William Joyce (actor)

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William Joyce
Born (1930-10-21)October 21, 1930
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Died September 3, 1998(1998-09-03) (aged 67)
Encino, California
Nationality  United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950–1990
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)

William Joyce (October 21, 1930 – September 3, 1998) was an American actor.

In 1959, Jack Webb picked him over Jimmy Dean to play the title role in a television adaptation of Johnny Guitar.[1]

A life member of The Actors Studio,[2] Joyce's film roles included Senator Charles Carroll in The Parallax View and writer Tom Harris in I Eat Your Skin.[3]



  1. ^ "Webb's Western Effort: Pilot Film Shown For 'Johnny Guitar'". Pittsburgh Press. July 31, 1959. p. 35. Retrieved September 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York City: MacMillan. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8. 
  3. ^ "I Eat Your Skin (1964)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 4, 2011. 

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