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William Pierson (I) (1926–2004)

William Pierson was born on July 17, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as William H Pierson. He was an actor, known for Stalag 17 (1953), Corvette Summer (1978) and The Big Lift (1950). He died on August 27, 2004 in Newton, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Stalag 17
Stalag 17 Marko the Mailman
Corvette Summer
Corvette Summer Gas Station Salesman
The Big Lift
The Big Lift Billy Pierson
Fun with Dick and Jane


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 1993 Sani no yuutsu
Car Fixer
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
- The Rich Aren't Different (1984) ... John
 1981 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
Workman #1
- A Tree Grows in Harper Valley (1981) ... Workman #1
 1980 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
- Connor's Crisis (1980) ... Waiter
 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
The Bartender
- Thanksgiving Crossover: Part 1 (1979) ... The Bartender
 1979 Hello, Larry (TV Series)
The Bartender
- Thanksgiving Crossover: Part 2 (1979) ... The Bartender
 1978 Alice (TV Series)
- Citizen Mel (1978) ... Customer
 1978 Snavely (TV Movie)
Hotel Inspector
 1978 Corvette Summer
Gas Station Salesman
 1978 In the Beginning (TV Series)
- The Poker Game (1978) ... Harold
 1977 All in the Family (TV Series)
- Mike the Pacifist (1977) ... Wino
 1977 Fun with Dick and Jane
 1976 Good Times (TV Series)
Marty Mitchell
- The Judy Cohen Story (1976) ... Marty Mitchell
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
- Pirates of Tin Pan Alley (1976) ... Phil
 1975 The Cop and the Kid (TV Series)
Zimmerman / Sgt. Zimmerman
- You'll Look Great in Basic Black (1975) ... Zimmerman
- Pilot (1975) ... Sgt. Zimmerman
 1957 Operation Mad Ball
Perkins (uncredited)
 1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mr. Harrison
- Dominique (1955) ... Mr. Harrison (as Bill Pierson)
 1955 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Molly's Pocketbook (1955) ... Bus Driver
 1950 The Big Lift
Billy Pierson (as Sgt. Billy Pierson)
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Originated the role of Marko in the Broadway version of Stalag 17. (Billy Wilder asked him to recreate the role in the film.) Also appeared on Broadway in High Button Shoes, Make Mine Manhattan, and Reuben, Reuben. Toured in The Odd Couple.

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Alternate Names:

Bill Pierson | Sgt. Billy Pierson

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His remains were cremated.

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