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William Smithers


Although character actor William (or Bill) Smithers is not recognizable perhaps by name, the face is definitely familiar especially to baby boomer TV fans. A smart, articulate, well-groomed actor with noticeably premature gray hair, Smithers is probably best remembered for his on-again, off-again role as arch-villain Jeremy Wendell who frequently ... See full bio »
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 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Milo Crane
- Payback (1994) ... Milo Crane
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Major Cody
- Kill Zone (1990) ... Major Cody
 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Colonel Poltz
- They Call Me Mr. Trunk (1987) ... Colonel Poltz
 1984 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Carling London
- Charity Begins at Home (1984) ... Carling London
 1979-1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
State Sen. Al Stevenson / Marine Col. Hamel
- Bitter Pill (1982) ... State Sen. Al Stevenson
- Semper-Fidelis (1979) ... Marine Col. Hamel
 1980 The Return of Frank Cannon (TV Movie)
William Barret
 1980 Where the Ladies Go (TV Movie)
Mullen
 1975-1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Felix Jordan / Burt Parish
- Homecoming for a Dead Man (1979) ... Felix Jordan
- Theater of Fear (1975) ... Burt Parish
 1979 Doctors' Private Lives (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Trilling
 1978 Lucan (TV Series)
Stockwood
- Creature from Beyond the Door (1978) ... Stockwood
 1978 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
James Colbert
- The Con Caper (1978) ... James Colbert
 1978 Deathsport
Dr. Karl
 1976-1977 Executive Suite (TV Series)
Anderson Gault / Anderson Galt
- Re: Aftermath of a Tragedy (1977) ... Anderson Galt
- Re: Passionate Journey (1977) ... Anderson Gault
- Re: The Rules of Seduction (1977) ... Anderson Gault
- Re: The Woman Inside (1977) ... Anderson Gault
- Re: Kin Less Than Kind (1977) ... Anderson Gault
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
- Ms. Murder (1977)
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Dr. Norman Jessup
- The Programming of Charlie Blake (1975) ... Dr. Norman Jessup
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series)
Jack Hobson
- The Lodester Ambush (1974) ... Jack Hobson
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Colonel Cade
- The Deadly Trail (1974) ... Colonel Cade
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
General Koslenko
- Doomsday, and Counting (1974) ... General Koslenko
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Pete Martin
- The Late Mr. Brent (1974) ... Pete Martin
 1973 Papillon
Warden Barrot
 1973 Hawkins (TV Series)
Sam Drummond
- Murder in Movieland (1973) ... Sam Drummond
 1973 Scorpio
Mitchell
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
- Final Semester (1973)
 1973 Call to Danger (TV Movie)
 1972 Trouble Man
Captain Joe Marx (as Bill Smithers)
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
William Courtney
- One Small, Acceptable Death (1972) ... William Courtney
 1971 The Neon Ceiling (TV Movie)
Doctor Miller
 1970 The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie)
Dr. Jerry Fielder
 1969-1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Ross Farley / Frank Rich
- Tom Dayton Is Loose Among Us (1970) ... Ross Farley
- A World of Jackals (1969) ... Frank Rich
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
George Howe
- Go Get 'Em, Tiger (1970) ... George Howe
 1968-1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Hank Frederick / Lew Dickens
- Survival House (1970) ... Hank Frederick
- Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Starlet (1968) ... Lew Dickens
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Dr. Warren Parker
- Bored, She Hung Herself (1970) ... Dr. Warren Parker
 1967-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
John Debecker / Frank William Stocker / Clay Keller / ...
- The Doll Courier (1969) ... John Debecker
- The Fraud (1969) ... Frank William Stocker
- Counter-Stroke (1967) ... Clay Keller
- Rope of Gold (1967) ... Joseph Kearney
 1969 The Monk (TV Movie)
Leo Barnes
 1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Truesdale
- The Rebellion of the Body (1969) ... Dr. Truesdale
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Mr. Aiken
- The Packager (1968) ... Mr. Aiken
 1968 Call to Danger (TV Movie)
Joseph Kane
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
R.M. Merrick / Merikus
- Bread and Circuses (1968) ... R.M. Merrick / Merikus
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Salvatore Pucci
- Eight to Five, It's a Miracle (1968) ... Salvatore Pucci
 1966-1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Victor Tomar / Frank Egan
- The Emerald (1968) ... Victor Tomar
- The Ransom (1966) ... Frank Egan
 1967-1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
Adam Lane / Nat Greely
- The Possessed (1968) ... Adam Lane
- The Innocent (1967) ... Nat Greely
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Brooks
- The Fanatics (1967) ... Brooks
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
John Emery
- The Deep End (1967) ... John Emery
 1966 Jericho (TV Series)
 1966 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Roy Madden
- The Killer Instinct (1966) ... Roy Madden
 1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
John Wilson / Ben Wilson
- The Plant Man (1966) ... John Wilson / Ben Wilson
 1966 The Road West (TV Series)
Sam Gaskins
- Piece of Tin (1966) ... Sam Gaskins
 1966 Shane (TV Series)
Del Packard
- The Wild Geese (1966) ... Del Packard
 1965 Eagle in a Cage (TV Movie)
Gourgaud
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Lt. Markes
- Cry in the Ruins (1965) ... Lt. Markes
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
District Attorney Koch
- No-Knock (1965) ... District Attorney Koch
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Lieutenant
- Extension Seven (1964) ... Lieutenant
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Crawford Layton
- A Tiny Drop of Poison (1964) ... Crawford Layton
 1955-1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Roland Yeager / Bill Carey
- Positive Identification (1960) ... Roland Yeager
- Operation Moonshine (1959) ... Bill Carey
 1960-1961 The Witness (TV Series)
Committee Member
- Dillinger (1961) ... Committee Member (as William W. Smithers)
- Ma Barker (1961) ... Committee Member (as William Smithers)
- Kid Twist (1960) ... Committee Member (as William W. Smithers)
 1958 Young Dr. Malone (TV Series)
Lt. Flagler (1962-1963)
 1958 Harbormaster (TV Series)
- Strangers in Town (1958) ... (as Bill Smithers)
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
Bill
- The World of Nick Adams (1957) ... Bill
 1955-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Lieutenant Bill Meade / Linus Hobbs / Bernie Linton
- Mutiny on the Shark: Part 2 (1957) ... Lieutenant Bill Meade
- Mutiny on the Shark: Part 1 (1957) ... Lieutenant Bill Meade
- The Staring Match (1957) ... Linus Hobbs
- The Furlough (1957)
- Walk Down the Hill (1957) ... Bernie Linton
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series)
Lt. Gen. A.P. Hill
- Lee at Gettysburg (1957) ... Lt. Gen. A.P. Hill
 1956 Attack
Lt. Harold 'Harry' Woodruff
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Diary (1954)
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
- Outlaw's Boots (1954)
 1954 The Shadow (TV Short)
Alex Bromm
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Joe Cable
- The Dance (1953) ... Joe Cable
 1953 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Laertes
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Search (1952)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Stanley 'Stan' Norris #2 (1971)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »


Alternate Names:

Bill Smithers | William W. Smithers

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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From 2003-2005, Bill produced, directed and starred in "The Santa Barbara Theatre of the Air," a radio drama series, for KCSB, the FM radio station of the University of California at Santa Barbara. See more »

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