Milestones, Jan. 5, 1976

Died. William Lundigan, 61, perennial supporting actor; after a long illness; in Duarte, Calif. A radio announcer in his native Syracuse, N.Y., Lundigan caught the ear of a movieland talent scout with the resonance of his bass voice. Signed on the spot to his first film contract, a commercial for a Tarzan film, Lundigan went to Hollywood in 1937. He played in such rough-and-tumble epics as Dodge City (1939) and The Fighting 69th (1940); otherwise, he said, "nothing much happened" in a 17-year career during which he appeared in more than 125 films....

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