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William Gunn (I) (1929–1989)

William Gunn was born on July 15, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as William Harrison Gunn. He was an actor and writer, known for Ganja & Hess (1973), The Landlord (1970) and Crossroads (1957). He died on April 5, 1989 in Nyack, New York, USA. See full bio »


(age 59) in Nyack, New York, USA

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Ganja & Hess
Ganja & Hess George Meda
The Landlord
The Landlord Writer
Penelope Sgt. Rothschild


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 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- War Stories (1986) ... Homer (as Bill Gunn)
- The Card Game (1986) ... Homer (as Bill Gunn)
 1982 Losing Ground
Victor (as Bill Gunn)
 1973 Ganja & Hess
George Meda (as Bill Gunn)
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
- The Ultimatum (1967) ... Metusa
 1966 Penelope
Sgt. Rothschild (as Bill Gunn)
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
- Conspiracy of Silence (1965) ... Avery (as Bill Gunn)
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Jesse Kamba
- The Elusive Dik-Dik (1964) ... Dr. Jesse Kamba (as Bill Gunn)
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Double Affair (1964) ... Namana (as Bill Gunn)
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mike Harris
- For the Mice and the Rabbits (1964) ... Mike Harris
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Lt. James P. Willowmore
- Nightmare (1963) ... Lt. James P. Willowmore (as Bill Gunn)
 1962-1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Toby / Bud Sutter
- Kincaid (1963) ... Toby (as Bill Gunn)
- The Mob Riders (1962) ... Bud Sutter (as Bill Gunn)
 1962 The Interns
Rosco (uncredited)
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Frank Reilly
- The Tarnished Cross (1962) ... Frank Reilly (as Bill Gunn)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Al Norbert
- Which Is Joseph Creeley? (1961) ... Al Norbert (as Bill Gunn)
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Hank Plummer - The Memphis Naturals
- Goodnight Sweet Blues (1961) ... Hank Plummer - The Memphis Naturals (as The Memphis Naturals)
 1959 The Sound and the Fury
T.P., Dilsey's Grandson
 1957 Crossroads (Short)
 1957 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
- No Man Is an Island (1957) ... George (as Bill Gunn)
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Dateline (1954)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "The Forbidden City", produced at the New York Shakespeare Festival at the Public Theater.

Alternate Names:

Biff Gunn | Bill Gunn | The Memphis Naturals

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