production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Prince earned morefame on the stage in 1951 with the play I Am a Camera, in which he starred opposite Julie Harris. Prince also made the transition to the new medium of television in the 1950s and appeared on several shows, most notably playing thetitle character on Young Doctor Malone from 1958 to 1963. Toward the end of his acting career, Prince appeared in several Edward Albee plays, including The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1963) and with Angela Lansbury in Listening (1977).

radio announcer, actor
Birth Details
January 26, 1913
Nichols, New York, United States
Death Details
October 8, 1996
Tarrytown, New York, United States

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