William Mims

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William Mims
Born(1927-01-15)January 15, 1927
Carthage, Missouri
DiedApril 9, 1991(1991-04-09) (aged 64)
Studio City, Los Angeles, California

William Mims (January 15, 1927 – April 9, 1991) was an American actor. He appeared in the films I Killed Wild Bill Hickok, Walk Tall, Sanctuary, Battle at Bloody Beach, Wild in the Country, The Children's Hour, Lonely Are the Brave, The Day Mars Invaded Earth, The Ugly American, Kisses for My President, Gunfight in Abilene, A Covenant with Death, The Bamboo Saucer, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, The Traveling Executioner and Flap, among others. He appeared in the television series' The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Lawman, Tales of Wells Fargo, Cheyenne, Have Gun – Will Travel, Wagon Train, The Long, Hot Summer, Hogan's Heroes, The Big Valley, Daniel Boone, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Virginian, Petticoat Junction, Bracken's World, Alias Smith and Jones, Bonanza, Adams of Eagle Lake, The Rookies, Switch, Quincy, M.E., The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, Charlie's Angels, The Dukes of Hazzard, McClain's Law, Matt Houston, CHiPs, Simon & Simon and Falcon Crest, among others.[1]

He died of cardiac arrest on April 9, 1991, in Studio City, Los Angeles, California at age 64.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1956 I Killed Wild Bill Hickok Dan
1959 No Name on the Bullet Poker Player Uncredited
1960 Young Jesse James The Reverend Uncredited
1961 Walk Tall Jake
1961 Sanctuary Lee
1961 Battle at Bloody Beach M'Keever
1961 Wild in the Country Uncle Rolfe Braxton
1961 The Children's Hour Mr. Burton
1962 Lonely Are the Brave First Deputy Arraigning Burns
1963 The Day Mars Invaded Earth Dr. Web Spencer
1963 The Ugly American Mr. Jacobson Uncredited
1964 Kisses for My President Press Secretary Harrington Uncredited
1966 The Chase Salesman Uncredited
1967 Hot Rods to Hell Man at Picnic
1967 Gunfight in Abilene Ed Scovie
1967 A Covenant with Death Gorman Uncredited
1969 The Bamboo Saucer Vetry
1969 Paint Your Wagon Frock-coated man
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue Jensen
1970 The Traveling Executioner Lynn
1970 Flap Steve Gray
1971 Johnny Got His Gun Gentleman
1972 Pickup on 101 Antique Shop Owner
1975 The World Through the Eyes of Children Policeman
1981 Underground Aces


  1. ^ "William Mims". AllMovie. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  2. ^ "William Mims; Character Actor". Articles.latimes.com. 1991-04-14. Retrieved 2018-07-04.

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