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William Osler (1933–2008)

William Osler was born on May 16, 1933 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as William Edmund Osler. He was an actor, known for The Girl in Blue (1973), When Michael Calls (1972) and The Starlost (1973). He was married to Heather Macdonald. He died on January 26, 2008 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

The Girl in Blue
The Girl in Blue Professor Bamberger
When Michael Calls
When Michael Calls Prof. Swen
The Starlost
The Starlost Host / Computer / Computer (Mu Lambda 165)
The Clown Murders


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 1984 Deadline
Doctor Masters
 1980 Mom, the Wolfman and Me (TV Movie)
 1980 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Captain Weatherill
- A Watery Grave (1980) ... Captain Weatherill
 1979 Runaway Robots! Romie-O and Julie-8 (TV Short)
Junk Monster (voice, as Bill Osler)
 1979 Something's Rotten
Dr. Conrad
 1977 The Ugly Little Boy (TV Movie)
Prof. Adamnevsky (uncredited)
 1976 The Clown Murders
 1975 Lions for Breakfast
Card Player #1
 1973-1974 The Starlost (TV Series)
Host / Computer / Computer (Mu Lambda 165)
- Space Precinct (1974) ... Computer / Host (voice)
- The Beehive (1973) ... Computer / Host (voice)
- Farthing's Comet (1973) ... Computer / Host (voice)
- The Return of Oro (1973) ... Computer / Host (voice)
- The Implant People (1973) ... Host / Computer (voice)
 1973 The Girl in Blue
Professor Bamberger
 1972 When Michael Calls (TV Movie)
Prof. Swen
 1972 Norman Corwin Presents (TV Series)
 1969 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
- The Cube (1969) ... Scientist
 1969 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
- The Frank William's File (1969) ... Mulholland
 1966 Reluctant Nation (TV Mini-Series)
W.C. Van Horne
 1962-1966 Festival (TV Series)
Cleon / Hercules / Lord Strathcona
- The Murderer (1966)
- The Slave of Truth (1963) ... Cleon
- The Endless Echo (1963) ... Hercules
- The Brass Pounder from Illinois (1962) ... Lord Strathcona
 1962-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Man on Bench / Rev. Herbert Marsden
- Call Me a Liar (1963) ... Man on Bench
- Two-Faced Angel (1962) ... Rev. Herbert Marsden
- The Prisoner (1962)
 1963 The Other Man (TV Mini-Series)
 1963 The Forest Rangers (TV Series)
Mr. Norton
- Survival (1963) ... Mr. Norton
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Did political radio ads in later years for candidates adopted home of Cape Breton. See more »

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Bill Osler

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Grand-nephew of famous physician William Osler.

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