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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
The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew Miscellaneous Crew


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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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 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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He directed Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac," in an American Conservatory Theatre production at the Geary and Marine Memorial Theatres in San Francisco, California. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1965 Tony Award as Best Director (Dramatic) for "Tartuffe." See more »

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