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Also Known As: William Nettles Goodwin Died: May 9, 1958
Born: July 10, 1910 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: actor, network radio announcer

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Bill Goodwin worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Goodwin's earliest roles were in film, including "Blondie in Society" (1941), the Brian Donlevy action picture "Wake Island" (1942) and the Claudette Colbert drama "So Proudly We Hail" (1943). He also appeared in "No Time For Love" (1943) with Claudette Colbert, the musical "Riding High" (1943) with Dorothy Lamour and the musical comedy "Bathing Beauty" (1944) with Red Skelton. He continued to act in productions like the Betty Hutton comedy "The Stork Club" (1945), "The Jolson Story" (1946) with Larry Parks and "House of Horrors" (1946). He also appeared in "Hit Parade of 1947" (1947). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "The First Time" (1952) with Robert Cummings, the musical comedy "Lucky Me" (1954) with Doris Day and the Mickey Rooney comedy "The Atomic Kid" (1954). He also appeared in "The Opposite Sex" (1956) and the Eddie Fisher musical comedy "Bundle of Joy" (1956). Goodwin last worked on "Les Patterson Saves the World" (1990) featuring Barry "Dame Edna" Humphries. Bill Goodwin passed away in May 1958 at the age of 48.

Bill Goodwin worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Goodwin's earliest roles were in film, including "Blondie in Society" (1941), the Brian Donlevy action picture "Wake Island" (1942) and the Claudette Colbert drama "So Proudly We Hail" (1943). He also appeared in "No Time For Love" (1943) with Claudette Colbert, the musical "Riding High" (1943) with Dorothy Lamour and the musical comedy "Bathing Beauty" (1944) with Red Skelton. He continued to act in productions like the Betty Hutton comedy "The Stork Club" (1945), "The Jolson Story" (1946) with Larry Parks and "House of Horrors" (1946). He also appeared in "Hit Parade of 1947" (1947). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "The First Time" (1952) with Robert Cummings, the musical comedy "Lucky Me" (1954) with Doris Day and the Mickey Rooney comedy "The Atomic Kid" (1954). He also appeared in "The Opposite Sex" (1956) and the Eddie Fisher musical comedy "Bundle of Joy" (1956). Goodwin last worked on "Les Patterson Saves the World" (1990) featuring Barry "Dame Edna" Humphries. Bill Goodwin passed away in May 1958 at the age of 48.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Jazz in Exile (1982) Drummer; Phil Woods Quartet Member
2.
 Going Steady (1958) Gordon Turner
3.
 The Big Beat (1958) Joseph Randall
4.
 Bundle of Joy (1956) Mr. Creely
5.
 The Opposite Sex (1956) Howard Fowler
6.
 Lucky Me (1954) Otis Thayer
7.
 The Atomic Kid (1954) Dr. Rodell
8.
 The First Time (1952) Mel Gilbert
9.
 Tea for Two (1950) William Early
10.
 Jolson Sings Again (1950) Tom Baron
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