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Billy Gray was born on January 13, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), Father Knows Best (1954) and On Moonlight Bay (1951). See full bio »

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Known For

Father Knows Best Bud Anderson / Hans
On Moonlight Bay Wesley Winfield


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 1980 Porklips Now (Short)
Dullard (as William Gray)
 1979 Love and Bullets
Officer Durant (as William Gray)
 1977 Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
Bud Anderson (as Bill Grey)
 1977 The Father Knows Best Reunion (TV Movie)
James Anderson Jr.
 1971 Werewolves on Wheels
Pill (as William Gray)
 1971 Dusty and Sweets McGee
City Life
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Protectors (TV Series)
Morgan Vontz
- Memo from the Class of '76 (1970) ... Morgan Vontz
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Student at Party
- Operation Heartbeat (1969) ... Student at Party (uncredited)
 1968 The Ping-Pong Match (Short)
Ping Pong Player
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Billy Nixon
- Desperate Mission (1967) ... Billy Nixon (as Bill Gray)
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Gerson Stutman
- Lori (1966) ... Gerson Stutman
 1966 Combat! (TV Series)
- The Losers (1966) ... Candell (as Bill Gray)
 1966 The Navy vs. the Night Monsters
CPO Fred Twining (as Bill Gray)
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lindsay McCuller
- Moment in the Sun (1965) ... Lindsay McCuller (as Bill Gray)
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Colin Martin
- Tigers Are for Jungles (1964) ... Colin Martin (as Bill Gray)
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
- Corsicans Don't Cry (1964) ... Nick (as Bill Gray)
 1962 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Carmichael
- Somebody Up There Should Stay There (1962) ... Mr. Carmichael
 1961 The Explosive Generation
Bobby Herman Jr.
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Perry Hatch
- The Hatbox (1961) ... Perry Hatch
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Buzz Marlowe / Jerry Alquist
- Sis Bowls 'Em Over (1961) ... Buzz Marlowe
- The Drop-Out (1961) ... Jerry Alquist
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Johnny Blatner
- Two-Way Deal (1961) ... Johnny Blatner
 1960 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
David Ross
- Ginger's Big Romance (1960) ... David Ross
 1960 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
'Frankie Niles'
- Dark Return (1960) ... 'Frankie Niles'
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Eric Thorwald
- The Semi-Private Eye (1960) ... Eric Thorwald (as Bill Gray)
 1954-1960 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Bud Anderson / Hans
- Not His Type (1960) ... Bud Anderson
- Bud Lives It Up (1960) ... Bud Anderson
- Betty's Career Problem (1960) ... Bud Anderson
- Blind Date (1960) ... Bud Anderson
- Love and Learn (1960) ... Bud Anderson
 1957 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1956 The Scarlet Hour
Tom Rycker
 1955 The Seven Little Foys
Bryan Lincoln Foy, as a Teen
 1954 The Outlaw Stallion
Danny Saunders
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Tagg Oakley
- Bull's Eye (1954) ... Tagg Oakley
 1954 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Nick Monti
- Dear Midge (1954) ... Nick Monti
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Andy Jackson
- Young Andy Jackson (1954) ... Andy Jackson
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The First Prize (1954) ... Barry
 1954 Doggie in the Bedroom (Short)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Alan Harper
- Shot in the Dark (1953) ... Alan Harper
 1953 All I Desire
Ted Murdoch
 1953 The Girl Next Door
Joe Carter
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Wesley Winfield
 1952 The Schaefer Century Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Danny Jenkins
- Check and Double Check (1952) ... Danny Jenkins
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair
Kettle Boy (uncredited)
 1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
- On Borrowed Time (1952)
 1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
 1952 Talk About a Stranger
Robert Fontaine Jr.
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Bobby Benson
 1951 Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Jim Thorpe - as a Boy (uncredited)
 1951 The Guy Who Came Back
Willy Joplin
 1951 On Moonlight Bay
Wesley Winfield
 1951 Her First Romance
Boy at Camp Barracks (uncredited)
 1951 So You Want to Be a Cowboy (Short)
Little Boy Movie Patron with Lollipop (uncredited)
 1951 Gene Autry and the Mounties
Ned (uncredited)
 1950 Sierra Passage
Young Johnny Yorke
 1950 The Magnavox Theater (TV Series)
Johnny / Big Mouth's Grandson
- The Hurricane at Pilgrim Hill (1950) ... Johnny / Big Mouth's Grandson (as Billie Gray)
 1950 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Eddie Baker / Jimmy Foster
- Twisted Trails (1950) ... Eddie Baker
- The Star Toter (1950) ... Jimmy Foster
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Pinkie (uncredited)
 1950 Between Midnight and Dawn
Peter J. 'Petey' Conklin (uncredited)
 1950 Mister 880
Mickey (uncredited)
 1950 Three Little Words
Boy (uncredited)
 1950 In a Lonely Place
Young Boy Seeking Autograph (uncredited)
 1950 Kill the Umpire
The Boy Catcher (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Junior (uncredited)
 1950 Singing Guns
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor
Feb Chalotte
 1949 Puddle Patch Klub (TV Series)
 1949 Tele-Comics (TV Series)
- Sa-Lah (1949) ... (voice, as Bill Grey)
- Rick Rack, Secret Agent (1949) ... (voice, as Bill Grey)
- Joey and Jug (1949) ... (voice, as Bill Grey)
- Brother Goose (1949) ... (voice, as Bill Grey)
 1949 Abandoned
Tough Kid in Park (uncredited)
 1949 The House Across the Street
Boy (uncredited)
 1949 The Talented Tramps (Short)
 1949 So You're Having in-Law Trouble (Short)
Little Willie (uncredited)
 1949 Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Killer Boris Karloff
Boy With Bow and Arrow (uncredited)
 1949 Lust for Gold
Boy (uncredited)
 1949 Badmen of Tombstone
Willie Stover
 1949 So You Want to Be a Baby Sitter (Short)
Junior - Homer's Boy (uncredited)
 1948 Parlor, Bedroom and Wrath (Short)
 1948 Fighting Father Dunne
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
Boy (uncredited)
 1948 The Judge Steps Out
Boy at Birthday Party (uncredited)
 1947 The Gangster
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Boy (uncredited)
 1947 Driftwood
Boy (uncredited)
 1947 Curley
Sandy (uncredited)
 1947 Backlash
Denny (uncredited)
 1946 The Strange Woman
Boy on Bridge (uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous with Annie
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1946 Suspense
Small Boy at Zoo (uncredited)
 1946 Our Old Car (Short)
Boy (uncredited)
 1946 Little Mister Jim
Neighbor Boy (uncredited)
 1946 One Exciting Week
Small Boy (uncredited)
 1946 Cluny Brown
Richard Watkins (uncredited)
 1946 Throw a Saddle on a Star
Tough Boy (uncredited)
 1946 To Each His Own
Billy Ingham (uncredited)
 1945 An Angel Comes to Brooklyn
Boy (uncredited)
 1945 Adventures of Rusty
Harry (uncredited)
 1945 The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry
Child (uncredited)
 1943 Man of Courage
Mike Wilson
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Billy Gray

Alternate Names:

Billie Gray | Bill Gray | William Gray | Bill Grey


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Personal Quote:

[in 1983, on his Father Knows Best (1954) years] I wish there was some way I could tell kids not to believe it--the dialogue, the situations, the characters--they were all totally false. The show did everybody a disservice. The girls were always trained to use their feminine wiles, to pretend to be helpless to attract men. The show contributed to a lot of the problems between men and women that ... See more »


Has been involved in the sport of speedway motorcycle Racing as a competitor from the '70s to the '90s. His bike was known as the "Orange Crate Special", then later as the "Orange Blossom Special"--the name was given to his bike by the announcer at Irwindale Raceway (CA due to the solid orange rims that Billy used on the bike. See more »

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