William Hopper

William Hopper

Born Jan 26, 1915
  • Actor
William Hopper, born DeWolf Hopper, Jr. was an American actor. Hopper was born in New York City, the only child of singer and comic stage actor DeWolf Hopper and actress and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. He is best remembered for playing private detective Paul Drake in more than 250 episodes of tel...

William Hopper Stats


: William DeWolf Hopper Jr., DeWolf Hopper, De Wolf Hopper, William Dewolf Hopper, DeWolf Hopper Jr., Bill Hopper, Wolfie, DeWolf Hopper, Jr.


: Actor


: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jan 26, 1915 - Mar 6, 1970 (55 years old)

Place of Birth

: New York City

Date of Death

: Mar 6, 1970

Place of Death

: Palm Springs

Cause of Death

: Pneumonia | Myocardial infarction

William Hopper Film Roles

  1. 20 Million Miles to Earth
    Col. Robert Calder
    20 Million Miles to Earth
  2. The Deadly Mantis
    The Deadly Mantis
  3. Conquest of Space
    Dr. George Fenton
  4. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
    Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
  5. Good-bye, My Lady
  6. Track of the Cat
  7. Rebel Without a Cause
    Judy's Father
    Rebel Without a Cause
  8. The Bad Seed
    Col. Kenneth Penmark
  9. The First Texan
  10. Here Comes Happiness

William Hopper TV Starring Roles

  1. Perry Mason
    Perry Mason

William Hopper TV Guest Roles

  1. The Captain Carroll Story
    Captain Jonathan Carroll
  2. Unmarked Grave
    Tasker Sloan
  3. Madame de Treymes
    guest star
  4. The Restless Gun
    Don Maler
  5. Robin Hood
    John Henry Jordan
  6. One Life
    Philip Harland
  7. The Star
    guest star
  8. No Sad Songs for Me
    Brad Scott
  9. The Top Rung