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William Hansen

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Cast (feature film)

Target Risk (1975) as Frederick
A bonded courier, whose girlfriend is abducted while they are on a date, is blackmailed into faking a diamond robbery in this pilot for a series that never got off the ground.
Unwed Father (1974) as Judge
A teenage father battles with his girlfriend, her wealthy parents, his own family and the courts in his attempt to gain legal custody of his illegitimate child. C. O'Brien, credited with writing the story and co-writing the teleplay actually is Carol Sobieski, who had her name removed.
Get Christie Love! (1974) as Dr Shepard
A foxy female cop goes undercover to bust a drug empire in this pilot for the first of the policewoman series (1974-75), in which Miss Graves was joined by Charles Cioffi (in the role originated by Guardino) and Jack Kelly as their boss. Graves subsequently disappeared from television to take up rel
Terminal Man, The (1974) as Dr Ezra Manon
To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
Homebodies (1974) as Mr Sandy
When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the developers and the construction workers.
Night Games (1974)
Unorthodox Harvard-educated lawyer, trying to carve out a practice in a small Arizona town with his young bride, defends a pretty socialite accused of murdering her husband in this pilot to the "Petrocelli" series (1974-76). Barry Newman originated the character in the theatrical feature "The Lawyer
Save the Tiger (1973) as Meyer
A clothing manufacturer faces a midlife crisis and a failing business.
Blood Sport (1973) as Mr Millsaps
A high school athlete is torn between the ambitions of his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and those of his fanatical coach, whose obsession with winning leads him to treat his players like cattle.
Shirts/Skins (1973) as Perlman
A sardonic comedy about six businessmen who find their zest for life rekindled when a simple bet after their weekly basketball game turns into a zany anything-goes hide-and-seek contest.
Laughing Policeman, The (1973) as Schwermer
A policeman is among the victims when the passengers of a late-night bus are machine-gunned. With only one semi- conscious survivor and no other witnesses, the detectives try to learn from the identities of the dead why this happened and who the killer could be. Climax includes excellent chase.
1776 (1972) as Caesar Rodney
The founding fathers struggle to draft the Declaration of Independence.
Sandcastles (1972) as Sascha
A ghostly romance between a lonely young girl and the handsome victim of an auto accident who had died in her arms but later is discovered wandering on the beach. This was the first TV-movie using a single camera videotape system, later being transferred to film.
Willard (1971) as Barskin
A social misfit uses his only friends, pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors.
The Arrangement (1969) as Dr. Weeks
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
Fail Safe (1964) as Secretary Swenson
A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) as Fred Daw
True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an expert on birds.
The Young Doctors (1961) as X-ray technician
An aging doctor's resentment of his young assistant could lead to tragedy.
The Bramble Bush (1960) as Father Bannon
A doctor commits euthanasia on his dying friend and then pursues an affair with the latter''s wife, causing a small New England town to suspect him of plotting it as a murder.
The Member of the Wedding (1953) as Mr. Addams
When her brother marries, a 12-year-old girl faces the awkward pains of adolescence.
Side Street (1950) as Dr. Harry Sternberg
A New York City mailman is chased by both cops and crooks when he steals a shipment of dirty money.
Pinky (1949) as Mr. Goolby
A light-skinned black woman returns home after passing for white in nursing school.

Producer (feature film)

Starting Fire With Gunpowder (1991) as Producer
The History of the Inuit Broadcasting System.

Cast (special)

Is There a Doctor in the House? (1971) as Charlie Larkin
The story, set in Wendell Falls, a small New England town, follows the experiences of Dr. Tim Newly and his female assistant, Dr. Michael (that's right) Griffin. The pilot episode depicts Michael's attempts to prove her abilities to Newly -- who doesn't think any woman is good enough to be his assis
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1964) as Mentor Graham
The story, spanning the years between 1830 and 1860, follows Abraham Lincoln from his backwoods law practice to the Presidency.
Teahouse of the August Moon, The (1962) as Mr Oshira
The U.S. Army tries to introduce aspects of American culture to the natives of the village of Tobiki on the Japanese island of Okinawa at the end of World War II. The title refers to the elegant teahouse that serves the natives.

Film Production - Main (special)

Kingdom of the Ice Bear (1986) as Additional Photography
A documentary studying the ecosystems of the Arctic along the northern boundaries of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Scandanavia, and the Soviet Union. Part One, "The Frozen Ocean," explores the wildlife on and under the ice of the Arctic Ocean, including the polar bear. Part Two, "The Land of Beyond,"

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Frankenstein (1973) as Professor Waldman
Dan Curtis' retelling of the all-time gothic horror classic, one of the favorite subjects among moviemakers. This was a two-parter shown in ninety-minute segments on successive nights as part of ABC's late-night "Wide World of Mystery" series.

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