Bill Quinn

Biography: Character actor Bill Quinn specialized in playing wise or fatherly roles on stage, screen, and television. A native of New York City, Quinn was five when he became a professional vaudevillian. After many years on stage, he joined Orson Welles' Mercury Playhouse radio troupe. Quinn made his film debut with a small supporting role in the circus drama The Flying Fontaines (1959). His film career continued steadily through the mid-'70s, then slowed down to about a film every two or three years. He made his final big-screen appearance playing the father of Dr. McCoy in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. He appeared numerous times on television. Between 1958 and 1963, he played bartender Sweeney on The Rifleman and in All in the Family and its spin-off, Archie Bunker's Place, Quinn played barfly Mr. Van Ranesleer. His other TV credits include guest star appearances in series, miniseries, and made-for-TV movies.

Bill Quinn's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 82
Highest Metascore: 82 The Golden Girls: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 82 The Golden Girls: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Highway to Heaven: Season 5 Oct 12, 1988 Bill Steelgrave tbd
82 The Golden Girls: Season 1 Sep 14, 1985 Priest 8.7
tbd Highway to Heaven: Season 1 Sep 19, 1984 Millard Watkins / Millard Watkins tbd
tbd Newhart: Season 1 Oct 25, 1982 Minister tbd
tbd Archie Bunker's Place: Season 4 Oct 10, 1982 Mr. Van Ranseleer / Van Ranseleer tbd
tbd Archie Bunker's Place: Season 3 Oct 4, 1981 Mr. Van Ranseleer / Van Ranseleer tbd
tbd Archie Bunker's Place: Season 2 Nov 2, 1980 Mr. Van Ranseleer tbd
tbd Archie Bunker's Place: Season 1 Sep 23, 1979 Mr. Van Ranseleer / Van Ranseleer tbd
tbd All in the Family: Season 9 Sep 24, 1978 Blind Man / Van Ranseleer tbd
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 5 Sep 22, 1978 Armand Teasdale tbd
tbd Little House on the Prairie: Season 5 Sep 11, 1978 Conductor tbd
tbd The Bob Newhart Show: Season 6 Sep 24, 1977 Dr. Wyler tbd
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 4 Sep 16, 1977 Judge Ordonez tbd
tbd Emergency!: Season 5 Sep 13, 1975 Ned Banning tbd
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 2 Sep 12, 1975 Judge Russell tbd
tbd Little House on the Prairie: Season 2 Sep 10, 1975 James Frazer tbd
tbd The Bob Newhart Show: Season 3 Sep 14, 1974 Eddie The Mailman tbd
tbd Emergency!: Season 4 Sep 14, 1974 Haley tbd
tbd Little House on the Prairie: Season 1 Sep 11, 1974 Carl Harper 8.8
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 1 Mar 27, 1974 Harry tbd
tbd The Bob Newhart Show: Season 2 Sep 15, 1973 Ralph Hodiak tbd
tbd The Bob Newhart Show: Season 1 Sep 17, 1972 Eddie The Mailman (1973-1975) He Was Bob Newhart's Father-In-Law. tbd
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 3 Sep 16, 1972 Walter Richards tbd
tbd The Odd Couple: Season 3 Sep 15, 1972 Dr. Melnitz tbd
tbd The Odd Couple: Season 1 Sep 24, 1970 Dr. Melnitz tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 4 Sep 17, 1970 Sgt. Reddick tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 3 Sep 18, 1969 Mr. Ross tbd
tbd The Wild Wild West: Season 4 Sep 27, 1968 Dr. Sloan tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 2 Sep 19, 1968 Medical Examiner tbd
tbd I Dream of Jeannie: Season 4 Sep 16, 1968 Gen. Lewis tbd