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William Prince (I) (1913–1996)


William was a character actor whose popularity was due to hundreds of appearances in soap operas. Going from the stage to the screen, William had an undistinguished movie career in the 40's which ran out of steam after about four years. But in the 50's, he would find his calling on the small screen. On Young Dr. Malone (1958), he played the father... See full bio »

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 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Miles Douglas
- Deadly Reunion (1994) ... Miles Douglas
 1994 The Paper
Howard Hackett
 1993 The Portrait (TV Movie)
Hubert Hayden
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dwight Corcoran
- The Working Stiff (1992) ... Dwight Corcoran
 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills
Mitchell Sage
 1991 Steel and Lace
Old Man
 1989 Second Sight
Cardinal O'Hara
 1989 Do You Know the Muffin Man? (TV Movie)
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
 1988-1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Adm. Chester Nimitz
 1989 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
- Blind Chess (1989)
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Andrew Kerry
- The Search for Peter Kerry (1989) ... Andrew Kerry
 1988 Shakedown
Mr. Feinberger
 1988 Vice Versa
Avery
 1988 Matlock (TV Series)
Garland Frazier
- The Gigolo (1988) ... Garland Frazier
 1987 Nuts
Clarence Middleton
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Jason McMasters Sr.
- Do You Take This Spy? (1987) ... Jason McMasters Sr.
 1986 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Judge Jeremiah Henderson
- Finale (1986) ... Judge Jeremiah Henderson
 1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (TV Movie)
Archbishop Stefan Corro
 1986 Dallas (TV Series)
Alex Garrett
- Masquerade (1986) ... Alex Garrett
- Overture (1986) ... Alex Garrett
- Dire Straits (1986) ... Alex Garrett
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Sloan
- Seavers: Dead or Alive (1985) ... Sloan
 1985 Fever Pitch
Mitchell
 1984-1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Horton Earhart
- Steele of Approval (1985) ... Horton Earhart
- Woman of Steele (1984) ... (uncredited)
 1985 Movers & Shakers
Louis Martin
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Godfather
- Episode #1.7 (1984) ... Godfather
 1984 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Mike Bartlett
- The Dark Side of the Street (1984) ... Mike Bartlett
 1984 Goldie and the Bears (TV Movie)
Paul Ellison
 1984 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
Carol
- Shipmates (1984) ... Carol
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
John W. Davis
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... John W. Davis
 1984 Fame (TV Series)
Sal Di Angelo
- The Deal (1984) ... Sal Di Angelo
 1984 George Washington (TV Mini-Series)
William Fairfax
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... William Fairfax
 1983 Found Money (TV Movie)
Peterson
 1983 Murder 1, Dancer 0 (TV Movie)
Asa Lamar
 1983 The Sting II
Tuxedo (uncredited)
 1983 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Mr. Amos L. Broxton
- Once Upon a Time (1983) ... Mr. Amos L. Broxton
 1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Dr. Striegel
- Heaven Is in Your Genes (1983) ... Dr. Striegel
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
Rev. Hollis
 1982 Moonlight (TV Movie)
Mr. White
 1982 The Soldier
The President
 1982 Love & Money
Paultz
 1979-1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Ken Blake / Norman Bensinger
- Harts and Palms (1982) ... Ken Blake
- Murder Between Friends (1979) ... Norman Bensinger
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Jerome Wilkes
- The Peter Pan Syndrome (1982) ... Dr. Jerome Wilkes
 1981 Dynasty (TV Series)
Dr. Miller
- The Miscarriage (1981) ... Dr. Miller
 1979-1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Gov. Dan Kanen / Prosecutor
- To Kill in Plain Sight (1981) ... Gov. Dan Kanen
- Walk Softly Through the Night: Part 2 (1979) ... Prosecutor
 1981 A Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie)
Dr. Burgess
 1980 The Greatest Man in the World (TV Movie)
Secretary of State
 1980 A Time for Miracles (TV Movie)
Prefect
 1980 Bronco Billy
Edgar Lipton
 1980 Gideon's Trumpet (TV Movie)
5th Supreme Court Justice
 1980 City in Fear (TV Movie)
Harrison Crawford II
 1980 Make Me an Offer (TV Movie)
Milo Spears
 1979 The Associates (TV Series)
Mr. Milestone
- The Deadly Serve (1979) ... Mr. Milestone
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series)
Carl
- The Sorrows of Gin (1979) ... Carl
 1979 Dear Detective (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1979)
 1979 The Jericho Mile (TV Movie)
O.A.U. Chairman
 1979 The Promise
George Calloway
 1979 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Blair Correll
- A Matter of Anger (1979) ... Blair Correll
 1978 Sword of Justice (TV Series)
Rutherford
- Port of Entry (1978) ... Rutherford
 1978 The American Girls (TV Series)
Jason Cook
- A Crash Course in Survival (1978) ... Jason Cook
 1978 The Cat from Outer Space
Mr. Olympus
 1977 The Gauntlet
Blakelock
 1977 Aspen (TV Mini-Series)
Judge Miles Kendrick
- Aspen: Chapter 1 (1977) ... Judge Miles Kendrick
- Aspen: Chapter II ... Judge Miles Kendrick
 1977 The Best of Families (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Wheeler
 1977 Rollercoaster
Quinlan
 1977 Fire Sale
Mr. Cooper
 1977 The Rhinemann Exchange (TV Mini-Series)
Alex Spaulding
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Barnes
- The Pirate (1977) ... Barnes
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Karl Novotny
- Father to the Man (1976) ... Karl Novotny
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
Jay Regan
- Chapter VIII (1976) ... Jay Regan
 1976 Network
Edward George Ruddy
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini-Series)
Willard Dorsett
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series)
The Best Friend
- All Over (1976) ... The Best Friend
 1976 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Judge Anderson
- Shadow of a Doubt (1976) ... Judge Anderson
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
- Throwaway (1976)
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Arnold Newcomb
- Resurrection in Black & White (1975) ... Arnold Newcomb
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
- Californium 252 (1975)
 1975 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Dr. Kenneth Maynard
- Eyes Only (1975) ... Dr. Kenneth Maynard
- Man of Influence (1975) ... Dr. Kenneth Maynard
 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Willard Coleman
- Ring of Life (1975) ... Willard Coleman
 1974 The Missiles of October (TV Movie)
Secretary of the Treasury, C. Douglas Dillon
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Jason Brock
- The Sounds of Silence (1974) ... Jason Brock
 1974 Night Games (TV Movie)
Clayton Nikell
 1973 Kojak (TV Series)
Baker
- Conspiracy of Fear (1973) ... Baker
 1973 Key West (TV Movie)
Senator Scott
 1973 Blade
Powers
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid
Colorado Man
 1971 Primus (TV Series)
Admiral
- The 65th Minute (1971) ... Admiral
 1971 A World Apart (TV Series)
Russell Barry
- Episode dated 25 June 1971 (1971) ... Russell Barry
 1971 Sacco & Vanzetti
William Thompson
 1966 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
Aslaksen
 1966 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Aslaksen
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Carl Rowland
- Thanks for the Honeymoon (1966) ... Carl Rowland
 1966 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Bill Holmes
- Episode dated 22 February 1966 (1966) ... Bill Holmes (credit only)
 1966 The Atom and Eve (Short)
Narrator
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Ken Baxter
- Episode dated 10 November 1964 (1964) ... Ken Baxter
 1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Charles Vandercourt
- A Kind of Loving (1964) ... Charles Vandercourt
- Disaster Call (1963)
 1963 Camera Three (TV Series)
Henry Macy
- The Ballad of the Sad Café - Part II (1963) ... Henry Macy
- The Ballad of the Sad Café - Part I (1963) ... Henry Macy
 1963 Young Dr. Malone (TV Series)
Dr. Jerry Malone
- Episode #1.1072 (1963) ... Dr. Jerry Malone
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Black Monday (1961)
 1958 Rendezvous (TV Series)
- Alone (1958)
 1958 Macabre
Dr. Rodney Barrett
 1958 All the King's Men (TV Movie)
 1951-1958 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Kryslot
- John Doe #154 (1957) ... Dr. Kryslot
- The Bystander (1956)
- Lie Detector (1954)
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
The Reverand David Alexander Day
- The Man Who Walked on Water (1957) ... The Reverand David Alexander Day
 1956 Secret of Treasure Mountain
Robert Kendall
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Senator Benjamin 'Ben' Travis #1 (1968-1969)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Ed
- Crash Landing (1955)
- The Fateful Pilgrimage (1955) ... Ed
 1955 The Way of the World (TV Series)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
Townley / Ted
- Identity Unknown (1954) ... Townley
- The Hands (1954) ... Ted
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
Peter Guilfoyle / Lawyer
- Poisoned Village (1954) ... Lawyer
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- Return Match (1953)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Trial by Jungle (1953)
- Car Pool (1953)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
- The Researcher (1953)
 1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- Lazarus Walks (1953)
 1953 Proudly I Love (TV Movie)
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Heathcliff / Jeremy Wayne
- Smilin' Through (1953) ... Jeremy Wayne
 1953 Span of Time (TV Movie)
 1949-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Cunningham
- Little Camorra (1953)
- Black Passage (1949) ... Cunningham
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Dusty Drawer (1952)
 1950-1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Introduction (1950)
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- Madame Pompadour (1949)
 1949 Lust for Gold
Barry Storm
 1947 Carnegie Hall
Tony Salerno Jr.
 1947 Dead Reckoning
Sgt. Johnny Drake
 1946 Shadow of a Woman
David G. MacKellar
 1946 Cinderella Jones
Bart Williams
 1945 Pillow to Post
Lieutenant Don Mallory
 1945 Objective, Burma!
Lt. Sid Jacobs
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
William Prince
 1943 The Moon Is Down
Bit Part (uncredited)
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Other Works:

He played John in the original Broadway stage production of Norman Krasna's "John Loves Mary". See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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His best film role was as Christian de Neuvillette in the 1950 film version of Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), starring José Ferrer in his Oscar-winning role as Cyrano. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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