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Earl Hindman
Birth: Oct. 20, 1942
Cochise County
Arizona, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2003
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Actor. Best known for his role as the kindly neighbor (whose lower face was always hidden from sight to the television audience), Wilson W. Wilson Jr., on the hit television sitcom, "Home Improvement" (19911999). Hindman studied acting at the University of Arizona and eventually broke into motion pictures, portraying heavies in the 1970s thrillers, "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" and "The Parallax View." Hindman's most famous and enduring pre-Home Improvement role was that of ex-cop and best-friend-to-everybody, Bob Reid, in the popular ABC soap opera, "Ryan's Hope," from 1975 to 1989. Hindman's wife, Molly McGreevey, was also on the soap from 1977 to 1981. A lifelong smoker, Hindman became ill in early 2003 and ultimately died of lung cancer on December 29, 2003, in Stamford, Connecticut. (bio by: JCFHS '38) 

Cause of death: Lung cancer
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: JCFHS '38
Record added: Dec 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8220288
Earl Hindman
Added by: Jose F. Aviles Sr.
Earl Hindman
Added by: JCFHS '38
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- PinkKitten
 Added: Jul. 14, 2016

- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Jun. 19, 2016
Dear Earl, they had one of those Where-Are-They-Today photo articles online for "Home Improvement," and I wish you could have been here to enjoy the fame and love you earned over the years. Be at peace.
- JCFHS '38
 Added: May. 27, 2016
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