William Daniels

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William Daniels is an American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York City. He was born in 1927, to bricklayer David Daniels and his wife Irene.Daniels was a member of the singing Daniels family in Brooklyn. He made his television debut in 1943 at the age of 16, as part of a variety act. That same year, Daniels made his Broadway debut in the comedy play "Life With Father" (1939) by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Until the 1960s, Daniels was primarily a theatrical actor, with a few guest star roles in television. For his role in the play "The Zoo Story" (1958) by Edward Albee, Daniels received an Obie Award.Daniels made his film debut in 1963, at the age of 36. He debuted in the Cold War-themed thriller "Ladybug Ladybug" (1963), where he played school principal Mr. Calkins. His next film role was the comedy-drama film "A Thousand Clowns" (1965), where he played child welfare worker Albert Amundson. Daniels had a supporting role in "The Graduate" (1967), playing the father of protagonist Benjamin Braddock (played by Dustin Hoffman).Daniels found his first major television role in the superhero comedy "Captain Nice" (1967). He played police chemist Carter Nash, who could transform into the superhero Captain Nice by drinking a super serum. In both identities, Nash was a mild-mannered mama's boy, who was pressured into a crime-fighting career by his mother (played by Alice Ghostley). He was clumsy as a hero, and had a crippling fear of heights. The series lasted only 15 episodesIn the 1970s, Daniel's most prominent role was that of John Adams in the film adaptation of "1776" (1972). He also played John Quincy Adams in the historical television series "The Adams Chronicles" (1976). He had a regular role in the sitcom "The Nancy Walker Show" (1976) as Lt. Commander Kenneth Kitteridge of the United States Navy. Kenneth was the loving husband of protagonist Nancy Kitteridge (played by Nancy Walker). The series lasted for 13 episodes.In the crime drama series "Knight Rider" (1982-1986), Daniels voiced KITT, an artificially intelligent electronic computer module in the body of a robotic automobile. The series lasted for 90 episodes. The series was very popular in its time, and has had a large number of sequels and spin-offs.Daniels also played surgeon Dr. Mark Craig in the medical drama "St. Elsewhere" (1982-1988). The setting was St. Eligius Hospital, a decaying urban teaching hospital in Boston. The series lasted for 137 episodes and garnered 62 Primetime Emmy Award nominations.Daniels played KITT again in the television film "Knight Rider 2000" (1991). He had a prominent role in the sitcom "Boy Meets World" (1993-2000) as teacher George Feeny, a strict but loving mentor to protagonist Cory Matthews (played by Ben Savage). The series lasted for 158 episodes, and Feeny was one of Daniel's most recognizable roles.Daniels guest starred as KITT in two episodes of the animated sitcom "The Simpsons" (1989-). The episodes were "The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace" (1998) and "Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore". Daniels also voiced a Hospital Ship in the episode "Critical Care" (2000) of the science fiction series "Star Trek: Voyager" (1995-2001).In the 2000s, Daniels provided voice roles for animated television series, such as "Kim Possible" and "The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy". His most prominent role in the 2010s was that of George Feeny again, who appeared in 5 episodes of the sitcom series "Girl Meets World" (2014-2017). It was a sequel series to "Boy Meets World" , featuring the life of Cory Matthews as a teacher and father.By 2020, Daniels was 92 years old, one of the oldest living actors. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Dimos I

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

William Daniels on average has worked on 1 movies per year from 1972 to 2020. See the full graphs of the number of William Daniels movies released per year from 1981 till 2020.

Top Genres

William Daniels works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Comedy Genre flixes. 33% of William Daniels movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that William Daniels worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that William Daniels has worked on is 6.8.

6.8 / 10

William Daniels's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Documentary,History,War
The American Revolution (1994)

Thorough documentary of how the American Colonies rebelled against England and the personalities involved in the creation of a new nation.

8.1/1050 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Comedy,Drama,Family
Boy Meets World (1993)

An adolescent with two siblings tests his various theories about life as he endures the trials of growing up alongside a good friend.

8.1/1023 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

8/1060 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Drama,Family,History
1776 (1972)

A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence.

7.6/10141 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.

7.1/10102 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

A man, estranged from his wealthy family, reconciles at Christmas with the help of a homeless little match girl.

7/1096 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Comedy,Romance
Blind Date (1987)

A workaholic needs a date for a dinner with new important clientele, but who his brother sets him up with could lead to disaster.

5.9/1095 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Adventure,Drama,Romance
The Blue Lagoon (1980)

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

5.8/10104 min

Available in 10 platform(s).