Friday, April 29, 2011

RIP William Campbell

Actor William Campbell died on April 29, 2011 at the Motion Picture Home in Woodland Hills, California. He was 84. Campbell was born October 30, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey. He attended Fagin’s School for Drama and debuted in the 1950 film "The Breaking Point". He would go on to appear in over 80 films and TV appearances and several genre roles, including the roles of Koloth in the ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ episodes TheTrouble withTribbles and Blood Oath. He also appeared in the original series as Treane in The Squire of Gothos". Campbell also appeared in such films as "The High and the Mighty" (1954), "Battle Cry" and "Man Without a Star" both 1955. He sang with Elvis Presley in "Love Me Tender" (1956). On TV he appeared in the movie The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman and in an episode of the television series Shazam! and The Wild, Wild West.

CAMPBELL, William (William J. Campbell)
Born: 10/30/1926, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Died: 4/29/2011, Woodland Hills, California, U.S.A.

William Campbell's westerns - actor.
Escape from Fort Bravo - 1953 (Cabot Young)
Man without a Star - 1955 (Jeff Jimson)
Backlash - 1956 (Johnny Cool)
Love Me Tender - 1956 (Brett Reno)
The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw - 1958 (Keeno)
Money, Women, and Guns - 1958 (Clinton ‘Clint’ Gunston)
Tales of Wells Fargo (TV) - 1960 (Crail)
Natchez Trace - 1960 (Virgil Stewart)
Stagecoach West (TV) - 1961 (Cole Eldridge)
Gunsmoke (TV) - 1962, 1965, 1975 (Luke, Striker)
Wild Wild West (TV) - 1966 (Sgt. Bender)
Dundee and the Culhane (TV) - 1967 (Hobbs)
Bonanza (TV) - 1968 (Wilburn White)
Heck Ramsey (TV) - 1974 (Vince Alexander)

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