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Billy Kearns (I) (1923–1992)

Billy Kearns was born on February 17, 1923 in Seattle, Washington, USA as William R. Kearns. He was an actor, known for The Trial (1962), Purple Noon (1960) and Marathon Man (1976). He died on November 28, 1992 in Château d'Oex, Switzerland. See full bio »

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The Trial
The Trial First Assistant Inspector
Purple Noon
Purple Noon Freddy Miles
Marathon Man
Marathon Man Tourist Couple
Playtime Mr. Schultz


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 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Farmer (as Bill Kearns)
 1986 Asterix in Britain
Obelix (English version, voice, as Bill Kearns)
 1986 Sins (TV Mini-Series)
New York Doctor
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... New York Doctor (as Bill Kearns)
 1985 Asterix and Caesar
Obelix (English version, voice, as Bill Kearns)
 1985 Reunion at Fairborough (TV Movie) (as Bill Kearns)
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
- Armed and Extremely Dangerous (1985) ... O'Grady (as William Kearns)
 1984 Just the Way You Are
Earl Cooper, Frank's Boss
 1984 Mistral's Daughter (TV Mini-Series)
Sam Canfield
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Sam Canfield
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Sam Canfield
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Sam Canfield
 1983 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Lt. Victor 'Violets' Magee / Lt. Magee / Lt. Victor "Violets" Magee
- Nevada Gas (1983) ... Lt. Victor 'Violets' Magee (as William Kearns)
- Finger Man (1983) ... Lt. Victor 'Violets' Magee (as William Kearns)
- The King in Yellow (1983) ... Lt. Magee (as William Kearns)
- The Pencil (1983) ... Lt. Victor "Violets" Magee (as William Kearns)
 1983 Merci Sylvestre (TV Series)
- Du caviar dans le ketchup (1983) ... Kogan
 1982 Enigma
 1982 Qu'est-ce qui fait craquer les filles...
Customer with cigar
 1981 Salut champion (TV Series)
Mac Barbaek
- La machination (1981) ... Mac Barbaek
 1981 Le mythomane (TV Series)
- Le chien-chien de la star (1981) ... L'Américain
 1981 La vie des autres (TV Series)
Peter Walker
- Patricia (1981) ... Peter Walker
 1980 Where the Sky Begins (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 Les incorrigibles (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 L'été indien (TV Movie)
 1980 The Hostage Tower (TV Movie)
General Hornbecker
 1980 Les Borsalini
Le boss
 1978 Le mutant (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 The Hurried Man
 1976 Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (TV Series)
- Les scrupules de Maigret (1976) ... L'Américain
 1976 Marathon Man
Tourist Couple
 1976 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series)
- Le coeur sous le paillasson (1976) ... Wydmark
 1976 Nick Verlaine ou Comment voler la Tour Eiffel (TV Mini-Series)
- Le monstre (1976) ... Crowder
 1976 Holy Year
Le pilote de l'avion
 1975 The Dangerous Mission
L'officier américain (uncredited)
 1975 La mort d'un touriste (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Corwell
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Martin Corwell
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Martin Corwell
 1974 La cloche tibétaine (TV Mini-Series)
Maynard Owen Williams
- Les chemins de l'espérance (1974) ... Maynard Owen Williams
- Le toit du monde (1974) ... Maynard Owen Williams
- Le piège (1974) ... Maynard Owen Williams
- Les Nomades (1974) ... Maynard Owen Williams
 1974 Les murs ont des oreilles
Le producteur américain
 1974 The Destructors
Card Player (as Bill Kearns)
 1974 Gross Paris
 1973 Du plomb dans la tête (TV Mini-Series)
 1973 La ligne de démarcation (TV Series)
Le capitaine américain
- Claude (1973) ... Le capitaine américain
 1973 Lust and Desire
Le producteur
 1973 Le mataf
 1973 Le jeune Fabre (TV Series)
 1972 Allô! Juliette (TV Movie)
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
- All That Glisters...: Part 1 (1971) ... Lyman (as William Kearns)
 1971 Swashbuckler
Le beau-père
 1971 Supergirl - Das Mädchen von den Sternen (TV Movie)
Billy Kearns
 1970 The Love Mates
L'acheteur américain
 1970 Them
 1970 Atlantic Wall
Commandant du Camp
 1970 Trop petit mon ami
 1970 Bed & Board
Mr. Max
 1970 The Time to Die
 1970 Patton
Officer Callagher (uncredited)
 1967 Playtime
Mr. Schultz
 1967 The Exchange Student
Le conducteur du car (as Bill Kearns)
 1967 Le monde parallèle (TV Series)
 1967 Shock Troops
 1966 Mission to Tokyo
M. Smith
 1966 Is Paris Burning?
Patton Aide (uncredited)
 1965 The Troops in New York
Le lieutenant de police (as Bill Kearns)
 1965 How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning
James J. Gordon, le client texan (segment "Procès, Le") (uncredited)
 1965 Killer Spy
L'espion américain
 1965 Ni figue ni raisin (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... (as Bill Kearns)
 1965 Up from the Beach
Colonel in bunker
 1964-1965 Bob Morane (TV Series)
Bill Ballantine
- La Rivière de perles (1965) ... Bill Ballantine
- Le Camion infernal (1965) ... Bill Ballantine
- La Cité des sables (1965) ... Bill Ballantine
- Le Dragon des Fenstone (1965) ... Bill Ballantine
- Les Forbans de l'or noir (1965) ... Bill Ballantine
 1964 The Counterfeit Constable
Le psychiatre
 1964 Commandant X (TV Series)
L'officier américain
- Le dossier Saint-Matthieu (1964) ... L'officier américain
 1963 The Fourth Sex (uncredited)
 1963 The Corrupt
Un client américain
 1962 The Trial
First Assistant Inspector (as William Kearns)
 1962 Five Miles to Midnight
Capt. Wade
 1962 The Elusive Corporal
Un garde / Guard (uncredited)
 1962 A Monkey in Winter
Un automobiliste (uncredited)
 1962 A Touch of Treason
Mike Slatter
 1961 Le puits aux trois vérités
Un client
 1961 No Time for Ecstasy
 1960 Women Are Like That
Charlie Ribban
 1960 Purple Noon
Freddy Miles (as Bill Kearns)
 1960 Monsieur Robinson Crusoe (as Bill Kearns)
 1959 Two Men in Manhattan
L'homme de la sécurité à la Ridgewood Tavern (as William Kearne)
 1959 Un témoin dans la ville
Le soldat américain

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