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William Fawcett is ...

Born 8 Sep 1894 in High Forest
Died 25 Jan 1974 in Sherman Oaks
Age79 years, 4 months
William Fawcett
William Fawcett
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About William Fawcett

William "Bill" Fawcett (born William Fawcett Thompson; September 8, 1894 – January 25, 1974) was a character actor in Hollywood B-films and in television. His career extended from 1946 until the early 1970s. He is probably best remembered for his role as the cantankerous, rusty-voiced Pete Wilkey of the Broken Wheel Ranch on the NBC series Fury, co-starring Peter Graves, Bobby Diamond, and Roger Mobley. He was one of the few actors to have earned a PhD degree.


On August 18, 1925, Fawcett married the former Helene Krag in Minnetonka, a suburb of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. The union lasted until his death. The couple was childless. Fawcett died of cardiovascular disease at the age of seventy-nine in Sherman Oaks, California. He and Helene, who died on June 17, 1997, are interred in Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, north of St. Paul.