Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Gary Kasper to Florence Klotz
Bill Kennedy Biography (1908-1997)
Born Willard A. Kennedy, June 27, 1908, in Cleveland Heights, OH; died of emphysema, January 27, 1997, in Palm Beach, FL; married second wife Suzanne Wiggins King, 1971; children: two sons, one daughter, two stepdaughters.
- Birth Details
- June 27, 1908
- Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
- Death Details
- January 27, 1997
- Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Host, Bill Kennedy's Showtime, CKLW-TV (Windsor, Ontario, Canada), 1956-69.
- Host, Bill Kennedy at the Movies, WKBD-TV (Detroit, MI), 1969-83.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Flying Fortress, Warner Bros., 1942.
- Hamilton Hunneker, Now Voyager, Warner Bros., 1942.
- This Is the Army, Warner Bros., 1943.
- Tim Shaughnessy, Truck Busters, Warner Bros., 1943.
- Hospital attendant, Crime by Night, Warner Bros., 1944.
- Torpedo officer, Destination Tokyo, Warner Bros., 1944.
- In Our Time, Warner Bros., 1944.
- Janie, Warner Bros., 1944.
- (Billed as William Kennedy) FBI man, Make Your Own Bed, Warner Bros., 1944.
- Thatcher, Mr. Skeffington, Warner Bros./First National, 1944.
- Hank Albright, Escape in the Desert, Warner Bros., 1945.
- Herbert Stone, Rhapsody in Blue, Warner Bros., 1945.
- Harry Arnold, Don't Gamble with Strangers, Monogram, 1946.
- The People's Choice, 1946.
- Arthur, That Brennan Girl, Republic, 1946.
- Thirache the Executioner, Joan of Arc, RKO, 1948.
- The commentator, Red Planet Mars, United Artists, 1952.
- Sanders, Unchained, Warner Bros., 1955.
- Also appeared in Winning Your Wings.
- Detroit Free Press, January 28, 1997, p. A1.
Other articles you might like: