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William Windom

Stage Manager, Performer
( b. Sep 28, 1923 New York, New York, USA - d. Aug 16, 2012 Woodacre, California, USA ) Male

Biography: William Windom was born on September 28, 1923 in New York City to Isobel Wells and Paul Windom. He attended Williams College in Massachusetts. He served in the United States Army during World War II. While stationed in Frankfurt, he studied and became involved in drama at the Biarritz American University in France. He then returned to the United States, continuing to train at Fordham University and the American Repertory Theatre. Windom performed on Broadway, in summer stock, and toured. He was married five times, and is survived by his wife, Patricia, and four children -- Rachel, Heather, Hope, and Rebel.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "To Kill a Mockingbird," "The Americanization of Emily," "Brewster McCloud," "She's Having a Baby," "Escape From the Planet of the Apes," "Uncle Buck," "Planes, Trains & Automobiles," "Miracle on 34th Street," and "True Crime." Television credits include: "The Farmer's Daughter," "My World and Welcome to It," "Star Trek," "The Twilight Zone," "The Rookies," and "The Streets of San Francisco."

Other Awards: Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series for "My World and Welcome to It" in 1970.

Trivia:
He was named after his great-grandfather -- a Minnesota congressman who also served as secretary of the Treasury under Presidents James A. Garfield and Benjamin Harrison.
He was a tournament chess player.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Viva Madison Avenue!
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: William Windom [Jim Leary]
Apr 06, 1960 - Apr 07, 1960
The Greatest Man Alive
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Assistant Stage Manager: William Windom
  • Performer: William Windom [Hospital Aide]
May 08, 1957 - May 11, 1957
Double in Hearts
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Assistant Stage Manager: William Windom
Oct 16, 1956 - Oct 20, 1956
Fallen Angels
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [Frederick Starbuck]
Jan 17, 1956 - Aug 11, 1956
The Grand Prize
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: William Windom [John Condon Mitchell]
Jan 26, 1955 - Feb 12, 1955
Mademoiselle Colombe
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: William Windom [Edouard]
Jan 06, 1954 - Feb 27, 1954
A Girl Can Tell
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: William Windom [David]
Oct 29, 1953 - Dec 19, 1953
Alice in Wonderland
[Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [White Rabbit, Man in White Paper]
Apr 05, 1947 - Jun 28, 1947
Yellow Jack
[Play, Drama, History, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [McClelland]
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [Retiarius]
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947
John Gabriel Borkman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [Erhart Borkman]
Nov 12, 1946 - Feb 19, 1947
What Every Woman Knows
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [Ensemble]
Nov 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 1947
King Henry VIII
[Play, History, Revival]
  • Performer: William Windom [Sergeant of the Guard, Earl of Surrey]
Nov 06, 1946 - Feb 21, 1947
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