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William Conrad (I) (1920–1994)


William Conrad became a television star relatively late in his career. In fact, the former Army Air Corps World War II fighter pilot began his screen career playing heavies. He was Max, one of The Killers (1946) hired to finish off Burt Lancaster in his dingy lodgings. He was the corrupt state inspector Turck working for the syndicate in The Racket... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1991 Hudson Hawk
Narrator (voice)
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Series)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1986 Matlock (TV Series)
D.A. James L. McShane
- The Don: Part 2 (1986) ... D.A. James L. McShane
- The Don: Part 1 (1986) ... D.A. James L. McShane
 1986 Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (TV Movie)
Jim Dunn
 1986 Killing Cars
Mr. Mahoney
 1985 In Like Flynn (TV Movie)
Sgt. Dominic
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Major Anatole Karzof
- Death Takes a Curtain Call (1984) ... Major Anatole Karzof
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
Narrator
- High Stakes (1983) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Female of the Species (1983) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Illusion (1983) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Manimal (1983) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1983 Trauma Center (TV Series)
Narrator
- Breakthrough (1983) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Trauma Center (Pilot) (1983) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1983 The Mikado (TV Movie)
The Mikado
 1982 Shocktrauma (TV Movie)
Dr. R Adams Cowley
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series)
Stabbed Man
- Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don't Laugh) (1982) ... Stabbed Man
 1981 Side Show (TV Movie)
Ring Announcer (voice)
 1980 Turnover Smith (TV Movie)
Thaddeus Smith
 1980 The Return of the King (TV Movie)
Lord Denethor (voice)
 1979-1980 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Narrator
- Flight of the War Witch (1980) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Buck's Duel to the Death (1980) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Space Rockers (1980) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- A Dream of Jennifer (1980) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Olympiad (1980) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1980 Battles: The Murder That Wouldn't Die (TV Movie)
William Battles
 1979 The Rebels (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Movie)
Opening Narrator / Draconian officer (voice, uncredited)
 1978 Keefer (TV Movie)
Keefer
 1978 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Pilot (1978) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1978 Night Cries (TV Movie)
Dr. Whelan
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- No Way Out (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- You're Not Alone (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Force of Evil (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- A Hand for Sonny Blue (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Nomads (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
 1977 Moonshine County Express
Jack Starkey
 1977 The Force of Evil (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1977 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1977 The City (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1976 The Macahans (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1973 The Wild, Wild World of Animals (TV Series)
Narrator (1973-76) (voice)
 1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Narrator
- Women for Sale: Part 2 (1973) ... Narrator (voice)
- Women for Sale: Part 1 (1973) ... Narrator (voice)
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Keegan
- O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (1971) ... Keegan
 1971 Cannon (TV Movie)
Frank Cannon
 1971 D.A.: Conspiracy to Kill (TV Movie)
Chief Vincent Kovac
 1970 Men at Law (TV Series)
Kornedi
- Survivors Will Be Prosecuted (1970) ... Kornedi
 1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
'China' Pierce
- Spokes (1970) ... 'China' Pierce
 1970 The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie)
Bart Harris
 1970 Chisum
Narrator - Opening Credits (voice, uncredited)
 1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Strategy Room Announcer
- Situation Red (1970) ... Strategy Room Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1969 The Dudley Do-Right Show (TV Series)
Narrator #2 (voice)
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Arnold Wexler
- The Power (1969) ... Arnold Wexler
 1963-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Judgment: Part II (1967) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Judgment: Part I (1967) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Shattered Silence (1967) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Walls of Night (1967) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Dossier on a Diplomat (1967) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1967 Countdown
TV Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
 1966 Chamber of Horrors
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1965 Battle of the Bulge
Narrator (uncredited)
 1965 F Troop (TV Series)
Announcer
- Scourge of the West (1965) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1965 Hoppity Hooper (TV Series)
Narrator / Sparring Partner / Spectator #1 / ...
- Wonder Water (1965) ... Narrator / Sparring Partner / Spectator #1 / ... (voice, uncredited)
 1965 Brainstorm
Mental Patient (uncredited)
 1965 My Blood Runs Cold
Deputy on Radio (voice, uncredited)
 1965 Two on a Guillotine
Fat Man in Hall of Mirrors (uncredited)
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Bystander
- 5: The Conclusion (1963) ... Bystander (uncredited)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Sgt. Cresse
- The Thirty-First of February (1963) ... Sgt. Cresse
 1962 G.E. True (TV Series)
Dr. James Fallon
- Circle of Death (1962) ... Dr. James Fallon
 1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Norge / Moses Kadish
- Genesis (1962) ... Norge
- Man Who Struck Moonshine (1962) ... Moses Kadish
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Dan
- Yankee Dollar (1962) ... Dan
 1962 Geronimo
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1958-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Dick MacIntyre / Clark Benson
- Terror on the Trinity (1961) ... Dick MacIntyre
- Stampede at Tent City (1958) ... Clark Benson
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Corey
- Killers in Paradise (1961) ... Corey
 -1960 The Bullwinkle Show (TV Series)
Rocky and Bullwinkle Narrator / Dudley Do-Right Narrator #2 / Narrator (segment "Rocky and Bullwinkle")
- Jet Fuel Formula Part 1 and 2 (1960) ... Narrator (segment "Rocky and Bullwinkle") (voice, as Bill Conrad)
- Upsidaisium, Parts 35 & 36 ... Rocky and Bullwinkle Narrator / Dudley Do-Right Narrator #2 (voice)
- Upsidaisium, Parts 33 & 34 ... Rocky and Bullwinkle Narrator / Dudley Do-Right Narrator #2 (voice)
- Upsidaisium, Parts 31 & 32 ... Rocky and Bullwinkle Narrator / Dudley Do-Right Narrator #2 (voice)
- Upsidaisium, Parts 29 & 30 ... Rocky and Bullwinkle Narrator / Dudley Do-Right Narrator #2 (voice)
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Frank Banter
- The Governor (1960) ... Frank Banter
 1959-1960 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
Narrator
- Out on a Ledge (1960) ... Narrator
- Juvenile Delinquent (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Three X (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Thief of the City (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- The Informer (1960) ... Narrator
 1959 -30-
Jim Bathgate
 1959 The Man and the Challenge (TV Series)
Jim Harrigan
- Invisible Force (1959) ... Jim Harrigan
 1958 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Wade Hacker
- The Governor (1958) ... Wade Hacker
 1957 Zero Hour!
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Ride Back
Sheriff Chris Hamish
 1956 Johnny Concho
Tallman
 1956 The Conqueror
Kasar
 1955 5 Against the House
Eric Berg
 1954 The Bob Mathias Story
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1953 The Desert Song
Lachmed
 1953 Cry of the Hunted
Goodwin
 1952 Lone Star
Mizette
 1951 The Sword of Monte Cristo
Major Nicolet
 1951 Cry Danger
Castro
 1950 Dial 1119
Chuckles - Bartender
 1950 The Milkman
Mike Morrel
 1950 One Way Street
Ollie
 1950 Escape (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1949 East Side, West Side
Lt. Jacobi
 1949 Tension
Lt. Edgar Gonsales
 1949 Any Number Can Play
Frank Sistina
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number
Morano
 1948 Four Faces West
Sheriff Egan
 1948 To the Victor
Farnsworth
 1948 Arch of Triumph
Policeman at Accident (uncredited)
 1947 Body and Soul
Quinn
 1946 The Killers
Max
 1945 Pillow to Post
First Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Show Show Director (29 credits)
Show Show Producer (15 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (30 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Bill Conrad

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Trivia:

One of the true superstars of the "Golden Age of Radio", he appeared in more than 7,500 radio programs. See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Libra

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