William Conrad Overview:

Actor, William Conrad, was born John William Cann on Sep 27, 1920 in Louisville, KY. Conrad died at the age of 73 on Feb 11, 1994 in North Hollywood, CA .



Conrad was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame .

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Perhaps most familiar to modern audiences for his television roles in the popular series Cannon and Jake and the Fatman, possessed talents that stretched far beyond his portrayals of stocky small-screen lawmen. During his 50-year career, he served in such varied capacities as producer... Read full article

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William Conrad Quotes:

Lt. Jacobi: [to Brandon] If you lie down with dogs, Brandon, you gt up with fleas.

Quinn: [to Alice] He could've had the whole world. So he leaned over sideways and grabbed you.

Sheriff Chris Hamish: I've never been a success at anything I tried to do. Anything I ever tried to do ever, failed. I've been a failure and that's all, a plain old failure. But I'm not going to be this time. I'm going to make this one. I'm going to do this right!

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Buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills in the Lincoln Terrace Plot # 4448. He is surrounded by his fellow TV detectives at this cemetery who are either in the same section or within very close proximity. They include Telly Savalas and George Savalas from "Kojak" (1973) and William Talman, Wesley Lau, and Ray Collins of "Perry Mason" (1957) fame and "Dragnet" (1951)'s Jack Webb.

Inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1997.

His third wife was the widow of newscaster Chet Huntley.

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