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William Windom Obituary

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Aug 20th, 2012
Aug 20


William Windom dies at 88; Emmy-winning character actor




The veteran character actor’s Emmy-winning role in the TV series ‘My World and Welcome to It’ marked the start of a long-term relationship with humorist James Thurber’s whimsical Americana.


By Reed Johnson
Los Angeles Times
August 20, 2012


In the role that won him an Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series, William Windom played John Monroe, a writer-cartoonist for a New York magazine who harnessed an active fantasy life to escape the doldrums of his middle-class Connecticut existence. Based on the work of American humorist James Thurber, “My World and Welcome to It” survived only one season on NBC.


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