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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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  Babara Joyce (1917 - 2009)*
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Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Louis Mata
Record added: Aug 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95548152
William Windom
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You are one of my favorite actors.The doll in the barrel on The twilight zone always makes me cry.I watch you every night on Murder She Wrote. How Lucky we are to have you. I'm Grateful to you! Keep Smiling.
- Anita Darlene
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
Thank you for your service in the US Army during WW Ii and for all those fine acting performances. Rest in peace.
- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015
What an actor! I remember you in so many movies and TV shows. Watching you right now in "The Streets of San Francisco" as a villain. So memorable especially your voice. Thank you for your service to our country and thank you for my freedom.
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
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