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William Boyett
Original name: Harry Boyett
Birth: Jan. 3, 1927
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2004
Mission
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

Actor. Native of Akron, Ohio and raised in Waco, Texas, his credits included "Playhouse 90", "Four Star Playhouse", "Perry Mason" and "Sea Hunt". He is best known for playing the gravel voiced, low-keyed but authoritative Sgt. "Mac" MacDonald on the TV series "Adam-12". Known as one of the members of the 'Jack Webb Stock Company', his friendship with actor and producer Jack Webb, whom Boyett had worked with on the 1950s and 1960s versions of "Dragnet", led him to be cast to that role. His later years brought him work on daytime television as the father of the character of 'Luke Spencer' on "General Hospital" as well as roles on "Family Affair", "My Three Sons","Emergency!", "Knot's Landing","Dear John", "Murphy Brown" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation". His other screen credits include "How the West Was Won" and the films "The Rocketeer" and "The Hidden". His distinct voice can be heard in the television commercials for Hamm's beer and Soft Scrub.  (bio by: Allcalmap) 

Cause of death: Blunt head trauma from a fall in his home
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Allcalmap
Record added: Jan 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10202669
William Boyett
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William Boyett
Added by: B Ballew
 
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Mr. Boyett,I have always had a respect for you as Sgt MacDonald 1L20 on Adam-12 but recently rediscovered you as Sgt. Ken Williams (my first name is Ken) on Highway Patrol #3016. You were great in both roles. Rest in Peace Headquarters By.
- KB
 Added: Jan. 9, 2015
Happy Birthday. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015

- sjm
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
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