William A. Seiter Poster

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Grandfather of Ted Griffin

Entered films in 1915 as a stuntman in westerns.

Father of Christopher N. Seiter and Jessica Seiter Niblo.

Was one of the founding members of the Directors Guild

He is especially remembered for his handling of comedy. In his long career, he made films with Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey, The Ritz Brothers, Shirley Temple, W.C. Fields, The Marx Brothers, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy and Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.

Bore a startling resemblance to Oliver Hardy, whom he directed in Sons of the Desert (1933).

Father of John Henry Seiter (1911-2000).

Grandfather of Stephanie Seiter Blansett.