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Bill McCutcheon (1924–2002)

Bill McCutcheon was born on May 23, 1924 in Russell, Kentucky, USA as James William McCutcheon. He was an actor, known for Steel Magnolias (1989), Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) and Mr. Destiny (1990). He was married to Lora Anne Routsong. He died on January 9, 2002 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias Owen Jenkins
Mr. Destiny
Mr. Destiny Leo Hansen
Family Business


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 1985-1998 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Uncle Wally / Cousin Henry Heartstrong (Uncle Wally)
- Granny Bird Might Visit Sesame Street (1996) ... Uncle Wally
- Episode #24.17 (1992) ... Uncle Wally
- An African Lullaby by Lillian (1992) ... Uncle Wally
 1991 Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie)
Uncle Wally
 1990 Mr. Destiny
Leo Hansen
 1990 Tune in Tomorrow...
 1989 Family Business
 1989 Steel Magnolias
Owen Jenkins
 1988 The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (Short)
Man on TV
 1988 Vibes
Mr. Van Der Meer
 1988 Magic on Sesame Street (Video short)
Uncle Wally
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Court Officer
- Children of a Tempest Storm (1985) ... Court Officer
 1985 What Comes Around
Store Owner
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Dr. Snodgrass
- A Case of the Stubborns (1984) ... Dr. Snodgrass
 1984 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mr. De Pinna
- You Can't Take It with You (1984) ... Mr. De Pinna
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
- Margin for Error (1981)
 1979 Hot Stuff
Paully Albadecker
 1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Fred Starrett
- The Captain's Brother's Wife (1978) ... Fred Starrett (as Bill Mc Cutcheon)
 1976 Ball Four (TV Series)
Coach Pinky Pinkney
- A Quiet Day at the Iroquois Hotel (1976) ... Coach Pinky Pinkney
- High-Flying Rookie (1976) ... Coach Pinky Pinkney
- The Unpractical Joke (1976) ... Coach Pinky Pinkney
- Work in Progress (1976) ... Coach Pinky Pinkney
 1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
Good Ole Boy #1
 1973 Deadhead Miles
Used Car Salesman
 1972 The Stoolie
Gas Station Proprietor (as William McCutcheon)
 1969 Viva Max
Desmond Miller
 1964 Mister Mayor (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1964)
 1953 Johnny Jupiter (TV Series)
Oscar Latham
- The Surprise Birthday Party (1953) ... Oscar Latham
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
- Hit the Deck (1950) ... Donkey
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Alternate Names:

Bill Mc Cutcheon | William McCutcheon

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Round-faced American character actor, the son of a train conductor. On the New York stage from the early 1950's, he had previously formed and led several jazz bands and comedy trios, at one time performing in Manhattan nightclubs and Catskills resorts. For a while, he worked at CBS television as an usher. Later became a successful actor on stage and in TV dramas, sitcoms and commercials, ... See more »

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