Bill Thurman

Highest Rated:
100% Places in the Heart (1984)
Lowest Rated:
0% Mars Needs Women (1966)
Birthday:
Nov 4
Birthplace:
Texas, USA
Bio:
American actor Bill Thurman is one of several Southern performers specializing in "regional" pictures -- films made exclusively for distribution in the deep South by states' rights exhibitors. In the '60s, Thurman appeared in a group of inexpensive horror films, many of them remakes of earlier…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Hawken's Breed
  • Actor
-- 1987
Mountaintop Motel Massacre
  • Rev. Bill McWilley
-- 1986
76% Silverado
  • Proprietor
$33.2M 1985
Alamo Bay
  • Sheriff
-- 1985
100% Places in the Heart
  • Lone Star Syrup Boy
-- 1984
83% Raggedy Man
  • Sheriff
-- 1981
Keep My Grave Open (The House Where Hell Froze Over)
  • Actor
-- 1980
Tom Horn
  • Ora Hale
-- 1980
The Evictors
  • Higgins
-- 1979
Centennial
  • Uncle Dick
-- 1978
The Charge of the Model T's
  • Actor
-- 1977
95% Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Air Traffic
-- 1977
Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Actor
-- 1977
Slumber Party '57 (Teenage Slumber Party)
  • Mr. Willis
-- 1976
Creature From Black Lake (Demon of the Lake)
  • The Sheriff
-- 1976
Gator Bait
  • Actor
-- 1976
92% The Sugarland Express
  • Hunter
-- 1974
Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Sam
-- 1974
Encounter with the Unknown
  • Actor
-- 1973
100% The Last Picture Show
  • Coach Popper
-- 1971
It's Alive!
  • Actor
-- 1968
Night Fright (The Extraterrestrial Nasty)
  • Deputy Ben Whitfield
-- 1967
0% Mars Needs Women
  • Actor
-- 1966
Zontar: Thing from Venus
  • Actor
-- 1966
Curse of the Swamp Creature
  • Actor
-- 1966
Hell Raiders
  • Actor
-- 1965
The Yesterday Machine
  • Actor
-- 1963

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Quotes from Bill Thurman's Characters

    1. Air Traffic Controller: AirEast 31, do you wish to file a report of any kind to us?
    2. Air Traffic: [over radio] I wouldn't know what kind of report to file, Center.
    From Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Submitted by Francis L (2 years ago)
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