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Bill Lancaster (I) (1947–1997)

Bill was known by his friends as "Billy", when he was a youth. He attended "public" school, as many actor's sons and daughters did in the 1960s. He was never athletic since he was stricken with a childhood disease. He was well liked at Emerson Junior High School in West Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Emerson in June 1962. He was known ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Thing
The Thing Writer
(1982)
Bad News Bears
(2005)
The Bad News Bears
(1976)

Filmography

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 2005 Bad News Bears (1976 screenplay) / (screenplay)
 1982 The Thing (screenplay)
  The Bad News Bears (TV Series) (characters created by - 20 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (characters - 1 episode, 1980) (based upon characters created by - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Headless Ghost of MacKintosh Manor (1980) ... (characters created by)
- The Good Life (1980) ... (characters created by)
- Double Play (1980) ... (characters created by)
- Scrambled Eggs (1980) ... (characters created by)
- Old Timers' Day (1980) ... (characters)
 1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (written by)
 1976 The Bad News Bears (written by)
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 1974-1975 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini-Series)
Young Moses
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Young Moses (as William Lancaster)
- Episode #1.6 (1974) ... Young Moses (as William Lancaster)
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... Young Moses (as William Lancaster)
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... Young Moses (as William Lancaster)
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Young Moses (as William Lancaster)
 1974 The Midnight Man
King (as William Lancaster)
 1967 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Second Boy
- Night in a Small Town (1967) ... Second Boy (as William Henry Lancaster)
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 1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (co-producer)
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 2012 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- La Cosa (2012) ... (in memory of)
 1998 The Thing: Terror Takes Shape (Video documentary) (in memory of our friend)
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 1998 The Thing: Terror Takes Shape (Video documentary)
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Alternate Names:

William Henry Lancaster | William Lancaster

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Father of only grandchild of comedian Ernie Kovacs and Bette Wilcox. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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