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Date of Birth 8 September 1894High Forest, Minnesota, USA
Date of Death 25 January 1974Sherman Oaks, California, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameWilliam Fawcett Thompson
Nickname Doc T

Mini Bio (1)

"Doc T". as he was known, was a Ph.D., and Professor of Theatre at Michigan State University in the early 1940's, just before World War II. He often spoke about leaving academia and actually trying his hand at the craft he taught. After the war, he got his chance and never looked back.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Paul J. Lareau <pjlareau@wavefront.com>

Spouse (1)

Helene Krag (18 August 1925 - 25 January 1974) (his death)

Trivia (2)

One of the few actors to have a Ph.D.
Member of Theta Chi Fraternity (Kappa Chapter, University of Pennsylvania)

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