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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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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 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini-Series)
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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Trivia:

Contracted polio, but despite having to wear braces on his legs, he played baseball at WLA field (now called the Bad News Bears Field) at Ohio Ave and Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles Ca, in 1961. He played First Base because of his limited mobility. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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