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William Cain (II)

William Cain was born on May 27, 1931 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. He is an actor, known for The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), Quantum Leap (1989) and The Ice Storm (1997). He is married to Leta Anderson. See full bio »

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Quantum Leap Roger Truesdale
The Ice Storm Ted Shackley
American Playhouse Dr. Mayberry


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 2008 Side by Each
Old Fisherman 'Dad'
 1997 The Ice Storm
Ted Shackley
 1997 Law & Order (TV Series)
Paul O'Farrell
- Passion (1997) ... Paul O'Farrell
 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
Mr. Jenkins
 1996 The Substance of Fire
Mr. Cox
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
John Phillip Wentworth
- Tag, You're Dead (1995) ... John Phillip Wentworth
 1992 Emma and Elvis
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Mini Series)
Judge J. Waties Waring
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
Wiley Ellis
- The Candidate (1990) ... Wiley Ellis
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Roger Truesdale
- Good Night, Dear Heart - November 9, 1957 (1990) ... Roger Truesdale
 1989 Mortal Sins
Grover Carswell
 1989 The Littlest Victims (TV Movie)
Dr. Romney
 1989 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
- Trojan War (1989)
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Mayberry
- I Never Sang for My Father (1988) ... Dr. Mayberry
 1985 Doubletake (TV Mini Series)
Weehawken Captain
 1985 Kane & Abel (TV Mini Series)
H.T. Jilks
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... H.T. Jilks
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
 1983 Kennedy (TV Mini Series)
Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer
 1983 Another World (TV Series)
Governor Atkinson
- Episode dated 30 December 1983 (1983) ... Governor Atkinson
 1983 Sessions (TV Movie)
Crying client
 1982-1983 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Mr. Frobish / Mr. Atkinson
- Episode #1.7081 (1983) ... Mr. Atkinson (credit only)
- Episode #1.6741 (1982) ... Mr. Frobish (credit only)
- Episode #1.6740 (1982) ... Mr. Frobish
- Episode #1.6739 (1982) ... Mr. Frobish
- Episode #1.6738 (1982) ... Mr. Frobish (credit only)
 1980 The Dogs of War
Poker Player (as William B. Cain)
 1978 The Betsy
Edward / Butler (as William B. Cain)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(February 28 to March 29, 1998) He played the title role in Jane Martin's play, "Mr. Bundy," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Margaret Streeter (Cassidy Ferreby); Mark Shulte (Robert Ferreby); Stephanie Zimbalist (Catherine Ferreby); Norman Maxwell (Jimmy Ray Bosun... See more »

Alternate Names:

William B. Cain


Leta Anderson

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National (USA) tour of 'Copenhagen' as Niels Bohr

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