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 William Windom

William Windom

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 16 Aug 2012 (aged 88)
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 95548152 · View Source
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American Actor. Windom, who served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooprer in World War II, was the great-grandson of the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury of the same name. His first motion picture role was that of Mr. Gilmer, the prosecutor in 1962's Academy Award-winning 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. Other films he went on to appear in were 'For Love or Money' (1963), 'One Man's Way' (1964), 'Hour of the Gun' (1967), 'The Angry Breed' (1968), 'The Mephisto Waltz' (1971) and 'Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971). In 1969, he received an Emmy Award for his work on the television comedy series 'My World and Welcome to It'. Other television shows he guest-starred in were 'The Farmer's Daughter', 'Star Trek', 'The Fugitive', 'Twilight Zone', 'Night Gallery', 'Matt Houston', 'Highway to Heaven' and appeared in 'Murder, She Wrote', as Dr. Seth Hazlitt, over a 10-year period.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 18 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95548152
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Windom (28 Sep 1923–16 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95548152, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.