|Born||William Hurley Traylor, Jr.
October 8, 1930
|Died||September 23, 1989
Los Angeles, California
|Other names||Blll Traylor, William Hurley Traylor|
|Occupation||Actor, acting coach.|
(m.1961-1985; her death)
William "Bill" Traylor (October 8, 1930 - September 23, 1989) was an American television, theater, and motion picture actor. He was also an acting coach and founder of The Loft Studio, an acting school attended by such major stars as Sean Penn, Anjelica Huston and Nicolas Cage. He is the father of actresses Stephanie Feury and Susan Traylor.
He was born William Hurley Traylor, Jr. in Kirksville, Missouri, to parents Edna Mae (Singleton) and William Hurley Traylor, Sr. He and his two siblings, sisters Patricia (Traylor) Weber and Lucille (Traylor) Jorgenson, were raised in the Brashear, Missouri area, where William Sr. operated an oil business and service station.
|1989||Dead Bang||Chief Elton Tremmel||Final role before unexpected death|
|1989||Fletch Lives||Ted Underhill|
|1984||The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension||General Catburd|
|1988||The Man With Two Brains||Inspector|
|1981||The Postman Always Rings Twice||Sackett|
|1980||The Long Riders||Pinkerton|
|1980||Little House on the Prairie - Fight Team Fight||Pete Ellerbee|
|1974||The Towering Inferno||Security Guard||Uncredited|
|1968||The Boston Strangler||Arnie Carr|
|1964||Diary Of A Bachelor||Skip O'Hara|
|1957||The Last Frontier||Soldier||uncredited role|
- Kirksville Daily Express. Edna Traylor obituary. Published 19 December 1991.