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Bill McKinney (I) (1931–2011)

Bill McKinney, the movie and television character actor who was one of the great on-screen villains, was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on September 12, 1931. He had an unsettled life as a child, moving 12 times before joining the Navy at the age of 19 during the Korean War. Once, when his family moved from Tennessee to Georgia, he was beaten by a... See full bio »

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 2011 The Custom Mary
The Silent Boss
 2010 How Do You Know
Maitre d'
 2009/II Fuel
Jake
 2008 Pride and Glory
Crime Scene Cop
 2007 Ghost Town: The Movie
Victor Burnett
 2007 Lucky You
Satellite Cashier
 2007 Take
Benjamin Gregor
 2006 Rocker
Mr. Hill
 2006 The Devil Wears Spurs
Barkeeper
 2006 The Garage
Bernie
 2005 2001 Maniacs
The Chef
 2004 Undertow
Grandfather
 2003 True Legends of the West
The Mayor
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Acme VP, Nitpicking
 2003 The Commission
Roy S.Truly
 2003 Hellborn
Gas Station Attendant
 2000 Paradise
Kerr
 1998 Where's Marlowe?
Uncle Bill
 1995 Lone Justice 2
Verlon Borges
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Kolchak
 1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects
Father Burke
 1988 War Party
The Mayor
 1988 Under the Gun
Miller
 1984 Against All Odds
Head Coach
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel
Don 'Big Daddy' Garlits
 1982 First Blood
Kern
 1982 Tex
Pop McCormick
 1981 St. Helens
Kilpatrick
 1980 Any Which Way You Can
Dallas
 1980 Bronco Billy
Lefty LeBow
 1980 Carny
Marvin Dill
 1977 The Gauntlet
Constable
 1977 Valentino
Policeman
 1976 The Shootist
Cobb
 1975 Breakheart Pass
Rev. Peabody
 1974 For Pete's Sake
Rocky - Cattle Rustler (uncredited)
 1974 The Parallax View
Parallax Assassin
 1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Crazy Driver
 1973 The Outfit
Buck Cherney
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Purdy
 1972 Junior Bonner
Red Terwiliger (as William McKinney)
 1972 Kansas City Bomber
Buddy Taylor (uncredited)
 1970 Angel Unchained
Shotgun
 1968 The Road Hustlers
Hays
 1968 Firecreek
Bearded Gunfighter (uncredited)
 1967 She Freak
Steve St. John
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Although McKinney and Ned Beatty knew how they had to handle the violation scene, and it was all staged and there were no bad blood between the two professional actors, McKinney did train in martial arts, so he could appear more menacing. He trained on Judo for the violation scene, according to an interview for the Bristol Daily in 2005, and believes this helped him to appear more convincing when... See more »

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