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Bill Stout (I) (1927–1989)

Bill Stout was born on September 4, 1927 in Illinois, USA as William Job Stout. He was an actor, known for The Ugly American (1963), The Best Man (1964) and The Candidate (1972). He died on December 1, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ugly American
The Ugly American Tyler, NBC Reporter
The Best Man
The Best Man Bill Stout
The Candidate
The Candidate Bill Stout (CBS)
Sunshine Interviewer


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 1979 11th Victim (TV Movie)
 1974 The Underground Man (TV Movie)
Television Newscaster
 1974 The Phantom of Hollywood (TV Movie)
 1973 Sunshine (TV Movie)
 1972 The Candidate
Bill Stout (CBS)
 1964 The Best Man
Bill Stout
 1963 The Ugly American
Tyler, NBC Reporter
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
- Exit (1961) ... Phillip (as William Stout)
 1960 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
- Betty's Double (1960) ... Announcer
 1958 I Want to Live!
Bill Stout - TV Newsman (uncredited)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- The World Below (1955) ... TV Announcer (as William Stout)
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 1968 CBS News Special Report: The Shooting of Robert F. Kennedy (TV Movie)
Himself - Correspondent
 1960-1966 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Reporter / Himself-Reporter
- UFO: Friend, Foe or Fantasy (1966) ... Himself - Reporter
- Watts: Riot or Revolt? (1965) ... Himself-Reporter
- The Great Holiday Massacre (1960) ... Himself - Reporter
 1965 Race for the Moon (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Krebiozen and Cancer: Thirteen Years of Bitter Conflict (TV Movie documentary)
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 2015 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - CBS News Correspondent (segment "Selma")
- Darpa Dan/The Swiss Leaks/Selma (2015) ... Himself - CBS News Correspondent (segment "Selma")

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

William Stout

Did You Know?


Bill Stout was a broadcast journalist (both in the field and as an anchorman) for CBS Television and KNXT (later KCBS-TV) in Los Angeles for over thirty years. He is the reporter who moderated Richard Nixon's press conference following his defeat in the California governor's race in 1962 (the famous "you won't have Nixon to kick around anymore" speech at the Beverly Hilton hotel).

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