William Johnson (I) (1924–2016)

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William Johnson was born in May 1924 in Hebden Bridge, Great Britain. He was an actor, known for King Kong (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Water Horse (2007). He was married to Merle. He died on September 23, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. See full bio »

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King Kong Manny
(2005)
(2001)
(2007)
(1979)

Filmography

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 2014/VI Forget Me Not (Short)
Joe
 2011 Nothing Trivial (TV Series)
William
 2010 This Is Not My Life (TV Series)
Old Man
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Old Man (as Bill Johnson)
 2009 Under the Mountain
Mr. Carpenter (as Bill Johnson)
 2009 Go Girls (TV Series)
Reg Boyle
- Less Than Zero (2009) ... Reg Boyle (as Bill Johnson)
 2008 Legend of the Seeker (TV Series)
Caretaker
- Brennidon (2008) ... Caretaker
 2008 Show of Hands
Walter
 2007 The Water Horse
Clyde
 2007 Outrageous Fortune (TV Series)
Mr Purvis
- Who Calls Me Villain? (2007) ... Mr Purvis
 2006 Power Rangers Mystic Force (TV Series)
Older Man
- Broken Spell: Part 1 (2006) ... Older Man (as Bill Johnson)
 2005 King Kong
Manny
 2003 The Girl Next Door (Video short)
Bill
 2003 High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story
Walter (as William Patrick Johnson)
 2001-2002 Mercy Peak (TV Series)
Arthur Bulstrode
- Live and Let Live (2002) ... Arthur Bulstrode
- Chickens, Roosting (2002) ... Arthur Bulstrode
- Best Laid Plans (2002) ... Arthur Bulstrode
- Do the Right Thing (2002) ... Arthur Bulstrode
- Undue Influence (2002) ... Arthur Bulstrode
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Old Noakes (extended edition)
 1998 Renegade Force
Harry
 1997 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Veklos
- Judgment Day (1997) ... Veklos (as Bill Johnson)
 1995 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Benitar
- The Reckoning (1995) ... Benitar (as Bill Johnson)
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Mini Series)
Elt Barker
- Part 2 (1993) ... Elt Barker (as Bill Johnson)
- Part 1 (1993) ... Elt Barker (as Bill Johnson)
 1991 Rose Against the Odds (TV Movie)
Boss #2 (as Bill Johnson)
 1991 The End of the Golden Weather
Mr. Atkinson (as Bill Johnson)
 1990 Fat Monroe (Short)
Wilgus Collier
 1990 Shark in the Park (TV Series)
Johnny Fields
- Acting Sergeant (1990) ... Johnny Fields (as Bill Johnson)
 1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (TV Mini Series)
- Part II (1989) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Part I (1989) ... (as Bill Johnson)
 1988 Erebus: The Aftermath (TV Mini Series)
Lloyd Brown
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Lloyd Brown (as Bill Johnson)
 1988 The Grasscutter (TV Movie)
Goodman
 1988 Born to Race
Kenny's 'Henderson Hardware' Team (as Bill Johnson)
 1987 The Petrov Affair (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Clarke
- Part 2 (1987) ... Mr. Clarke (as Bill Johnson)
- Part 1 (1987) ... Mr. Clarke (as Bill Johnson)
 1985-1986 The Adventures of Terry Teo (TV Series)
T.A.B. Manager
- Terry and the Gunrunners Part 1 (1986) ... T.A.B. Manager (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... T.A.B. Manager (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... T.A.B. Manager (as Bill Johnson)
 1984 Welcome to Paradise (TV Movie)
Official (as Bill Johnson)
 1983 Savage Islands
Reverend Williamson (as Bill Johnson)
 1982 Women of the Sun (TV Mini Series)
Rev. Bligh
- Maydina, the Shadow (1982) ... Rev. Bligh (as Bill Johnson)
 1981 Under the Mountain (TV Series)
Mr. Wilberforce
- Weapons of the Mind (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- Volcano of the Bleeding Skies (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- The Gift of Oblivion (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- The Alien World Below (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
- Red Force, Blue Force (1981) ... Mr. Wilberforce (as Bill Johnson)
 1980 Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Dr. Sprott
 1980 Mortimer's Patch (TV Series)
Dick Benson
- A Handful of Gravel (1980) ... Dick Benson
 1979 Children of Fire Mountain (TV Series)
School Master
- The Taniwha (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Initiation (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Dark Secrets (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Mafeking (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
- Miss Prim (1979) ... School Master (as Bill Johnson)
 1978 Gather Your Dreams (TV Series)
Mayor
- Episode #1.7 (1978) ... Mayor (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... Mayor (as Bill Johnson)
 1978 Skin Deep
Mike Campbell (as Bill Johnson)
 1978 Radio Waves (TV Series)
Peter Deniston
- Episode dated 17 April 1978 (1978) ... Peter Deniston (as Bill Johnson)
- Episode dated 16 March 1978 (1978) ... Peter Deniston (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 The Governor (TV Mini Series)
- The Reverend Traitor (1977) ... (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 Vintage Murder (TV Movie)
Mason (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 Sleeping Dogs
Cousins (as Bill Johnson)
 1977 Moynihan (TV Series)
 1976 The Park Terrace Murder (TV Movie)
Judge Cresson
 1975 A Going Concern (TV Series) (as Bill Johnston)
 1975 The Other Side of the Mountain
CRC Patient
 1975 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Harry Prosser
- The Hill (1975) ... Harry Prosser (as Bill Johnson)
 1974 Angelica: The Young Vixen
Ned Hurley
 1972 Section 7 (TV Series)
 1971 Pukemanu (TV Series)
- A Soft Answer (1971)
 1971 The City of No (TV Movie)
Graham (as Bill Johnson)
 1969 The Alpha Plan (TV Series)
Hodgkins
 1964 Runaway Killer
Alex Manning (as William Johnstone)
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Alternate Names:

Bill Johnson | William Patrick Johnson | Bill Johnston | William Johnstone

Spouse:

Merle  (his death)  (2 children)
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Bill Johnson played Mr Wilberforce in the 1981 TV series and Mr Carpenter in the 2009 film.

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