Bill Holliday was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He had an early role on the television special "Life on the Mississippi" (PBS, 1980-81). He also was featured in the miniseries "Freedom Road" (1979-1980). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Minstrel Man" (CBS, 1976-77) and "The Savage Bees" (NBC, 1976-77). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "My Kidnapper, My Love" (NBC, 1980-81). Following that project, he acted on the silver screen, including roles in the Sally Field comedy "Back Roads" (1981) and the comedy "The Toy" (1982) with Richard Pryor. Holliday's more recent roles included "Terror In The Swamp" (1983) and the Clint Eastwood crime picture "Tightrope" (1984). He also was featured in the TV movie "Hobson's Choice" (CBS, 1983-84). Holliday more recently acted in "French Quarter Undercover" (1985).