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William Johnson (I) (1924–2016)

William Johnson was born in 1924 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was an actor, known for King Kong (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Water Horse (2007). He was married to Merle. He died on September 23, 2016 in Auckland. See full bio »

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King Kong
King Kong Manny
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Water Horse
The Tommyknockers
The Tommyknockers Elt Barker


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 2014/VI Forget Me Not (Short)
 2011 Nothing Trivial (TV Series)
 2010 This Is Not My Life (TV Series)
Old Man
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Old Man (as Bill Johnson)
 2009 Under the Mountain
Mr. Carpenter (as Bill Johnson)
 2009 Go Girls (TV Series)
Reg Boyle
- Less Than Zero (2009) ... Reg Boyle (as Bill Johnson)
 2008 Legend of the Seeker (TV Series)
- Brennidon (2008) ... Caretaker
 2008 Show of Hands
 2007 The Water Horse
 2006 Power Rangers Mystic Force (TV Series)
Older Man
- Broken Spell: Part 1 (2006) ... Older Man (as Bill Johnson)
 2005 King Kong
 2003 The Girl Next Door (Video short)
 2003 High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story
Walter (as William Patrick Johnson)
 1998 Renegade Force
 1997 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
- Judgment Day (1997) ... Veklos (as Bill Johnson)
 1995 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
- The Reckoning (1995) ... Benitar (as Bill Johnson)
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Series)
Elt Barker
- Part 2 (1993) ... Elt Barker (as Bill Johnson)
- Part 1 (1993) ... Elt Barker (as Bill Johnson)
 1991 Rose Against the Odds (TV Movie)
Boss #2 (as Bill Johnson)
 1991 The End of the Golden Weather
Mr. Atkinson (as Bill Johnson)
 1990 The Grasscutter (TV Movie)
 1990 Fat Monroe (Short)
Wilgus Collier
 1990 Shark in the Park (TV Series)
Johnny Fields
- Acting Sergeant (1990) ... Johnny Fields (as Bill Johnson)
 1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (as Bill Johnson)
 1988 Born to Race
Kenny's 'Henderson Hardware' Team (as Bill Johnson)
 1988 Erebus: The Aftermath (TV Mini-Series)
Lloyd Brown
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Lloyd Brown (as Bill Johnson)
 1987 The Petrov Affair (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Clarke (as Bill Johnson)
 1985 The Adventures of Terry Teo (TV Series)
T.A.B. Manager
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... T.A.B. Manager (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... T.A.B. Manager (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... T.A.B. Manager (as Bill Johnson)
 1984 Welcome to Paradise (TV Movie)
Official (as Bill Johnson)
 1983 Nate and Hayes
Reverend Williamson (as Bill Johnson)
 1982 Women of the Sun (TV Mini-Series)
Rev. Bligh
- Maydina, the Shadow (1982) ... Rev. Bligh (as Bill Johnson)
 1981 Under the Mountain (TV Series)
Mr. Wilberforce
- Weapons of the Mind (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- Volcano of the Bleeding Skies (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- The Gift of Oblivion (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- The Alien World Below (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- Red Force, Blue Force (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
 1979 Children of Fire Mountain (TV Series)
School Master
- The Taniwha (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Initiation (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Dark Secrets (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Mafeking (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Miss Prim (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
 1978 Skin Deep
Mike Campbell (as Bill Johnson)
 1978 Radio Waves 1978 (TV Series)
Peter Deniston (1978) (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 Moynihan (TV Series) (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 Sleeping Dogs
Cousins (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 Vintage Murder (TV Movie)
Mason (as Bill Johnson)
 1975 The Other Side of the Mountain
CRC Patient
 1975 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Harry Prosser
- The Hill (1975) ... Harry Prosser (as Bill Johnson)
 1971 The City of No (TV Movie)
Graham (as Bill Johnson)
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Alternate Names:

Bill Johnson | William Patrick Johnson

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Bill Johnson played Mr Wilberforce in the 1981 TV series and Mr Carpenter in the 2009 film.

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