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William Colby (II) (1920–1996)

William Colby was born on January 4, 1920 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as William Egan Colby. He was an actor, known for Spycraft: The Great Game (1996), Vietnam: A Television History (1983) and On Company Business (1980). He was married to Barbara Colby. He died on May 6, 1996 in Rocky Point, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

On Company Business Self - CIA Director 1973-76
Conspiracy of Silence Self - Former Director, CIA


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 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (TV Mini Series documentary)
CIA Director
- Cambodia and Laos (1983) ... CIA Director
- Vietnamizing the War: 1969-1973 (1983) ... CIA Director
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Director William Colby | William E. Colby


Barbara Colby  (divorced)  (5 children)

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Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 117-118. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

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