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Bill Shannon (I) (1934–1981)

Bill Shannon was born on December 30, 1934 in Oklahoma, USA as William Robert Shannon. He is known for his work on F.I.S.T. (1978), Freebie and the Bean (1974) and Buck and the Preacher (1972). He died on July 3, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

F.I.S.T. Stunts
Freebie and the Bean
Black Samson
Black Samson Nappa's Gang


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 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
- The Aftermath (1977) ... Slade
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
- Episode #2.65 (1976) ... Drunk (credit only)
- Episode #2.64 (1976) ... Drunk (uncredited)
 1974 Freebie and the Bean
Sammy (as Billy Shannon)
 1974 Black Samson
Nappa's Gang
 1974 Sidekicks (TV Movie)
Carl (as Billy Shannon)
 1974 The Cowboys (TV Series)
Dan Sanders
- Death on a Fast Horse (1974) ... Dan Sanders
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Benny Lucas
- Jessie (1972) ... Benny Lucas (uncredited)
 1970-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Charlie Trapp / Brady
- The Grand Swing (1971) ... Charlie Trapp
- El Jefe (1970) ... Brady
 1970 The Silent Force (TV Series)
Ed Lucas
- The Wax Jungle (1970) ... Ed Lucas (as Billy Shannon)
 1967-1970 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Silent Spot / Supporting Player in Silent Spot / Sketch Player
- Pop the Astronaut (1969) ... Supporting Player in Silent Spot
- The Nag and I (1967) ... Sketch Player
 1969 The Wild Bunch
Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
 1967-1969 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Dan Burris / Sully
- A Fella Named Kilroy (1969) ... Dan Burris
- Mark of the Turtle (1967) ... Sully
 1968 The Green Berets
Sgt. White (uncredited)
 1968 Blue
Police Chief (as William Shannon)
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Abel Caine
- The Night of the Colonel's Ghost (1967) ... Abel Caine (as Billy Shannon)
 1967 The Felony Squad (TV Series)
Alex Bowman
- The Deadly Partner (1967) ... Alex Bowman (as Billy Shannon)
 1966 Clown Alley (TV Movie)
 1966 Jericho (TV Series)
- Dutch and Go (1966) ... Kessler
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Witness Number One
- Come to Me, My Litigation Baby (1966) ... Witness Number One
 1964 Mail Order Bride
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- The Siege at Thayer's Bluff (1963) ... (as Billy Shannon)
 1962 I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series)
- The Joke (1962)
 1962 Rome Adventure
Beatnik in Cafe Brawl (uncredited)
 1960-1961 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
The Astronaut / Perry Como
- Episode #1.7 (1961) ... The Astronaut
- Summer Show #1 (1960) ... Perry Como
 1960 The Alamo
Tennessean (uncredited)
 1960 Spartacus
Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 Young and Dangerous
Rock's Buddy (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Billy Shannon | William Shannon

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