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William Windom is a Actor American born on 28 september 1923 at New York City (USA)

William Windom

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Nationality USA
Birth 28 september 1923 at New York City (USA)
Death 16 august 2012 (at 88 years) at Woodacre (USA)

William Windom (September 28, 1923 – August 16, 2012) was an American actor. He was perhaps best known for his work on television, including two episodes of The Twilight Zone. He portrayed Glen Morley, a fictional congressman from Minnesota, a role based on Windom's own Republican great-grandfather and namesake, in the ABC sitcom, The Farmer's Daughter, with Inger Stevens as his beautiful young housekeeper.

Windom also achieved fame as the character of John Monroe on the sitcom My World and Welcome to It, for which he won an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series; as Commodore Matt Decker, commander of the doomed USS Constellation in the Star Trek episode "The Doomsday Machine"; the character Randy Lane in the Night Gallery episode "They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar"; perhaps the most common recurring character, Dr. Seth Hazlitt, on the CBS series Murder, She Wrote, and for voicing Puppetino in Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night.


William Windom est né à New York, sa mère est Isabel Wells (née Peckham) et son père, Paul Windom, architecte. L'homme politique William Windom est son arrière-grand-père.

Il sert pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale comme parachutiste au 508e Régiment d'Infanterie de Parachutistes, et dans la 82e Division d'Airborne. Il saute en Normandie lors du Débarquement de Normandie.

Il joue son premier rôle dans 'To Kill a Mockingbird' en 1962.

Il est surtout connu pour ses rôles à la télévision dans des téléfilms tels que Star Trek mais surtout Arabesque aux côtés d'Angela Lansbury en tant que son ami le Dr Seth Hazlitt.

Selon sa veuve,Patricia Tunder Windom, il est décédé à l'âge de 88 ans d'une insuffisance cardiaque à son domicile.

Il a eu quatre enfants Rachel, Heather, Hope et Rebel et quatre petits-enfants.

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Filmography of William Windom (47 films)

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Dopamine (2003)
, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sabrina Lloyd, Bruno Campos, William Windom
Roles Rand's father
Rating59% 2.9994952.9994952.9994952.9994952.999495
Rand is a computer animator, who has created an artificial intelligence creature designed to interact with children and teach them responsibility. When his prototype is forced into practice at a school, Rand encounters Sarah, a teacher he was inexplicably drawn to, at his favorite bar one fateful evening. Sparks fly between them, but fundamental differences in their approaches to love and relationships slow them down to a halt.
True Crime
True Crime (1999)
, 2h7
Directed by Clint Eastwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Prison films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Denis Leary, James Woods, Francesca Eastwood
Roles Neil the Bartender
Rating65% 3.299273.299273.299273.299273.29927
Steve Everett (Clint Eastwood), an Oakland journalist recovering from alcoholism, is assigned to cover the execution of convicted murderer Frank Beechum (Isaiah Washington) following the death in a car wreck of Everett's colleague, Michelle Ziegler (Mary McCormack), who had originally been assigned to the story.
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Naomi Watts, Jamie Renée Smith, Karen Black, Mark Salling, Brent Jennings, Harrison Young
Roles Doc Larson
Rating42% 2.1078052.1078052.1078052.1078052.107805
Grace Rhodes is a medical student who returns to her hometown of Grand Island, Nebraska, to take care of her mother, June (Karen Black), who has become paranoid and refuses to leave her yard. She is having recurring nightmares of being attacked by children. Grace also has to look after her younger siblings James and Margaret. She takes a job at Dr. Larson's local clinic, where she'd worked prior. James and Margaret become ill and show symptoms similar to those of the children in June's dreams. The next day, while working at Dr. Larsen's office, Grace notices that many other kids have the same symptoms. During the night all of the kids in town get worse as their fevers skyrocket. Suddenly it all stops and the fevers begin to drop.
Miracle on 34th Street, 1h54
Directed by Les Mayfield
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Medical-themed films, Christmas films, Films about disabilities, Children's films, Santa Claus in film, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J. T. Walsh, Kathy Bates
Roles C.F. Cole
Rating65% 3.250843.250843.250843.250843.25084
When Cole's Department Store's Santa Claus gets drunk before taking part in the Thanksgiving parade, Dorey Walker (Elizabeth Perkins), Cole's director of special events, fires him and must find a replacement immediately. She spots an old man (Richard Attenborough) berating the inebriated Santa, and begs him to take over. He introduces himself as Kris Kringle. Kris does so well during the parade that he is immediately hired to be Cole's main Santa for the holiday period. All the children in New York begin to believe that he is the real Santa, with the exception of Dorey's six-year-old daughter Susan (Mara Wilson). Dorey's boyfriend, Bryan Bedford (Dylan McDermott), does his best to convince Susan to believe. While being babysat one night by Kris, Susan shares with him her Christmas wish, she would like a dad, a house (used every year for the Cole's catalogue photoshoot) and a baby brother. Kris asks if she would begin to believe in Santa if she got all those things. Susan agrees that she would.
Sommersby (1993)
, 1h54
Directed by Jon Amiel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes L'usurpation d'identité, Political films, Films about capital punishment, Escroquerie
Actors Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, William Windom, R. Lee Ermey
Roles Reverend Powell
Rating62% 3.100013.100013.100013.100013.10001
John "Jack" Sommersby (Gere) left his farm to fight in the American Civil War and is presumed dead after six years. Despite the hardship of working their farm, his apparent widow Laurel (Foster) is quite content in his absence, because Jack was an unpleasant and abusive husband. She even makes remarriage plans with one of her neighbors, Orin Meacham (Pullman), who despite his own hardships (such as a wooden foot, which he wears to replace one that was lost in the war) has been helping her and her young son with the farmwork.
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman, 1h30
Directed by Christopher Guest
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy
Themes Comedy science fiction films
Actors Daryl Hannah, Daniel Baldwin, William Windom, Frances Fisher, Cristi Conaway, Paul Benedict
Roles Hamilton Cobb
Rating39% 1.9602551.9602551.9602551.9602551.960255
The film begins by following a tour group at a memorial museum dedicated to Nancy Archer. The patrons are shown a film with Dr. Loeb, who explains that the events surrounding Nancy Archer were true. Nancy was an heiress to her mother's fortune. Her father, Hamilton Cobb, hopes to use the money to gain control over the town they live in. Nancy sees her psychiatrist, Dr. Cushing, about her low self-esteem and bad marriage to Harry. Her husband frequently spends time with a beautiful mistress, Honey Parker, the town beautician. Despite her attempts to confront Harry, Nancy cannot express her anger in a healthy manner, allowing both her husband and father to take advantage of her.
Uncle Buck
Uncle Buck (1989)
, 1h40
Directed by John Hughes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Amy Madigan, Gaby Hoffmann, Macaulay Culkin, Laurie Metcalf
Roles Mr. Hatfield (voice)
Rating69% 3.499063.499063.499063.499063.49906
Bob and Cindy Russell and their three kids, 15-year-old Tia, 10-year-old Miles, and 6-year-old Maizy, have recently moved from Indianapolis, Indiana to the Chicago, Illinois suburbs because of Bob's promotion. Tia resents her parents for the move. Late one night, they receive a phone call from Indianapolis informing them that Cindy's father has suffered a heart attack. They make plans to leave immediately to be with him. After hearing the news, Tia accuses Cindy of abandoning her.
She's Having a Baby, 1h46
Directed by John Hughes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, William Windom, Holland Taylor, John Ashton
Roles Russell Bainbridge
Rating58% 2.949362.949362.949362.949362.94936
This film is a look at the lives of Jefferson (Jake) and Kristy Briggs, from their wedding day until the birth of their first child. Beginning on their wedding day, it follows both their lives, but more so Jake's, with his voice over commentaries and several imaginary scenes, based on actual or feared future events.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles, 1h33
Directed by John Hughes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Aviation films, Rail transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean, Kevin Bacon, Dylan Baker
Roles Bryant
Rating75% 3.797993.797993.797993.797993.79799
Neal Page is trying to return to his family for Thanksgiving in Chicago after being on a business trip in New York City, but is held up by an advertising executive who spends the entirety of the meeting looking at the three pictures to choose to launch their ad. On their way out, he tries to find a cab and successfully hails one, but is beaten to the punch by another man (Kevin Bacon in a cameo appearance). Del Griffith, a traveling salesman, interferes by leaving his trunk by the side of the road causing Neal to trip while racing a man for a cab, then inadvertently snatching the taxi ride that Neal bought from an attorney. The two meet again on the flight from JFK Airport to O'Hare; the plane is diverted to Wichita due to a blizzard in Chicago. What should have been a 1-hour and 45-minute New York-to-Chicago flight turns into a three-day ordeal, in which everything that can go wrong does.
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night, 1h27
Directed by Hal Sutherland
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Jeu, Films about magic and magicians, Adaptations de Pinocchio, Films about toys, Children's films
Actors Scott Grimes, Tom Bosley, Edward Asnere, Frank Welker, Jonathan Harris, James Earl Jones
Roles Puppetino (voice)
Rating67% 3.3786953.3786953.3786953.3786953.378695
A bumblebee named Lieutenant Grumblebee is woken from his sleep by the arrival of a large sinister looking ship. A man named Puppetino remarks that this is the ideal spot for the carnival. Stakes and ropes fly from the ship and a circus tent forms. Grumblebee hastily leaves the area.
Dennis the Menace, 1h58
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Films about children, La préhistoire
Actors William Windom, John Alvin, Patsy Garrett, Robert Clotworthy, Zachary Bostrom
Rating46% 2.3318752.3318752.3318752.3318752.331875
Dennis and his friends find a dinosaur bone in his backyard, dubbed by him as the "Dennissaurus". The discovery makes life miserable for everyone, as scientists, reporters, and amusement park operators overrun the neighborhood.
Funland (1987)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors David L. Lander, William Windom, Jan Hooks, Bruce Mahler, Clark Brandon, Michael McManus
Roles Angus Perry
Rating44% 2.2259552.2259552.2259552.2259552.225955
Funland is a family-oriented amusement park owned by the eccentric Angus Perry. Niel Stickney, the clown mascot and one of the founders of the park and its former accountant, suffered a nervous breakdown and his grip on reality is slowly deteriorating. After the mob kills Angus and takes over the park, Stickney begins to have increasingly bizarre hallucinations, including envisioning the patrons of the park cafeteria spontaneously breaking into song and dance and seeing visions of the dead Angus. He then begins to believe himself to be his clown persona, Bruce Burger. After the new mafia management fires him, he finally snaps. He buys a rifle, intending to kill his replacement and reclaim the theme park.