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William Rice (I) (1931–2006)

William Rice was born on October 17, 1931 in Vermont, USA as William L. Rice. He was an actor and director, known for Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Stray Dogs (1985) and Manhattan Love Suicides (1985). He died on January 23, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Coffee and Cigarettes
Coffee and Cigarettes Bill (segment "Champagne")
Stray Dogs
Stray Dogs Artist
Manhattan Love Suicides
Manhattan Love Suicides The Artist (segment "Stray Dogs")
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 2011 That's Beautiful Frank (post-production)
Trapped in a Bathroom
 2005 One Last Thing...
Undertaker (as Bill Rice)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Bill (segment "Champagne") (as Bill Rice)
 2000 Del Fuego (Short)
Von Heinrich
 1999 Modern Young Man (Short)
Repo Man
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Patient #1
- Right to Life (1996) ... Patient #1 (as Will Rice)
 1994 The Deflowering (Short)
The Professor (as Bill Rice)
 1992 Last Supper
 1989 Rain
Preacher (as Bill Rice)
 1988 The Big Blue
 1988 Landlord Blues
 1987 Thunder II
Thomas Rupert
 1986 Sleepwalk
Man at Elevator (as Bill Rice)
 1985 Manhattan Love Suicides (Short)
The Artist (segment "Stray Dogs") (as Bill Rice)
 1985 Stray Dogs (Short)
Artist (as Bill Rice)
 1984 Decoder
 1984 Doomed Love
 1982 Vortex
Frederick Fields
 1981 Subway Riders
Mr. Gollstone
 1980 The Trap Door
Fuller Brush Man
 1980 The Offenders
Dr. Moore
 1979 Seduction of Patrick (Short) (as Bill Rice)
 1979 Letters to Dad (Short) (as Bill Rice)
 1978 Final Reward (as Bill Rice)
 1978 G Man (Short)
Max Karl (as Bill Rice)
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Alternate Names:

Bill Rice | Will Rice

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