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TV actor who played roles on My Favorite Martian and The Magician but is best known as Dr. David Banner on The Incredible Hulk.
He participated in high school speech competitions and later dropped out of college only 4 credits short of graduating. He then joined the Marines.
He also worked as a director.
He married first wife, Brenda Benet in 1971, his first of three marriages.
In 1970, he made a guest appearance on Rod Serling’s TV series Night Gallery.
How did Bill Bixby die?
Bill Bixby's death was caused by prostate cancer.Bill Bixby, whose long career in television included starring roles in three popular series, died on Sunday at his home in Century City. He was 59. The cause was prostate cancer, said Pamela Golum, a spokeswoman for the NBC-TV show “Blossom.” Mr. Bixby, the show’s director, was on the job until last week.
|Cause of death||Prostate Cancer|
|Age of death||59 years|
|Death date||November 21, 1993|
|Place of death||Century City, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Bill Bixby
Situation comedies are old-fashioned – they stick to formulas. I resent their music which is old fashioned. I resent the use of a laugh track.Bill Bixby
The male image has been so pulled down by situation comedy in the last 15 years, it is frightening. I don’t like what has happened to the American male.Bill Bixby
TV is a major force in our lives – a FORCE. It must be handled very carefully, both its censure and its artistic honesty.Bill Bixby
Parents should watch what their children watch and not use TV as a babysitter. If a show is objectionable they should turn it OFF. They should write the president of the network and tell him they are never going to watch that program again and why.Bill Bixby
Viewers can’t expect TV to keep developing unless they make their wants known. And let’s face it. The best way to make your wants known in this world is by ‘beefing’.Bill Bixby