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Name  John Wray
Role  Director
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Died  July 12, 1929, Los Angeles, California, United States
Marriage location  Santa Ana, California, United States
Movies  Anna Christie, Human Wreckage, Hail the Woman, Singed
Spouse  Bradley King (m. 1928–1929), Virginia Brissac (m. 1915–1927)
Similar People  Thomas H Ince, Dorothy Davenport, Blanche Sweet, James Kirkwood - Sr, Florence Vidor

John Griffith Wray (August 30, 1881 - July 15, 1929), was an American stage actor and director who later became a noted Hollywood silent film director. He worked on 19 films between 1913 and 1929 that included Anna Christie (1923) and Human Wreckage (1923), Dorothy Davenport's story about her husband Wallace Reid's drug addiction and death.

Biography

Wray was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and died in Los Angeles, California. By 1912 Wray was a leading actor and stage director with the World's Fair Stock Company's yearlong Hawaiian tour. He married actress Virginia Brissac in Santa Ana, California on June 29, 1915 (divorced 1927) and became the step-father of screenwriter Ardel Wray. Less than a year before his death Wray married Bradley King, a Hollywood screenwriter.

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