William Windom

Stage Manager, Performer
( b. Sep 28, 1923 New York, New York, USA - d. Aug 16, 2012 Woodacre, California, USA ) Male
Biography: William Windom was born on September 28, 1923 in New York City to Isobel Wells and Paul Windom. He attended Williams College in Massachusetts. He served in the United States Army during World War II. While stationed in Frankfurt, he studied and became involved in drama at the Biarritz American University in France. He then returned to the United States, continuing to train at Fordham University and the American Repertory Theatre. Windom performed on Broadway, in summer stock, and toured. He was married five times, and is survived by his wife, Patricia, and four children -- Rachel, Heather, Hope, and Rebel.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "To Kill a Mockingbird," "The Americanization of Emily," "Brewster McCloud," "She's Having a Baby," "Escape From the Planet of the Apes," "Uncle Buck," "Planes, Trains & Automobiles," "Miracle on 34th Street," and "True Crime." Television credits include: "The Farmer's Daughter," "My World and Welcome to It," "Star Trek," "The Twilight Zone," "The Rookies," and "The Streets of San Francisco."

Other Awards: Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series for "My World and Welcome to It" in 1970.

He was named after his great-grandfather -- a Minnesota congressman who also served as secretary of the Treasury under Presidents James A. Garfield and Benjamin Harrison.
He was a tournament chess player.  

Broadway Production Credits

Viva Madison Avenue!
Play, Comedy, Original
Apr 06, 1960 - Apr 07, 1960
Performer: William Windom [Jim Leary]

The Greatest Man Alive
Play, Comedy, Original
May 08, 1957 - May 11, 1957
Assistant Stage Manager: William Windom
Performer: William Windom [Hospital Aide]

Double in Hearts
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 16, 1956 - Oct 20, 1956
Assistant Stage Manager: William Windom

Fallen Angels
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 17, 1956 - Aug 11, 1956
Performer: William Windom [Frederick Starbuck]

The Grand Prize
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 26, 1955 - Feb 12, 1955
Performer: William Windom [John Condon Mitchell]

Mademoiselle Colombe
Play, Original
Jan 06, 1954 - Feb 27, 1954
Performer: William Windom [Edouard]

A Girl Can Tell
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 29, 1953 - Dec 19, 1953
Performer: William Windom [David]

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Revival
Apr 05, 1947 - Jun 28, 1947
Performer: William Windom [White Rabbit, Man in White Paper]

Yellow Jack
Play, Drama, History, Revival
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
Performer: William Windom [McClelland]

A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion
Androcles and the Lion
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947
Performer: William Windom [Retiarius]

John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Drama, Revival
Nov 12, 1946 - Feb 19, 1947
Performer: William Windom [Erhart Borkman]

What Every Woman Knows
Play, Comedy, Revival
Nov 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 1947
Performer: William Windom [Ensemble]

King Henry VIII
Play, History, Revival
Nov 06, 1946 - Feb 21, 1947
Performer: William Windom [Sergeant of the Guard, Earl of Surrey]

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