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William Hansen (I) (1911–1975)

William Hansen was born on March 2, 1911 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an actor, known for Fail-Safe (1964), Save the Tiger (1973) and 1776 (1972). He died on June 23, 1975 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Fail-Safe Secretary Swenson
Save the Tiger
1776 Caesar Rodney (DE)
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 1975 Target Risk (TV Movie)
 1974 Homebodies
Mr. Sandy
 1974 99 and 44/100% Dead
Joe - Kelly's Accountant (uncredited)
 1974 The Terminal Man
Dr. Ezra Manon
 1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Harry Cahn
- Deadly Ambition (1974) ... Harry Cahn
 1974 Night Games (TV Movie)
Doctor Ciovica
 1974 Unwed Father (TV Movie)
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
Dr. Shepard
- Get Christie Love! (1974) ... Dr. Shepard
 1974 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Max (segment "Love and the Image Makers")
 1974 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Ernst Kruger
- Memory of a Name (1974) ... Ernst Kruger
 1973 The Laughing Policeman
 1973 Incident at Vichy (TV Movie)
Old Jew
 1973 Blood Sport (TV Movie)
Mr. Millsaps
 1973 Kojak (TV Series)
Old Man Hostage
- Siege of Terror (1973) ... Old Man Hostage
 1973 Shirts/Skins (TV Movie)
 1973 Save the Tiger
 1972-1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Bellman / Caretaker
- Hard Rock Roller Coaster (1973) ... Bellman
- A Deadly Quiet Town (1972) ... Caretaker
 1972 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
- Have Gun, Will Sell (1972) ... Pawnbroker
 1972 Sandcastles (TV Movie)
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
- Blackout (1972) ... Barney
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Mr. Godwin (segment "The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes")
- The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes/Miss Lovecraft Sent Me/The Hand of Borgus Weems/Phantom of What Opera? (1971) ... Mr. Godwin (segment "The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes")
 1971 Willard
 1971 Gideon (TV Movie)
 1970 Diary of a Mad Housewife
Worker in the Balser Apartment (uncredited)
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
- Abner Willoughby's Return (1969) ... Vinson
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Dr. Wimmel
- Time Bomb (1969) ... Dr. Wimmel
 1969 The Arrangement
Dr. Weeks
 1966 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
 1966 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Randall / Dr. James Warrener
- Stowaway (1964) ... Randall
- The Avenger (1962) ... Dr. James Warrener
 1964 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (TV Movie)
Mentor Graham
 1960-1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Otto Fischer
- Tunnel to Freedom (1962) ... Otto Fischer
 1962 Teahouse of the August Moon (TV Movie)
Mr. Oshira
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Fred Daw (uncredited)
 1961 The Young Doctors
X-Ray Technician (uncredited)
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
- The Monkey's Paw (1961)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Joe Ganoulian
- A Very Cautious Boy (1961) ... Joe Ganoulian
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Uncle Harry (1960)
 1954-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Shadow of a Pale Horse (1960) ... Quillan
- Welcome Home (1954)
 1960 Ninotchka (TV Movie)
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Father Bannon
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Henry Babcock
- Your Witness (1959) ... Henry Babcock
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Face of a Hero (1959) ... Milliard
 1956-1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Santa / R.B. Angus
- Night (1957) ... Santa
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
- The Center of the Maze (1956) ... Parker
 1953-1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Russell Walter Graham
- Smoke Screen (1954)
- A Young Lady of Property (1953) ... Russell Walter Graham
 1953 The Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie)
Ticket man (second bus station)
 1949 Side Street
Dr. Harry Sternberg (uncredited)
 1949 Pinky
Mr. Goolby (uncredited)
 1945 The Front Page (TV Movie)

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He acted in Friedrich Durrenmatt's play, "The Visit," in a Producers Theatre production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Thomas Gomez, Glenn Anders, John Wyse, Myles Eason, David Clarke, Michael Lewis, and William Callan in the cast. Maurice Valency was adapter. Ted Otto was set designer.... See more »

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