Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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William Dozier Biography (1908-1991)
Born February 13, 1908, in Omaha, NB; died of a stroke, April 23, 1991, in Santa Monica, CA; son of Robert C. and Emma (McElroy) Dozier; married KatherineFoley, September 14, 1929 (marriage ended); married Joan Fontaine, May 2, 1946 (divorced, 1950); married Ann Rutherford, 1953; children: (first marriage)Robert J., (second marriage) Deborah Leslie Potter. Addresses: Office: 826 Greenway Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 19228 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265.
- motion picture producer, television producer, actor, executive
- Birth Details
- February 13, 1908
- Omaha, Nebraska, United States
- Death Details
- April 23, 1991
- Santa Monica, California, United States
Credits; Television Work; Series
- Producer, Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers, CBS, 1953-54.
- (With others) Producer, Danger, CBS, 1954-55.
- Executive producer, The Loner, CBS, 1965-66.
- Executive producer, The Tammy Grimes Show, ABC, 1966.
- Executive producer, Batman (also see below), ABC, 1966-68.
- Executive producer, The Green Hornet, ABC, 1966-67.
- Also involved in Playhouse 90 and Studio One, both CBS.
Credits; Television Work; Episodic
- Executive producer, Pentagon U.S.A. (first episode telecast undertitle Pentagon Confidential), CBS, 1953.
- Producer, Ben Hecht's Tales of the City (also known as Tales ofthe City), NBC, 1963.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Narrator, Batman, ABC, 1966-68.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Dr. Richard Sheppard, Sr., Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard MurderCase, NBC, 1975.
- Senator Ferguson, The Amazing Howard Hughes, CBS, 1977.
- William Bast, Evening in Byzantium, syndicated, 1978.
- Chairman, Crisis in Mid-Air, CBS, 1979.
- Mr. Caldwell, Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, CBS, 1980.
- Julius Thompkins, Not Just Another Affair, CBS, 1982.
Credits; Film Producer
The Hour Before the Dawn, Paramount, 1944.
Harriet Craig, Columbia, 1950.
Two of a Kind, Columbia, 1951.
Batman, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966.
The Big Bounce, Warner Brothers, 1969.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Michelle's lawyer, American Gigolo, Paramount, 1980.
- Also appeared in Kino, the Padre on Horseback.
Obituaries and Other Sources: Periodicals
- The Hollywood Reporter, April 24, 1991, pp. 3-4.
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