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William Vail


William Vail was born on November 30, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He is a set decorator and actor, known for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Poltergeist (1982) and Nothing Sacred (1997). See full bio »

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Known For

Poltergeist
Poltergeist Implosion Man
(1982)
Nothing Sacred
Nothing Sacred Set Decorator
(1997-1998)
Do Over
Do Over Set Decorator
(2002)

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 2012 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (TV Movie) (as Bill Vail)
 2011 The Craigslist Killer (TV Movie)
 2010 Lies in Plain Sight (TV Movie)
 2010 Amish Grace (TV Movie)
 2006 Entourage (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Three's Company (2006) ... (as Bill Vail)
- Crash and Burn (2006) ... (as Bill Vail)
- Guys and Doll (2006) ... (as Bill Vail)
- One Day in the Valley (2006) ... (as Bill Vail)
- Aquamom (2006) ... (as Bill Vail)
 2003 Young MacGyver (TV Movie)
 2002 Do Over (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2002) ... (as Bill Vail)
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- P.S. I Lo... (2001)
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie)
 1998 Hyperion Bay (TV Series)
 1997-1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Felix Culpa (1998)
- Sleeping Dogs (1998)
- Holy Words (1998)
 1997 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
 1996 The Secret She Carried (TV Movie)
 1996 Deadly Web (TV Movie) (as Bill Vail)
 1996 Riders of the Purple Sage (TV Movie)
 1995 The West Side Waltz (TV Movie)
 1995 Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (TV Movie)
 1994 The Enemy Within (TV Movie)
 1994 Midnight Run for Your Life (TV Movie)
 1994 Midnight Runaround (TV Movie)
 1994 Another Midnight Run (TV Movie)
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries 2: Double Dare (Video) (segment "Safe Sex", as Bill Vail)
 1993 Dead Before Dawn (TV Movie) (as Bill Vail)
 1993 Laurel Avenue (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Safe Sex (1992) ... (as Bill Vail)
 1991 Babe Ruth (TV Movie)
 1991 White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd (TV Movie) (as William Vail Jr.)
 1991 Love, Lies and Murder (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1990 Return to Green Acres (TV Movie)
 1990 Too Young to Die? (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

William Vail III | William Vail Jr. | Bill Vail
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