Bill Erwin

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  • Birth Name: William Lindsey Erwin
  • Birth Place: Honey Grove, Texas, United States
  • Died: December 29, 2010
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • First job in showbiz was at the age of 4 or 5, modeling children's underwear.
  • Was Edgar Bergen's stage manager for the ventriloquist's 1941 tour.
  • Served as a captain in the Army Air Force during WWII.
  • Was a self-taught cartoonist who had his work published in The New Yorker.
  • Best known for his roles on Seinfeld and in the romantic-fantasy film Somewhere in Time.
  • Won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award in 1983 for his performance in Old Friends at the Actors Forum.
  • Wrote, produced and starred in the one-man show Twisted Twain.

Awards

  • 1993, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Fran MacLachlan Erwin — Wife (deceased)
  • Lindsey Erwin — Daughter
  • Timothy Erwin — Son
  • Mary Gene Cosper — Sister
  • Mike Erwin — Son
  • Kelly — Daughter

College

  • Attended San Angelo College, San Angelo, Texas, United States; University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States (BA in Journalism, 1935); Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, California, United States (MA in Theatre Arts, 1941)

Details

  • Birth Name: William Lindsey Erwin
  • Birth Place: Honey Grove, Texas, United States
  • Died: December 29, 2010
  • Profession: Actor