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|Born||William Joseph McGuire, Jr.
October 25, 1926
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
|Occupation||Film and television actor|
In a career that has spanned 50 years, McGuire has collected a number of theatrical credits. He was acclaimed for his role as Woody in the 1960 revival of the musical Finian's Rainbow and played King Arthur in one of the first national tours of Camelot. He was nominated for two Tony Awards during his career.
On October 9, 1955, McGuire starred in the episode "Number Seven, Hangman's Row" of the CBS anthology series, Appointment with Adventure. He also starred in the Alfred Hitchcock Presents episodes "The Gentleman From America" (1956), "The Hidden Thing" (1956), "Crackpot" (1957), and "Don't Interrupt" (1958). He appeared in such television series as The Secret Storm, All My Children, and Gibbsville.
McGuire has two children, two grandchildren, and two brothers and a sister.
- You're in the Navy Now (1951) - Sailor Messenger (uncredited)
- The Phenix City Story (1955) - Fred Gage
- Station Six-Sahara (1963) - Jimmy
- The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) - Sandy
- The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968) - Mr. Kelly
- Paradise Lost (1971) - Phil Foley
- The Werewolf of Washington (1973) - President
- Serpico (1973) - Captain McClain
- John O'Hara's Gibbsville (a.k.a. The Turning Point of Jim Malloy) (TV movie, 1975) - Dr. Michael Malloy
- Midway (1976) - Captain Miles Browning
- Gibbsville (TV series, 6 episodes, 1976) - Dr. Michael Malloy
- Child of Glass (1978) - Joe Armsworth
- The Last Word (1979) - Governor Davis
- American Seagull (2013) - Bruce Sorensen
- Finian's Rainbow (1960 revival) - Broadway (Woody)
- Camelot (1963) - national tour (King Arthur)
- The Day Emily Married (2005) - Off-Broadway
- "Biff McGuire - Full biography". The New York Times. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
- "Hyde Park Festival Theatre has celebrity-studded send-off". The Evening News. October 5, 1980. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
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