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William T. Orr (1917–2002)


William Orr is known to fans of 1950s and 1960s TV shows by the abbreviated but imposing credit of Wm. T. Orr seen at the end of every Warner Bros. show including Maverick (1957), Cheyenne (1955), 77 Sunset Strip (1958) and F Troop (1965). As the head of WB Television for nine years, he was executive producer of the studio's early forays into the ... See full bio »

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Known For

77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip Producer
(1958-1963)
Lawman
Lawman Producer
(1958-1962)
Maverick
Maverick Producer
(1957-1962)
Hawaiian Eye
Hawaiian Eye Producer
(1959-1963)

Filmography

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 1973 Wicked, Wicked (executive producer)
 1965-1966 Mister Roberts (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes)
- Captain, My Captain (1966) ... (executive producer)
- In Love and War (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Undercover Cook (1966) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Unwelcome Aboard (1966) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Son of Eight in Every Port (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1965-1966 Hank (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- The Millionth Dollar Baby (1966) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Operation Crackdown (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Four's a Crowd (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- My Fair Co-Ed (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- They're Playing Our Song (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1965-1966 F Troop (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Our Hero, What's His Name? (1966) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Iron Horse Go Home (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Here Comes the Tribe (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- The 86 Proof Spring (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- O'Rourke vs. O'Reilly (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1964-1965 Wendy and Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- Tacos, Enchiladas and Wendy (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Call Me or I'll Call You (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Wendy's Five Thousand Dollar Chair (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Danny's Double Life (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Wendy's Instant Intellect (1965) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1964-1965 No Time for Sergeants (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- The Velvet Wiggle (1965) ... (executive producer)
- Target: Stockdale (1965) ... (executive producer)
- Andy Meets His Match (1965) ... (executive producer)
- Whortleberry Roots for Everyone (1965) ... (executive producer)
- The Day Blue Blew (1965) ... (executive producer)
 1964 Sex and the Single Girl (producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1964 Ready for the People (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1963-1964 Temple Houston (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Miss Katherine (1964) ... (executive producer)
- The Town That Trespassed (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Do Unto Others, Then Gallop (1964) ... (executive producer)
- The Gun That Swept the West (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Last Full Moon (1964) ... (executive producer)
 1958-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (executive producer - 186 episodes)
- Never to Have Loved (1963) ... (executive producer)
- The Checkmate Caper (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Your Fortune for a Penny (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Our Man in Switzerland (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Lady in the Sun (1963) ... (executive producer)
 1962-1963 The Dakotas (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- A Nice Girl from Goliath (1963) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Sanctuary at Crystal Springs (1963) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Feud at Snake River (1963) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- The Chooser of the Slain (1963) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Terror at Heart River (1963) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1959-1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (executive producer - 134 episodes)
- Passport (1963) ... (executive producer)
- The Sisters (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Gift of Love (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Blow Low, Blow Blue (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Two Million Too Much (1963) ... (executive producer)
 1962-1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Tommy (1963) ... (executive producer)
- The Crucible (1963) ... (executive producer)
- A Taste of Peace (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Ol' Buddy (1963) ... (executive producer)
- One Puka Puka (1963) ... (executive producer)
 1955-1962 Cheyenne (TV Series) (executive producer - 108 episodes)
- Showdown at Oxbend (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Wanted for the Murder of Cheyenne Bodie (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Johnny Brassbuttons (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Vengeance Is Mine (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- The Vanishing Breed (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1962 Room for One More (TV Series) (executive producer - 23 episodes)
- Son of a Boss (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Ribbins and Beaus (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Bonjour, Rose Family (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Happiness Is Just a State of Mind (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Out at Home (1962) ... (executive producer)
 1960-1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (executive producer - 74 episodes)
- Midnight for Prince Charming (1962) ... (executive producer)
- House on Boca Key (1962) ... (executive producer)
- The Neutral Corner (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Pawn's Gambit (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Masquerade (1962) ... (executive producer)
 1958-1962 Lawman (TV Series) (executive producer - 156 episodes)
- The Witness (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- The Unmasked (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Jailbreak (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Explosion (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- The Actor (1962) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1958-1962 Bronco (TV Series) (executive producer - 68 episodes)
- Then the Mountains (1962) ... (executive producer)
- The Immovable Object (1962) ... (executive producer)
- A Town That Lived and Died (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Moment of Doubt (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Until Kingdom Come (1962) ... (executive producer)
 1957-1962 Maverick (TV Series) (executive producer - 124 episodes)
- One of Our Trains Is Missing (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Mr. Muldoon's Partner (1962) ... (executive producer)
- The Money Machine (1962) ... (executive producer)
- The Troubled Heir (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Marshal Maverick (1962) ... (executive producer)
 1960-1962 The Roaring 20's (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- The People People Marry (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Footlights (1962) ... (executive producer)
- You Can't Fight City Hall (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Blondes Prefer Gentlemen (1961) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
- Asparagus Tips (1961) ... (executive producer)
 1957-1961 Sugarfoot (TV Series) (executive producer - 69 episodes)
- Trouble at Sand Springs (1961) ... (executive producer)
- Stranger in Town (1961) ... (executive producer)
- Angel (1961) ... (executive producer)
- Shepherd with a Gun (1961) ... (executive producer)
- Toothy Thompson (1961) ... (executive producer)
 1959-1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (executive producer - 39 episodes)
- Teresa (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Reunion (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Interrupted Wedding (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Wagon Show (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Ferry to Algiers (1960) ... (executive producer)
 1957-1960 Colt .45 (TV Series) (executive producer - 67 episodes)
- The Trespasser (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Showdown at Goldtown (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Appointment in Agoura (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Bounty List (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Attack (1960) ... (executive producer)
 1959-1960 The Alaskans (TV Series) (executive producer - 37 episodes)
- The Devil Made Fire (1960) ... (executive producer)
- The Ballad of Whitehorse (1960) ... (executive producer)
- White Vengeance (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Sign of the Kodiak (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Calico (1960) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1958 Girl on the Run (executive producer)
 1956-1957 Conflict (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- No Man's Road (1957) ... (executive producer)
- Capital Punishment (1957) ... (executive producer)
- Girl on the Subway (1957) ... (executive producer)
- Stranger on the Road (1956) ... (executive producer)
- Man from 1997 (1956) ... (executive producer)
 1955-1956 Casablanca (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Fateful Night (1956) ... (executive producer)
- Labor Camp Escape (1955) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1955 Warner Brothers Presents (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Return (1955) ... (executive producer - as Wm. T. Orr)
 1955 Kings Row (TV Series) (executive producer)
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