William Windom

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William Windom (born September 28, 1923) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his work on television, including several episodes of The Twilight Zone; playing the character of Glen Morley, a congressman from Minnesota like his own great-grandfather and namesake in The Farmer's Daughter; the character of John Monroe on the sitcom My World and Welcome to It, for which he won an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series; as Commodore Matt Decker, commander of the doomed U.S.S. Constellation in the Star Trek episode "The Doomsday Machine"; the character Randy Lane in the Emmy-nominated Night Gallery episode "They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar"; perhaps the most common recurring character on the Emmy-winning series Murder, She Wrote, Dr. Seth Hazlitt, and for voicing Puppetino in Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night. Windom was born in New York City, the son of Isobel Wells (née Peckham) and Paul Windom, an architect. He is the great-grandson of the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury of the same name. He served in the U.S.

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