William Lundigan Net Worth

William Lundigan was born on June 12, 1914 in  Syracuse, New York, United States, is Actor, Soundtrack. The athletic William Lundigan stood 6' 2" and weighed 170 pounds. He played football, basketball and tennis at Syracuse (NY) University. He was discovered by Charles R. Rogers, head of production at Universal Studios. Rogers happened to tune into radio station WFBL in Syracuse. He was so intrigued by a voice he heard reading a commercial that he gave instructions for the speaker to be located, brought to New York and tested for movie possibilities. The speaker, of course, was Lundigan. He had gotten the announcing job because his father owned the building that housed WBFL. Later in his career Lundigan was successful as the host of the CBS programs Climax! (1954) and Shower of Stars (1954). For these programs he delivered on-air commercials for their sponsor, Chrysler Motors. Off screen he traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the company, covering over 100,000 miles on the road and visiting 560,000 people in 90 weeks.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor, Soundtrack
Birth Day June 12, 1914
Birth Place  Syracuse, New York, United States
Age 106 YEARS OLD
Died On December 20, 1975(1975-12-20) (aged 61)\nDuarte, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Cancer
Cause of death heart congestion
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1937–1971
Spouse(s) Rena Morgan (1945-1975; his death) 1 child

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Biography/Timeline

1937

A graduate of Nottingham High School, Lundigan studied law at Syracuse University, earning money as a radio announcer at WFBL. He graduated and passed the bar examination before events changed his career path. A Universal Pictures production chief heard Lundigan's voice, met him, arranged a screen test and signed him to a motion picture contract in 1937.

1959

Lundigan was host for Climax! and Shower of Stars. From September 30, 1959, to September 7, 1960, Lundigan portrayed Col. Edward McCauley in the CBS television series, Men into Space.

1963

In 1963 and 1964, Lundigan joined fellow actors Walter Brennan, Chill Wills, and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., in making appearances on behalf of U.S. Senator Barry M. Goldwater, the Republican nominee in the campaign against U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

1975

Lundigan died of apparent heart failure on December 20, 1975, at Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. He was survived by his wife and daughter.