This image is a portrait of William Whitehead taken by Luigi Luccioni, courtesty of Ferargil Gallery in New York City.
William Alexander Whitehead was born on July 30, 1908 in Wilmington, NC. He was the son of William Grant and Lita Larkins. William was a graduate of Haverford Preparatory School and attended Columbia University. He then attended the Grimball School of Drama, receiving drama instructions. He worked with Katherine Cornell in The Barretts of Wimpole Street and with Eva LeGallienne in L'Aiglon. William was also contracted with Max Gordan as an actor-writer. William lived in Wilmington at 405 S. Third St. He died on August 16, 1986 and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
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