Bill Bixby

Bill Bixby (January 22, 1934–November 21, 1993) was an American film and television actor, director, and frequent game show panelist. His career spanned over three decades; he appeared on stage, in motion pictures and TV series. He is best known for his roles as Tim O'Hara on the CBS sitcom My Favorite Martian, Tom Corbett on the ABC comedy-drama series The Courtship of Eddie's Father, and Dr. David Banner on the CBS drama series The Incredible Hulk. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Bixby, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

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A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Marilyn Joi  •  Evan C. Kim  •  Saul Kahan  •  Bong Soo Han

A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Marilyn Joi  •  Evan C. Kim  •  Saul Kahan  •  Bong Soo Han

Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Walter Matthau  •  Carroll O'Connor

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Walter Matthau  •  Carroll O'Connor

Irma la Douce (1963)

Nester Patou, a naive police officer, is transferred to the red light district in Paris and organizes a raid on a dodgy hotel running as a brothel. In doing so he inadvertently disrupts the corrupt system of the police and the pimps union, and even nets his station ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Lou Jacobi  •  Cliff Osmond

Nester Patou, a naive police officer, is transferred to the red light district in Paris and organizes a raid on a dodgy hotel running as a brothel. In doing so he inadvertently disrupts the corrupt system of the police and the pimps union, and even nets his station ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Lou Jacobi  •  Cliff Osmond

The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)

A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly gang of sharpshooters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Tim Conway  •  Harry Morgan  •  Bill Bixby

A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly gang of sharpshooters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Tim Conway  •  Harry Morgan  •  Bill Bixby

Clambake (1967)

The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur H. Nadel
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Teri Garr  •  Will Hutchins

The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur H. Nadel
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Teri Garr  •  Will Hutchins

Black Market Baby (1979)

A young college girl becomes pregnant, and she and the baby's father are targeted by a black-market adoption ring that is out to get the baby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Linda Purl  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Jessica Walter  •  David Doyle

A young college girl becomes pregnant, and she and the baby's father are targeted by a black-market adoption ring that is out to get the baby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Linda Purl  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Jessica Walter  •  David Doyle

Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding! (1967)

In this comedy, an aspiring singer finds herself single and pregnant. The story begins when she is rushed to the hospital to give birth. She is joined by three men; all of them want to marry her. The story of her pregnancy and her rise to stardom are told in flashback.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Tewksbury
CAST:  Sandra Dee  •  George Hamilton  •  Bill Bixby  •  Dwayne Hickman

In this comedy, an aspiring singer finds herself single and pregnant. The story begins when she is rushed to the hospital to give birth. She is joined by three men; all of them want to marry her. The story of her pregnancy and her rise to stardom are told in flashback.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Tewksbury
CAST:  Sandra Dee  •  George Hamilton  •  Bill Bixby  •  Dwayne Hickman

Speedway (1968)

A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Bill Bixby  •  Nancy Sinatra  •  Gale Gordon

A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Bill Bixby  •  Nancy Sinatra  •  Gale Gordon

Shirts/Skins (1973)

Six businessmen who have a weekly after-hours basketball game get caught up in a bet about a hide-and-seek contest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  René Auberjonois  •  Bill Bixby  •  Leonard Frey  •  Doug McClure

Six businessmen who have a weekly after-hours basketball game get caught up in a bet about a hide-and-seek contest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  René Auberjonois  •  Bill Bixby  •  Leonard Frey  •  Doug McClure

Mitzi & 100 Guys (1975)

Mitzi Gaynor in a song and dance hour with an all-male, star-studded ensemble featuring her main guests Michael Landon (Little House on the Prairie) and Jack Albertson (Chico and the Man), plus 28 celebrities as her "Million Dollar Chorus." Songs performed include: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Charmoli
CAST:  Mitzi Gaynor  •  Jack Albertson  •  Michael Landon  •  Steve Allen

Mitzi Gaynor in a song and dance hour with an all-male, star-studded ensemble featuring her main guests Michael Landon (Little House on the Prairie) and Jack Albertson (Chico and the Man), plus 28 celebrities as her "Million Dollar Chorus." Songs performed include: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Charmoli
CAST:  Mitzi Gaynor  •  Jack Albertson  •  Michael Landon  •  Steve Allen

Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)

A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Willie Nelson  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Joan Severance  •  Danny Kamin

A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Willie Nelson  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Joan Severance  •  Danny Kamin

The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993)

It's 1982, and Midwestern housewife Joyce Jackson is obsessed with Elvis Presley; she's even used the King of Rock and Roll's inspiration to turn her house into a wacky shrine. Convinced Presley's still alive, Joyce concocts a plan to find and meet him, and enlists ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Roseanne Barr  •  Tom Arnold  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Sally Kirkland

It's 1982, and Midwestern housewife Joyce Jackson is obsessed with Elvis Presley; she's even used the King of Rock and Roll's inspiration to turn her house into a wacky shrine. Convinced Presley's still alive, Joyce concocts a plan to find and meet him, and enlists ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Roseanne Barr  •  Tom Arnold  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Sally Kirkland

Baby of the Bride (1991)

Soon after returning from their honeymoon, John and Margaret Hix receive the surprise of their life - at 53, Margaret is pregnant! Against her husband's wishes, Margaret decides to keep the baby... but she isn't the only one in the family who is expecting. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Rue McClanahan  •  Kristy McNichol  •  Anne Bobby  •  John Wesley Shipp

Soon after returning from their honeymoon, John and Margaret Hix receive the surprise of their life - at 53, Margaret is pregnant! Against her husband's wishes, Margaret decides to keep the baby... but she isn't the only one in the family who is expecting. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Rue McClanahan  •  Kristy McNichol  •  Anne Bobby  •  John Wesley Shipp

Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966)

Jonas Trapp falls in love with the beautiful Jessie, a wealthy girl out of his humble class. Against the wishes of her snobbish aunt, she marries him, later faking a pregnancy to win her aunt's consent. But Jonas tires of living off of his wife's family, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard McEveety
CAST:  Chuck Connors  •  Michael Rennie  •  Kathryn Hays  •  Joan Blondell

Jonas Trapp falls in love with the beautiful Jessie, a wealthy girl out of his humble class. Against the wishes of her snobbish aunt, she marries him, later faking a pregnancy to win her aunt's consent. But Jonas tires of living off of his wife's family, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard McEveety
CAST:  Chuck Connors  •  Michael Rennie  •  Kathryn Hays  •  Joan Blondell

Steambath (1973)

Tandy, Merideth and assorted others unexpectedly wake up in a steambath with no easy exit. After spending some time there, it becomes clear that the steambath is a sort of Afterlife, where indifferent souls come to tell their stories to God who happens to be the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Brinckerhoff
CAST:  Bill Bixby  •  Stephen Elliott  •  Herb Edelman  •  Valerie Perrine

Tandy, Merideth and assorted others unexpectedly wake up in a steambath with no easy exit. After spending some time there, it becomes clear that the steambath is a sort of Afterlife, where indifferent souls come to tell their stories to God who happens to be the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Brinckerhoff
CAST:  Bill Bixby  •  Stephen Elliott  •  Herb Edelman  •  Valerie Perrine

Murder Is Easy (1982)

American computer whiz Luke Williams meets elderly Lavinia Fullerton on a London-bound train. She reveals she's discovered the identity of a serial killer in her village and is going to report it to Scotland Yard. When she is murdered after disembarking the train, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Whatham
CAST:  Bill Bixby  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Helen Hayes  •  Olivia de Havilland

American computer whiz Luke Williams meets elderly Lavinia Fullerton on a London-bound train. She reveals she's discovered the identity of a serial killer in her village and is going to report it to Scotland Yard. When she is murdered after disembarking the train, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Whatham
CAST:  Bill Bixby  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Helen Hayes  •  Olivia de Havilland

Under the Yum-Yum Tree (1963)

A love-struck landlord tries to convince a pretty tanant to dump her fiancé and give him a chance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Carol Lynley  •  Edie Adams  •  Imogene Coca

A love-struck landlord tries to convince a pretty tanant to dump her fiancé and give him a chance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Carol Lynley  •  Edie Adams  •  Imogene Coca

The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990)

During the critical experiment that would rid David Banner of the Hulk,a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her sister is being held hostage by Jasmin's superiors. Banner and Jasmin try to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Bill Bixby  •  Lou Ferrigno  •  Elizabeth Gracen  •  Philip Sterling

During the critical experiment that would rid David Banner of the Hulk,a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her sister is being held hostage by Jasmin's superiors. Banner and Jasmin try to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bixby
CAST:  Bill Bixby  •  Lou Ferrigno  •  Elizabeth Gracen  •  Philip Sterling

Diagnosis Murder: Diagnosis of Murder (1992)

Convinced that his long-time patient Nick Osborn didn't murder his boss, Mark Sloan starts investigating the case himself, supported by a junior doctor and a young female pathologist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Hibler
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Barry Van Dyke  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Stephen Caffrey

Convinced that his long-time patient Nick Osborn didn't murder his boss, Mark Sloan starts investigating the case himself, supported by a junior doctor and a young female pathologist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Hibler
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Barry Van Dyke  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Stephen Caffrey

The Great Houdinis (1976)

A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Paul Michael Glaser  •  Sally Struthers  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Vivian Vance

A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Paul Michael Glaser  •  Sally Struthers  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Vivian Vance
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