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
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Gibron Section, Lot 67N
Memorial ID 19969 · View Source
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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 Payne" (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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