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William Self

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Also Known As: Died: November 11, 2010
Born: June 21, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dayton, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Destination Gobi (1953) as Lieutenant
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
Battle Circus (1953) as Helicopter pilot
A doctor fights for his life during the Korean War.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as College boy
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Washington Story (1952) as Technician
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
Plymouth Adventure (1952) as Sailor
Epic dramatization of the Pilgrims'''' journey to the new world on the Mayflower.
Pat and Mike (1952) as Pat Pemberton's caddy
Romance blooms between a female athlete and her manager.
The Big Sky (1952) as Trapper
Trappers lead an expedition against river pirates and Indians along the Missouri River.
The Thing from Another World (1951) as Corporal Barnes
The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.
The People Against O'Hara (1951) as Technician
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
Operation Pacific (1951) as Helmsman
A dedicated submarine commander sacrifices everything to defeat the enemy.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as Telegrapher
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
Breakthrough (1950) as Pvt. George Glasheen
An American infantry unit moves from basic training to combat in Europe.
Three Secrets (1950) as Sergeant
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) as Pvt. L. D. Fowler, Jr.
During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men.
Adam's Rib (1949) as Benjamin Klausner
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''s rights case.
I Was a Male War Bride (1949) as Sergeant
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
Father Was a Fullback (1949) as Willie Davis
Battleground (1949) as G. I.
American soldiers in France fight to survive a Nazi siege just before the Battle of the Bulge.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Collegian
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
Malaya (1949) as Henchman
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as G.I.
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Red River (1948) as Wounded cowboy
A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.
Homecoming (1948) as Junior Lieutenant
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
Kilroy Was Here (1947) as Murdock
Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college.
Marshal of Cripple Creek (1947) as Dick Lambert
Tom Lambert arrives and Long John Case gets him into trouble. To protect his wife and son he refuses to talk and is sent to prison. Long John then gets Lambert's son into his outlaw gang but Lambert is told the boy's problems are caused by Red Ryder. So Lambert breaks prison planning to kill Red.
A Likely Story (1947) as Intern
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
Decoy (1946) as Gas station attendant
A woman saves her gangster boyfriend from the gas chamber to get her hands on his hidden money.
The Story of G. I. Joe (1945) as "Gawky" Henderson
War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army platoon during World War II to learn what battle is really about.

Producer (feature film)

Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999) as Executive Producer
Continues the saga of Sarah, a New England woman who moved to the Midwest after answering an advertisment for a wife placed by a widowed father at the turn-of-the-century. It is now 1918 and Jacob's father, John, a man who abandoned his family years ago, wants to come home at the end of his life. Me
Skylark (1993) as Executive Producer
A television movie sequel of "Sarah, Plain and Tall." Continues the story of Sarah, a New England woman who moved to the Midwest after she answered an ad for a wife placed by a widowed farmer during the turn-of-the-century. Two years later, when a disastrous drought strikes Kansas, Sarah is forced t
Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991) as Executive Producer
A television movie based on the 1985 Newberry Medal-winning novel set in turn-of-the-century America. A woman answers a newspaper ad and travels from Maine to Kansas to live with a motherless farm family.
Graham Greene's "The Tenth Man" (1988) as Executive Producer
A television movie about one Jean Louis Chavel, a wealthy attorney, who is wrongly imprisoned during the German occupation of France. He is later marked for execution, but offers his worldly possessions to Mangeot, a prisoner who takes his place. After the war he returns to his old home and falls in
The Shootist (1976) as Producer
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
From Noon Till Three (1976) as Producer
A two-bit outlaw becomes a legend when he''''s mistakenly reported dead.
Ride the High Iron (1957) as Producer
A public relations man defies his boss to court a beautiful client.

Producer (special)

State Fair (1976) as Executive Producer
The story, set against the background of a state fair, follows the life of Wayne Bryant, a talented farm boy who dreams of becoming a country music star.

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