DEAD: Billy West

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Billy West (aged 82l
American actor

Billy West (September 22, 1892 – July 21, 1975) was a film actor, producer and director of the silent film era. He is best known as a Charlie Chaplinimpersonator.

DEATH: West took small roles in sound films, first for small independent companies and later for Columbia Pictures. He became manager of the Columbia Grill restaurant. He died July 21, 1975, of a heart attack while leaving the Hollywood Park racetrack in Hollywood, California.

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