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William Windom (1923 - 2012)
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Pinocchio and the Emperor of Night (1987; animated) [Puppetino]: Burns to death after being turned into a puppet by James Earl Jones.
- Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996; video) [Doc Larsen]:
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Checkmate: Through a Dark Glass (1961) [Peter Morell aka Dr. Peter Manning]: Shot by Jan Peters as he is about to leave the club with Claire Bloom.
- The Invaders: Summit Meeting: Part II (1967) [Michael Tressider]: Killed (off-screen) by the aliens. He dies shortly after talking to Roy Thinnes.
- The F.B.I.: By Force and Violence: Part 2 (1967) [David Spiers]: Machine-gunned by a marine while William shooting back from his boat.
- Mission: Impossible: The Widow (1967) [Alex Cresnic]: Shot to death (off-screen) by John Orchard. We hear the shot outside William's house.
- Star Trek: The Doomsday Machine (1967) [Commodore Decker]: Killed in an explosion when he flies a shuttlecraft into the doomsday machine (in an attempt to destroy the machine).
- Mannix: Shadow of a Man (1969) [Nils Sanderson]: Shot in the back by Don Chastain.
- Mannix: Hardball (1975) [George Kane]: Shot to death by James Hampton.
- Dallas: Billion Dollar Question (1982) [Amos Krebbs]: William doesn't appear in this episode, but it's revealed that his character from the 1980 episodes The Venezuelan Connection and The Fourth Son died of unspecified natural causes; we learn of his death when Kate Reid tells Steve Kanaly.
- Airwolf: Angels (1985) [Lou Stappleford]: Killed in an explosion when his advanced military jet is shot down by Jan-Michael Vincent's advanced attack helicopter.
Notable connections[edit | edit source]
- Great-grandson of United States Secretary of the Treasury William Windom (under Presidents James Garfield and Benjamin Harrison)
- Ex-Mr. Carol Keyser
- Ex-Mr. Barbara Joyce
- Ex-Mr. Barbara Goetz
- Ex-Mr. Jacqulyn Hopkins
- Mr. Patricia Tunder
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