William Ching Net Worth

William Ching Net Worth is
$11 Million

William Ching Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

William Brooks "Bill" Ching (October 2, 1913 – July 1, 1989) was an American character actor who appeared in almost 20 films as well as a similar number of television appearances during the later 1940s and throughout the 1950s.Ching may be best known for his supporting role in Rudolph Maté's 1950 film noir, D.O.A. along with his role as the overbearing boyfriend of Katharine Hepburn's character in George Cukor's 1952 Tracy-Hepburn comedy Pat and Mike.Ching began his career as a professional singer, appearing in musical comedies such as Rodgers and Hammerstein's Allegro (1947). His first film role was in 1946. He signed with Republic Pictures in 1947, and for the next dozen years acted mostly in westerns and dramas. One of his best parts was as a semi-good guy/semi-villain in the Randolph Scott western Tall Man Riding (1955). In 1958 he played murderer Glenn McKay in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Corresponding Corpse." His last major acting credit was in a 1959 episode of the television series 77 Sunset Strip.

Date Of BirthOctober 2, 1913, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
DiedJuly 1, 1989, Tustin, California, United States
Place Of BirthSt. Louis, Missouri, USA
SpouseEvelyn Olmsted (m. 1958–1989), Lucile Rieger (m. ?–1958)
TV ShowsOur Miss Brooks
Star SignLibra
1Singers don't last. Out of perhaps 500 pictures a year, about 25 are musicals. You've got to keep working to amount to anything in Hollywood.
2I've been told that when I start my radio program people will assume that I am an Oriental, since they can't see me. The fact remains that the performance is what counts; names don't mean anything.
1Was honorably discharged at the end of WWII as a Lieutenant with the Coast Guard.
2According to Laura Wagner, in her article on the actor for the Films of the Golden Age, Winter 2013/14 issue, although Ching's surname obviously sounds Asian influenced, he was of prominently English heritage and the name was actually a derivative of the English village of Chingford near London.
3Left the film business in 1959 and became a very successful real-estate agent.


77 Sunset Strip1959TV SeriesGarrett Martin
Escort West1958Capt. Howard Poole
Steve Canyon1958TV SeriesLt. Roebling
Perry Mason1958TV SeriesGlenn McKay
The Californians1958TV SeriesPete Jordan
My World Dies Screaming1958Mark Snell
Official Detective1957TV SeriesAllen Brewster
The Adventures of Jim Bowie1957TV SeriesRoark Purdom
Panic!1957TV SeriesGil Beresford
Science Fiction Theatre1955-1956TV SeriesDr. George Stoneham / Dr. Robert Porter / Walter Daniels
Passport to Danger-1956TV SeriesLt. Al Jacoby
The Millionaire1956TV SeriesAllen Johnson
Telephone Time1956TV SeriesParker
TV Reader's Digest1956TV SeriesBinky
The Loretta Young Show1955TV SeriesBill Adams
Our Miss Brooks1955TV SeriesClint Allbright
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1955TV SeriesJim
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955TV SeriesColonel
Tall Man Riding1955Rex Willard (as Bill Ching)
The Magnificent Matador1955Jody Wilton (as William Brooks Ching)
Public Defender1954TV SeriesMort Bettiger
Four Star Playhouse1954TV Series
For Every Child1953ShortHumphrey Wilcox
Give a Girl a Break1953Anson Prichett
The Moonlighter1953Tom Anderson
The Revlon Mirror Theater1953TV Series
Lux Video Theatre1953TV Series
The Ford Television Theatre1953TV Series
Scared Stiff1953Tony Warren
My Little Margie1953TV SeriesJoe Sparks
Never Wave at a WAC1953Lt. Col. Schuyler 'Sky' Fairchild
Racket Squad1953TV SeriesDon Riordan
Pat and Mike1952Collier Weld
Bal Tabarin1952Don Barlow
The Wild Blue Yonder1951Lt. Ted Cranshaw
The Sea Hornet1951Sprowl
Oh! Susanna1951Corporal Donlin
Belle Le Grand1951Bill Shanks
Surrender1950John Beauregard Hale
The Showdown1950Mike Shattay
In a Lonely Place1950Ted Barton
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap1947Jim Simpson
Something in the Wind1947Joe (uncredited)
Buck Privates Come Home19472nd Lieutenant, Mess Officer (uncredited)
Song of Scheherazade1947Midshipman (uncredited)
The Michigan Kid1947Steve Randolph Prescott (as William Brooks)
I'll Be Yours1947Stage Door Johnny (uncredited)
The Mysterious Mr. M1946Jim Farrell [Chs. 1-3] (as William Brooks)

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