William Russell (born William Lerche;[1] April 12, 1884 – February 18, 1929) was an American actor, film director, film producer and screenwriter. He appeared in over two hundred silent-era motion pictures between 1910 and 1929, directing five of them in 1916 and producing two through his own production company in 1918 and 1925.

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William Russell
Russell in 1923
William Lerche

(1884-04-12)April 12, 1884
New York City, U.S.
DiedFebruary 18, 1929(1929-02-18) (aged 44)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1892–1929
(m. 1917; div. 1921)

(m. 1925)