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  Bill Bixby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bixby auditioned in 1963 for a new sitcom, My Favorite Martian on CBS, where he received a co-starring role as young news reporter, Tim O’Hara, who befriended an alien from another planet played by Ray Walston.
Bixby was disappointed that his character was not cured of his condition in the final episode.
In early 1991, Bixby was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent treatment for the disease.
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 Bill Bixby - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In 1946, when young Bixby was 12, his mother had encouraged him to take some ballroom dance lessons to have him start his education all over again, and from there, he started dancing all around the city.
Bixby had been married 3 times, he married actress and the former MISS USA Pageant Brenda Benet in 1971, and the couple gave birth to Christopher, a few years later.
In early 1991, Bixby was diagnosed with liver cancer and underwent treatment for the disease; his serious battle against the cancer led to divorce in the same year.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Bill_Bixby   (1328 words)

 Encyclopedia: Bill Bixby
In early-1991, Bixby was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent treatment for the disease.
Bill Bixby was born on January 22nd 1934 in San Francisco, California.
Bixby was allergic to the makeup used for the scenes in which David transformed into the Hulk and the contact lenses he had to wear for the “White Eyes” sequences were uncomfortable.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Bill-Bixby   (811 words)

 THE INCREDIBLE HULK television series page: (c) 1996 to 2005 by Mark Rathwell: A BIOGRAPHY OF BILL BIXBY
Bixby enlisted in the military for a brief time and, upon completion of his term, decided to try a career in acting.
Bill Bixby’s life changed in the fall of 1973 when Brenda and and Bill welcomed a son, Christopher Bixby, to the world.
In March of 1981, Bill Bixby was dealt a devastating blow.
www.incrediblehulktvseries.com /Intro/Biography/BixbyBio.html   (1800 words)

 Bill Bixby In The Hulk :: The Incredible Hulk Television Series DVD
Bill Bixby in the Hulk played the part of Dr. David Banner, a scientist who is exposed to dangerous gamma rays and thus transforms into a green, 7-foot creature whenever he is angered or frustrated.
Bill Bixby in the Hulk is the normal, David Banner.
However, whenever Bill Bixby in the Hulk is angered, his character changes into the Hulk, played by Lou Ferrigno.
www.incrediblehulkdvd.com /bill-bixby-in-the-hulk.html   (210 words)

 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Bill Bixby : Biography
Bixby went on to play small roles in films like Lonely Are the Brave and Irma La Douce, and was featured in the Broadway comedy Under the Yum Yum Tree.
Long one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors, Bixby finally took the marital plunge with actress Brenda Benet; the union ended tragically when Benet, distraught over the death of her son, Christopher, committed suicide.
At the time of his death from prostate cancer, Bill Bixby was principal director of the TV series Blossom.
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 SCIFI.COM | The Incredible Hulk
Bill Bixby left his home town for Hollywood to pursue an acting career — but in order to make his film debut, he ended up in Detroit, more than half a continent away from where he believed all actors get their start.
Bill believes he learned more about his craft in Motor City, starring in industrial films, than he could have on the West Coast playing bit parts.
Bixby, a sixth generation San Franciscan, became interested in the theater while in high school, where he won numerous trophies for debating.
www.scifi.com /hulk/bio_bixby.html   (307 words)

 Biography for Bill Bixby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bixby had wanted to direct some episodes, but the time he had to spend in the make-up chair for the transformation sequences made that problematical, and he managed to helm only one segment, "Bring Me the Head of the Hulk," in the fourth season.
Bixby additionally served as host for two shows targeting younger viewers: "Against the Odds," a series of biographies of prominent people, frequently from history, for the Nickelodeon cable channel; and "Once Upon a Classic," a collection of British TV adaptations of literary classics on PBS.
Tom Corbett, Bixby's character on "The Courtship of Eddie's Father"; (1969), was ranked #15 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
www.imdb.com /Bio?Bixby,+Bill   (2152 words)

 People Weekly (2)
WHEN ACTOR-DIRECTOR BILL BIXBY and artist Judith Kliban stood on a bluff overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and exchanged wedding vows Oct. 3, the traditional phrase "in sickness and in health" seemed particularly poignant.
Last year, Bixby, 59, star of TV's The Incredible Hulk and a director of NBC's Blossom, was found to have a recurrence of prostate cancer.
Bixby, who is undergoing chemotherapy and is in constant pain, declares, "I don't feel like I'm hanging on to life by my nails anymore; that's the difference it has made to me." He reaches for Kliban's hand and addresses her as "Mrs.
www.wizardsandwarriors.org /show/articles/people2.htm   (556 words)

 The Magician
Among other things, Bixby insisted that all illusions be filmed in one take, without trick photography, so that the audience would not think that it was being tricked or fooled.
Meanwhile, Bill Bixby hosted a number of magic specials for NBC during the mid-1970s.
Bill Bixby died of prostate cancer in 1993.
www.tvparty.com /remagician.html   (1075 words)

 Bill Bixby -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1942, when Bixby was 8, his father was enlisted in World War II as an Army fighter and in 1945, as Bixby was growing up, his father was reunited with one of his relatives his father would hardly ever knew.
Bixby then auditioned in 1963 for a new sitcom, My Favorite Martian, on CBS, where he received a co-starring role as young news reporter, Tim O’Hara, who befriended an alien from another planet played by Ray Walston.
In early 1991, Bixby was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent treatment for the disease; his serious battle against the cancer led to divorce in the same year.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Bill_Bixby   (1261 words)

Who was born Wilfred Bailey Bixby III on January 22, 1934 in San Francisco, California USA who died of Prostate Cancer on November 21, 1993.
Bill Bixby was an actor, director and a producer.
I have been a dedicated Bill Bixby fan for over two decades.
www.geocities.com /hulk1977/Bill_Bixby.html   (85 words)

 Bill Bixby: From Actor to Director
Bill Bixby began his film career with bit parts in Lonely are the Brave, Under the Yum Yum Tree and Irma La Douce.
In 1988 Bill Bixby reprised his role as Dr. David Banner in a series of TV Movies which he co-produced that continued the story of the scientist seeking to cure his transformation into the hulking creature (The Return of the Incredible Hulk).
Bill Bixby directed the second and third installments: The Trial of the Incredible Hulk and The Death of the Incredible Hulk.
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 Read about Bill Bixby at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Bill Bixby and learn about Bill Bixby here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1993), better known as Bill Bixby, was an actor who starred in a number of popular American television series, notably as the title role in
Bixby was also a very acclaimed director and achieved this success behind the camera only after the cancellation of The Incredible Hulk.
Bixby himself died of prostate cancer in 1993.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Bill_Bixby   (184 words)

 The Courtship of Eddie's Father   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I was just a kid when it was on, but I can remember wondering if Bill Bixby and his son 'Eddie' did anything else except walk around in public parks together.
Bill Bixby's Aviator Shades and leather jackets were pretty hip for the 70's too.
The chemistry between Bill Bixby (RIP, we miss you Bill) and Brandon Cruz was absolute magic.
www.jumptheshark.com /c/courtshipofeddiesfather.htm   (1681 words)

 Bixby, Bill --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
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Emphasizing change and a “new covenant” between citizens and government, Governor Bill Clinton of Arkansas was elected the 42nd president of the United States in 1992.
Bill Bryson explains the Ashington Group and its impact on Glasgow.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9310237   (524 words)

 The Superhero Hype! Boards - the bill bixby story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bill's young son died at a young age...His wife died and he slowly died by Cancer.
Bill Bixby had a unique voice, and a simplicity and humanity to him, that no matter what Hugh Jackman does he would never be able to pull off and be convincing.
I have actually, and I think he has a means of showing his humanity, but it would not be fitting for the role of Bill Bixby.
www.superherohype.com /forums/printthread.php?t=84232   (470 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Death Of The Incredible Hulk [1990]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno, stars of the late-70s, live-action television series The Incredible Hulk, cap a run of sporadic TV movies based on the old show with Death of the Incredible Hulk.
Bixby's Dr David Banner, spiritually exhausted after years of rage-induced transformations into a snarling green monster, takes a last stab at finding a cure by posing as a retarded janitor in a government-funded research laboratory.
David Banner{played by the late Bill Bixby}, plays a not so bright janitor for a science lab, in the hope of getting close to a scientists experiment,that will finally rid him of his alter-ego.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000096KJ7   (606 words)

 The Magician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although Bill Bixby was an accomplished amateur magician himself (he was a member of the Academy of Magical Arts, the international society of magicians), he would still seem to be an odd choice to play the lead -- after all,
Four credits shy of his degree, Bixby quit school and joined the Army; while in the service, he decided to embark on a professional acting career, allowing himself five years to succeed (failing that, he vowed to return to his law studies).
After moving to Hollywood, Bixby worked a number of odd jobs at a hotel, where he was approached by a Detroit advertising executive and offered a commercial acting opportunity.
www.edrobertson.com /the_magician.htm   (1922 words)

 Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
Bill Bixby, located at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, serves as project Director of Theological Education with Youth (TEY) for both seminaries.
In this ministry, he is able to invest his 14 years of youth ministry experience in a creative way, in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, and —above all, the high school-age youth of regions 7 and 8.
Pastor Bixby is particularly hopeful about the ways that TEY will amplify the already-potent Christian witness of young people.
www.ltsg.edu /programs/youth.htm   (124 words)

 Bill Bixby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was...
Bill Bixby: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) (TV)....
"Bill Bixby and the Adventures of a Young Magician"; 5 May 1981
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Bill Bixby
The chemistry between Walston and his hapless human host, Bill Bixby (who must continually cope with the awkward situations caused by his "Uncle Martin") is half the fun of the series, with the remainder being filled out by the aforementioned situations.
They decided on the name "Bixby" since Bill Bixby was the name of the actor who played the character Dr. David Bruce Banner on "The Incredible Hulk" television show during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
The 1980s brought the longer-running Incredible Hulk series with Bill Bixby, but it was more of a "Fugitive" rip-off than a true translation of the comic.
movies.surfwax.com /files/Bill_Bixby_movies.html   (645 words)

 Bill Bixby Forum @ Filmbug
bill bixby i love you so mmuch and i lite a candle to remeber you we miss you
What a wonderful person I never you personally but your acting and the way you carried yourself was incrediable a real class act never seemed to be difficult in the public eye.
Bill Bixby is a legend, a terrific actor that was in great shows like Courtship of Eddie's Father and the best of the lot the Incredible Hulk.
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 'My Favorite Martian' TV Show Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1966, right after My Favorite Martian finished shooting, Bill Bixby had a supporting role in the movie "Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding".
Bill Bixby was the 2nd actor (Michael Landon was 1st) to star in 3 television shows that lasted 3 years or more.
Nine years after My Favorite Martian was over, Bill Bixby was a panelist on a game show called "Masquerade Party".
www.juiceenewsdaily.com /0105/entertainment/facts_marian.html   (488 words)

 Poplore | The Hulk | Datalore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bixby went on to star in the short-lived "Goodnight Beamtown" and take up several directing projects.
Gerald DiPegio (who scripted "Trial" and "Death Of") had written a script for "The Rebirth Of The Incredible Hulk." Bill Bixby had put the project into pre-production and was negotiating with CBS and ABC to produce it.
Bixby became ill during this time and the project was abandoned.
users.ticnet.com /kevind/poplore/tvmovie/hulk.htm   (2896 words)

 Bixby Magic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
So far, Bill Bixby's new NBC series, The Magician, cannot be considered as successful as his
Bixby, a native of San Francisco, has been running hard ever since he left the City by the Bay.
Bixby was ready to fly thousands of miles in "The Spirit" - the airplane in which he
www.magician73.fsnet.co.uk /The_Magician/Bixby_Magic.html   (584 words)

 THE INCREDIBLE HULK television series page (c) 1996 - 2002 by Mark Rathwell
Bill was also keen to do it because his private life was in something of a limbo and directing the movie would have really taken his mind of things.
Bill Bixby had put the project into pre-production and was negotiating with CBS and ABC to produce it.
Bixby was cremated and his ashes were buried at sea, off the coast of Maui.
www.incrediblehulktvseries.com /FAQ/HulkFAQ5.htm   (8369 words)

 Bill Bixby Bio
Prior to his first TV appearance on a 1961 episode of Dobie Gillis, Berkeley graduate Bill Bixby had been a lifeguard, a male model, and a regional stock-company actor.
Bixby was the second actor next to Michael Landon to appear in 3 popular television series; each of which ran for 3 years or more starting with, "My Favorite Martian," (1963-1966) on CBS, "The Courtship of Eddie's Father," (1969-1972) on ABC, and "The Incredible Hulk," (1978-1982) on CBS.
When "The Incredible Hulk" debuted, he was worried that his son Christopher would be scared to see his own father turning into a green creature.
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