William P. Carleton

William P. Carleton (October 3, 1872 – April 6, 1947) was a silent film actor who appeared in 40 films between 1919 and 1944. He is sometimes billed as William Carleton Jr.. Carleton was born in London and was briefly married to actress Toby Claude; they divorced in 1903.[1] He was a distant cousin of Sir Guy Standing and other Standing acting family members.[2][unreliable source?]

William P. Carleton
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Carleton in 1906
Born(1872-10-03)October 3, 1872
London, England
DiedApril 6, 1947(1947-04-06) (aged 74)
Years active1919-1944
Spouse(s)Toby Claude (?-1903)

On April 6, 1947, Carleton died in Hollywood, California, as a result of injuries from an automobile accident. He was 74.[3]

Partial filmographyEdit

Carleton with Geraldine Farrar in The Riddle: Woman (1920)


  1. ^ "Tiny Toby Claude Seeks a Divorce" Boston Daily Globe (May 21, 1903): 1.
  2. ^ IMDB entry
  3. ^ "William P. Carleton". Daily News. New York, New York City. Associated Press. 8 April 1947. p. 19. Retrieved 6 September 2019.

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