William Hopper

William Hopper
1915 - 1970

William Hopper  American Actor


William DeWolf Hopper, Jr. (January 26, 1915 – March 6, 1970) was an American stage, film and television actor. The only child of actress and Hollywood columnist Hedda Hopper, he appeared in predominantly minor roles in more than 80 feature films in ...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship19 yrs
Shortest Relationship19 yrs
Average Relationship Length19 yrs
Rumored Relationships1
First Name William
Middle Name DeWolf
Last Name Hopper, Jr.
Full Name at Birth William DeWolf Hopper, Jr.
Alternative Name William DeWolf Hopper Jr., Dewolf Hopper Jr., William Hopper
Age 54 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th January, 1915
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 6th January, 1970
Place of Death Palm Springs, California, USA
Cause of Death Stroke leading to Pneumonia and finall a Heart Attack
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor (134 credits) Soundtrack (1 credit)
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Paul Drake on TV`s Perry Mason
Year(s) Active 1916; 1936–1966; 1970, 1916; 1934–1970
Father DeWolf Hopper, Jr.
Mother Hedda William Hopper
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William Hopper54 AquariusActor
Jane Gilbert75 Virgo
Isabel Jewell64 CancerActress


Myra Breckinridge1970 Judge Frederic D. Cannon (uncredited) Movie
20 Million Miles to Earth1957 Col. Robert Calder Movie
The Deadly Mantis1957 Dr. Nedrick (Ned) Jackson Movie
Perry Mason1957 Paul Drake TV Show
Slim Carter1957 Joe Brewster Movie
Good-bye, My Lady1956 Walden Grover Movie
The Bad Seed1956 Col. Kenneth Penmark Movie
The First Texan1956 William Barrett Travis Movie
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1956 Arnold Bait TV Show
Conquest of Space1955 Dr. George Fenton Movie
One Desire1955 'Mac' MacBain Movie
Rebel Without a Cause1955 Judy's Father Movie
Robbers' Roost1955 Robert Bell Movie
Casablanca1955 William Randall TV Show
Fury1955 Dr. Steve Brown, Steve Wilson TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Tasker, John Henry Jordan TV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955 Rick Gordon TV Show
Matinee Theatre1955 TV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955 Philip Harland TV Show
The Millionaire1955 Capt. Jonathan Carroll TV Show
Warner Brothers Presents1955 Wilson TV Show
Celebrity Playhouse1955 TV Show
Sitting Bull1954 Charles Wentworth (as Bill Hopper) Movie
The High and the Mighty1954 Roy (as William Dewolf Hopper) Movie
Track of the Cat1954 Arthur Bridges Movie
Studio 571954 Kip TV Show
This Is My Love1954 District Attorney Movie
Mayor of the Town1954 Girard TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Joe Cramer TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Dan Mailer TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 George, Jim Johanson, Brad Scott TV Show
The Last Ride1944 Swank, Mechanic, Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Action in the North Atlantic1943 Canadian Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Air Force1943 Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
The Hard Way1943 Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Murder on the Waterfront1943 First Sentry (uncredited) Movie
Across the Pacific1942 Orderly (uncredited) Movie
Desperate Journey1942 Radio Operator (uncredited) Movie
Gentleman Jim1942 Undetermined Role (uncredited) Movie
Juke Girl1942 Atlanta Postal Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Lady Gangster1942 John (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Larceny, Inc.1942 Traffic Policeman (uncredited) Movie
The Male Animal1942 Reporter on Porch (uncredited) Movie
Yankee Doodle Dandy1942 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Beyond the Line of Duty1942 University of Texas Classmate (uncredited) Short Film
Bullet Scars1942 Citizens Bank Teller (uncredited) Movie
Busses Roar1942 Dark-Haired Sailor at Bar (uncredited) Movie
Escape from Crime1942 Hastings (uncredited) Movie
Murder in the Big House1942 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Secret Enemies1942 Agent (uncredited) Movie
You Can't Escape Forever1942 Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Spy Ship1942 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Divide and Conquer1942 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
Affectionately Yours1941 Airline Attendant (uncredited) Movie
All Through the Night1941 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Blues in the Night1941 Billiard Player (uncredited) Movie
Dive Bomber1941 Pilot Telling Joe 'Tim Landed RAF Plane' (uncredited) Movie
Footsteps in the Dark1941 Police Secretary (uncredited) Movie
International Squadron1941 Radio Operator (uncredited) Movie
Manpower1941 Power Company Telephone Operator (uncredited) Movie
Navy Blues1941 Ensign Walters (uncredited) Movie
The Bride Came C.O.D.1941 Keenan's Pilot (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
The Maltese Falcon1941 Reporter Movie
They Died with Their Boots On1941 Lt. Frazier (uncredited) Movie
You're in the Army Now1941 Supply Man - Gas Masks (uncredited) Movie
A Shot in the Dark1941 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Flight from Destiny1941 Travin (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Here Comes Happiness1941 Best Man (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Highway West1941 Frank Carson - Murdered Cashier (uncredited) Movie
Knockout1941 First Reporter (uncredited) Movie
The Body Disappears1941 Terrence Abbott (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
The Case of the Black Parrot1941 Ship's officer reporting false alarm Movie
Throwing a Party1941 Short Film
Bullets for O'Hara1941 Richard Palmer (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Passage from Hong Kong1941 Watson (uncredited) Movie
Strange Alibi1941 Apartment House Clerk (uncredited) Movie
'Til We Meet Again1940 Man (uncredited) Movie
Brother Orchid1940 2nd Reporter on Return Ship (uncredited) Movie
Castle on the Hudson1940 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Knute Rockne All American1940 New York Reporter When Knute is Ill (uncredited) Movie
No Time for Comedy1940 First-Nighter (uncredited) Movie
Santa Fe Trail1940 Officer (scenes deleted) Movie
The Fighting 69th1940 Private Turner (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Virginia City1940 Lieutenant Reporting Murrell's Attack (uncredited) Movie
Always a Bride1940 Man at Campaign Meeting Carrying Michael (uncredited) Movie
Calling Philo Vance1940 Clerk at Hotel Nino in Chicago (uncredited) Movie
Flight Angels1940 Lefty (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Gambling on the High Seas1940 Police Boat Radio Operator (uncredited) Movie
Lady with Red Hair1940 Lyceum Theater Attendant (uncredited) Movie
Money and the Woman1940 J.L. Burns, Bank Depositor (uncredited) Movie
Tear Gas Squad1940 George (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
The Man Who Talked Too Much1940 Reporter #2 (uncredited) Movie
Pony Express Days1940 St. Joseph Telegrapher (uncredited) Short Film
The Flag of Humanity1940 Sentry (uncredited) Short Film
Ladies Must Live1940 Joe Barton (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
The Singing Dude1940 Cowboy (uncredited) Short Film
Sockeroo1940 Movie
A Child Is Born1939 Intern Going to See Operation (uncredited) Movie
Daughters Courageous1939 Striped-Shirted Man at Beach (uncredited) Movie
Dust Be My Destiny1939 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Espionage Agent1939 Student (uncredited) Movie
Invisible Stripes1939 Society Gent in Top Hat (uncredited) Movie
Midnight1939 Flammarions' Party Guest (uncredited) Movie
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase1939 Reporter (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
On Your Toes1939 Ronald - Peggy's Escort (uncredited) Movie
Stagecoach1939 Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
The Angels Wash Their Faces1939 Photographer (uncredited) Movie
The Old Maid1939 John (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
The Return of Doctor X1939 Interne (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Dead End Kids at Military School1939 Soldier Getting Radio Report from H4 (uncredited) Movie
The Cowboy Quarterback1939 Handsome Sam Saxon (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
The Bill of Rights1939 Courier (uncredited) Short Film
Pride of the Blue Grass1939 Joe (as DeWolf Hopper) Movie
Mystery House1938 Lal Killian Movie
Daredevil Drivers1938 Neeley Bus Driver Movie
Love, Honor and Behave1938 Yale Tennis Player (uncredited) Movie
Dick Tracy1937 Dirigible Pilot (uncredited) Movie
Love Is on the Air1937 Eddie Gould Movie
Back in Circulation1937 Pete Eddington - a Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Join the Marines1937 Marine (uncredited) Movie
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air1937 Second Production Manager (uncredited) Movie
Public Wedding1937 Tony Burke Movie
The Adventurous Blonde1937 Matt Movie
The Footloose Heiress1937 Jack Pierson Movie
Larceny on the Air1937 Announcer (as De Wolf Hopper) Movie
Over the Goal1937 Ken Thomas Movie
Murder with Pictures1936 Photographer (uncredited) Movie
The Big Broadcast of 19371936 Ship's Officer (uncredited) Movie
The Accusing Finger1936 Reporter (as DeWolf Hopper Jr.) Movie
The King Steps Out1936 Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Beware of Ladies1936 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Easy to Take1936 Radio Monitor Room Man (uncredited) Movie
Sunshine Dad1916 Infant in carriage (as DeWolf Hopper Jr.) Movie
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