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William Redfield
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1927
Death: Aug. 17, 1976

A founding member of the Actor's Studio, William Redfield was an accomplished actor who made his Broadway debut in 1936 at the age of 9. He continued working steadily on Broadway appearing in such productions as "Our Town" while branching out into both radio and movies. During the 50's he added televison where he was a co-creator of "Mr. Peepers" TV series and starred in two short run series "Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop" (1953) & "The Marriage" (1954). He made guest appearances on numerous other shows and is credited with creating while continuing to work on Broadway. Through the 60's and 70's, he appeared in movies (such as "Fantastic Voyage", "The Hot Rock" and "For Pete's Sake"), Broadway (appearing in productions such as "A Man For All Seasons" and "You Know I Can't Hear You When The Waters Running") and TV (playing Floyd, Felix Unger's younger brother in the "Odd Couple" series). His biggest role was in "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest" playing the role of "Harding", Jack Nicholson's antagonist. During the filming, however, he was diagnosed with Leukemia. He died a year after the film was released. 
 
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US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: 2C, 1255
 
Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2794184
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