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William Ching

Highest Rated: 98% In a Lonely Place (1950)

Lowest Rated: 71% Scared Stiff (1953)

Birthday: Oct 2, 1913

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

William Ching's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Ching began his acting career with roles in such films as the Deanna Durbin musical comedy "Something in the Wind" (1947), "The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap" (1947) and "D.O.A." (1950). He also appeared in the drama "In a Lonely Place" (1950) with Humphrey Bogart and the western "The Showdown" (1950) with Billy Elliott. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the Wendell Corey action picture "The Wild Blue Yonder" (1951), the Spencer Tracy sports comedy "Pat and Mike" (1952) and the Marge Champion musical comedy "Give a Girl a Break" (1953). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Our Miss Brooks" (CBS, 1952-56). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "Never Wave at a Wac" (1953) with Rosalind Russell, "Scared Stiff" (1953) with Dean Martin and "The Moonlighter" (1953) with Fred MacMurray. He also appeared in the Maureen O'Hara dramatic sports film "The Magnificent Matador" (1955). Ching more recently acted in the western "Escort West" (1959) with Victor Mature. Ching passed away in July 1989 at the age of 76.

Highest rated movies

In a Lonely Place
Pat and Mike
Buck Privates Come Home
Scared Stiff




No Score Yet 36% Escort West Capt. Howard Poole (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 37% Terror in the Haunted House Mark Snell (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 30% Tall Man Riding Rex Willard (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 65% Give a Girl a Break Anson Prichett (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 20% The Moonlighter Tom Anderson (Character) - 1953
71% 74% Scared Stiff Tony Warren (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 38% Never Wave at a WAC Lt. Col. Schuyler "Sky" Fairchild (Character) - 1952
85% 68% Pat and Mike Collier Weld (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Belle Le Grand Bill Shanks (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bal Tabarin Don Barlow (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Oh! Susanna Corporal Donlin (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Showdown Mike Shattay (Character) - 1950
98% 89% In a Lonely Place Ted Barton (Character) - 1950
88% 75% D.O.A. Halliday (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 57% Something in the Wind Joe (Character) - 1947
80% 70% Buck Privates Come Home 2nd Lieutenant (uncredited) (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 52% The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap Jim Simpson (Character) - 1947


No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Garrett Martin (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Glenn McKay (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Telephone Time Parker (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Our Miss Brooks Clint Allbright (Guest Star) 1955