William Conrad (I) (1920–1994)

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Cannon (1971-1976) | Jake and the Fatman (1987-1992) | The Killers (1946)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Bill Conrad | J. Darnoc
NICKNAME  
Bill
BORN 
Sep 27, 1920 (died Feb 11, 1994)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

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Past Film & Video (48 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (77 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jake and the FatmanJake and the Fatman (TV Series) Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe ( 103 episodes, 1987–1992 )  Less 1987–1992 103
    • Beautiful Dreamer (May 6, 1992) Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe  Less
    • Nightmare (Apr 22, 1992) Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe  Less
    • Ain't Misbehavin' (Apr 8, 1992) Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe  Less
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  • Primary photo for The HighwaymanThe Highwayman (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The HighwaymanThe Highwayman (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1987– 
  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) D.A. James L. McShane ( 2 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 2
  • Primary photo for Vengeance: The Story of Tony CimoVengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (TV Movie) Jim Dunn  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Art Patterson ( 2 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 2
  • Primary photo for In Like FlynnIn Like Flynn (TV Movie) Sgt. Dominic  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Major Anatole Karzof ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for ManimalManimal (TV Series) Narrator ( 7 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 7
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  • Primary photo for Trauma CenterTrauma Center (TV Series) Narrator ( 2 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 2
    • Breakthrough (Oct 13, 1983) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Trauma Center (Pilot) (Sep 22, 1983) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The MikadoThe Mikado (TV Movie) The Mikado  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for ShocktraumaShocktrauma (TV Movie) Dr. R Adams Cowley  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Police Squad!Police Squad! (TV Series) Stabbed Man ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure HourThe Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (TV Series) The Lone Ranger (1980)  Less 1980–1982
  • Primary photo for Side ShowSide Show (TV Movie) Ring Announcer (voice), Director, Composer (songs "All These Things" and "Circus Day Parade"), Writer ("All These Things", "Circus Day Parade")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Nero WolfeNero Wolfe (TV Series) Nero Wolfe ( 14 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 14
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  • Primary photo for The Return of Frank CannonThe Return of Frank Cannon (TV Movie) Frank Cannon  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Turnover SmithTurnover Smith (TV Movie) Thaddeus Smith, Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Return of the KingThe Return of the King (TV Movie) Lord Denethor (voice)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyBuck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) Narrator ( 21 episodes, 1979–1980 )  Less 1979–1980 21
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  • Primary photo for Battles: The Murder That Wouldn't DieBattles: The Murder That Wouldn't Die (TV Movie) William Battles  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The RebelsThe Rebels (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for How the West Was WonHow the West Was Won (TV Series) Narrator ( 7 episodes, 1976–1978 )  Less 1976–1978 7
    • Robber's Roost (Mar 26, 1978) Narrator (uncredited)  Less
    • Interlude (Feb 26, 1978) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Mormon Story (Feb 19, 1978) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for KeeferKeefer (TV Movie) Keefer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Night CriesNight Cries (TV Movie) Dr. Whelan  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Wild, Wild World of AnimalsThe Wild, Wild World of Animals (TV Series) Narrator (1973-76)  Less 1973–1978
  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Narrator ( 8 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 8
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  • Primary photo for The Force of EvilThe Force of Evil (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The CityThe City (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) Frank Cannon ( 120 episodes, 1971–1976 )  Less 1971–1976 120
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  • Primary photo for The MacahansThe Macahans (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Frank Cannon ( 2 episodes, 1973–1975 )  Less 1973–1975 2
  • Primary photo for Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux KlanAttack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number OneThe F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Narrator ( 2 episodes, 1973 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1963–1971 )  Less 1963–1973 4
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  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Keegan ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Movie) Frank Cannon  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for D.A.: Conspiracy to KillD.A.: Conspiracy to Kill (TV Movie) Chief Vincent Kovac  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Storefront LawyersStorefront Lawyers (TV Series) Kornedi ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The High ChaparralThe High Chaparral (TV Series) China Pierce ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
    • Spokes (Sep 25, 1970) China Pierce  Less
  • Primary photo for The Brotherhood of the BellThe Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie) Bart Harris  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for It Takes a ThiefIt Takes a Thief (TV Series) Strategy Room Announcer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
    • Situation Red (Feb 9, 1970) Strategy Room Announcer (voice) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Arnold Wexler ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
    • The Power (Dec 12, 1969) Arnold Wexler  Less
  • Primary photo for The FugitiveThe Fugitive (TV Series) Narrator ( 120 episodes, 1963–1967 )  Less 1963–1967 120
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  • Primary photo for F TroopF Troop (TV Series) Announcer ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Hoppity HooperHoppity Hooper (TV Series) Narrator / Sparring Partner / Spectator #1 / Dirty Poole / Senator / Oil Man #2 ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
    • Wonder Water (Sep 11, 1965) Narrator / Sparring Partner / Spectator #1 / Dirty Poole / Senator / Oil Man #2 (voice) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Temple HoustonTemple Houston (TV Series) Director ( 5 episodes, 1963–1964 ) , Actor ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1963–1964 5
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  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Producer ( 21 episodes, 1963–1964 ) , Director ( 6 episodes, 1963 ) , Maestrian / Bystander / Clapper ( 3 episodes, 1963–1964 )  Less 1963–1964 21
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  • Primary photo for G.E. TrueG.E. True (TV Series) Director ( 22 episodes, 1962–1963 ) , Dr. James Fallon ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962–1963 23
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  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Director ( 6 episodes, 1962–1963 ) , Norge / Moses Kadish ( 2 episodes, 1962 )  Less 1962–1963 7
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  • Primary photo for The Alfred Hitchcock HourThe Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) Sgt. Cresse ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The FugitiveThe Fugitive (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Saints and SinnersSaints and Sinners (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Target: The CorruptorsTarget: The Corruptors (TV Series) Director ( 8 episodes, 1961–1962 ) , Dan ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1961–1962 8
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  • Primary photo for King of DiamondsKing of Diamonds (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962 2
  • Primary photo for RipcordRipcord (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962 2
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1961 )  Less 1961 3
  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Dudley Do-Right ShowThe Dudley Do-Right Show (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Case of the Dangerous RobinThe Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1960–1961 )  Less 1960–1961 3
  • Primary photo for The AquanautsThe Aquanauts (TV Series) Corey ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 2
  • Primary photo for Rocky and His FriendsRocky and His Friends (TV Series) Narrator ( 38 episodes, 1959–1961 )  Less 1959–1961 38
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  • Primary photo for Bat MastersonBat Masterson (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 1959–1961 ) , Dick MacIntyre / Clark Benson ( 2 episodes, 1958–1961 )  Less 1958–1961 6
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  • Primary photo for KlondikeKlondike (TV Series) Producer ( 6 episodes, 1960–1961 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960–1961 7
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  • Primary photo for Men Into SpaceMen Into Space (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for Tombstone TerritoryTombstone Territory (TV Series) Director ( 6 episodes, 1959–1960 ) , Frank Banter ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1959–1960 6
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  • Primary photo for Lock UpLock Up (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for This Man DawsonThis Man Dawson (TV Series) Narrator ( 39 episodes, 1959–1960 ) , Producer ( 19 episodes, 1959–1960 ) , Director ( 9 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960 39
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  • Primary photo for The Best of Mr. Peabody & ShermanThe Best of Mr. Peabody & Sherman (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Man and the ChallengeThe Man and the Challenge (TV Series) Jim Harrigan ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Rough RidersThe Rough Riders (TV Series) Wade Hacker ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for The RiflemanThe Rifleman (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Highway PatrolHighway Patrol (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Bold VentureBold Venture (TV Series) Director ( 8 episodes, 1959 )  Less 1959 8
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  • Primary photo for Mackenzie's RaidersMackenzie's Raiders (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for TargetTarget (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for EscapeEscape (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1950– 
Self (38 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Of Moose and Men: The Rocky & Bullwinkle StoryOf Moose and Men: The Rocky & Bullwinkle Story (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Under the Influence 2... A Decade LaterUnder the Influence 2... A Decade Later (Short) Narrator  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Daws Butler: Voice MagicianDaws Butler: Voice Magician (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Fall GuyThe Fall Guy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for CBS All American Thanksgiving Day ParadeCBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) As Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for CBS All American Thanksgiving Day ParadeCBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) As Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for CBS All American Thanksgiving Day ParadeCBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for JockeyJockey (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1980 $300K
  • Primary photo for The American SportsmanThe American Sportsman (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1976–1979 )  Less 1976–1979
  • Primary photo for CBS: On the AirCBS: On the Air (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CatastropheCatastrophe Narrator (voice)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Star Wars'The Making of 'Star Wars' (TV Movie) Narrator (original narration from 1977) (voice)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • Episode #2.16 (Jan 28, 1977) Himself / Various Characters  Less
  • Primary photo for Break the BankBreak the Bank (TV Series) Himself ( 6 episodes, 1976–1977 )  Less 1976–1977
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Voice Actor ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • Episode #16.88 (Jan 26, 1977) Himself - Actor / Voice Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for Löylyä! Suomalaisen saunan nousu ja uhoLöylyä! Suomalaisen saunan nousu ja uho (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Dennis WeaverDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Dennis Weaver (TV Special) Himself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Rich Little ShowThe Rich Little Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Evel KnievelThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Evel Knievel (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Salute to Sir Lew - The Master ShowmanSalute to Sir Lew - The Master Showman (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual TV Week Logie AwardsThe 17th Annual TV Week Logie Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Flip Wilson SpecialThe Flip Wilson Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1973–1975 )  Less 1973–1975
  • Primary photo for Am laufenden BandAm laufenden Band (TV Series) Himself / Cannon ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Frank Sinatra: The Main EventFrank Sinatra: The Main Event (TV Movie) Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher Comedy HourThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself / Santa Claus / Detective / Hobo / Old Mr. Winter / Wine Salesman ( 3 episodes, 1972–1973 )  Less 1972–1973
    • Episode #4.13 (Dec 19, 1973) Himself / Santa Claus / Detective / Hobo / Old Mr. Winter / Wine Salesman  Less
    • Episode #3.13 (Dec 18, 1972) Himself  Less
    • Episode #3.7 (Oct 27, 1972) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 6 episodes, 1972–1973 )  Less 1972–1973
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  • Primary photo for CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day ParadeCBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Self  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The New Bill Cosby ShowThe New Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 3 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972
  • Primary photo for Time-Life Specials: The March of TimeTime-Life Specials: The March of Time (TV Series) Narrator ( 8 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966
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  • Primary photo for The Naked SeaThe Naked Sea Narrator  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The CowboyThe Cowboy Narrator  Less 1954 $53K
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Sinatra: All or Nothing at AllSinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Part 2 (Apr 6, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Narrator - The Fugitive ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Making of the President: The 1960sThe Making of the President: The 1960s (Video) Himself - Narrator (The March of Time: Seven Days in the Life of the President) (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Marshal Matt Dillon from Radio's Gunsmoke ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Westerns (Jan 25, 2011) Marshal Matt Dillon from Radio's Gunsmoke (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The BoxThe Box Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009 $16MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Rules of Film NoirThe Rules of Film Noir (TV Movie) Max (clip from The Killers (1946)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Dead Men Don't Wear PlaidDead Men Don't Wear Plaid (in "The Killers") (archive footage)  Less 1982 $9MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for The Case Against the 20% Federal Admissions Tax on Motion Picture TheatresThe Case Against the 20% Federal Admissions Tax on Motion Picture Theatres (Short) Himself, Actor as Bartender in film clip from 'Dial 1119' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1953

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