Well-Known American Star, William Reynolds, Cast in ‘The F.B.I.’, passed away at 90

William Reynolds was an American actor. He was best remembered for his role as Special Agent Tom Colby in the 1960s television series The F.B.I. and his film and television work during the 1950s through the 1970s.

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American actor William Reynolds dies at 90

William Reynolds, who portrayed crime-stopping Special Agent Tom Colby opposite Efrem Zimbalist Jr. on the final seven seasons of the ABC crime thriller The F.B.I., has died. He was 90. Reynolds died Wednesday in Wildomar, California, following non-COVID 19 complex pneumonia, a family representative revealed.

In 1960, Reynolds memorably played a WWII soldier who can’t ignore a foreboding light on the faces of his men destined to be slaughtered in the acclaimed Twilight Zone season-one episode “The Purple Testament.” Public memorial service and tribute will be held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Miller-Jones Menifee Memorial Park in Menifee, California.

William Reynolds Age, Family, Early Life

William Reynolds was born on December 9, 1931 (90 years old) in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

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William Reynolds’s mother died when he was five years old. Through his father he was a direct descendant of American Revolution hero Nathaniel Reynolds, his father was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and the General Society of Colonial Wars and his mother was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

William Reynolds Wife, What about his Children?

William Reynolds married Molly Sinclair, an actress, in 1950 and remained with her until her death in 1992. The couple had a daughter born in 1958 and a son born the following year.

William Reynolds Career, What was his profession?

After a talent agent recognized the gorgeous, skilled actor in several minor theatre roles, Reynolds signed with Universal Studios in 1952 and began performing in pictures such as Carrie (1952), where he had a big role as the son of Laurence Olivier. Reynolds was recruited into the United States Army in 1952, but on their way to Korea, he lingered in Japan performing radio work.

He returned to Universal to shoot the horror picture Cult of the Cobra (1955). (1955). He also acted in the Douglas Sirk melodramas All That Heaven Allows (1955) and There’s Always Tomorrow (1956). (1956). He generally played the son of the leading character. Reynolds became dissatisfied with his uninteresting, clichéd roles in the movies and began his shift to television in 1958 when he guest featured in the episode “Holiday at Hollow Rock” of the Maverick TV series starring James Garner.

He also played the principal actor in another episode, The Cure For Johnny Rain. In 1959, he performed the title role in Pete Kelly’s Blues.: 826-827 During this series, he built a close bond with actor and producer Jack Webb. In 1960–1961, he starred as Sandy Wade on the ABC/Warner Bros. television series The Islanders. [4] He also guests starred in 1961 as Jerry Bolton on the episode “Nobody’s Millions” of another ABC/WB drama series, The Roaring 20s.

In 1961, Reynolds starred as Johnny Tremayne in an episode of Cheyenne’s “The Brahma Bull”. In 1962–1963, Reynolds costarred in ABC’s The Gallant Men. He later played Hoodoo Henderson as an adult in 1966’s Walt Disney picture Follow Me, Boys! Two years with no acting gigs pushed Reynolds to expand his education, and he passed the examinations to become a lawyer specializing in real estate.

ABC Series

Reynolds earned his major break co-starring with Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., in another ABC series, the long-running The F.B.I. Reynolds first made guest appearances in seasons one and two in 1966, before he served as series regular Special Agent Tom Colby from 1967 to 1973. He was replaced by actor Shelly Novack for the final season, since the network judged Reynolds, then at the age of forty-one, too old for the job.

Still, he managed to make two cameos as Colby in the ninth season (1973–74), which included the final network-aired episode, a replay of “The Animal,” on September 8, 1974. He also starred in guest parts on Jack Webb-produced shows such as Dragnet, and in other series of Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone, starring in the episode “The Purple Testament” (Season 1, Episode 19) (Season 1, Episode 19)

How much is William Reynolds Net Worth?

William Reynolds’s Total Net Worth at the moment of the 2022 year is about $62,1 Million. 

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Which school and college did he go to?

William Reynolds attended Pasadena City College and worked in their radio department.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

William Reynolds is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of William Reynolds’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and White
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about William Reynolds’s should be knows

Zodiac signSagittarius
Relationship StatusSingle