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William Cottrell (II) (1918–2001)

William Cottrell was born on June 6, 1918 in Medford, Oregon, USA. He was an actor, known for Julius Caesar (1953), The Strange Door (1951) and The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949). He was married to Morganna. He died on June 14, 2001 in Medford. See full bio »


(age 83) in Medford, Oregon, USA
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 1981 Killing at Hell's Gate (TV Movie)
Senator Hastings (as William D. Cottrell)
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
- The Eye of Fear (1963) ... Doctor
 1963 Inside Danny Baker (TV Movie)
Mr. Hoyt
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Lab Man / Freddie / Lab Technician / ...
- A Case Study of Two Savages (1962) ... Lab Man (uncredited)
- Ooftus Goofus (1961) ... Freddie
- A Kettle of Precious Fish (1961) ... Freddie
- To Dream Without Sleep (1961) ... Freddie
 1959 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Supporting Player
- Ed Sullivan/Genevieve Show (1959) ... Supporting Player (uncredited)
 1957 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Sea Captain
 1953-1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Rubber Stamp (1954)
- The Lost Duchess (1953)
 1954 Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl
Roberts (as Bill Cottrell)
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Van Horn
- Topper Goes West (1954) ... Van Horn
 1953 Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
Macklin (uncredited)
 1953 Donovan's Brain
Dr. Crane (uncredited)
 1953 Loose in London
 1953 Titanic
Harry - Bar Steward (uncredited)
 1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- Shoot the Works (1953) ... (as William D. Cottrell)
 1952 My Pal Gus
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- Blackmail (1952)
 1952 Les Miserables
Dupuy (uncredited)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Crossroads (1952)
 1951 The Strange Door
 1951 Target Unknown
Henri (uncredited)
 1949 All the King's Men
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 The Naked City
Bisbee (uncredited)
 1947 Pastoral (TV Movie)

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Stage Play: Six Characters in Search of an Author (Revival). Written by Luigi Pirandello. New adaptation by Tyrone Guthrie and Michael Wager. Based on a translation by Frank Tauritz. Scenic Design by Klaus Holm. Directed by Tyrone Guthrie. Phoenix Theatre: 11 Dec 1955- 5 Feb 1956 (65 performances). Cast: Dario Barri (as "Supporting Cast"), ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Cottrell | William D. Cottrell

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He was an acting student of Charles Laughton's, later becoming Laughton's assistant. He appeared with Laughton in "The Man On The Eiffel Tower" and "The Strange Door".

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