William Fawcett

William Fawcett
1894 - 1974

William Fawcett  American Actor


William "Bill" Fawcett (September 8, 1894 – January 25, 1974) was a character actor in Hollywood B-films and in television. His career extended from 1946 until the early 1970s. He is probably best remembered for his role as the cantankerous...

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Longest Relationship50 yrs
Shortest Relationship50 yrs
Average Relationship Length50 yrs
First Name William
Middle Name Fawcett
Last Name Thompson
Full Name at Birth William Fawcett Thompson
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th September, 1894
Birthplace Rochester, Minnesota
Died 25th January, 1974
Place of Death Sherman Oaks, California
Cause of Death Cardiovascular disease
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Phd) (1936)
Occupation Text Actor, professor of theater arts
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Pete Wilkey of the Broken Wheel Ranch on the NBC series Fury
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9951771
Father William Eaton Lawrence Thompson
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Stars Over Texas1996 Judge Diamond Smith (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
The Manhunter1972 Lorimer TV Movie
Menace on the Mountain1970 TV Movie
The Boy Who Stole the Elephant1970 Elmer TV Movie
The Murdocks and the McClays1970 Grandpa Murdock TV Movie
Hello, Dolly!1969 Customer (uncredited) Movie
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes1969 Dietes - College Regent (uncredited) Movie
The Lottery1969 Old Man Warner Short Film
Love, American Style1969 Proprietor (segment "Love and Those Poor Crusaders' Wives") TV Show
Blackbeard's Ghost1968 Mr. Ainsworth, Bank Official Movie
Adam-121968 Stony TV Show
Lancer1968 Old Rancher TV Show
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir1968 Mr. Pertwee TV Show
The Name of the Game1968 Derelict TV Show
The Gnome-Mobile1967 Chauffeur (uncredited) Movie
Dundee and the Culhane1967 TV Show
Ironside1967 Sam Layton TV Show
Mannix1967 Desk Clerk, Janitor TV Show
Mr. Terrific1967 Grandpa TV Show
The Guns of Will Sonnett1967 Tom Darvin, Manager Gilliam TV Show
Hostile Guns1967 Ollie Jensen Movie
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter1966 Jensen the Pharmacist Movie
Pistols 'n' Petticoats1966 Old Timer TV Show
T.H.E. Cat1966 Gas Station Attendant TV Show
Iron Horse1966 Stableman TV Show
The Road West1966 Douty TV Show
Dear Brigitte1965 Elderly Pedestrian on Campus (uncredited) Movie
King Rat1965 Steinmetz Movie
A Man Called Shenandoah1965 Andy TV Show
I Dream of Jeannie1965 Gas Station Attendant TV Show
Please Don't Eat the Daisies1965 Farmer TV Show
The Big Valley1965 Coon, Jeff, Jeb TV Show
The Smothers Brothers Show1965 Artie TV Show
The Wild Wild West1965 Man TV Show
Sex and the Single Girl1964 Bum (uncredited) Movie
The Quick Gun1964 Mike Movie
Daniel Boone1964 Gunsmith, Salem Innkeeper, Ben Pickens TV Show
The Munsters1964 The Janitor TV Show
The Rogues1964 The Butler TV Show
Destry1964 The Rancher TV Show
Mary, Mary1963 Old Timer (uncredited) Movie
The Man from Galveston1963 Tatum (uncredited) Movie
The Wheeler Dealers1963 Whippleton Loafer (uncredited) Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 TV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963 Mr. Robinson TV Show
Petticoat Junction1963 Pip Winslow TV Show
Temple Houston1963 Billy Rogers TV Show
The Dakotas1963 Prospector TV Show
The Fugitive1963 Mr. Burgess TV Show
The Great Adventure1963 Brink TV Show
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963 Prospector TV Show
Gypsy1962 Mr. Willis (uncredited) Movie
Period of Adjustment1962 Motel Proprietor (uncredited) Movie
The Interns1962 Putney (scenes deleted) Movie
The Music Man1962 Lester Lonnergan (uncredited) Movie
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1962 Chester TV Show
Stoney Burke1962 Desk Clerk TV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 The Junk Collector TV Show
The Virginian1962 Hostler, Clem, Station Master TV Show
Saintly Sinners1962 Horsefly Brown Movie
The Comancheros1961 Poker Player (uncredited) Movie
87th Precinct1961 Ackie Glotter TV Show
Ben Casey1961 Claude TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Charlie, Cox TV Show
Hazel1961 Campground Proprietor TV Show
Ripcord1961 The Prospector TV Show
The New Breed1961 Old Charlie TV Show
Claudelle Inglish1961 Mr. Gunson - the Postman (uncredited) Movie
Frontier Circus1961 The Postmaster TV Show
King of Diamonds1961 Soapy TV Show
Shannon1961 Tom TV Show
Straightaway1961 TV Show
The Investigators1961 Poncho TV Show
Harrigan and Son1960 Jeb TV Show
Outlaws1960 1st Man, Jury Foreman TV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960 Homer Stilson TV Show
The Tall Man1960 Harvey's Father TV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960 McGraw the Drunk TV Show
The Slowest Gun in the West1960 'Skunk' Sloan TV Movie
The Walking Target1960 Packy (uncredited) Movie
Go, Johnny, Go!1959 Janitor at Radio Station Movie
Good Day for a Hanging1959 Farmer on Wagon (uncredited) Movie
The Wild and the Innocent1959 Trapper (uncredited) Movie
Bonanza1959 Whiskey Smith, Asa, Jake Johnson TV Show
Hennesey1959 Ezra Green TV Show
Laramie1959 Ben, Josh, Bill TV Show
Law of the Plainsman1959 Sheriff Shep Collins TV Show
Mr. Lucky1959 Fisherman TV Show
Rawhide1959 Jim Cline, Old Man TV Show
Riverboat1959 Pinty Walters TV Show
Shotgun Slade1959 Homer Glass TV Show
The Deputy1959 Jipsom TV Show
The Detectives1959 Mr. Simms TV Show
The Untouchables1959 Cooley, Police Officer TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959 Reverend Siddons TV Show
Pony Express1959 TV Show
The Dennis O'Keefe Show1959 Cyrus Clayhipple TV Show
The D.A.'s Man1959 Iron Mike Benedict TV Show
Damn Yankees!1958 Postmaster Hawkins (uncredited) Movie
No Time for Sergeants1958 Pa Stockdale Movie
The Return of Dracula1958 Eddie - Station Master (uncredited) Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958 Notch McConnell, Morty Genes TV Show
Bat Masterson1958 Sheriff TV Show
Bronco1958 Tom Christopher TV Show
Lawman1958 Ed Carruthers, John, Mr. Jenkins TV Show
Mister Ed1958 Dr. Connors TV Show
Peter Gunn1958 Sobey Webb, Fuzzy Crane TV Show
The Rifleman1958 Pyrite Rand, Mr. Newman TV Show
The Texan1958 Sheriff TV Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive1958 Prospector, Hardrock Johnson TV Show
Union Pacific1958 Clerk TV Show
Band of Angels1957 Mourner (uncredited) Movie
Gun Glory1957 Martin (uncredited) Movie
26 Men1957 Dan Haines, Doc Grant, Mister Clayton TV Show
Bachelor Father1957 Mr. Dundy TV Show
Colt .451957 Carl Light TV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957 Jake TV Show
Leave It to Beaver1957 Mr. Johnson TV Show
M Squad1957 Guard TV Show
Maverick1957 Stallion, Rube TV Show
Perry Mason1957 Pawn Broker, Mr. Morescu TV Show
Sugarfoot1957 John Buck, Juf Wilkes, Doc Abercrombie TV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957 Charlie the Stagecoach Driver, Livery Stable Owner TV Show
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1957 Man, Prospector #1 TV Show
The Restless Gun1957 Moss Blaine, Doctor, Seth TV Show
Trackdown1957 Loafer TV Show
Wagon Train1957 Finley, The Drifter, Matthew Budgeon TV Show
Whirlybirds1957 Virgil Hook TV Show
The Storm Rider1957 Captain Cruickshank Movie
Alcoa Theatre1957 Cookie, Obie TV Show
Panic!1957 TV Show
The Tijuana Story1957 Alberto Rodriguez Movie
Dakota Incident1956 Matthew Barnes Movie
Tension at Table Rock1956 Armed Townsman (uncredited) Movie
The First Traveling Saleslady1956 Old-Timer Townsman (uncredited) Movie
The Kettles in the Ozarks1956 Old Man (uncredited) Movie
The Proud Ones1956 Driver (uncredited) Movie
Circus Boy1956 Cimarron Kid TV Show
Telephone Time1956 TV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956 Petey Feeney TV Show
Canyon River1956 Jergens Movie
Gun Brothers1956 Prospector (uncredited) Movie
Chevron Hall of Stars1956 TV Show
Prince of Players1955 Theatre Manager (uncredited) Movie
Tall Man Riding1955 Andy - Swamper at Pearlo's (uncredited) Movie
The Spoilers1955 Prospector (uncredited) Movie
Timberjack1955 Barfly (uncredited) Movie
Brave Eagle1955 Chris Wilkins TV Show
Cheyenne1955 Uncle Rufe, Luke, Stage Driver TV Show
Fury1955 Pete Wilkey TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Nebs, Liveryman, Old Prospector TV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955 Pete TV Show
Matinee Theatre1955 Willy Figg TV Show
Science Fiction Theatre1955 Mort Woods TV Show
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon1955 Skagway Bill TV Show
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1955 Prospector TV Show
The Millionaire1955 Janitor TV Show
Lay That Rifle Down1955 Wurpie, the Bank Teller (uncredited) Movie
Murder Is My Beat1955 Police Pathologist (uncredited) Movie
Pirates of Tripoli1955 Beggar (uncredited) Movie
Seminole Uprising1955 Cubby Crouch Movie
Buffalo Bill, Jr.1955 Corporal Dunbar TV Show
TV Reader's Digest1955 Charlie TV Show
Celebrity Playhouse1955 TV Show
Scattergood Baines1955 Movie
Dawn at Socorro1954 Relay Station Keeper (uncredited) Movie
Annie Oakley1954 Sam Briggs, Gabe Upton, Silas Turner TV Show
Captain Midnight1954 Clem, Uncle Cyrus TV Show
Father Knows Best1954 Trumble, Mr. Trumble TV Show
Lassie1954 Charlie TV Show
Meet Corliss Archer1954 Health Officer TV Show
Stories of the Century1954 Miner TV Show
Studio 571954 TV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954 Marshal George Higgins, Captain Longey, Higgins TV Show
The Public Defender1954 Pops TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954 Elmer the Old Farmer TV Show
Waterfront1954 Higgins TV Show
Alaska Seas1954 The Silversmith Movie
Gunfighters of the Northwest1954 Miner (uncredited) Movie
Riding with Buffalo Bill1954 Rocky Ford Movie
The Desperado1954 1st Bartender (uncredited) Movie
The Law vs. Billy the Kid1954 W.L. Parson (uncredited) Movie
Two Guns and a Badge1954 Saloon Owner Hardy (uncredited) Movie
Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson1954 TV Show
Adventures of the Falcon1954 Shorty TV Show
Duffy's Tavern1954 Clayton TV Show
The Yellow Mountain1954 Old Prospector Movie
So You Want to Know Your Relatives1954 Pop McDoakes (uncredited) Movie
Mayor of the Town1954 Gates TV Show
Gunsmoke1953 Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders1953 Murphy, Old Timer [Ch.1] (uncredited) Movie
The Neanderthal Man1953 Dr. Fairchild Movie
Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe1953 Old Chris TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953 Harris, Farmer Tom TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953 Jake, Watchman, Station Master TV Show
Topper1953 Mr. Horton TV Show
You Are There1953 Farmer TV Show
Prisoners of the Casbah1953 Snake Charmer (uncredited) Movie
Run for the Hills1953 Orin Hadley (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
Star of Texas1953 Soapy Movie
Sweethearts on Parade1953 Townsman (uncredited) Movie
The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd1953 Ladle (uncredited) Movie
The Homesteaders1953 Hector Movie
The Man Behind the Badge1953 Old Man, Simple Simon Simon TV Show
The Pride of the Family1953 Eldridge TV Show
Your Favorite Story1953 TV Show
The Marksman1953 Freight Agent Movie
Rose of Cimarron1952 General Store Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Springfield Rifle1952 Cpl. Ramsey (uncredited) Movie
Cavalcade of America1952 TV Show
Cowboy G-Men1952 Ben Sayers, Rancher TV Show
Death Valley Days1952 Hank Stearns, Flapjack Kelly TV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952 Mr. Beecher TV Show
Hopalong Cassidy1952 Editor Tom McLain, Banker Todd TV Show
The Abbott and Costello Show1952 Mr. Scudder TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Repairman TV Show
Barbed Wire1952 Uncle John Copeland Movie
Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom1952 Dr. J. Rolph [Chs. 4-7 Movie
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land1952 Old One (uncredited) Movie
Kansas Territory1952 Old Man Weatherbee Movie
King of the Congo1952 High Priest Movie
Oklahoma Annie1952 Painter (uncredited) Movie
The Lion and the Horse1952 'Pappy' Cole Movie
The Raiders1952 Marty's Father (uncredited) Movie
My Hero1952 Constable Herman Gladimus, Old Man TV Show
Rebound1952 TV Show
Montana Incident1952 Albert Hawkins (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
Has Anybody Seen My Gal1952 Caretaker (uncredited) Movie
Chevron Theatre1952 TV Show
Captain Video, Master of the Stratosphere1951 Alpha [Chs. 1-3, 7, 15 Movie
Comin' Round the Mountain1951 Old Mountain Man Movie
Double Crossbones1951 Guard (uncredited) Movie
Hollywood Story1951 Actor as Beggar in Commissary (uncredited) Movie
Mysterious Island1951 Mr. Jackson Movie
Ace in the Hole1951 Sad-Faced Man (uncredited) Movie
The Magic Carpet1951 Ahkmid Movie
The Mating Season1951 Mr. Tuttle Movie
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1951 Doc Parker, Hawkins TV Show
Dragnet1951 TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Janitor TV Show
The Adventures of Kit Carson1951 Jeremy Repp, Trader Bill, Stableman Pete TV Show
The Range Rider1951 Soapy, Buckskin O'Brien, Duckbill TV Show
The Roy Rogers Show1951 Parson Lode Turner, Seth, Assayer Sam Hanley TV Show
Honeychile1951 Ben Todd Movie
The Hills of Utah1951 Washoe Movie
The Lady from Texas1951 Mr. Smith (uncredited) Movie
The Longhorn1951 Bartender Ben Movie
Valley of Fire1951 Storekeeper Bundy (uncredited) Movie
Wanted: Dead or Alive1951 Bartender Steve (uncredited) Movie
Gruen Guild Theater1951 TV Show
Canyon Raiders1951 Old-Timer (uncredited) Movie
Roar of the Iron Horse, Rail-Blazer of the Apache Trail1951 Rocky Movie
Stagecoach Driver1951 Judge Charlie (uncredited) Movie
Cattle Queen1951 Alkali Movie
Atom Man vs. Superman1950 Mayor of Metropolis [Ch. 7 Movie
Comanche Territory1950 Stableman (uncredited) Movie
House by the River1950 Elmer (uncredited) Movie
The Kid from Texas1950 Cook (uncredited) Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Tattoo TV Show
Racket Squad1950 2nd Santa Claus TV Show
The Cisco Kid1950 Grandpa Joe, Hunt, Sheriff Len Cooper TV Show
The Gene Autry Show1950 Muskets Corby, Slim, Carnival Worker, Hank, Stage Driver TV Show
Chain Gang1950 Zeke (uncredited) Movie
Cody of the Pony Express1950 Erza Graham Movie
Last of the Buccaneers1950 Mr. Dunwood (uncredited) Movie
Pirates of the High Seas1950 Ben Wharton [Chs.7-9 Movie
Revenue Agent1950 Uster (uncredited) Movie
State Penitentiary1950 Bill Costello - Convict (uncredited) Movie
Tyrant of the Sea1950 Shawn O'Donnell Movie
Batman and Robin1949 Prof. Hammil Movie
The Adventures of Sir Galahad1949 Merlin - the Magician Movie
Fireside Theatre1949 Jed TV Show
The Lone Ranger1949 Tom Ellsworth, Elias Rush, Dallas 'Dead-Eye' Jones TV Show
Ride, Ryder, Ride!1949 Judge Prescott Movie
Barbary Pirate1949 Ezra Fielding Movie
Roll, Thunder, Roll!1949 Josh Culvert Movie
An Act of Murder1948 Old Man Outside Courthouse (uncredited) Movie
Superman1948 Phoney News-Hawker (uncredited) Movie
Words and Music1948 Doorman Movie
Black Hills1948 Clerk Tuttle (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
Congo Bill1948 Blinky [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Movie
Check Your Guns1948 Judge Hammond (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
Tex Granger: Midnight Rider of the Plains1948 Express Agent Lowery (uncredited) Movie
The Tioga Kid1948 Tennessee (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
Green Dolphin Street1947 Nat (uncredited) Movie
High Wall1947 Patient (uncredited) Movie
Pioneer Justice1947 Uncle Bob Movie
The Sea Hound1947 Andre, the Beachcomber Movie
Wild Country1947 Lawyer Joe Spindle (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
Ghost Town Renegades1947 Jonas Watson Movie
The Michigan Kid1947 Townsman (uncredited) Movie
Range Beyond the Blue1947 Doc Talbot (uncredited) Movie
Driftin' River1946 Tennessee Movie
Tumbleweed Trail1946 Judge Town (as Bill Fawcett) Movie
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    Tracker748Feb 16, 2014

    A crusty old cowboy with a Phd! He sure has a lot of credits.

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