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Also Known As: Died: February 11, 1994
Born: September 27, 1920 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Side Show (1981) as Director
A teenage boy who runs off to join the circus as a side show puppeteer stumbles onto the dark secrets of the fellow performers. Red Buttons plays a side show barker, Connie Stevens a Hungarian aerialist, and Anthony Franciosa the lion tamer, one of her former lovers. Director William Conrad, who fil
2.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Director
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
3.
Two on a Guillotine (1965) as Director
A magician''s estranged daughter must stay in his mansion for seven nights alone to inherit his fortune.
4.
Brainstorm (1965) as Director
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
5.
The Man From Galveston (1963) as Director
Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who actually shot the fatal bullet.

Cast (feature film)

6.
Hudson Hawk (1991) as Narrator
A famous Manhattan cat burglar, immediately upon release from a ten-year prison term, is coerced--by various bad guys--into stealing three famous DaVinci artifacts, which, when linked together, make possible the transformation of lead into gold.
7.
Killing Cars (1991) as Mahoney
In this tale of espionage, corporate corruption ensues when a car is manufactured which runs without gasoline.
8.
Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (1986) as Jim Dunn
Based on a true story, a man avenges the brutal murder of his parents by arranging the murder of the slayer. When Bill and Myrtle Moon are shot to death in a robbery attempt at their convenience store and two-pump gas station, Rudolph Tyner, a street kid from Harlem visiting South Carolina, is arre
9.
In Like Flynn (1985) as Sergeant Dominic
In this television movie, life is one cliff-hanger after another for a bright and beautiful woman and the reluctant young man who joins her in defying death as they investigate a series of baffling murders and disappearances in the Caribbean for a mysterious novelist whose best-selling thrillers are
10.
Side Show (1981) as Voice Of Ring Announcer
A teenage boy who runs off to join the circus as a side show puppeteer stumbles onto the dark secrets of the fellow performers. Red Buttons plays a side show barker, Connie Stevens a Hungarian aerialist, and Anthony Franciosa the lion tamer, one of her former lovers. Director William Conrad, who fil
11.
Turnover Smith (1980) as Thaddeus Smith
Criminology professor William Conrad uses scientific methods, advanced computer technology, his expertise in chess, and the leg work of several of his students to track down a crazed killer in San Francisco. Pilot to another series which Conrad (as executive producer as well as star) hoped would put
12.
Murder That Wouldn't Die, The (1980) as William Battles
William Conrad stars as a retired L.A.P.D. detective who has moved to Hawaii and taken a job as college security chief and assistant football coach in this pilot to a post-"Cannon" series to have been called "Battles". With the aid of his niece, the school's star football player, a local tough-turne
13.
Return of Frank Cannon, The (1980) as Frank Cannon
William Conrad brought his Frank Cannon character out of self-imposed retirement to look into an old friend and Army Intelligence colleague's death, which had been ruled a suicide. A new "Cannon" series did not follow; Conrad instead did one as Nero Wolfe.
14.
Night Cries (1978) as Dr Whelan
Suspense tale about a young woman tormented by terrifying dreams that indicate her dead child is alive and in danger.
15.
Keefer (1978) as Keefer
The pilot movie for a prospective series, with Conrad playing the leader of a crack group of secret agents operating behind enemy lines during World War II.
16.
City, The (1977) as Narration
A police-drama pilot featuring two Los Angeles cops scouring the city in search of a psychotic with a deadly grudge against a country-western singer.
17.
Moonshine County Express (1977) as Starkey
18.
Macahans, The (1976) as Narration
A buckskin-clad mountain scout helps to move his parents, his brother and sister-in-law and their four children westward in 1860 ahead of the impending war.
19.
FBI Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, The (1974) as Narration
The title tells it all in this meticulously restaged first film in a series by producer Quinn Martin based on landmark FBI cases. Through the 1978-79 season, only two others followed, indicating perhaps that Martin lost interest or Bureau cooperation.
20.
Cannon (1971) as Frank Cannon
In this pilot for the long-running series, a portly, well-heeled investigator looks into the murder of an old flame's husband and becomes enmeshed in a web of small-town corruption. Long-time character actor Conrad finally attained stardom with this role. Previously he had been one of the great radi
21.
D.A.: Conspiracy to Kill, The (1971) as Chief Vincent Kovac
This was the sequel to "The D.A.: Murder One" (1969) and the second pilot for the short-lived series "The D.A." (1971-72) that starred Robert Conrad, Harry Morgan, Julie Cobb and Ned Romero.
22.
O'Hara, United States Treasury: Operation Cobra (1971) as Keegan
Narcotics agents break up a dope smuggling ring in the standard, efficient, Jack Webb-produced manner. Janssen went on to play O'Hara in the 1971-72 series, upholding law and order valiantly.
23.
Battle of the Bulge (1965) as Narrator
A crack Nazi unit holds off the Allies during World War II.
24.
-30- (1959) as Jim Bathgate
An active day in the life of a metropolitan newspaper.
25.
30 (1959) as Jim Bathgate
An active day in the life of a metropolitan newspaper,
26.
The Ride Back (1957) as Chris Hamish
A young innocent tries to find the real killer when her reporter boyfriend is framed for murder.
27.
Zero Hour! (1957) as Narrator
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
28.
The Conqueror (1956) as Kasar
The great warlord Genghis Khan falls in love with the daughter of a conquered enemy.
29.
Johnny Concho (1956) as Tallman
Frank Sinatra, Keenan Wynn, William Conrad, Phyllis Kirk, Wallace Ford, Christopher Dark, Howard Petrie, Claude Atkins, John Qualen. Frank Sinatra is branded a coward by the townspeople of Cripple Creek, Arizona when he fails to stand up to the men that killed his brother. He eventually comes to grips with his yellow streak and returns for the big showdown. Co-produced by Frank Sinatra. Directed by Don McGuire who co-wrote TOOTSIE.
30.
5 Against the House (1955) as Eric Berg
Four college buddies plot to rob a Reno casino.
31.
Naked Sea (1955) as Voice
32.
The Naked Jungle (1954) as Commissioner
A mail-order bride faces the perils of life in the Amazon jungle, including a horde of soldier ants.
33.
The Desert Song (1953) as Lachmed
A French professor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters.
34.
Cry of the Hunted (1953) as Goodwin
A prison convict escapes through the Louisiana swamps.
35.
Lone Star (1952) as Mizette
A frontiersman helps out with Texas's fight for independence from Mexico.
36.
The Sword of Monte Cristo (1951) as Maj. Nicolet
In 1858 France, Emperor Louis Napoleon (David Bond) sends Captain Renault (George Montgomery) of the Royal Dragoons, Minister La Roche (Berry Kroeger) and Major Nicolet (William Conrad) to Normandy in search of the members of a group of rebels. A Masked Cavalier (Paula Corday), the niece, Lady Christianne, of the Marquis De Montableau (Robert Warwick), announces at a secret meeting of the Normandy underground leaders that the fabled treasure of Monte Cristo was willed to her and she will use it to finance their cause. Her uncle, the only one who can decipher the symbols on the sword of Monte Cristo, the key to the treasure, derides her stand against the Emperor. La Roche takes possession of the sword and has the Marquis put into the dungeon. Christianne, as the Masked Cavalier, regains the sword from La Roche, but Captain Renault apprehends her and returns to sword to La Roche.
37.
Cry Danger (1951) as [Louie] Castro
An innocent ex-con sets out to find the real criminals.
38.
The Racket (1951) as Sgt. Turk
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
39.
Dial 1119 (1950) as Chuckles
A killer holds the customers at a bar hostage.
40.
One Way Street (1950) as Ollie
41.
The Milkman (1950) as Mike Morrell
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
42.
East Side, West Side (1950) as Lt. Jacobi
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
43.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Frank Sistina
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
44.
Tension (1949) as Lt. Edgar Gonsales
A man who had planned to murder his wife's lover becomes the prime suspect when somebody beats him to it.
45.
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Official
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
46.
Four Faces West (1948) as Sheriff Egan
After a big bank job, a bandit tries to avoid the posse on his trail.
47.
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) as Morano
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
48.
To the Victor (1948) as Farnsworth
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
49.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Guillaume Erard, a prosecutor
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
50.
Body and Soul (1947) as Quinn
A young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime.
51.
The Killers (1946) as Max
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
52.

Producer (feature film)

53.
Turnover Smith (1980) as Executive Producer
Criminology professor William Conrad uses scientific methods, advanced computer technology, his expertise in chess, and the leg work of several of his students to track down a crazed killer in San Francisco. Pilot to another series which Conrad (as executive producer as well as star) hoped would put
54.
Assignment To Kill (1969) as Executive Producer
A private eye gets too involved in his investigation of a crooked shipping magnate.
55.
Countdown (1968) as Executive Producer
An astronaut takes a one-way voyage to the moon.
56.
Chubasco (1968) as Executive Producer
A young delinquent tries to redeem himself by working on a tuna boat.
57.
First To Fight (1967) as Executive Producer
A former war hero returning to train new recruits can't decide if he should stay in the military, or settle down.
58.
A Covenant With Death (1967) as Executive Producer
A lawyer defends a convicted man who killed his hangman before being cleared of the earlier crime.
59.
The Cool Ones (1967) as Executive Producer
A rock promoter creates a popular singing duo and tries to run their lives.
60.
An American Dream (1966) as Executive Producer
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.
61.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Producer
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
62.
Brainstorm (1965) as Producer
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
63.
Two on a Guillotine (1965) as Producer
A magician''s estranged daughter must stay in his mansion for seven nights alone to inherit his fortune.
64.
The Ride Back (1957) as Producer
A young innocent tries to find the real killer when her reporter boyfriend is framed for murder.

Music (feature film)

65.
Side Show (1981)
A teenage boy who runs off to join the circus as a side show puppeteer stumbles onto the dark secrets of the fellow performers. Red Buttons plays a side show barker, Connie Stevens a Hungarian aerialist, and Anthony Franciosa the lion tamer, one of her former lovers. Director William Conrad, who fil
66.
Chubasco (1968) as Composer
A young delinquent tries to redeem himself by working on a tuna boat.

Production Companies (feature film)

67.
Countdown (1968) as Company
An astronaut takes a one-way voyage to the moon.
68.
The Cool Ones (1967) as Company
A rock promoter creates a popular singing duo and tries to run their lives.

Cast (special)

69.
Of Moose and Men: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Story (1991) as Narration
A special highlighting the cartoon characters Bullwinkle the Moose and Rocky the Flying Squirrel (a team that, some people have suggested, was loosely based on the team of Tom and Dick Smothers). The program includes clips and interviews with the series creators as well as the actors that provided t
70.
Just the Facts (1987) as Narration
A promo for the movie "Dragnet" with clips from the original "Dragnet" series and the new 1987 feature film.
71.
Flip Wilson Special, The (1975)
An hour of music and comedy with comedian Flip Wilson.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

72.
Shocktrauma (1982) as Dr R Adams Cowley

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

73.
Rebels, The (1979) as Narration

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