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Bill Johnson

Actor

Veteran actor Bill Johnson began appearing on Kiwi screens as early as 1969, when he joined the cast of TV thriller The Alpha Plan. Johnson is best remembered by a generation of Kiwis as the sinister Mr Wilberforce in 1980s sci fi classic Under The Mountain. After more than four decades as an actor, he passed away on 23 September 2016.

...one of the finest gentlemen (in the truest sense of the word) I've had the pleasure to know. Wayne Coles, on Bill Johnson's memorial web page

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Show of Hands

2008, As: Waiter - Film

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King Kong

2005, As: Manny (Ann's theatre actor friend) - Film

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New Faces Old Fears

2004, Additional Voices - Television

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Mercy Peak - First Episode (excerpt)

2001, As: Arthur Bulstrode - Television

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The New Adventures of Black Beauty

1990 - 1991, As: Mr Chambers - Television

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The New Adventures of Black Beauty - Ride a Black Horse

1990, As: Mr Chambers - Television

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The Champion - Yankee Soldier

1989, As: Mr Dent - Television

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The Grasscutter

1988, As: Goodman - Television

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Porters

1987, As: Clive Rowlands - Television

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Porters (Episode Five)

1987, As: Clive Rowlands - Television

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Terry and the Gunrunners - 1, First Episode

1985, As: TAB Manager - Television

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Terry and the Gunrunners - 3, Episode Three

1985, As: TAB Manager - Television

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Terry and the Gunrunners - 5, Episode Five

1985, As: TAB Manager - Television

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About Face - A Fitting Tribute

1985, As: P.M. - Television

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Heart of the High Country - First Episode

1985, As: Old Bowen - Television

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Do Not Go Gentle

1983, As: Charlie - Television

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Savage Islands

1983, As: Reverend Williamson - Film

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Under the Mountain - The Alien World Below (Episode Four)

1981, As: Mr Wilberforce - Television

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Under the Mountain

1981, As: Mr Wilberforce - Television

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Mortimer's Patch

1980, As: Dick Benson - Television

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Children of Fire Mountain

1979, As: School Master - Television

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Radio Waves - 16 May 1978

1978, As: Peter Deniston - Television

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Gather Your Dreams

1978, As: Mayor - Television

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The Governor

1977, Actor - Television

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Sleeping Dogs

1977, As: Cousins - Film

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Moynihan

1976 - 1977, Actor - Television

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A Going Concern (short clip)

1975, Actor - Television

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The City of No

1971, As: Graham - Television

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The Alpha Plan - Episode One

1969, As: Hodgkins - Television

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The Alpha Plan

1969, As: Hodgkins - Television