Topping off a
distinguished career on stage, television and the movies, William Windom
is a tour de force in the WWII musical, “The Windbreakers”.
As Bill explained,
“I told a TV interviewer that I had cracked the “Windtalkers” code while
serving with the 508 in WWII. Thereafter I was known in S2 as the
Previously cast in
conservative, mild-mannered roles, Windom appeared in 18 Broadway plays
before making his film debut in To Kill a Mockingbird as the prosecuting
attorney against Gregory Peck.
Bill won a
Primetime Emmy Award in 1970 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy
Series for the lead in his weekly TV series, "My World and Welcome To It"
and gained even wider fame portraying the role of Dr. Seth Haslett on the
long-running Angela Lansbury TV series "Murder She Wrote."