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      Bill Walker

      Bill Walker

      Highest Rated: 91% The Big Knife (1955)

      Lowest Rated: 43% The Great White Hope (1970)

      Birthday: Jul 1, 1896

      Birthplace: Pendleton, Indiana, USA

      Bill Walker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Walker's earliest roles were in film, including "The Killers" (1946) with Burt Lancaster, "Canon City" (1948) and the adventure "Bomba on Panther Island" (1949) with Johnny Sheffield. He also appeared in "Bad Boy" (1949), "Sand" (1949) and the Gary Cooper drama "Bright Leaf" (1950). He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the Richard Egan dramatic adaptation "The View From Pompey's Head" (1955), the Robert Wagner drama "A Kiss Before Dying" (1956) and "Everything But the Truth" (1956) with Maureen O'Hara. He also appeared in "You Can't Run Away From It" (1956). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Tick, Tick, Tick" (1970), the adaptation "The Great White Hope" (1970) with James Earl Jones and the comedy "Big Jake" (1971) with John Wayne. He also appeared in the drama "Maurie" (1973) with Bernie Casey and "The Choirboys" (1977). Walker last appeared in "The Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms" (PBS, 1992-93). Walker's husband was Peggy Cartwright. Walker passed away in January 1992 at the age of 96.

      Highest rated movies

      The Big Knife
      The Long, Hot Summer
      Big Jake
      Porgy and Bess
      The Mask
      The Great White Hope

      Photos

      QUEEN BEE, Bill Walker, 1955 THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS, Martin Wilkins, Billy Brown, Dorothy Dandridge, Bill Walker, 1951

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Mo Stokes (Character) - 1973
      75% 85% Big Jake Moses Brown (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Child Konrad (Character) - 1971
      43% 67% The Great White Hope Deacon (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet 21% Riot Jake (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow on the Land Arnold (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet 22% The Third Day Logan (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet 29% Kisses for My President Joseph (Character) - 1964
      67% No Score Yet The Mask Lieutenant Martin (Character) - 1961
      72% 78% Porgy and Bess Undertaker (Character) - 1959
      No Score Yet 50% Ride a Crooked Trail Jackson (Character) - 1958
      86% 83% The Long, Hot Summer Lucius (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Everything but the Truth Waiter (Character) - 1956
      91% 59% The Big Knife Russell (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 57% Prince of Players Old Ben (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jungle Drums of Africa Chief Douanga (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jamaica Run Human (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sangaree Priam (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet 78% Francis Goes to the Races Sam (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Harlem Globetrotters Professor Turner (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet No Time for Romance J.T. Richards (Character) - 1948

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Sporty's Grandfather (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet What's Happening!! Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Barbary Coast Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Times Mr. Carter (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Bartender (Guest Star) 1971 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Story Minister (Character) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mod Squad Rollie (Guest Star) 1968 1970
      No Score Yet 100% The Green Hornet Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1964
      92% 96% The Twilight Zone Jeffrey (Character) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bat Masterson Hearse Driver (Guest Star) 1959 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Turn of Fate Joseph (Character) 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Circus Boy Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Screen Directors Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star and the Story Unknown (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Four Star Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1953