William O'Connell

William O'Connell found success as an actor early on, when he was just five years old. In the beginning of his acting career, O'Connell starred in comedies like "Way... Way Out" (1966) starring Jerry Lewis and "It's a ... Read more »
Born: 08/20/1933

Filmography

Actor (19)

Pros and Cons 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Any Which Way You Can 1980 (Movie)

Elmo (Actor)

Every Which Way But Loose 1978 (Movie)

Elmo (Actor)

The Outlaw Josey Wales 1976 (Movie)

Carstairs (Actor)

The Dead Don't Die 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Big Bad Mama 1974 (Movie)

Preacher (Actor)

High Plains Drifter 1973 (Movie)

Barber (Actor)

Paint Your Wagon 1969 (Movie)

Horace Tabor (Actor)

Pioneer Spirit 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

Actor

Star Trek 1966 - 1969 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Happy Ending 1969 (Movie)

Minister (Actor)

Ice Station Zebra 1968 (Movie)

Survivor (Actor)

Games 1967 (Movie)

(Actor)

It's a Bikini World 1966 (Movie)

McSnigg (Actor)

Way... Way Out 1965 (Movie)

Ponsonby (Actor)

Batman (TV Show)

Actor

Cutter's Trail (TV Show)

Actor

The Haunted (TV Show)

Actor

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

Romulus, My Father 2008 (Movie)

HD Mastering (High Definition Systems Engineer)

Biography

William O'Connell found success as an actor early on, when he was just five years old. In the beginning of his acting career, O'Connell starred in comedies like "Way... Way Out" (1966) starring Jerry Lewis and "It's a Bikini World" (1967) starring Deborah Walley. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964) and "Batman" (ABC, 1965-68). He kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in the Rock Hudson adaptation "Ice Station Zebra" (1968), the Lee Marvin adaptation "Paint Your Wagon" (1969) and the Jean Simmons drama "The Happy Ending" (1969). He also appeared in "High Plains Drifter" (1973). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the action movie "Every Which Way But Loose" (1978) with Clint Eastwood and the comedic adventure "Any Which Way You Can" (1980) with Clint Eastwood. He also was featured in the TV movie "The Dead Don't Die" (NBC, 1974-75). Most recently, O'Connell worked on the Eric Bana dramatic adaptation "Romulus, My Father" (2008).

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