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William Windom (September 28, 1923 – August 16, 2012) was an American movie, radio, stage, voice, and mostly television actor who's career has lasted for 56 years. Windom is mostly known for his roles in popular television series such as; Matt Decker in Star Trek, as Dr. Seth Hazlitt in Murder, She Wrote, Glen Morley in The Twilight Zone, and is also known for his voice as Puppetino in Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night.

Early life

Windom was born on September 28, 1923 in New York City, New York to Isobel Wells (née Peckham) and Paul Windom.

Personal life

Windom was married to Carol Keyser from 1947 until they divorced in 1955. Secondly he married Barbara Joyce from 1958 until they divorced in 1963. Thirdly he married Barbara Goetz from 1963 until they divorced in 1968. Fourthly he married Jacqulyn Hopkins from 1969 until they divorced in 1974. Lastly he married Patricia Tunder from 1975 until his death in 2012.


Windom died on August 16, 2012 from congestive heart failure in his home in Woodacre, California, he was 88 years old.

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