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William Bakewell (1908–1993)


William Bakewell was born on May 2, 1908 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and West Point (1927). He was married to Diane Griffths and Jennifer Holt. He died on April 15, 1993 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Desk Clerk
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Elroy (segment "Love and the Lucky Couple")
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
Jeremy's Father
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Baker
- Which Way to the O.K. Corral? (1972) ... Baker (uncredited)
 1970-1971 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
The Golf Marshal / Norm / Carnival Host / ...
- Professor Pygmalion Plays Golf (1971) ... The Golf Marshal
- The Prodigy (1971) ... Norm
- The Human Fly (1971) ... Carnival Host (as Bill Bakewell)
- The New Butch (1970) ... Announcer
 1970 Green Acres (TV Series)
Man
- Enterprising Eb (1970) ... Man
 1970 That Girl (TV Series)
Bob Macintosh
- No Man Is a Manhattan Island (1970) ... Bob Macintosh
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- The Naked Billionaire (1969) ... Hotel Clerk
 1968 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Secretary of War
- Flag of Truce (1968) ... Secretary of War
 1967-1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
Slatter / Henshaw
- Trouble Town (1968) ... Slatter
- The Greedy Ones (1967) ... Henshaw
 1967 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Colonel Harris
- The Greatest Invention in the World (1967) ... Colonel Harris
 1966 Not with My Wife, You Don't!
Brig. Gen. Swift (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Herbert Allison / Actor / Ralph Craig
- Young Love (1966) ... Herbert Allison
- Bedloe's Successor (1965) ... Actor
- A Borderline Story (1965) ... Ralph Craig
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
County Attorney Lassiter
- This Town for Sale (1965) ... County Attorney Lassiter
 1965 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Chauffeur
- A Real Nice Neighbor (1965) ... Chauffeur
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Wythe
- George Mason (1965) ... Wythe
 1961-1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Clerk / Fred / Tom
- Hazel Squares the Triangle (1964) ... Clerk
- Hazel and the Model T (1964) ... Fred
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Erkle Urecal / D.A.
- The Sweet Taste of Vengeance (1964) ... Erkle Urecal / D.A.
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Ren Newell
- Tigers Are for Jungles (1964) ... Ren Newell
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Nate Eastman / Sam Branch
- A Time Remembered (1963) ... Nate Eastman
- The Fatal Journey (1963) ... Sam Branch
 1963 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Petrie
- Oh, Those Hats! (1963) ... Mr. Petrie
 1961-1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Bert - Jack's Agent / Supervisor Hodges
- Jack Going Back Into Pictures (1962) ... Bert - Jack's Agent (as Bill Bakewell)
- Jack Goes to Las Vegas (1961) ... Supervisor Hodges
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Mr. Somers
- Square Cop (1962) ... Mr. Somers
 1962 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Victor
 1961 Bringing Up Buddy (TV Series)
Judge Murray
- Behind Bars (1961) ... Judge Murray
 1961 Guestward Ho! (TV Series)
Mr. Elliott
- No Place Like Home (1961) ... Mr. Elliott
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- The Deep End (1961) ... Psychiatrist (as Billy Bakewell)
 1961 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series)
Gregory Beaumont
- The Movie Set (1961) ... Gregory Beaumont
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Mr. Sorenson
- Black Saturday (1961) ... Mr. Sorenson
 1960 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Mr. Purcell
- Beaver and Kenneth (1960) ... Mr. Purcell
 1959-1960 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
David McGrath / Walter Wilcox
- Prima Donna (1960) ... David McGrath
- Monte Cristo (1959) ... Walter Wilcox
 1958-1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Somers / Mr. Mulenbach
- The Sam Livingston Story (1960) ... Somers
- The Jennifer Churchill Story (1958) ... Mr. Mulenbach
 1960 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series)
Fredericks
- Goldie on 'Face to Face' (1960) ... Fredericks
 1960 Lassie (TV Series)
Mr. Endicott
- Champ (1960) ... Mr. Endicott
 1959 Lock Up (TV Series)
 1959 Maverick (TV Series)
Desk Clerk
- Maverick Springs (1959) ... Desk Clerk
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Rusty
- The Rock Prison (1959) ... Rusty
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1957-1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Les Curtis / Cliff Parker
- Killer on the Run (1959) ... Les Curtis
- Chain Store (1957) ... Cliff Parker
 1959 Sky King (TV Series)
Connor
- Mickey's Birthday (1959) ... Connor
 1958 Johnny Rocco
Joe, Police Scientist (uncredited)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- Faster Gun (1958)
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Walt Dickerson
- Fight for a Fugitive (1958) ... Walt Dickerson
 1958 Hell's Five Hours
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Man #1
- A Sister for Kelly (1958) ... Man #1
 1958 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Dispatcher
- Contraband Diamonds (1958) ... Dispatcher
 1958 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Barclay
- Bolivar's Beauty Salon (1958) ... Mr. Barclay
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Detective
- The Cover Up (1958) ... Detective
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Ben Slater
- The Dutch Clock (1957) ... Ben Slater
 1957 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Dr. Stenner
- Bob and the New Receptionist (1957) ... Dr. Stenner
 1957 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The General (1957) ... The Doctor
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
Graves
- The Jailhouse Gang (1957) ... Graves
 1957 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
Emcee
- This Is Your Life (1957) ... Emcee
 1957 The People's Choice (TV Series)
Bill King
- Sock's Secret Honeymoon (1957) ... Bill King
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Col. Boyd
- The Missing Colonel (1957) ... Col. Boyd
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Baxter Boy (1956)
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Finley Fitzpatrick
- Finley's Fan Club (1956) ... Finley Fitzpatrick
 1956 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (TV Series)
- The Score Card (1956)
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Ray Blake
- A Kiss for Santa (1955) ... Ray Blake
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Michael Dailey / Robert Cooper / Major Dort
- Appointment for Love (1955) ... Michael Dailey
 1955 The Great Gildersleeve (TV Series)
Wilbur Brunston
- Practice What You Preach (1955) ... Wilbur Brunston
 1954-1955 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Norton / Major Norton
- Davy Crockett Goes to Congress (1955) ... Norton
- Davy Crockett: Indian Fighter (1954) ... Major Norton
 1954 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
Rogerson P. Hammerstine
- Pilot (1954) ... Rogerson P. Hammerstine
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
George Kirby
- Picture in the Case (1954) ... George Kirby
 1954 Lucky Me
Jaguar Owner (uncredited)
 1952-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Ames / Ransome
- The Insufferable Woman (1954) ... Ames
- Moses and Mr. Aiken (1954) ... Ransome
- A Kiss for Aunt Sophie (1952) ... (as Bill Bakewell)
 1954 Meet Corliss Archer (TV Series)
Richard Patterson
- The Algebra Problem (1954) ... Richard Patterson
 1953 So This Is Love
Charles, Waiter (uncredited)
 1953 Family Theatre (TV Series)
- Trial of Tara (1953)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
Serge
- The Model Agency Story (1953) ... Serge
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Lang / Skip Clark
- Inside Crime (1952) ... Lang
- Deep Six (1952) ... Skip Clark
 1952 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Professor Ralph Chaney / Max Rance
- Lost City of the Incas (1952) ... Professor Ralph Chaney
- Face of Death (1952) ... Max Rance
 1952 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- Blackmail (1952)
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Rod Slader
- Big Trap (1952) ... Rod Slader
 1952 Room for One More
Milkman (scenes deleted)
 1951 Come Fill the Cup
Hal Ortman
 1951 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
- Hit and Run (1951)
 1951 When the Redskins Rode
Appleby
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Charming Billy (1951)
 1951 Wells Fargo Gunmaster
Charlie Lannon
 1951 Oh! Susanna
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
 1950 The Capture
Herb Tolin, Bolsa Grande Oil
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy
Dick Hebert
 1948 Miraculous Journey (uncredited)
 1948 Night Wind
Capt. Kingston (uncredited)
 1948 Romance on the High Seas
Dudley
 1948 So This Is New York
Hotel Clerk
 1948 Arthur Takes Over
Lawrence White
 1947 King of the Bandits
Captain Frank Mason
 1947 Messenger of Peace
Pastor Willie von Adel
 1947 The Trespasser
Bruce Coleman, the Literary Editor
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter
Windor
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys
Eddie
 1943 Yanks Ahoy
Ens. Crosby (uncredited)
 1943 Submarine Alert
Agent Pomeroy, Fleming's Aide (uncredited)
 1942 King of the Mounties
Corporal Ross
 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
Hugh Pleasant (as William Bakewell Jr.)
 1942 The Postman Didn't Ring
Robert Harwood Jr.
 1942 I Live on Danger
Mac
 1942 The Dawn Express
Tom Fielding
 1942 Dr. Kildare's Victory
Mr. Hubbell
 1941 Cheers for Miss Bishop
Jim Forbes (uncredited)
 1940 Seven Sinners
Ensign
 1940 The Saint Takes Over
Shipboard Card Player (uncredited)
 1940 Beyond Tomorrow
David Chadwick
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Mounted Officer
 1939 Those High Grey Walls
Kibitzer (uncredited)
 1939 Zenobia
Townsman at Zeke's Recitation (uncredited)
 1939 Hotel Imperial
Cadet
 1939 King of the Turf
Intern
 1938 The Duke of West Point
Committee Captain
 1938 The Higgins Family
Eddie Davis
 1937 Exiled to Shanghai
Andrew
 1937 Trapped by G-Men
Dick Withers
 1937 Jungle Menace
Tom Banning
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
Tom Wilson
 1937 Mile a Minute Love
Bob
 1937 Quality Street
Lt. Spicer (uncredited)
 1936 Sea Spoilers
Lieut. Commander Mays
 1936 Lady Luck
Dave Haines
 1935 Happiness C.O.D.
Ken Sherridan
 1935 Together We Live
Billy
 1935 Manhattan Butterfly
Stevens aka Stephen Collier
 1935 Strangers All
Dick Carter
 1935 On Probation
Bill Coleman
 1935 Laddie
Robert Pryor
 1934 Sons of Steel
Roland Chadburne
 1934 Crimson Romance
Adolph
 1934 The Curtain Falls
Barry Graham
 1934 The Party's Over
Clay
 1934 Straight Is the Way
Dr. Wilkes
 1934 Speed Wings
Jerry
 1934 The Quitter
Russell Tilford
 1934 You Can't Buy Everything
Donny 'Don' Bell as a man
 1933 Straightaway
Billy Dawson
 1933 A Man of Sentiment
John Russell
 1933 Three Cornered Moon
Douglas Rimplegar
 1933 Lucky Devils
Slugger Jones
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
 1932 Back Street
Richard Saxel - Walter's Son
 1932 While Paris Sleeps
Paul Renoir
 1932 Cheaters at Play
Maurice Perry
 1931 The Spirit of Notre Dame
Jim Stewart
 1931 Politics
Benny Emerson
 1931 A Woman of Experience
Count Karl Runyi
 1931 Daybreak
Otto
 1931 Dance, Fools, Dance
Rodney
 1931 The Great Meadow
Jack Jarvis (uncredited)
 1931 Reducing
Tommy Haverly
 1930 Paid
Carney
 1930 The Bat Whispers
Brook
 1930 Lummox
Paul Charvet
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
 1929 On with the Show!
Jimmy
 1929 Hot Stuff
Mack Moran
 1929 Lady of the Pavements
A Pianist
 1928 Annapolis
Skippy
 1928 The Battle of the Sexes
The Son
 1928 Harold Teen
Percival
 1928 The Devil's Trademark
Tom Benton
 1928 The Latest from Paris
Bud Dolan
 1927/II West Point
'Tex' McNeil
 1927 The Shield of Honor
Jerry MacDowell
 1927 Mother
Jerry Ellis
 1927 The Heart Thief
Victor
 1926 Old Ironsides
Young Philadelphian (uncredited)
 1926 Whispering Wires (uncredited)
 1926 The Waning Sex
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1926 Elsie in New York (Short)
 1926 The Gilded Butterfly
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1925 The Last Edition
'Ink' Donovan
 1923 Fighting Blood
Minor Role (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Autobiography: "Hollywood Be Thy Name" published by Scarecrow Press

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

William Bakewell Jr. | Billy Bakewell | Bill Bakewell

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Trivia:

Jut-jawed, light-haired American juvenile actor of the 30s, including his best known film, All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), but whose career dwindled for the most part into bit roles by adulthood. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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