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William Kunstler (1919–1995)

William Kunstler was born on July 7, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as William Moses Kunstler. He was an actor, known for Incident at Oglala (1992), The Paper (1994) and Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993). He was married to Margaret Ratner Kunstler and Lotte Rosenberger. He died on September 5, 1995 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1992 Malcolm X
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 1991 The Doors
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Was a prominent New York attorney before his death in 1995. Was appointed with attorney Ron Kuby to defend Colin Ferguson, the Long Island Railroad gunman. In December 1993, Ferguson rode an LIRR commuter train packed with passengers at rush hour. When the train stopped at its Merillon Avenue destination in Garden City, New York, Ferguson opened fire in the third car, killing six people and ... See more »

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