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William Newman

Actor

Born - 15 June 1934, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died - 27 May 2015

Long-headed, wavy-haired, grumpy-looking American supporting actor often seen in eccentric or offbeat roles. A former army man and English teacher, he took to acting in his thirties, venturing into films a decade later: Squirm (1976), Brubaker (1980), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), Silver Bullet (1985), The Mosquito Coast (1986), The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988), Chattahoochee (1989), Accidental Hero (1992), Leprechaun (1993), Mrs Doubtfire (1993), Tom and Huck (1995), The Craft (1996), Brown's Requiem (1998), For Love of the Game (1999), Teacher's Pet (2000) and Shadow: Dead Riot (2006), his last. He died from multi-infarct dementia.