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Updated: March 17, 2021

TV's original Will Robinson from "Lost In Space". Bill Mumy was born Charles William Mumy Jr. in San Gabriel, California, USA, on February 1st, 1954. Becoming a child star when he was just six years old on General Electric Theatre, he then progressed to "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" in 1961, in one episode, playing opposite the actress to later become his TV sister on "Lost In Space", Marta Kristen.

He then gravitated to more dramatic roles, one especially which was to become one of his most famous in November 1961, portraying the menacing, Bewitched boy Anthony Fremont in the episode "It's A Good Life" in Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone", thus also beginning his own long career in science-fiction related TV shows.

During the 1960's Bill continued to appear in most of the most popular TV shows of the day such as, "Disneyland", "Bonanza", "I Dream of Jeannie" cast by Irwin Allen to portray his young space hero, Will Robinson in "Lost In Space" - the role which was to cement Bill Mumy's everlasting fame and recognition with generations of television audiences.

In later years, Bill has continued with his acting, portraying the alien Lennier for many years in "Babylon 5", appearing in an episode of "Star Trek : Deep Space 9", voicing the title-role of "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command" (opposite his "Lost In Space" fellow-actor, Jonathan Harris) and appearing in cameo roles in some movies, one of them in "The Twilight Zone" movie reprise.

However, he has pursued his career in music much more vigorously. As the second half of the alternative/comedy musical group, "Barnes and Barnes" (the first half being Robert Haimer), since the early 1980's his involvement in bands such as "America" and writing and performing his own music both with other groups and solo, Bill has carved out a new career for himself. He is an extremely talented musician playing guitar, bass, keyboards, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, percussion and sings.

Bill has written for Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics and Pocket Books. The stories he co-wrote include well-known titles as "Spider-Man", "The Hulk", and "Clive Barker's Hellraiser." He co-wrote a STAR TREK trilogy "Return of the Worthy", and was a creative consultant and writer to the "LOST IN SPACE" Innovation monthly comic. He also has written for DC comics, "Aquaman", "The Spectre" and "Star Trek".

His current writing projects include the feature film, "Overload" and a fantasy novel co-written with Angela Cartwright (his TV sister Penny Robinson in "Lost In Space"), "Realms Of Majik: The Pocket in Reality". His short stories, "The Black '59" and "The Undeadliest Game" appeared in Pocket Books "Shock Rock" Volumes 1 and 2. Both have been printed globally in many languages. Bill has also written for animation, most recently an episode of the sci fi series, "Roswell Conspiracies". He has also written episodics for NBC's series, "Sunshine", USA network's "Swamp Thing", as well as scripting an unfilmed episode of "Babylon 5". He co-created and wrote the Marvel Comics series' "The Comet Man", "The Dreamwalker" graphic novel, and Dark Horse Comics' "Trypto, The Acid Dog" with Miguel Ferrer.

Bill Mumy's latest project (being filmed presently in Vancouver, BC, Canada), is once again portraying the (now adult) Anthony Fremont in a sequel called "It's Still A Good Life", on TV's new "Twilight Zone" series.

His daughter Liliana is now following in her father's footsteps, also acting, with roles such as in "Santa Clause 2". He and his wife Eileen, also have an older son, Seth.

Please see Bill Mumy's filmography below:

Filmography as: Actor, Writer, Composer, Notable TV Guest Appearances

Actor - filmography
(2000s) (1990s) (1980s) (1970s) (1960s)

Child Stars: Their Story (2000) (TV) .... Himself

Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania (1999) (TV) (voice) .... Himself/Narrator
Lost in Space Forever (1998) (TV) .... Himself
Monkey Prince, The (1997) (V) (voice) (as Billy Mumy) .... Sam
Underground Adventure (1997) (V) (voice) (as Billy Mumy) .... Sam
Three Wishes (1995) .... Neighbor
Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen, The (1995) .... Himself/Host
"Babylon 5" (1994) TV Series .... Minbari Attaché / Ranger Lennier
... aka "B5" (1994) (USA: promotional abbreviation)
Apollo 13: The Untold Story (1992) .... Host
Double Trouble (1992) .... Bob
Captain America (1991) .... Young General Fleming

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) (TV) .... Supermarket Clerk (segment "Bang! Your're Dead!")
Hard to Hold (1984) .... Keyboard player
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) .... Tim (Segment #3)
Fish Heads (1982) (as Art Barnes)

Sunshine Christmas (1977) (TV) .... Weaver
"Sunshine" (1975) TV Series .... Weaver
Rockford Files, The (1974) (TV) .... Nick Butler
... aka Rockford Files: Backlash of the Hunter, The (1974) (TV)
Papillon (1973) .... Lariot
Sunshine (1973) (TV) .... Weaver
Bless the Beasts & Children (1971) .... Teft

Rascal (1969) .... Sterling North
Wild in the Streets (1968) .... Boy
"Lost in Space" (1965) TV Series .... Will Robinson
Dear Brigitte (1965) .... Erasmus Leaf
For the Love of Willadean (1964) (TV) .... Freddy Gray
Ticklish Affair, A (1963) .... Alex Martin
Palm Springs Weekend (1963) .... 'Boom Boom' Yates
Child Is Waiting, A (1963) .... Boy counting Jean's Pearls
Sammy the Way Out Seal (1962) (TV) .... Petey Loomis
Tammy Tell Me True (1961) .... Neil Bateman
Wizard of Baghdad, The (1960) .... Aladdin

Filmography as: Actor, Writer, Composer, Notable TV Guest Appearances

Writer - filmography
(1990s) (1980s)

Lost in Space Forever (1998) (TV)
"Space Cases" (1996) TV Series (writer)
Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen, The (1995)

Fish Heads (1982) (as Art Barnes)

Filmography as: Actor, Writer, Composer, Notable TV Guest Appearances

Composer - filmography

Fish Heads (1982) (as Art Barnes)

Filmography as: Actor, Writer, Composer, Notable TV Guest Appearances

Notable TV Guest Appearances

"Buzz Lightyear of Star Command" (2000) playing "Eon" (voice) in episode: "A Zoo Out There" (episode # 1.19) 23 October 2000
"Buzz Lightyear of Star Command" (2000) playing "Eon" (voice) in episode: "Tag Team" 11 October 2000
"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993) playing "Engineer Kellin" in episode: "The Siege of AR-558" (episode # 7.8) 28 November 1998
"Diagnosis Murder" (1993) playing "Nervous Man" in episode: "Alienated" (episode # 6.6) 29 October 1998
"Weird Al Show, The" (1997) playing "Delivery Guy" in episode: "Back to School" (episode # 1.4) 4 October 1997
"Space Ghost Coast to Coast" (1994) playing "Himself" in episode: "Switcheroo (II)" (episode # 42) 12 September 1997
"Space Cases" (1996) playing "Ferna Herna" in episode: "A Day in the Life" (episode # 1.3) 16 March 1996
"Batman: The Animated Series" (1992) playing "Warren Lawford/The Fox" in episode: "The Terrible Trio" (episode # 1.81) 11 September 1995
"Howard Stern Show, The" (1994) playing "Himself" 6 February 1995
"Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero" (1993) in episode: "Monstrous Meltdown (Gabora)" (episode # 5)
"Animaniacs" (1993) playing "The Farmer" (voice)
"Superboy" (1988) in episode: "Obituary for a Super Hero" (episode # 4.19) 26 April 1992
"Superboy" (1988) playing "Tommy Puck" in episode: "A Change of Heart (Part 2)" (episode # 4.2) 13 October 1991
"Superboy" (1988) playing "Tommy Puck" in episode: "A Change of Heart (Part 1)" (episode # 4.1) 6 October 1991
"Flash, The" (1990) playing "Roger Braintree" in episode: "Goodnight, Central City" (episode # 1.19) 4 May 1991
"Matlock" (1986) playing "Dr. Irwin Bruckner" in episode: "The Genius" (episode # 2.20) 15 March 1988
"Rockford Files, The" (1974) playing "Trask" in episode: "Aura Lee, Farewell" (episode # 1.15) 3 January 1975
"Rockford Files, The" (1974) playing "Nick Butler" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "Backlash of the Hunter" (episode # 1.0) 27 March 1974
"Lancer" (1968) in episode: "The Kid" (episode # 2.3) 7 October 1969
"Bewitched" (1964) playing "Michael" in episode: "A Vision Of Sugar Plums" (episode # 2.15) 23 December 1965
"I Dream of Jeannie" (1965) playing "Custer" in episode: "Whatever became of Baby Custer?" (episode # 1.11) 27 November 1965
"Bewitched" (1964) playing "Young Darrin" in episode: "Junior Executive" (episode # 2.10) 18 November 1965
"Ben Casey" (1961) in episode: "Did Your Mother Come From Ireland, Ben Casey?" (episode # 4.29) 3 May 1965
"Virginian, The" (1962) playing "Willy" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "Old Cowboy" (episode # 3.28) 31 March 1965
"Munsters, The" (1964) playing "Googie Miller" in episode: "Come Back Little Googie" (episode # 1.25) 11 March 1965
"Eleventh Hour, The" (1962) in episode: "Sunday Father" (episode # 2.15) 8 January 1964
"Fugitive, The" (1963) playing "David" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "Home is the Hunted" (episode # 1.15) 7 January 1964
"Perry Mason" (1957) playing "Miles" in episode: "The Case of the Shifty Shoebox" (episode # 7.2) 3 October 1963
"Twilight Zone, The" (1959) playing "Young Pip" in episode: "In Praise of Pip" (episode # 5.1) 27 September 1963
"Empire" (1962) (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "End of an Image" (episode # 1.16) 15 January 1963
"Wagon Train" (1957) playing "Toddy" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "The Sam Darland Story" (episode # 6.15) 26 December 1962
"Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The" (1962) (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "House Guest" (episode # 1.8) 8 November 1962
"Wide Country, The" (1962) playing "David Bennett" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "The Royce Bennett Story" (episode # 1.1) 20 September 1962
"Dr. Kildare" (1961) playing "Jeffey" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "The Bronc-Buster" (episode # 1.22) 1 March 1962
"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (1955) playing "Mickey Hollins" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "The Door Without a Key" (episode # 7.15) 16 January 1962
"Father of the Bride" (1961) in episode: "Furnishing the Apartment (aka The Apartment)" (episode # 1.13) 22 December 1961
"Twilight Zone, The" (1959) playing "Anthony Fremont" in episode: "It's a Good Life" (episode # 3.8) 3 November 1961
"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (1955) playing "Jackie Chester" (as Billy Mumy) in episode: "Bang! You're Dead" (episode # 7.2) 17 October 1961
"Twilight Zone, The" (1959) playing "Billy Bayles" in episode: "Long Distance Call" (episode # 2.22) 31 March 1961
"General Electric Theater" (1954) in episode: "A Friendly Tribe" 1961

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