Bill Walker (actor)
|Born||William Franklin Walker
July 1, 1896
Pendleton, Indiana, United States
|Died||January 27, 1992
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Other names||Bill Walker
William Bill Walker
|Spouse(s)||Peggy Cartwright (1962–1992)|
William Franklin Walker (July 1, 1896 – January 27, 1992) was an African-American television and film actor. Walker is best remembered for his role as Reverend Sykes in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird.
Born in Pendleton, Indiana, Walker began his acting career in 1946. In a career that spanned five decades, Walker appeared in numerous television shows and films including Goodyear Television Playhouse, Raintree County, Yancy Derringer, Official Detective, The Amos 'n' Andy Show, The Twilight Zone, Rawhide, Daniel Boone, Good Times, The Long, Hot Summer, To Kill a Mockingbird, Big Jake, What's Happening!!, Twilight's Last Gleaming, The President's Plane is Missing, Our Man Flint, Billy Jack Goes to Washington, Maurie, A Piece of the Action, The Girl Who Had Everything, and The Choirboys.