Earl Hindman

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Earl John Hindman (October 20, 1942 – December 29, 2003) was an American actor, best-known for his role as the kindly neighbor (whose lower face was always hidden from sight from the television viewer) Wilson W. Wilson Jr. on the television sitcom Home Improvement (1991–1999).

Long before this role, however, he played bad guys in two 1970s thrillers, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and The Parallax View.

Hindman's most famous and enduring pre-Home Improvement role was as Bob Reid in Ryan's Hope. He played the role in 459 episodes during the years 1975-1989. Ex-police officer Bob Reid was everybody's best friend who never got the girl, and was the long-suffering brother of the soap's serial bride Delia Reid Ryan Ryan Coleridge. Hindman's wife Molly McGreevey was also on the soap 1977-1981 as Polly Longworth, best friend to media tycoon Rae Woodard.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Earl John Hindman (October 20, 1942 – December 29, 2003) was an American actor, best-known for his role as the kindly neighbor (whose lower face was always hidden from sight from the television viewer) Wilson W. Wilson Jr. on the television sitcom Home Improvement (1991–1999).

Long before this role, however, he played bad guys in two 1970s thrillers, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and The Parallax View.

Hindman's most famous and enduring pre-Home Improvement role was as Bob Reid in Ryan's Hope. He played the role in 459 episodes during the years 1975-1989. Ex-police officer Bob Reid was everybody's best friend who never got the girl, and was the long-suffering brother of the soap's serial bride Delia Reid Ryan Ryan Coleridge. Hindman's wife Molly McGreevey was also on the soap 1977-1981 as Polly Longworth, best friend to media tycoon Rae Woodard.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Earl Hindman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Gender -

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1942-10-20

Day of Death 2003-12-29

Place of Birth Bisbee, Arizona, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
1998 Hercules(66 episodes) as Pericles
1991 Home Improvement(5 episodes) as Wilson Wilson Jr.
1991 Home Improvement(5 episodes) as Santa Claus
1991 Home Improvement(212 episodes) as Wilson Wilson, Jr.
1991 The Ballad of the Sad Cafe as Henry Macy
1990 Law & Order(1 episode) as Attorney Riley
1987 Kojak: The Price of Justice as Danny
1985 Spenser: For Hire(1 episode)
1985 The Equalizer(4 episodes)
1985 Silverado as J.T.
1983 Tales from the Darkside(1 episode)
1983 Murder in Coweta County as J.H. Potts
1975 Ryan's Hope(0 episodes) as Bob Reid
1974 Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue as Garrity
1974 Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue as Stacy
1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three as Mr. Brown - George Steever
1974 The Parallax View as Deputy Red
1971 Who Killed Mary Whats'ername? as Whitey
1969 The Ultimate Degenerate as Bruno
1968 The Kiss of Her Flesh as Don

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