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William Roy

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Biography

Detroit, Michigan, USA
Not a well remembered child film actor, William Roy is better remembered as a pianist, accompanist, songwriter, singer and musical director. During the last several decades Roy prepared renowned cabaret shows for nightclub stars, notably the luminous Julie Wilson. With Wilson he put together "songbook" shows that honored the American theatre in tribute to such composers as George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen and Cy Coleman. He often memorably dueted with Wilson in her shows as well.

William Roy was born in Detroit on May 28, 1928. Read more...

Actor

Character: Revo as a child

Aloma of the South Seas 1941

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Character: Boda Novotny

Hangmen Also Die! 1943

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Character: Humphrey Davidson Pepperfield IV

Mountain Rhythm 1943

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Character: Mess Boy

Passage to Marseille 1944

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Character: Idwal Morris

The Corn Is Green 1945

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Character: Leo Kardos

It Happened in Brooklyn 1947

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