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William V. Mong (1875–1940)

William V. Mong was born on June 25, 1875 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Fighting Joe (1916), The Chosen Prince, or The Friendship of David and Jonathan (1917) and Lost in the Arctic (1911). He was married to Esme Isabel Haigh Warde, Mildred Ellen Payne and Marie Louise Kelley. He died on December 10, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Fighting Joe Fighting Joe
Lost in the Arctic Davis - an Explorer
Off the Highway Caleb Fry / Tatterly


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 1939 Let Us Live
Joe Taylor, Sr. (uncredited)
 1938 Painted Desert
Banker Heist
 1937 Fight for Your Lady
1st Undertaker (uncredited)
 1937 Stand-In
Cyrus Pettypacker
 1937 Woman in Distress
Printer (uncredited)
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
 1936 Dancing Pirate
Tecolote (Old Indian)
 1936 The Dark Hour
Henry Carson
 1936 Strike Me Pink
Professor Hendricks (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Cleon - the Slave Dealer
 1935 Together We Live
 1935 The Perfect Tribute (Short)
Old Story Teller (uncredited)
 1935 The Hoosier Schoolmaster
Jake Means
 1935 The Florentine Dagger
Fishback (uncredited)
 1935 Square Shooter
Banker Ezra Root (uncredited)
 1935 The County Chairman
Uncle Eck
 1934 Sweet Adeline
The Cobbler (uncredited)
 1934 Cleopatra
Court Physician
 1934 Treasure Island
 1934 Dark Hazard
Plummer--Hotel Owner
 1934 Massacre
 1933 Footlight Parade
Auditor (uncredited)
 1933 I Loved a Woman
 1933 Her Forgotten Past
 1933 The Narrow Corner
Jack Swan (as Wm. V. Mong)
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Mr. Walter
 1933 Lilly Turner
Honest Druggest (uncredited)
 1933 The Working Man
Hartland Company Auditor (uncredited)
 1933 The Eleventh Commandment
John Ross
 1933 Silent Men
Lawyer Oscar Sikes
 1933 The Vampire Bat
 1932 The Sign of the Cross
Licinius / Old Man Carrying Child
 1932 No More Orchids
 1932 A Strange Adventure
Silas Wayne
 1932 If I Had a Million
Harry - Jackson's Fence (uncredited)
 1932 Tess of the Storm Country
Longman (uncredited)
 1932 Women Won't Tell
Elias Moorehouse
 1932 Fighting for Justice
 1932 War Correspondent
Man with Marked Shoe (uncredited)
 1932 By Whose Hand?
 1932 The Widow in Scarlet
Pete Wells
 1932 Dynamite Denny
William B. Marston
 1932 Rule 'Em and Weep (Short)
 1932 The Arm of the Law
 1932 Love Bound
Verna's Crooked Lawyer (as Bill Mong)
 1932 Cross-Examination
Emory Wells
 1932 The Fighting Fool
Uncle John Lyman
 1931 Bad Company
 1931 A Dangerous Affair
 1931 Gun Smoke
'Strike' Jackson
 1931 The Flood
Colonel Marshall
 1930 The Big Trail
Wellmore (uncredited)
 1930 In Gay Madrid
 1930 Double Cross Roads
 1930 The Girl Said No
Mr. Ward
 1930 Murder on the Roof
Anthony Sommers
 1929 Dark Skies
Mr. Morgan
 1929 House of Horror
Mystery Man
 1929 Seven Footprints to Satan
The Professor
 1928 Forget Me Not (Short)
The Toymaker
 1928 The Haunted House
 1928 Noah's Ark
Innkeeper / Guard
 1928 Code of the Air
Professor Ross
 1928 Should a Girl Marry?
Andrew Blaine
 1928 Telling the World
City Editor
 1928 Ransom
Wu Fang
 1928 The Devil's Trademark
Fred Benton
 1928 White Flame
 1928 The Broken Mask
Santo Bendito
 1927 The Way of All Pants (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1927 The Clown
Albert Wells
 1927 Alias the Lone Wolf
Whitaker Monk
 1927 The Magic Garden
John Forrester
 1927 Too Many Crooks
Coxey, the Con-man
 1927 The Price of Honor
Daniel B. Joyt
 1927 Taxi! Taxi!
Nosey Ricketts
 1926 What Price Glory
Cognac Pete
 1926 The Silent Lover
 1926 The Old Soak
Cousin Webster
 1926 The Strong Man
'Holy Joe'
 1926 Crazy Like a Fox (Short)
George - the Bride's Father
 1926 No Babies Wanted
Michael O'Day
 1926 Brooding Eyes
 1926 Fifth Avenue
Peter Heffner
 1926 Shadow of the Law
 1925 Steel Preferred
 1925 The Shadow on the Wall
Robert Glaxton
 1925 Off the Highway
Caleb Fry / Tatterly
 1925 Fine Clothes
 1925 The Unwritten Law
Colonel Merritt
 1925 Under the Rouge
Doc Haskell
 1925 Alias Mary Flynn
John Reagan
 1925 Up the Ladder
 1925 Speed
Sam Whipple
 1925 Oh, Doctor!
Mr. McIntosh
 1925 Excuse Me
Rev. Dr. Temple
 1925 Barriers Burned Away
Peg-Leg Sullivan
 1924 Welcome Stranger
Clem Beemis
 1924 What Shall I Do?
Henry McLean
 1924 Why Men Leave Home
Grandpa Sutton
 1924 Flapper Wives
Enoch Metcalf
 1924 Thy Name Is Woman
Pedro the Fox (Guerita's husband)
 1923 Drifting
Dr. Li
 1923 Wandering Daughters
Will Bowden
 1923 Penrod and Sam
Deacon Bitts
 1922 The Woman He Loved
Nathan Levinsky
 1922 Monte Cristo
 1922 A Fool There Was
 1922 Shattered Idols
Rama Pal
 1921 Ladies Must Live
Max Bleeker
 1921 Pilgrims of the Night
 1921 Gasoline Gus
Man (uncredited)
 1921 Shame
Li Clung
 1921 The Ten Dollar Raise
 1921 Playthings of Destiny
 1921 Sowing the Wind
 1921 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Merlin the Magician
 1921 The Winding Trail
Mr. Hamlin, Alene's Father
 1920 Burning Daylight
 1920 The Coast of Opportunity
An Old Miner
 1920 813
 1920 The Mutiny of the Elsinore
Snoop Jenkins, aka The Rat
 1920 The Dwelling Place of Light
John Gallager
 1920 The County Fair
Solon Hammerhead
 1920 Life's Twist
Charlie Moye
 1920 The Chorus Girl's Romance
Prof. Dillinger
 1920 Number 99
Jake Trebs (as W.V. Mong)
 1920 The Turning Point
Mr. Rivett
 1920 The Luck of Geraldine Laird
Leo Goldman (as William Mong)
 1919 Fools and Their Money
Martin Tompkins
 1919 Love's Prisoner
Jonathan Twist
 1919 The Amateur Adventuress
William Claxtonbury
 1919 The Master Man
Sebastian Ritter
 1919 After His Own Heart
Judah P. Corpus
 1919 The Follies Girl
Edward Woodruff
 1919 The Delicious Little Devil
Larry McKean (as William Mong)
 1919 Put Up Your Hands!
'Highball' Hazelitt (as William Mong)
 1919 The Spender
 1918 The Flame of the West (Short)
 1918 The Painted Lily
Daniel Fanjoy
 1918 The Man Who Woke Up
William Oglesby
 1918 The Law of the Great Northwest
Petain Monest
 1918 The Hopper
The Hopper
 1918 The Flames of Chance
Man (uncredited)
 1917 Fanatics
Hugh Groesbeck
 1917 Bartered Youth (Short)
John Gallagher
 1917 Chubby Takes a Hand (Short)
Mark Frawley
 1917 The Grudge (Short)
Judge Thurman
 1917 Good-for-Nothing Gallagher (Short)
Good-for-Nothing Gallagher
 1917 The Girl and the Crisis
The Honorable Peter Barnitz
 1917 The Daring Chance (Short)
Lem Cooley
 1917 An Old Soldier's Romance (Short)
 1916 Eleanor's Catch (Short)
Flash' Darcy (Credits) / 'Flash Dacy (Intertitles)
 1916 Birds of a Feather (Short)
Smiling Eddie Rapp
 1916 Fighting Joe (Short)
Fighting Joe
 1916 The Good Woman (Short)
Kansas Reeves
 1916 Last of the Morgans (Short)
Col. Morgan
 1916 The Son of a Rebel Chief (Short)
Will Dozier
 1916 The Prince of Graustark
Aide to Count Quinnox (uncredited)
 1916 The Wrath of Cactus Moore (Short)
Cactus Moore
 1916 The Guilty One (Short)
 1916 Husks of Love (Short)
Jimmie Hale
 1916 To Another Woman (Short)
Luke Charnock
 1916 A Son of Neptune (Short)
Little Joe's Father
 1916 Along the Malibu (Short)
Lem - the Barber
 1916 The Girl in Lower 9 (Short)
Andy Dix (as W.V. Mong)
 1916 The Crimson Yoke (Short)
 1916 Shoes
'Cabaret' Charlie
 1916 When the Wolf Howls (Short)
Ralph Gardner
 1916 Alias Jane Jones (Short)
Frank Lyman
 1916 The Iron Hand
 1916 Virginia (Short)
Frank Clerson
 1916 Her Bitter Cup
Henry Burke (as William Mong)
 1916 Two Men of Sandy Bar
Don Jose de Castro (as William Mong)
 1915 Tainted Money (as William Mong)
 1915 Out of the Silence (Short)
Fred Madison
 1915 The Word (Short)
Billy Whiskers
 1915 Alias Holland Jinny (Short)
 1915 Told in the Rockies (Short)
 1915/I The Cost (Short)
 1914 The Severed Hand (Short)
 1914 The Yellow Traffic
Capt. Rawley
 1912 The Redemption of 'Greek Joe' (Short)
Joseph Rossi aka Greek Joe
 1912 The Girl He Left Behind (Short)
Harley Abel - the Inventor
 1911 Lost in the Jungle (Short)
Jan Kruga
 1911 Lost in the Arctic (Short)
Davis - an Explorer
 1911 The Way of the Eskimo (Short)
Joe Turner - 1st Trapper
 1911 Back to the Primitive (Short)
Helen's Father
 1911 The Survival of the Fittest (Short)
 1911 Buddy, the Little Guardian (Short)
The Wayward Husband
 1910 Lost in the Soudan (Short)
Lieutenant Payne
 1910 The Range Riders (Short)
 1910 The Clay Baker (Short)
The Clay Baker
Show Show Writer (44 credits)
Show Show Director (32 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Bill Mong | W.V. Mong | William Mong | Wm. V. Mong


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

I deplore the partial passing of the old-time stock company, and I consider it was far and away the best school, not only for the speaking stage generally, but for the screen platform as well. It is a hard school, but it teaches young men and women how to comport themselves and how not to move their arms and legs. It gives them poise and dignity, and instead of making them unnatural, it enables ... See more »


Although Mong was listed in the cast of the "completed" (according to the May 15, 1937 "Boxoffice") "Sweetheart of the Navy" (1937), his scenes were deleted from the final release print. See more »

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