Willor Lee Guilford

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Willor Lee Guilford
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Born13 January 1912
Alabama, USA
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Spouse(s)James Seabrooks

Willor Lee Guilford was an actress in the United States. She had substantial parts in several films including atleast three by African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux.

She portrayed the victim of a stalker in Ten Minutes to Live.[1]

According to IMDb she was born January 13, 1912 and opened a millinery shop in Brooklyn, New York (Willor's Hat Shop") after retiring from her film career. She eventually retired to Jacksonville, Florida.


  • Easy Street (1930)[2]
  • A Daughter of the Congo (1930)[3]
  • Ten Minutes to Live (1932)[4] as Letha Watkins[5]
  • Veiled Aristocrats (1932)


  1. Brody, Richard. "Oscar Micheaux, the First Black Auteur". The New Yorker.
  2. Staff, America Film Institute; Gevinson, Alan; Institute, American Film; Afi, American Film (August 7, 1997). "Within Our Gates: Ethnicity in American Feature Films, 1911-1960". University of California Press – via Google Books.
  3. "African American Films Through 1959".
  4. "AFI|Catalog". catalog.afi.com.
  5. MacDonald, Scott (August 7, 2009). "Adventures of Perception: Cinema as Exploration : Essays/interviews". University of California Press – via Google Books.

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