Bill Bixby

About Bill Bixby

Bill Bixby (January 22, 1934 – November 21, 1993) was an American actor, director, producer, and frequent game-show panelist. His career spanned more than three decades, including appearances on stage, in films, and on television series. He is known for his roles as Tim O’Hara in the CBS sitcom ‘My Favorite Martian’, Tom Corbett in the ABC sitcom ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’, stage illusionist Anthony Blake in the NBC crime drama series ‘The Magician’, and scientist Dr. David Banner in the CBS science-fiction drama series ‘The Incredible Hulk’.

In 1961, Bixby was in the musical ‘The Boy Friend’ at the Detroit Civic Theater, returning to Hollywood to make his television debut on an episode of ‘The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis’. He became a highly regarded character actor and guest-starred in many television series, including ‘Ben Casey’, ‘The Twilight Zone’, ‘The Andy Griffith Show’, ‘Dr. Kildare’, ‘Straightaway’, and ‘Hennesey’. During the 1970s, he made guest appearances on television series such as ‘Ironside’, ‘Insight’, ‘Barbary Coast’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Medical Center’, four episodes of ‘Love, American Style’, ‘Fantasy Island’, and two episodes each of ‘The Streets of San Francisco’ and Rod Serling’s ‘Night Gallery’. Learn More…

Bill Bixby