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William Prince is a Actor American born on 26 january 1913 at Nichols (USA)

William Prince

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Birth name William LeRoy Prince
Nationality USA
Birth 26 january 1913 at Nichols (USA)
Death 8 october 1996 (at 83 years) at Tarrytown (USA)

William LeRoy Prince (January 26, 1913 – October 8, 1996) was an American actor who appeared in numerous soap operas and made dozens of guest appearances on primetime series as well as playing villains in movies like The Gauntlet and Spontaneous Combustion.


William Prince died October 8, 1996, at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Tarrytown, New York. He was 83, and lived in Dobbs Ferry, New York at the time of his death. Prince was survived by his wife, Augusta Dabney Prince (who died in February 2008); a sister, Charlotte; two daughters, Liza and Dinah; two sons, Nicholas and Jeremy; and three grandchildren.

Best films

Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
Objective, Burma! (1945)

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Filmography of William Prince (48 films)

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The Paper
The Paper (1994)
, 1h52
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid, Robert Duvall, Jason Robards
Roles Howard Hackett
Rating65% 3.2997153.2997153.2997153.2997153.299715
The film takes place during a 24-hour period. Henry Hackett (Michael Keaton) is the metro editor of the New York Sun, a fictional New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. He is at risk of experiencing the same fate as his publisher, Bernie White (Robert Duvall), who put his work first at the expense of his family.
The Portrait, 1h40
Directed by Arthur Penn
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Cecilia Peck, Paul McCrane, William Prince, Augusta Dabney
Roles Hubert Hayden
Rating62% 3.1006153.1006153.1006153.1006153.100615
Artist Margaret Church returns to her parents home to create a portrait of them. Margaret is shocked to discover that her parents have decided to sell their home, and she has trouble accepting the loss of her childhood home. Margaret finishes her portrait, only to believe that her parents dislike it. Eventually she realizes that her parents do not dislike her portrait, and Margaret becomes closer to them once more.
Steel and Lace
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Actors Bruce Davison, Clare Wren, Stacy Haiduk, David Naughton, Michael Cerveris, Paul Lieber
Roles Old Man
Rating50% 2.5148552.5148552.5148552.5148552.514855
Violée et torturée, la paniste Gail Morton se suicide après que ses tortionnaires aient été acquittés. Cinq ans plus tard, son frère, Albert, généticien de génie, a ranimé Gail, alors transformée en cyborg surpuissant. Programmée pour éliminer ses assassins, elle se met en chasse...
The Taking of Beverly Hills, 1h31
Directed by Sidney J. Furie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Ken Wahl, Matt Frewer, Harley Jane Kozak, Robert Davi, Lee Ving, Branscombe Richmond
Roles Mitchell Sage
Rating51% 2.560772.560772.560772.560772.56077
One night in Beverly Hills, California, a truck carrying hazardous materials crashes, releasing a deadly chemical. The citizens of Beverly Hills are sent to quarantine in a hotel in Century City, while the police and the EPA agents stay behind to keep an eye on the valuables and clean up the town.
Steel and Lace, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films, Robot films
Actors Clare Wren, Bruce Davison, Stacy Haiduk, David Naughton, Michael Cerveris, Paul Lieber
Roles Old Man
Rating50% 2.5148552.5148552.5148552.5148552.514855
Gaily Morton, a classical concert pianist, is raped by businessman Daniel Emerson. Her brother Albert takes time off from his career as a robot scientist to represent his sister at the criminal trial. However Daniel has gotten several of his friends to provide an alibi for the night of the rape, and he is found not-guilty.
Spontaneous Combustion, 1h37
Directed by Tobe Hooper
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Brad Dourif, Jon Cypher, William Prince, André de Toth, John Landis, Melinda Dillon
Roles Lew Orlander
Rating47% 2.355462.355462.355462.355462.35546
Brad Dourif plays the role of Sam, who learns that his parents were part of an atomic bomb experiment. As an adult, Sam discovers he has the power of pyrokinesis. He is able to control fire and electricity but with terrible consequences to his body afterwards. The cast also includes actors Melinda Dillon and Cynthia Bain.
Vice Versa
Vice Versa (1988)
, 1h38
Directed by Brian Gilbert
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, Swoosie Kurtz, Corinne Bohrer, Jane Kaczmarek, David Proval
Roles Avery
Rating58% 2.949752.949752.949752.949752.94975
In Thailand, a pair of thieves steal an ancient skull from a Buddhist monastery.
Movers & Shakers, 1h20
Directed by William Asher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Tyne Daly, Bill Macy, Gilda Radner
Roles Louis Martin
Rating43% 2.180362.180362.180362.180362.18036
Hollywood studio mogul Joe Mulholland (Matthau) vows to produce the pet project of a dying acquaintance, who has been trying to find a way to make a film out of a best-selling sex manual. He and screenwriter Herb Derman (Grodin) try to make it happen, but fail in every possible way. Meanwhile, Herb is distracted by his own marital problems.
Shakedown (1988)
, 1h52
Directed by James Glickenhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Peter Weller, Jude Ciccolella, Sam Elliott, Antonio Fargas, Patricia Charbonneau, Thomas G. Waites
Rating60% 3.000183.000183.000183.000183.00018
Roland Dalton (Weller) is a burned-out, mild-mannered Manhattan public defender, and his last case before leaving legal aid is crack dealer Michael Jones (Richard Brooks), accused of shooting to death police officer Patrick O'Leary in Central Park. According to Jones, the shooting was in self-defense and that officer O'Leary was a 'Blue Jean Cop' (an opportunistic police officer who robs drug dealers).
Assassination, 1h45
Directed by Peter Hunt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Political films
Actors Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Michael Ansara, Frank Zagarino, Kathryn Leigh Scott
Roles H.H. Royce
Rating52% 2.60352.60352.60352.60352.6035
Jay Killian (Charles Bronson) is a senior member of the Secret Service. On the day before the Inauguration of the new president, Killian has just returned from a six-month sick leave. He is given a new assignment: to protect the First Lady, Lara Royce Craig (Jill Ireland).
Nuts (1987)
, 1h55
Directed by Martin Ritt
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Théâtre, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Films based on plays, Erotic thriller films
Actors Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Eli Wallach, Barbra Streisand, Karl Malden, Leslie Nielsen
Roles Clarence Middleton
Rating65% 3.2985153.2985153.2985153.2985153.298515
When call girl Claudia Draper kills client Allen Green in self-defense, her mother Rose and stepfather Arthur attempt to have her declared mentally incompetent by Dr. Herbert Morrison in order to avoid a public scandal. Realizing if her parents succeed she will be remanded to a psychiatric facility for an indefinite period of time, strong-willed Claudia is determined to prove she is sane enough to stand trial.
Fever Pitch, 1h36
Directed by Richard Brooks
Origin USA
Actors Ryan O'Neal, Catherine Hicks, Giancarlo Giannini, Bridgette Andersen, Chad Everett, John Saxon
Roles Mitchell
Rating42% 2.1037152.1037152.1037152.1037152.103715
Steve Taggart is a Los Angeles sports writer who becomes obsessed with gambling. He volunteers to do a series of articles for the daily newspaper Los Angeles Herald Examiner about a compulsive gambler he calls "Mr. Green," who is, in fact, himself.
Spies Like Us, 1h42
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, Donna Dixon, Bruce Davison, James Daughton
Roles Keyes
Rating64% 3.2483653.2483653.2483653.2483653.248365
Austin Millbarge is a geekish, basement-dwelling codebreaker for The Pentagon who aspires to escape his under-respected job to become a secret agent. Emmett Fitz-Hume, a wisecracking, pencil-pushing son of an envoy, takes the foreign service exam under peer pressure. Millbarge and Fitz-Hume meet during the test, on which Fitz-Hume openly attempts to cheat after an attempt to seduce his immediate supervisor in exchange for the answers backfires. Millbarge, however, was forced to take the test, having had only one day to prepare after his supervisor gives him a notice that was two weeks old.