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Also Known As: Died: November 19, 2007
Born: July 30, 1916 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: England, GB Profession:

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Dick Wilson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wilson's early roles were in comedies like "What a Way to Go!" (1964) with Shirley MacLaine and Paul Newman and "The Shakiest Gun in the West" (1968). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964) and "Bewitched" (ABC, 1964-1972). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Harold Robbins' "The Pirate"" (1978-79). He also appeared in the TV special "Barney and Me" (NBC, 1972-73). His career progressed to film, including a role in the comedy "The World's Greatest Athlete" (1973) with Tim Conway. He also starred in the TV movies "Getting Away From It All" (ABC, 1971-72) and "Better Late Than Never" (NBC, 1979-1980). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Presenting Susan Anton" (NBC, 1978-79). In the eighties, Wilson lent his talents to projects like "The Incredible Shrinking Woman" with Lily Tomlin (1981), "Small and Frye" (CBS, 1982-83) and "The Love Report" (ABC, 1983-84). His credits also expanded to "Cheech and Chong Get Out of My Room" (Showtime, 1985-86) and "Camp Midnight" (USA, 1988-89). Wilson more recently wrote "Earth...

Dick Wilson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wilson's early roles were in comedies like "What a Way to Go!" (1964) with Shirley MacLaine and Paul Newman and "The Shakiest Gun in the West" (1968). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964) and "Bewitched" (ABC, 1964-1972). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Harold Robbins' "The Pirate"" (1978-79). He also appeared in the TV special "Barney and Me" (NBC, 1972-73). His career progressed to film, including a role in the comedy "The World's Greatest Athlete" (1973) with Tim Conway. He also starred in the TV movies "Getting Away From It All" (ABC, 1971-72) and "Better Late Than Never" (NBC, 1979-1980). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Presenting Susan Anton" (NBC, 1978-79). In the eighties, Wilson lent his talents to projects like "The Incredible Shrinking Woman" with Lily Tomlin (1981), "Small and Frye" (CBS, 1982-83) and "The Love Report" (ABC, 1983-84). His credits also expanded to "Cheech and Chong Get Out of My Room" (Showtime, 1985-86) and "Camp Midnight" (USA, 1988-89). Wilson more recently wrote "Earth Matters" (TBS, 1989-2000). Wilson passed away in November 2007 at the age of 91.

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 Incredible Shrinking Woman, The (1981) Store Manager
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 Getting Away From It All (1972) Kirk Lecount
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 The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) Indian chief
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 What a Way To Go! (1964) Driscoll
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 The Tattered Dress (1957) Foreman of first jury
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