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Bill Raisch (1905–1984)

Raisch was born of German immigrant parents in New Jersey in 1905. After graduating from high school, Raisch took a job at a construction site hauling cement. When he wasn't working, he lifted weights at Sig Klein's Gym in New York City. Raisch was noticed by a society girl looking for a dancing partner and he escorted her to various parties as ... See full bio »

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 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
- Eight to Five, It's a Miracle (1968) ... Churchgoer (uncredited)
 1964 The New Interns
Emergency Room Corridor Extra / Restaurant Extra (uncredited)
 1964 Seven Days in May
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Pool Hall Patron
- The Case of the Shifty Shoebox (1963) ... Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)
 1963 Irma la Douce
Man in Church (uncredited)
 1962 Lonely Are the Brave
One Arm (uncredited)
 1962 Incident in an Alley
Onlooker at Shooting (uncredited)
 1961 The Young Savages
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1960 Spartacus
Soldier Whose Arm is Hacked Off (uncredited)
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Patron at Toots Shor's (uncredited)
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Extra (uncredited)
 1955 How to Be Very, Very Popular (uncredited)
 1955 Tight Spot
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1953 Sangaree
Pub Patron (uncredited)
 1950 Experiment Alcatraz
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
 1948 Berlin Express
German (uncredited)
 1946 Specter of the Rose
Mr. Lemotte (uncredited)
 1946 From This Day Forward
Man in Employment Office / Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1944 The Mark of the Whistler
Truck Driver (uncredited)
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5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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According to the book 'The Fugitive Recaptured', Raisch was so identified as a villain during The Fugitive (1963) TV series that he was once picked up by two real-life Los Angeles Police officers who mistakenly thought he was 'wanted for something.' Raisch had to convince them that he was merely an actor. See more »

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