On September 28th he died.
William B. Davidson, a tall, strapping leading man in American silent films, went on to portray men of authority in films such as "My Little Chickadee" ; he took the role of the Sheriff of Little Bend in this classic that starred Mae West and W.C. Fields.
• • Born on 16 June 1888 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, William B. Davidson died on 28 September 1947 in Santa Monica, California.
• • This busy actor also played the Assistant District Attorney who clashed mightily with Texas Guinan in "The Queen of the Night Clubs" .
• • Photo: Mae West's castmate • • William B. Davidson • • 1939 • •