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Bill Mitchell (I) (1934–1997)

Bill Mitchell was born on December 26, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as William Mitchell McAllister. He was an actor, known for You Only Live Twice (1967), Riding High (1981) and Burn, Witch, Burn (1962). He died on August 20, 1997 in London, England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 62) in London, England, UK

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Known For

You Only Live Twice
You Only Live Twice Astronaut - 2nd American Spacecraft
(1967)
Riding High
Riding High Judas S. Chariot
(1981)
Burn, Witch, Burn
Burn, Witch, Burn Fred Jennings
(1962)
Billion Dollar Brain
Billion Dollar Brain Guard - Ext. Midwinter's House
(1967)

Filmography

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 1985-1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Reporter
- Supergran and the Heir Apparent (1987) ... Reporter (voice, as Bill McAllister)
- Supergran and the Chronic Crooner (1987) ... Reporter (voice, as Bill McAllister)
- Supergran and the Fancy Dress Fanciers (1987) ... Reporter (voice, as Bill McAllister)
- Supergran Snookered (1987) ... Reporter (voice, as Bill McAllister)
- Supergran and the Media Star (1987) ... Reporter (voice, as Bill McAllister)
 1981 Riding High
Judas S. Chariot
 1979 The Bitch
Bernie
 1979 Spaced Out
Voice of Wurlitzer (UK) (voice)
 1978 Ubu (Short)
Knight (voice, as William Mitchell)
 1975 The Hanged Man (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Friedman
- Chariot of Earth (1975) ... Harry Friedman
 1973 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Newscaster
- Frontier in Space: Episode Six (1973) ... Newscaster
 1972 Beware My Brethren
USA preacher (voice)
 1967 Billion Dollar Brain
Guard - Ext. Midwinter's House
 1967 You Only Live Twice
Astronaut - 2nd American Spacecraft
 1966 Finders Keepers
G.I. Guard
 1965 Ten Little Indians
Narrator (voice)
 1964 The Winston Affair
Staff Sgt. Quinn (as William Mitchell)
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Farell
- The Beneficiary (1963) ... Farell
 1962 Two and Two Make Six
Bob Young
 1962 Burn, Witch, Burn
Fred Jennings
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mike Ryson
- Shadow of Guilt (1960) ... Mike Ryson
 1960 Meeting with Johnny (TV Short)
Johnny
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Street Scene (1959)
 1959 Encounter (TV Series)
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
Surdan
- The Hostage (1958) ... Surdan
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1975: With Christopher Sandford, released a successful pastiche of Telly Savalas' hit single "If" under the name 'Yin and Yan'. Their appearance on Top of the Pops (1964) in April '75 was performed in silhouette to preserve their anonymity. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill McAllister | Bill 'Deep Voice' Mitchell | William Mitchell
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Trivia:

Was considered a premier voiceover artiste, especially in the advertising world. Amongst the products Bill vocalised for were Pan Am Airways, Seiko watches, Cadbury's Flake, Denim aftershave ("for men who didn't have to try too hard") and famously the Carlsberg's "Probably the best lager... in the world" promotion, which he took on after Orson Welles demanded too much money to continue promoting ... See more »

Trademark:

Deep gravelly voice; dressed from head to foot in black, including shades

Nickname:

The Bear

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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