Bill Erwin

Bill Erwin

  • Born on
    • December 2nd, 1914
  • Died on
    • December 29th, 2010
William Lindsey Erwin was an American film, television and stage actor and cartoonist with over 250 television and film credits. A veteran character actor, he is widely known for his 1993 Emmy Award-nominated performance on Seinfeld, portraying the embittered, irascible retiree Sid Fields. He also made notable appearances on shows such as I Love Lucy and Star Trek: The Next Generation. In cinema, his most recognized role is that of Arthur, a kindly bellhop at the Mackinac Island Grand Hotel, in Somewhere in Time (1980).

Starring Bill Erwin on Plex


Acting (18 Credits)

2001A Crack in the Floor as Harold
1999Inferno as Eli Hamilton
1999Forces of Nature as Murray
1998Chairman of the Board as Landers
1995Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead as 70-Year-Old Man
1993Dennis the Menace as Edward Little
1990The Willies as Old Man
1990Home Alone as Man in Airport
1988The Land Before Time as Grandfather (voice)
1988She's Having a Baby as Grandfather
1984Invitation to Hell as Walt Henderson
1980Somewhere in Time as Arthur Biehl
1977Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo as Mr. Schneider
1970How Awful About Allan as Dr. Ames
1958The Cry Baby Killer as Mr. Wallace
1956Man from Del Rio as Roy Higgens
1949Easy Living as Minor Role
1948The Velvet Touch as Howard Forman (as William L. Erwin)


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