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Overview (4)

Born in San Diego, California, USA
Died in Hollywood, Florida, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameWilliam Kerwin
Height 5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Though character actor William Kerwin may be better known for Herschell Gordon Lewis horror movies. He has enjoyed a major stage, film and TV career. At a young age, William was trained on the stage and appeared in several plays and Broadway shows. During his acting career he has worked a lot on the stage with his wife Connie Mason, a former actress, whom he met in the horror movie Blood Feast (1963) and with his brother Harry Kerwin. The two brothers co-founded the San Diego Actor's Theatre in the 1950s and worked together in several movies too.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: TimonWM.

Spouse (2)

Connie Mason (16 February 1964 - 27 October 1989) (his death) (2 children)
Hanna Hertelendy (1 March 1953 - 1958) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Brother of director Harry Kerwin, Betty Kerwin and Edmund Kerwin.
Herschell Gordon Lewis used him as the announcer at the beginning of all his trailers, warning people about the intense violence coming.
Co-founded the San Diego Actor's Theatre along with his brother Harry Kerwin in the 1950s.
Father, with Hanna Hertelendy, of Barbara Kerwin.
Daughters with actress Connie Mason, Kim Kerwin and Denise Kerwin.

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