William Bishop

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Birthday
16, 1918
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Oct 3, 1959 (41)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1918
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Oct 3, 1959 (41)

About

Best remembered for portraying Steve Connors on NBC's It's a Great Life, this early twentieth-century screen actor also appeared in such film noir productions and westerns as, respectively, The Killer That Stalked New York and Wyoming Renegades.

Before Fame

Intending to become a lawyer, he enrolled at West Virginia University, but abandoned his studies to pursue a career in theater. During the World War II years, he joined the United States Army.

Trivia

He appeared in a 1951, sports-themed B-movie titled The Basketball Fix.

Family Life

His aunt, Helen Hayes, was a famous stage and screen actress, and his cousin, James MacArthur, became known for his role in the popular television series Hawaii Five-O.

Associated With

He shared the screen with the famous actress Joan Crawford in the 1950 film Harriet Craig.

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