William Selig

William Nicholas Selig (March 14, 1864 – July 15, 1948) was a pioneer of the American motion picture industry. Selig was raised in Chicago. He worked as a vaudeville performer and produced a traveling minstrel show in San Francisco while still in his late teens. One of the actors was Bert Williams, who went on to become a leading African-American entertainer. In 1894 Selig saw Thomas Edison's Kine... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 14-Mar-1864

Place of Birth: Chicago, , United States of America

Date of Death: 15-Jul-1948

Profession: Businessperson, Film Producer

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Pisces






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