No photo available. Represent Bill Alton? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 113,222 this week

Bill Alton (I) (1924–1998)

Bill Alton was one of the founding members of Chicago's Second City, along with Edward Asner, Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers and others. Both his wife, Dolores Alton, and his ex-wife, Zohra Lampert, were also members of the troupe. He got involved with the "Second City" while attending the University of Chicago after fighting in World War II. He also ... See full bio »

Fall TV Guide

Find out everything you need to stay up to date with the upcoming season in our Fall TV Guide!

Visit the Fall TV Guide

Live Twitter Q&A With Matt Ross for 'Captain Fantastic'

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with Captain Fantastic director Matt Ross on Tuesday, Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Twitter and send your questions now to #IMDbAskMatt.

Follow IMDb on Twitter

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Bill Alton's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Darrow Ludwig
Sweet Lorraine
Sweet Lorraine Cab Driver
Law & Order
Law & Order Judge Bernard O'Malley / Judge O'Malley
East Side/West Side
East Side/West Side Paint store clerk / Policeman in the Diner


Jump to: Actor | Composer
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (6 credits)
 1991-1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge O'Malley / Judge Bernard O'Malley
- Jurisdiction (1993) ... Judge O'Malley
- Asylum (1991) ... Judge Bernard O'Malley
 1991 Darrow (TV Movie)
 1989 Saturday Night with Connie Chung (TV Series)
Father Jenco
- Terry Anderson (1989) ... Father Jenco
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
Prof. Willard
- Our Town (1989) ... Prof. Willard
 1987 Sweet Lorraine
Cab Driver
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Policeman in the Diner / Paint store clerk
- The Passion of the Nickel Player (1964) ... Policeman in the Diner (as William Alton)
- One Drink at a Time (1964) ... Paint store clerk (as William Alton)
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 2011 Exit 33

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV Commercial for Thom McCann (1969) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

William Alton


5' 11" (1.8 m)

Did You Know?


Father of Deirdre Erin Alton.



Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Bill Alton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page