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Full Name  William McGuire
Spouse  Jeannie Carson (m. 1960)
Role  Actor

Name  Biff McGuire
Years active  1950-
TV shows  Gibbsville
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Born  October 25, 1926 (age 89) (1926-10-25) New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Occupation  Film and television actor
Nominations  Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play
Movies  Serpico, The Thomas Crown Aff, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Child of Glass, The Werewolf of Washin
Similar People  Jack Kehoe, John Randolph, Jeannie Carson, Tony Roberts, Paul Burke

Biff McGuire

William "Biff" McGuire (born October 25, 1926, New Haven, Connecticut) is an American actor. In recent years he has used the name William Biff McGuire professionally.


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In a career that has spanned 50 years, McGuire has collected a number of theatrical credits. He was acclaimed for his role as Woody in the 1960 revival of the musical Finian's Rainbow and played King Arthur in one of the first national tours of Camelot. He was nominated for two Tony Awards during his career.

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On October 9, 1955, McGuire starred in the episode "Number Seven, Hangman's Row" of the CBS anthology series, Appointment with Adventure. He also starred in the Alfred Hitchcock Presents episodes "The Gentleman From America" (1956), "The Hidden Thing" (1956), "Crackpot" (1957), and "Don't Interrupt" (1958). He appeared in such television series as The Secret Storm, All My Children, and Gibbsville.

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Personal life

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He is married to the English actress Jeannie Carson, who had starred in the CBS situation comedy Hey, Jeannie! (1956–57). Carson co-starred with McGuire in Finian's Rainbow.

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McGuire has two children, two grandchildren, and two brothers and a sister.


  • You're in the Navy Now (1951) – Sailor Messenger (uncredited)
  • The Phenix City Story (1955) – Fred Gage
  • Station Six-Sahara (1963) – Jimmy
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) – Sandy
  • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968) – Mr. Kelly
  • Paradise Lost (1971) – Phil Foley
  • The Werewolf of Washington (1973) – President
  • Serpico (1973) – Captain McClain
  • John O'Hara's Gibbsville (a.k.a. The Turning Point of Jim Malloy) (TV movie, 1975) – Dr. Michael Malloy
  • Midway (1976) – Captain Miles Browning
  • Gibbsville (TV series, 6 episodes, 1976) – Dr. Michael Malloy
  • Child of Glass (1978) – Joe Armsworth
  • The Last Word (1979) – Governor Davis
  • American Seagull (2013) – Bruce Sorensen
  • Theatre

  • Finian's Rainbow (1960 revival) – Broadway (Woody)
  • Camelot (1963) – national tour (King Arthur)
  • The Day Emily Married (2005) – Off-Broadway
  • References

    Biff McGuire Wikipedia