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Bill Goodwin (I) (1910–1958)

Bill Goodwin was born on July 28, 1910 in San Francisco, California, USA as William Nettles Goodwin. He was an actor, known for Spellbound (1945), Tea for Two (1950) and The Atomic Kid (1954). He was married to Philippa Hilber. He died on May 9, 1958 in Palm Springs, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Spellbound House Detective
Tea for Two William 'Moe' Early
The Atomic Kid Dr. Rodell
The Jolson Story Tom Baron


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 1958 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
TV Interviewer
- San Fernando's Filibuster (1958) ... TV Interviewer
 1958 The Eve Arden Show (TV Series)
Ed Weston / Suitor
- Ed Weston Returns (1958) ... Ed Weston
- The New Tenant (1958) ... Suitor
 1958 Going Steady
Gordon P. Turner
 1958 The Big Beat
Joseph Randall
 1956 The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (TV Series)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
 1956 Bundle of Joy
Mr. Creely
 1956 The Opposite Sex
Howard Fowler
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Allie Kilgore
- A Pair of Gloves (1955) ... Allie Kilgore
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- The Wizard (1955)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Frederick Morrow
- Amelia (1955) ... Frederick Morrow
 1954 The Atomic Kid
Dr. Rodell
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Fiston
- Welcome Stranger (1954) ... Dr. Fiston
 1954 Lucky Me
Otis Thayer
 1952 The First Time
Mel Gilbert
 1950-1951 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Bill Goodwin / Announcer
- Buying Wholesale (1951) ... Bill Goodwin / Announcer
- Gracie's Vegetarian Plot (1951) ... Bill Goodwin / Announcer
- Silky Thompson Moves to Beverly Hills (1951) ... Bill Goodwin / Announcer
- Too Much of the Mortons (1951) ... Bill Goodwin / Announcer
- To Fish or Not to Fish (1951) ... Bill Goodwin / Announcer
 1950 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Tea for Two
William 'Moe' Early
 1949 Jolson Sings Again
Tom Baron
 1949 It's a Great Feeling
Arthur Trent
 1949 The Life of Riley
Sidney Monahan
 1948 So This Is New York
Jimmy Ralston / Captain Shaw in Play
 1948 Mickey
George R. Kelly
 1947 Heaven Only Knows
Bill Plumber
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
Rod Huntley
 1946 The Jolson Story
Tom Baron
 1946 Earl Carroll Sketchbook
Rick Castle
 1946 House of Horrors
Police Lt. Larry Brooks
 1946 To Each His Own
Mac Tilton
 1945 The Stork Club
Sherman Billingsley
 1945 Spellbound
House Detective
 1945 River Gang
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Tim Callahan
 1944 Bathing Beauty
Professor Willis Evans
 1943 Riding High
Chuck Steuart
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Capt. O'Rourke (uncredited)
 1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
Steve Denning (uncredited)
 1943 No Time for Love
Christley (uncredited)
 1942 Wake Island
Sgt. Higbee / Narrator
 1942 Blondie Goes to College
Announcer at Shell Race
 1941 Blondie in Society
 1941 Let's Make Music
Show Show Self (14 credits)

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Goodwin was the announcer for "The Burns and Allen Show" on radio (NBC, CBS) from 1941 to 1950. He would present the sponsor's commercial as part of the story.

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Stocky, jovial supporting actor who made the switch from radio announcer to films, usually playing the friend of the hero. Found dead in his car of a suspected heart attack at the age of just 47. See more »

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