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William Windom
Birth: Sep. 28, 1923
New York
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 Mata) 
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Originally Created by: Louis Mata
Record added: Aug 18, 2012
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William Windom
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Nov. 11th, Veterans' Day - A privilege to re-visit you today. Our sincere & heartfelt appreciation for your brave service to our country. Our many thanks Sir. We will not forget you.
- SqueekyWheel ~
 Added: Nov. 12, 2014
Because We Never Met Each Other, I Came To Visit You On Here Today William, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
Honoring your birthday (yesterday), your military service and your wonderful acting career. Thank you very much for protecting my freedoms (paratrooper), after which I imagine you would never be afraid of performing any role for any audience! Rest in peac...(Read more)
- Anonymous, too
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
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