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William Ball (I) (1931–1991)

William Ball was born on April 29, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Suburban Commando (1991), Claude (1992) and The Defenders (1961). He died on July 30, 1991 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. See full bio »
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Suburban Commando
Suburban Commando Gen. Suitor
Claude Minister
The Defenders
The Defenders Director
Great Performances


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 1992 Claude
 1991 Suburban Commando
Gen. Suitor
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Mr. Ball - ACT Director
- Deadline (1973) ... Mr. Ball - ACT Director
 1963 Directions (TV Series)
Father Alfred Delp
- In Face of Death (1963) ... Father Alfred Delp
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 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Whipping Boy (1965)
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 1976 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie) (director: original stage production)
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 1991 William Ball Memorial (Video)
Himself / archive
 1969 Festival of Arts (TV Series)
Himself - Narrator
- Act Now (1969) ... Himself - Narrator
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He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," in an American Conservatory Theatre production in San Francisco, California. See more »

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