|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1923|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 16, 2012|
American Actor. Windom, who served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooprer in World War II, was the great-grandson of the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury of the same name. His first motion picture role was that of Mr. Gilmer, the prosecutor in 1962's Academy Award-winning 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. Other films he went on to appear in were 'For Love or Money' (1963), 'One Man's Way' (1964), 'Hour of the Gun' (1967), 'The Angry Breed' (1968), 'The Mephisto Waltz' (1971) and 'Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971). In 1969, he received an Emmy Award for his work on the television comedy series 'My World and Welcome to It'. Other television shows he guest-starred in were 'The Farmer's Daughter', 'Star Trek', 'The Fugitive', 'Twilight Zone', 'Night Gallery', 'Matt Houston', 'Highway to Heaven' and appeared in 'Murder, She Wrote', as Dr. Seth Hazlitt, over a 10-year period. (bio by: Louis M.)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Louis M.
Record added: Aug 18, 2012
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