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Guy Williams

Don Diego de la Vega/Zorro in Zorro

Photos Guy Williams Birth name: Guy Williams
Birth date: 1924/01/14
Date of death : 1989/05/07 (65 years old)
Birth place : New York

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Biography for Guy Williams

Guy Williams, his real name Armando Catalano, born January 14, 1924 in New York, in the United States, and died on May 7, 1989 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is an American player.

His parents from Sicily in Italy immigrated to the United States shortly before his birth. He had a younger sister, Valérie.

He ended his schooling at the Pesskill military school in New York State.

Armando started by being a model, then he accepted a Universal International contract to play small roles. His agent makes him change his Italian name for Guido Armando then finally Guy Williams.

He married in July 1948 to actress Janice Cooper with whom he had two children, a boy, Guy Steven born in 1952 and a girl, Toni (Antoinette) born in 1958.

At 33, this good large fencer, 1.91 m, is chosen by Walt Disney to play Zorro. He embodies for 82 episodes the role of Don Diego de la Vega alias Zorro, in the television series of Disney studios, but also roles in the load of Blue Tunics (1955) and Lost in Space.

In 1973, he abandoned his profession and fixed with his family in Buenos Aires in Argentina.

In 1989, he died of a break in aneurysm after having devoted himself to humanitarian causes.

Guy Williams was an American actor known for his role as Don Diego de la Vega, alias Zorro, in the television series "The New Adventures of Zorro" from the 1950s. He also played in several other television and films series, including "Lost In Space "and" Bonanza ". Williams was born on January 14, 1924 in New York, in the Brooklyn district. He started his career in the 1950s playing in plays before turning to television and cinema. He died on April 7, 1989 at the age of 65.


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Lost in Space Prof. John Robinson / ... (83 episodes, 1965-1968)
Bonanza Will Cartwright (5 episodes, 1964)
Captain Sindbad (1963) Capt. Sindbad
Il tiranno di Siracusa (1962) Damon
Disneyland Zorro / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1962)
Zorro Don Diego de la Vega / ... (82 episodes, 1957-1961)
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon Jim Lorane (1 episode, 1958)
Men of Annapolis Steve Clay (2 episodes, 1957)
Code 3 (1 episode, 1957)
I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) Officer Chris Stanley
Highway Patrol Barney / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
State Trooper Vince Breedon (1 episode, 1957)
Cavalcade of America (1 episode, 1957)
Crossroads 1st Soldier (1 episode, 1956)
The Last Frontier (1955) (uncredited) Lieutenant Benton
Sincerely Yours (1955) (uncredited) Dick Cosgrove
Cameo Theatre (1 episode, 1955)
The Lone Ranger Sheriff Will Harrington (1 episode, 1955)
Damon Runyon Theater (1 episode, 1955)
Four Star Playhouse Peter (1 episode, 1955)
Seven Angry Men (1955) Salmon Brown
The Mickey Rooney Show Dr. Pierce / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
The Golden Blade (1953) (uncredited) Town Crier
The Man from the Alamo (1953) Sergeant McCauley
All I Desire (1953) (uncredited) Ticket Taker
Take Me to Town (1953) (uncredited) Hero in show
House Party (1953)
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) Andre Brion
Back at the Front (1952) (uncredited) Quartermaster Captain
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) Ronald Calkins
Studio One (1 episode, 1951)



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