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William Fawcett

Mostly Credited As: William Fawcett
Sometimes Credited As: Bill Fawcett

Birth Name: William Fawcett Thomas
Date Of Birth: September 08, 1894 (Age 79)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: High Forest, Minnesota
Date Of Death: January 25, 1974
Cause Of Death: natural causes

William Fawcett


Before WWII, William Fawcett Thomas taught Theatre at Michigan State University and often said he would like to leave teaching and actually get into acting. In 1946, he was cast as Judge Town in Tumbleweed Trail and never returned to university life. In his career, he appeared in over 200 television shows and movies.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Fury (1955)As: Pete Wilkey
Duffy's Tavern (1954)As: Clayton
Episode Cast Credits 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  The Noose 16x02: (Sep/21/1970) As Nebs 
  The Judas Gun 15x17: (Jan/19/1970) As Liveryman 
  A Man Called "Smith" 15x06: (Oct/27/1969) As Old Prospector 
  The Raid (2) 11x19: (Jan/29/1966) As 1st Stage Man 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Night Virginia City Died 12x01: (Sep/13/1970) As Whiskey Smith 
  Check Rein 09x12: (Dec/03/1967) As Asa 
  A Man Without Land 08x29: (Apr/09/1967) As Jake Johnston 
  A Pink Cloud Comes from Old Cathay 05x28: (Apr/12/1964) As Rafe 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  The Biggest Little Post Office in the World 18x24: (Feb/07/1970) As guest star 
  The Revival Hash House 01x10: (Dec/10/1952) As Flapjack 

Lancer (1968) 
  The Lion and the Lamb 02x17: (Feb/03/1970) As Old Rancher, [Co-Guest Stars]

Mannix (1967) 
  Walk With a Dead Man 03x15: (Jan/10/1970) As Desk Clerk 
  To the Swiftest, Death 02x04: (Oct/19/1968) As Janitor 

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1968) 
  Mister Perfect 01x14: (Dec/28/1968) As Mr. Pertweee 

The Big Valley (1965) 
  Deathtown 04x05: (Oct/28/1968) As Coon 
  Image of Yesterday 02x17: (Jan/09/1967) As Old Man (Jeff, as Bill Fawcett) 
  Earthquake! 01x09: (Nov/10/1965) As Jeb 

I Dream of Jeannie (1965) 
  Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie? (4) 03x19: (Feb/06/1968) As Gas Station Attendant 

Ironside (1967) 
  The Lonely Hostage 01x19: (Feb/01/1968) As Sam Layton, [Co-Guest Stars]

Daniel Boone (1964) (1964) 
  Take the Southbound Stage 03x27: (Apr/06/1967) As Gunsmith 
  The Perilous Journey 02x13: (Dec/16/1965) As Shopkeeper 
  A Short Walk to Salem 01x08: (Nov/19/1964) As Ben Pickens 

Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1966) 
  A Man for Hank 01x20: (Jan/28/1967) As Old Timer 

The Virginian (1962) 
  High Stakes 05x10: (Nov/16/1966) As Hostler 
  Return a Stranger 03x10: (Nov/18/1964) As Sam Elberry 
  To Make This Place Remember 02x02: (Sep/25/1963) As Jethro 
  The Small Parade 01x21: (Feb/20/1963) As (Unknown) 

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Murderous Spring 01x27: (Apr/15/1966) As Man, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Munsters (1964) 
  Herman's Sorority Caper 02x30: (Apr/14/1966) As The Janitor 

Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963) 
  Kill Me on July 20th 02x29: (Jun/17/1965) As Robinson 

Petticoat Junction (1963) 
  Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Jinx? 02x30: (May/04/1965) As Pip Winslow 

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) 
  The Gentleman Caller 02x24: (Apr/10/1964) As Junk collector 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Whipping 07x27: (Mar/23/1964) As Finley 
  The Abel Weatherly Story 06x16: (Jan/02/1963) As Drifter 
  The John Bernard Story 06x10: (Nov/21/1962) As Budgen 
  The Frank Carter Story 05x34: (May/23/1962) As Tapper 

Rawhide (1959) 
  Incident of the Swindler 06x20: (Feb/20/1964) As Jim Cline 
  Incident of the Day of the Dead 02x01: (Sep/18/1959) As Old Man 

The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963) 
  The Day of the Haunted Trail 01x19: (Jan/26/1964) As Prospector 

Temple Houston (1963) 
  Sam's Boy 01x18: (Jan/23/1964) As Billy Rogers 

The Great Adventure (1963) 
  Wild Bill Hickok - the Legend and the Man 01x12: (Jan/03/1964) As Brink 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Wednesday Woman 07x13: (Jan/02/1964) As Pawn Broker 
  The Case of the Bluffing Blast 06x14: (Jan/10/1963) As Mr. Morescu 

The Dakotas (1963) 
  Incident At Rapid City 01x09: (Mar/04/1963) As Prospector 

The Rifleman (1958) 
  Suspicion 05x15: (Jan/14/1963) As Pyrite Rand 
  The Lost Treasure of Canyon Town 03x23: (Feb/28/1961) As Mr. Newman 

Bronco (1958) 
  Immovable Object 04x17: (Apr/16/1962) As Tom Christopher 

Ben Casey (1961) 
  Among Others a Girl Named Abilene 01x26: (Apr/02/1962) As Claude 

Lawman (1958) 
  Mountain Man 04x28: (Mar/25/1962) As Barber 
  The Barber 04x24: (Feb/25/1962) As Ed Carruthers 
  The Catalog Woman 04x08: (Nov/05/1961) As John 
  Return of Owny O'Reilly 03x05: (Oct/16/1960) As Mr. Jenkins 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank 03x23: (Feb/23/1962) As Rev. Siddons, [Co-Guest Stars]

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) 
  Portrait of Teresa 06x20: (Feb/10/1962) As Stage Driver 

Maverick (1957) 
  Poker Face 05x06: (Jan/07/1962) As Stallion 
  Gun-Shy 02x16: (Jan/11/1959) As Ames 

The Investigators (1961) (1961) 
  The Dead End Man 01x13: (Dec/28/1961) As Poncho 

Outlaws (1960) (1960) 
  The Outlaw Marshals 02x10: (Dec/14/1961) As Man 

87th Precinct (1961) 
  Killer's Payoff 01x07: (Nov/06/1961) As Archie Glotter 

Straightaway (1961) 
  The Tin Caesar 01x02: (Oct/13/1961) As Unknown 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  Immunity 01x02: (Oct/05/1961) As Cox 

Cheyenne (1955) (1955) 
  Winchester Quarantine 06x01: (Sep/25/1961) As Uncle Rule 
  The Frightened Town 05x10: (Mar/20/1961) As Luke 

77 Sunset Strip (1958) 
  Old Card Sharps Never Die 03x29: (Mar/31/1961) As Notch McConnell 
  Switchburg 02x16: (Jan/15/1960) As Morty Genes 

Peter Gunn (1958) 
  Portrait in Leather 03x23: (Mar/13/1961) As Sobey Webb 
  The Dirty Word 01x23: (Mar/02/1959) As Fuzzy Crane 

Mister Ed (1961) 
  Pageant Show 01x08: (Feb/23/1961) As Dr. Connors 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  The Underground Court 02x18: (Feb/16/1961) As Cooley 
  The Tri-State Gang 01x09: (Dec/10/1959) As Police Officer, [Uncredited]

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) 
  Loyalty 06x18: (Feb/07/1961) As Prospector 

Riverboat (1959) 
  Zigzag 02x12: (Dec/26/1960) As Pinty Winters 

The Dennis O'Keefe Show (1959) 
  June Thursday 01x32: (May/10/1960) As Cyrus Clayhipple 

The Texan (1958) 
  The Nomad 02x32: (Apr/18/1960) As guest star 

Law of the Plainsman (1959) 
  Stella 01x26: (Mar/31/1960) As Shep Collins 

Bat Masterson (1958) 
  Six Feet of Gold 02x20: (Feb/25/1960) As Sheriff 

The Loretta Young Show (1953) 
  The Hired Hand 07x18: (Feb/07/1960) As Jake 
  Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 02x06: (Oct/03/1954) As Watchman 
  Letter to Loretta: Thanksgiving in Beaver Run 01x10: (Nov/22/1953) As Station Master 

Laramie (1959) 
  Death Wind 01x20: (Feb/02/1960) As Ben 

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) 
  The Monster 02x19: (Jan/16/1960) As Prospector 
  Littlest Client 01x34: (Apr/25/1959) As Hardrock (Hardrock Johnson) 

Mr. Lucky (1959) 
  The Two Million Dollar Window 01x13: (Jan/16/1960) As Fisherman 

Sugarfoot (1957) 
  Wolf 02x20: (Jun/09/1959) As Jul Wilkes 

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957) 
  Lucy's Summer Vacation 02x05: (Jun/08/1959) As Man 
  Lucy Hunts Uranium 01x03: (Jan/03/1958) As Prospector #1 

26 Men (1957) 
  Cave-In 02x32: (May/12/1959) As guest star 
  The Last Kill 02x30: (Apr/28/1959) As Grant 
  Killer's Trail 01x39: (Jul/15/1958) As guest star 
  Wayward Gun 01x36: (Jun/24/1958) As guest star 

The Millionaire (1955) 
  Millionaire Angela Temple 05x24: (Mar/04/1959) As Miggs 
  Millionaire Harvey Blake 01x07: (Mar/02/1955) As Janitor 

Trackdown (1957) 
  Sunday's Child 02x12: (Nov/21/1958) As guest star 

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955) 
  The Criminal Collie 03x22: (Feb/27/1958) As Skagway Bill 

M Squad (1957) 
  The Frightened Wife 01x22: (Feb/21/1958) As Guard 

Dragnet (1951) (1951) 
  The Big Full Moon 07x14: (Dec/26/1957) As guest star 

Leave It to Beaver (1957) 
  Beaver's Crush 01x08: (Nov/22/1957) As Mr. Johnson 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  The Great Mojave Chase 01x03: (Sep/28/1957) As Jake (Jake Riley) 

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954) 
  The Courtship of Marshal Higgins 04x02: (Sep/27/1957) As Marshal Higgins 
  Higgins' Last Stand 03x16: (Jan/04/1957) As George Higgins 

Panic! (1957) 
  The Prisoner 01x02: (Mar/12/1957) As Unknown 

Zane Grey Theatre (1956) 
  The Necessary Breed 01x20: (Feb/15/1957) As Petey 

Annie Oakley (1954) 
  Dilemma at Diablo 03x15: (Sep/09/1956) As Sam Briggs 
  The Robin Hood Kid 03x05: (Jul/01/1956) As Gabe Upton 
  Diablo Doctor 02x10: (Mar/13/1955) As Silas Turner 
  The Tomboy 02x02: (Jul/17/1954) As Tom Jennings 

Buffalo Bill Jr. (1955) 
  A Diamond for Grandpa 02x10: (Jul/23/1956) As Unknown 
  Kansas City Lady 02x09: (Jul/23/1956) As Unknown 
  The Fight for Texas 01x22: (Jul/27/1955) As Unknown 
  Legacy of Jesse James 01x20: (Jun/23/1955) As Unknown 

The Cisco Kid (1950) 
  The Magician of Jamesville 06x25: (Mar/15/1956) As Joe / Grandpa 
  He Couldn't Quit 06x21: (Feb/16/1956) As Hunt 
  The Tumblers 05x26: (Mar/17/1955) As Sheriff Len Cooper 
  Horseless Carriage 04x22: (Feb/25/1954) As Scroggins 

Father Knows Best (1954) 
  Father of the Year 01x19: (Feb/06/1955) As Mr. Trumble 
  Bud's Encounter With the Law 01x07: (Nov/14/1954) As Mr. Trumble 

The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951) 
  The Phantom Uprising 04x24: (Jan/08/1955) As guest star 
  Devil's Remuda 04x23: (Jan/01/1955) As guest star 
  Marshall of Gun Town 03x15: (Nov/07/1953) As guest star 
  Frontier Mail 03x11: (Oct/10/1953) As guest star 

The Roy Rogers Show (1951) 
  Hidden Treasures 04x10: (Dec/19/1954) As Parson Lode Turner 
  Go for Your Guns 02x05: (Nov/23/1952) As Assayer Sam Hanley 
  The Unwilling Outlaw 01x10: (Mar/08/1952) As Banker Marty 

The Gene Autry Show (1950) 
  Civil War at Deadwood 04x11: (Sep/14/1954) As Muskets Corby 
  Rock River Feud 02x16: (Jan/18/1952) As Jim Ford 
  Silver Dollars 02x03: (Oct/20/1951) As Sheriff Eben Bailey 
  Ghost Town Raiders 02x01: (Oct/06/1951) As Crazy Charlie 

Hopalong Cassidy (1952) 
  The Renegade Press 02x13: (Jan/01/1954) As Tom McLean 
  The Promised Land 01x11: (Dec/10/1952) As Todd 

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951) 
  Medicine Woman 02x35: (May/01/1953) As Old Man 

Racket Squad (1951) 
  The Christmas Caper 03x15: (Dec/25/1952) As Santa Claus 

The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951) 
  Photographer Story 03x08: (Mar/17/1952) As Doc. Parker 
  The Dog Collar 01x04: (May/06/1951) As Hawkins 

The Lone Ranger (1949) (1949) 
  Legion of Old Timers 01x04: (Oct/06/1949) As Old Timer Pete, [Uncredited]
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