Riley Hatch

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William Riley Hatch
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Warner Baxter, Justine Johnstone and Hatch (right) in Sheltered Daughters , 1921
BornSeptember 2, 1862
DiedSeptember 6, 1925 (aged 63)

William Riley Hatch (September 2, 1862 September 6, 1925) was an American singer and actor on stage and in silent films. [1]


Hatch's Broadway debut came in The Burgomaster (1900); his final Broadway appearance was in The Nervous Wreck (1923). [2]

He appeared in films such as At Shiloh (1913), The City (1916), A Case at Law (1917), [3] The Law of the Land (1917), Eve's Daughter (1918), Sheltered Daughters (1921), and Zaza (1923).

On September 6, 1925, Hatch died of heart disease at his home on Long Island. [4]

Partial filmography

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  1. Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 156. ISBN   9781476609058 . Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. "Riley Hatch". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 24 April 2018. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  3. Langman, Larry (1 January 1992). A Guide to Silent Westerns. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 74. ISBN   978-0-313-27858-7.
  4. "Wm. Riley Hatch dies" . The New York Times. September 7, 1925. p. 11. Retrieved December 25, 2021.