William Hickey

William Hickey

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 29 Jun 1997 (aged 69)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
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Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
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Actor. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he had a long, distinguished career in film, television and the stage. He began his career as a child actor in variety stage shows and made his Broadway debut in "Saint Joan" (1951). By the mid 1950s, he was a fixture on television appearing on "Studio One", "Philco Playhouse", "Ryan's Hope", "L.A. Law" and "The Outer Limits". For feature films, he was nominated for an Academy Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Don Corrado Prizzi in "Prizzi's Honor" (1985). His many other movie credits include "Invitation to a Gunfighter" (1964), "The Boston Stranger" (1968), "Sea of Love" (1989), "Major Pain" (1995) and "Mouse Hunt" (1997). He died of emphysema at age 69 in New York City.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 29 Jan 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hickey (19 Sep 1927–29 Jun 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19969, citing The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .