William Alland

Producer, Actor, Radio writer
A member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theater, Alland played the inquiring reporter in "Citizen Kane" (1941) before turning to producing.
Born: 03/03/1916 in Delmar, Delaware, USA

Filmography

Producer (21)

The Rare Breed 1965 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Lively Set 1964 (Movie)

(Producer)

Look in Any Window 1960 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Lady Takes a Flyer 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)

A Gun For a Coward 1957 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Deadly Mantis 1957 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Land Unknown 1957 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Party Crashers 1957 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Space Children 1957 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Creature Walks Among Us 1956 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Mole People 1956 (Movie)

(Producer)

Chief Crazy Horse 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

Revenge of the Creature 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tarantula 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

This Island Earth 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

Four Guns to the Border 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

Johnny Dark 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Creature From the Black Lagoon 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

It Came From Outer Space 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Lawless Breed 1952 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Black Castle 1951 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (5)

F for Fake 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Macbeth 1948 (Movie)

Murderer (Actor)

Citizen Kane 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tom, Dick and Harry (Movie)

Newsreel Announcer (Actor)
Writer (3)

The Deadly Mantis 1957 (Movie)

(From Story)

Revenge of the Creature 1955 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Lawless Breed 1952 (Movie)

(From Story)
Director (1)

Look in Any Window 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

A member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theater, Alland played the inquiring reporter in "Citizen Kane" (1941) before turning to producing.

EDUCATION

studied in Baltimore, Maryland

Milestones

1973

Returned to acting with feature, "Verites et Mesonges"

1961

Sole directing credit (also producer), "Look in Any Window"

1959

Produced first TV show, "World of Giants"

1952

Produced for Universal Pictures; first film as producer, "The Black Castle"

1940

Film acting debut (also dialogue director), "Citizen Kane"

1940

Served in US Air Force during World War II

Acted in semi-professional groups; with Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre as actor, stage manager

Assistant producer with the Mercury Theatre radio series

Worked as radio writer

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