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William Johnstone (I) (1908–1996)

William Johnstone was born on February 7, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for As the World Turns (1956), Titanic (1953) and Down Three Dark Streets (1954). He was married to Georgia Brady Johnstone. He died on November 1, 1996 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

As the World Turns
As the World Turns Judge James T. Lowell / Judge Lowell
Titanic John Jacob Astor
Down Three Dark Streets
Down Three Dark Streets FBI Chief Frank Pace
Riding Shotgun
Riding Shotgun Col. Flynn


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 1987 Vietnam (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... American (as Willaim Johnstone)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... American
 1986 Spearfield's Daughter (TV Mini-Series)
Mike Carmody
 1956-1979 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Judge James T. Lowell / Judge Lowell
- Episode #1.6111 (1979) ... Judge James T. Lowell
- Episode dated 17 October 1979 (1979) ... Judge James T. Lowell
- Episode #1.5875 (1979) ... Judge James T. Lowell
- Episode #1.5855 (1978) ... Judge James T. Lowell
- Episode dated 30 September 1978 (1978) ... Judge James T. Lowell
 1964 Runaway
Alex Manning
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
- Massacre (1959) ... Keyes
 1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
 1952-1955 Dragnet (TV Series)
Arthur Stanford / John Martin
- The Big Confession (1955) ... Arthur Stanford
- The Big False Make (1954) ... Arthur Stanford
- The Big Drink (1954)
- The Big .22 Rifle for Christmas (1952) ... John Martin (as Wm. Johnstone)
 1955 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series)
Secretary Masters
- Exercise for Death (1955) ... Secretary Masters
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Keith
- Go Ahead and Jump (1954) ... Mr. Keith
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets
FBI Chief Frank Pace
 1954 Riding Shotgun
Col. Flynn
 1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef
Crewman of 'Snapper' (uncredited)
 1951 My Favorite Spy
Prentice (uncredited)
 1951 Half Angel
Minister (uncredited)
 1950 The Magnificent Yankee
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1948 Enchantment
Narrator (voice)
 1948 The Decision of Christopher Blake
President's Aide in Dream (uncredited)
 1948 All My Sons
Attorney (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Guest starred on the radio drama "Nightbeat," which starred Frank Lovejoy.

Alternate Names:

Willaim Johnstone | William Llewellyn Johnstone | Wm. Johnstone

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Worked extensively in radio. Took over the lead role of Lamont Cranston on "The Shadow," playing opposite Agnes Moorehead as Margot Lane, when Orson Welles left the series.

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