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William Henry Lancaster Net Worth

William Henry Lancaster Net Worth is
$1 Million

William Henry Lancaster Biography

Bill was known by his friends as "Billy", when he was a youth. He attended "public" school, as many actor's sons and daughters did in the 1960s. He was never athletic since he was stricken with a childhood disease. He was well liked at Emerson Junior High School in West Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Emerson in June 1962. He was known ...

Quick Facts

Full NameWilliam Henry Lancaster
Date Of BirthNovember 17, 1947
Died1997-01-04
Place Of BirthLos Angeles County, California, USA
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Producer
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=6016233
Star SignScorpio


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Married the second daughter of Ernie Kovacs first in Tijuana, Mexico on June 18, 1965, then remarried on December 11, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, because both sets of parents weren't sure a Tijuana marriage was legal.They had one daughter, Keigh.
2Contracted polio, but despite having to wear braces on his legs, he played baseball at WLA field (now called the Bad News Bears Field) at Ohio Ave and Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles Ca, in 1961. He played First Base because of his limited mobility.
3Father of only grandchild of comedian Ernie Kovacs and Bette Wilcox.
4Wrote a draft of the screenplay for Firestarter (1984) when John Carpenter was going to direct the film. Both were replaced when The Thing (1982), a film on which they both collaborated, did poorly at the box office.
5Brother of Jimmy, Susan, Joanna, and Sighle Lancaster.
6Son of Burt Lancaster and Norma Anderson.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1977WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Comedy Written Directly for the ScreenThe Bad News Bears (1976)


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad News Bears20051976 screenplay / screenplay
The Thing1982screenplay
The Bad News BearsTV Series characters created by - 20 episodes, 1979 - 1980 characters - 1 episode, 1980 based upon characters created by - 1 episode, 1979
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan1978written by
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training1977characters
The Bad News Bears1976written by

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moses the Lawgiver1974TV Mini-SeriesYoung Moses (as William Lancaster)
The Midnight Man1974King (as William Lancaster)
The Big Valley1967TV SeriesSecond Boy

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan1978co-producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Special Collector's Edition2012TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
The Thing: Terror Takes Shape1998Video documentary in memory of our friend

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Thing: Terror Takes Shape1998Video documentaryHimself

Source
IMDB Wikipedia
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