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Bill Henderson is a Actor American born on 9 august 1926 at Chicago (USA)

Bill Henderson

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Birth name William Randall Henderson
Nationality USA
Birth 9 august 1926 at Chicago (USA)
Death 3 april 2016 (at 89 years)

William Randall "Bill" Henderson (born March 19, 1926) is an American jazz vocalist and actor in television and film.

Biography

Henderson was born in Chicago, Illinois. Henderson's acting credits have been numerous. Beginning in the mid-1970s, and continuing to this day, he has frequently appeared on television in supporting, usually one-time roles. His film roles have followed a similar trend — minor and supporting roles.

Henderson began his professional music career in 1952, performing in Chicago with Ramsey Lewis, and began recording as a leader after a move to New York in 1958. He has since recorded and performed with artists such as Oscar Peterson, Jimmy Smith, Count Basie, Yusef Lateef, Booker Little, and Eddie Harris. Henderson also recorded his own vocal tracks as "King Blues" in the 1983 comedy Get Crazy. In 1999, Henderson made a guest vocal appearance on Charlie Haden's album The Art of the Song. Still in prime form, Henderson continues to sing regularly in and around the Los Angeles area.

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Bert Remsen
Bert Remsen
(4 films)
Gregg Rudloff
Gregg Rudloff
(4 films)
Steve Kahan
Steve Kahan
(4 films)
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Filmography of Bill Henderson (25 films)

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Trippin'
Trippin' (1999)
, 1h34
Directed by David Raynr
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Deon Richmond, Countess Vaughn, Maia Campbell, Donald Faison, Guy Torry, Bill Henderson
Rating53% 2.6551052.6551052.6551052.6551052.655105
Greg (Deon Richmond) is nearing the end of his high school days as graduation slowly approaches. He is also anxiously awaiting prom and has the hopes of going with Cinny (Maia Campbell), the school's local beauty. Along with these wants, Greg is also an avid daydreamer and daydreams (trippin') over everything. Most of his "trips" are reversals of real world events, such as visualizing himself as a military commando when confronted by bullies, or as a super genius when in fact he struggles academically. Since he is about to graduate his mother and a teacher encourage him to apply for college. He finally realizes asking for help with the college applications is a great way for him to get in good with Cinny. So they slowly start a friendship but Greg wants it to blossom into a romance so he begins to lie about things. Things go smoothly and are believable until they fall apart one day. Afterward, Greg realizes he needs to stop daydreaming ("trippin'") and focus.
Lethal Weapon 4, 2h7
Directed by Richard Donner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Films about alcoholism, Pregnancy films, Films about immigration, Films about sexuality, Sports films, La précarité, Martial arts films, Buddy films, Gangster films
Actors Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock, Jet Li
Rating65% 3.2998353.2998353.2998353.2998353.299835
Lorna Cole (Rene Russo) is pregnant with LAPD sergeant Martin Riggs' baby; they are not married, but both are thinking about it. Police sergeant Roger Murtaugh's daughter Rianne (Tracie Wolfe), is also pregnant, and Riggs later learns from Lorna that Rianne has secretly married Lee Butters (Chris Rock), a young detective who works at the same station as Murtaugh and Riggs – secretly because Roger had made it clear that he does not want his daughter to marry a police officer. Due to the many disasters caused by both sergeants while on duty, the police department has lost its insurance carrier, and cannot get a new one while they're still out on the streets. Because firing them is not an option, the Chief uses a special privilege and they get temporarily promoted to captains, given that there aren't any lieutenant spots available.
Conspiracy Theory, 2h9
Directed by Richard Donner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Spy films, Medical-themed films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films about psychiatry, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Steve Kahan, Cylk Cozart, Alex McArthur
Rating66% 3.349263.349263.349263.349263.34926
Alice Sutton (Julia Roberts) is a lawyer working for the U.S. government at the Justice Department. Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson), a conspiracy-theory obsessed New York City taxi driver, continually expounds his ideas to her. Alice humors him because he once saved her from a mugging, but does not know he has been spying on her at home. Her own obsession is to solve the mystery of her father's murder.
Hoodlum
Hoodlum (1997)
, 2h10
Directed by Bill Duke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams, Andy García, Cicely Tyson, Chi McBride
Rating63% 3.150253.150253.150253.150253.15025
After being paroled from Sing Sing, Bumpy Johnson (Laurence Fishburne) returns to Harlem to resume his old life. He is welcomed back by his cousin, Illinois Gordon (Chi McBride) as well as Stephanie "Madame Queen" St. Clair, the monarch reigning over the numbers racket in Harlem. The psychopathic Dutch Schultz (Tim Roth), a Mafia associate who reports to mob boss Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Andy Garcia) runs the numbers rackets in downtown New York. His gang has been crowding into Harlem, terrorizing residents to only play the numbers with his operation.
Ghosts of Mississippi, 2h10
Directed by Rob Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Documentary, Historical
Themes Films about racism
Actors Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, Virginia Madsen, Susanna Thompson, Craig T. Nelson
Roles Minister
Rating66% 3.34863.34863.34863.34863.3486
Medgar Evers was a black civil rights activist in Mississippi who was murdered by an assassin on June 12, 1963. It was suspected that Byron De La Beckwith, a white supremacist, was the murderer. He had been tried twice and both trials ended in hung juries. In 1989, Evers' widow Myrlie, who had been trying to bring De La Beckwith to justice for over 25 years, believed she had what it takes to bring him to trial again. Although most of the evidence from the old trial had disappeared, Bobby DeLaughter, an assistant District Attorney, decided to help her despite being warned that it might hurt his political aspirations and despite the strain that it caused in his marriage. DeLaughter becomes primarily involved with bringing De La Beckwith to trial for the third time 30 years later. In 1994, Byron De La Beckwith was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment, giving justice to the family of Medgar Evers.
Maverick
Maverick (1994)
, 2h7
Directed by Richard Donner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Jeu, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Poker
Actors Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, Alfred Molina, James Coburn
Roles Riverboat Poker Player
Rating69% 3.498773.498773.498773.498773.49877
The story, set in the American Old West, is a first-person account by wisecracking gambler Bret Maverick (Mel Gibson) of his misadventures on the way to a major five-card draw poker tournament. Besides wanting to win the tournament for the prize money, he also wants to prove, once and for all, that he is the best card player of his time.
White Men Can't Jump, 1h55
Directed by Ron Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Sports films, Basketball films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez, Tyra Ferrell, Cylk Cozart, Kadeem Hardison
Roles Self
Rating67% 3.3987353.3987353.3987353.3987353.398735
Sidney Deane and a group of streetballers in Venice, California are playing a pickup basketball game. When one of the players on the other team gets hurt, Sidney urges his opponents to pick Billy Hoyle, a white bystander, to take the injured man's place, figuring he cannot play well because of his race. Billy proves to be much better than Sidney expected, leading his team to beat Sidney's, and he then beats Sidney for money in a one-on-one rematch.
City Slickers, 1h53
Directed by Ron Underwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Films about animals, Films about cows, Buddy films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby, Daniel Stern, Patricia Wettig, Helen Slater, Jack Palance
Roles Ben Jessup
Rating67% 3.397883.397883.397883.397883.39788
New Yorker Mitch Robbins has just turned 39 years old, and is having a midlife crisis. His best friends are also having crises of their own: Phil Berquist is stuck managing his father-in-law's grocery store, while trapped in a 12-year sexless marriage with his ruthless wife, Arlene, and Ed Furillo (Bruno Kirby) is a successful sporting-goods salesman and playboy, having recently married an underwear model, but is struggling with the idea of monogamous marriage and the pressure to have kids.
Cousins
Cousins (1989)
, 1h49
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen, Lloyd Bridges, Norma Aleandro
Roles Valhalla Band
Rating62% 3.148593.148593.148593.148593.14859
Larry Kozinski (Danson) and Maria Hardy (Rossellini) meet at the marriage of Larry's uncle Phil and Maria's mother Edie (Aleandro). Newly made cousins-by-marriage, they find they have more in common than expected as their respective spouses, insecure Tish (Young) and boorish Tom (Petersen) begin an affair. Over a series of ritualized family events, dreamer Larry and repressed Maria decide to exact revenge on their spouses by pretending to have an affair themselves. Their good-natured plan takes on unexpected gravity when they learn not only are they great friends, but they realize they're falling in love with each other.
No Holds Barred, 1h33
Directed by Thomas J. Wright
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Sports films
Actors Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, Tom Lister, Jr., Mark Pellegrino, Bill Henderson
Roles Charlie
Rating44% 2.2047652.2047652.2047652.2047652.204765
Rip Thomas is the World Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Champion, and his appearances on network television have been a thorn in the side of Brell, the head of the struggling World Television Network. The day after Rip's most recent title match, Brell attempts to bribe the champion into joining his network, but Rip declines the offer. After Rip disposes of Brell's thugs on his way home, Brell visits the No Count Bar, where he comes up with his own wrestling program called Battle of the Tough Guys. The show is successful due to the introduction of Zeus, an ex-convict and former protege of Rip's trainer Charlie. Zeus wins the $100,000 tournament and becomes Brell's prized fighter.
Wisdom
Wisdom (1986)
, 1h49
Directed by Emilio Estevez, Robert Wise
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, William Allen Young, Ernie Lively
Roles Theo
Rating57% 2.852452.852452.852452.852452.85245
John Wisdom is a young man just out of college. He's branded a felon after a grand theft auto conviction on the night of his high school graduation, and as a result can't hold down a decent job. Seeing little future for himself, Wisdom takes a left turn: he becomes a criminal "for the people," evocative of Robin Hood. After seeing news reports about all the impoverished farmers and working class being sent to the bank to pay ownership debts, Wisdom goes on a bank robbing spree with his girlfriend, Karen Simmons; they erase loan and mortgage records, buying time for the poor to pay their debts.
Murphy's Law, 1h40
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Charles Bronson, Kathleen Wilhoite, Carrie Snodgress, Richard Romanus, Angel Tompkins, Bill Henderson
Roles Ben Wilcove
Rating59% 2.9521252.9521252.9521252.9521252.952125
Jack Murphy (Bronson), a hardened, antisocial LAPD detective, frequently escapes the harsh reality that his ex-wife (Angel Tompkins) has become a stripper and his career is going nowhere by drinking. His world is turned upside down, however, when he is framed by ex-convict Joan Freeman (Carrie Snodgress) for putting her in prison earlier in his career.
Clue
Clue (1985)
, 1h34
Directed by Jonathan Lynn
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Jeu, Films about sexuality, Films about toys
Actors Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Lesley Ann Warren, Michael McKean, Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn
Roles The Cop
Rating71% 3.599893.599893.599893.599893.59989
In 1954 New England, against a backdrop of McCarthyism, six strangers are invited to a party at a secluded New England mansion. They are met by the house butler Wadsworth, who reminds them that they have been given pseudonyms to protect their true identity. During dinner, the seventh attendee, Mr. Boddy, arrives. After dinner, Wadsworth takes everyone to the study and reveals the true nature of the party: all of the guests are being blackmailed:
Fletch
Fletch (1985)
, 1h38
Directed by Michael Ritchie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Richard Libertini, Geena Davis, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Tim Matheson
Roles Speaker
Rating68% 3.449033.449033.449033.449033.44903
Los Angeles Times reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher (Chase) is writing an article exposing the drug traffic on the beaches of Los Angeles. Posing as an addict during his investigation, he is approached by Boyd Aviation executive vice president Alan Stanwyk (Matheson) who mistakenly assumes Fletch is a junkie. Stanwyk claims to have bone cancer, with only months left to live, and wishes to avoid the pain and suffering. Stanwyk offers $50,000 for Fletch to come to his mansion in a few days time, kill him, and then escape to Rio de Janeiro, staging the murder to appear as the result of a burglary.