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William Broyles Jr.

William Broyles Jr. was born on October 8, 1944 in Harris County, Texas, USA as William Dodson Broyles Jr. He is known for his work on Cast Away (2000), Apollo 13 (1995) and Planet of the Apes (2001). He is married to Andrea Bettina Berndt. They have three children. He was previously married to Linda Purl and Sybil Ann Newman. See full bio »
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 1996 Titanic: Adventure Out of Time (Video Game) (researcher)
 1988-1991 China Beach (TV Series) (executive consultant - 62 episodes)
- Hello Goodbye (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- Through and Through (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- Rewind (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- Quest (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- The Always Goodbye (1991) ... (executive consultant)
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Article: "Of Lust And Arms", "Playboy" (USA), June 1993, p.94-96+172-173.

Alternate Names:

William D. Broyles Jr. | William Broyles

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A character in his screenplay is technologically dependent but is cast into a situation where he must rely on his instincts and intuition, rather than his technical know-how (Cast Away (2000), Apollo 13 (1995), Planet of the Apes (1968)). This is based on his experience as a Marine infantry lieutenant in Vietnam.

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