Grant Williams
American actor and tenor
Grant Williams
Grant Williams was an American film actor and operatic tenor. He is best remembered for his portrayal of Scott Carey in the seminal science fiction film The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), which has since become a cult classic.
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N.F.L. ROUNDUP; Jets' No. 3 Quarterback Out After Thumb Surgery
NYTimes - over 5 years
The Jets are searching for a third-string quarterback after Greg McElroy had thumb surgery Friday morning. McElroy, who was injured Thursday in a preseason loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, is expected to be sidelined for several weeks. As they move forward without McElroy, a promising rookie who popped his right thumb back into place after banging
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Motorcyclist injured in one of two crashes Thursday afternoon - Mansfield News Journal
Google News - over 5 years
According to the Mansfield post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, Bryan Prise, 43, of Mansfield, was eastbound in a truck on Ohio 96 when he attempted a left turn into the high school in front of a westbound motorcycle riden by Grant Williams, 21,
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Goldfields Battle plan - The West Australian
Google News - over 5 years
Picture: Scott Hollands Dual-licensed trainer Grant Williams is leaning towards the class of Battle Emblem over his well-drawn stablemate Brave Knight in tomorrow's $100000 Focus Minerals Coolgardie Cup (1600m). In his first assault on the rich
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Dissecting the losses; who steps up? - Giants Gab (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The one thing the Giants love is his durability, like S Deon Grant. Williams has played in 128 regular season games, starting in 99 of them. William's has played for the Vikings (2002-05), Jaguars (2006-08) and Falcons (2009-10)
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Emblem enters battle for treble - The West Australian
Google News - over 5 years
Battle Emblem, who has had a new lease on life with trainer Grant Williams, won the Pinjarra Cup (2300m) in April and is capable of a forward showing fresh over 1600m. He returned from a similar length of time between runs when flying home to almost
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Relationship building - Daily American Online
Google News - over 5 years
The agreement does not grant Williams the right to oil, gas or minerals beneath commission-owned property. Fish Commission Executive Director John Arway said proceeds from the deal will be used to help finance critical repairs to the commission's seven
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WILLIAMS v. CITIGROUP INC. - Leagle.com
Google News - over 5 years
Plaintiff-Appellant Linda Grant Williams appeals from a November 3, 2009 judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Preska, CJ) dismissing her complaint and from the district court's February 8,
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Appeals court keeps alive lawyer's suit against Citi - Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Google News - over 5 years
In a lawsuit filed in 2008, Linda Grant Williams, a lawyer who specializes in structured finance, alleged that Citigroup conspired to block her structure for airline specialty bonds, even though an executive at the bank had expressed enthusisasm for it
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New Frontier Media's CEO Discusses Q2 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
Google News - over 5 years
At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Mr. Grant Williams, Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead sir. Okay, thank you. Good morning everyone and welcome to the New Frontier Media fiscal 2012 first quarter results conference call
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Del. sues Camden Wyoming water authority - The News Journal
Google News - over 5 years
On July 1, a deputy attorney general wrote the authority had indeed violated the FOIA statute by refusing to grant Williams' request. Williams then renewed her FOIA request a third time and was again denied access to the records, after which she asked
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Firm proposes more capacity for Transco line - NorthJersey.com
Google News - over 5 years
Williams Co., the firm behind the Transco gas pipeline that runs through Nutley, will be holding a public meeting to discuss performing tests to increase use of its lines. The event is scheduled for 7 pm Monday in the Public Safety
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Convicted Felon Denies Setting Deadly Fire - WPTZ The Champlain Valley
Google News - over 5 years
Williams was given an evidentiary hearing in front of a judge, after saying he received bad counsel during his first plea. A judge could grant Williams a new trial, deny his claim or resentence him to a new term. Williams is currently serving 40 to 60
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Svara upset on cards - The West Australian
Google News - over 5 years
The Grant Williams-trained Battle Emblem is at $7 and The Underworld is a $9 chance. ยท A private funeral was held on Wednesday for former bookmaker and breeder John Sarre, who passed away suddenly last week, aged 76. Sarre was a former vice- president
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Tim Burton: Nine monster movies that inspired him - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
Grant Williams stars in the title role, playing a businessman who is hit by a radioactive cloud while sailing with his wife. Six months later, he begins to shrink due to the radiation and pesticides. A hit with both critics and audiences,
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Photographer involved in accident on bail after being slapped with two charges - NCN Guyana
Google News - over 5 years
However the dead man's father is not happy about the court's decision to grant Williams bail. Delano has been placed on $350000 bail after appearing before Acting Chief Magistrate Priyah Beharry in the Georgetown Magistrate's Court
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Carol Ann Martinez Grant - Shawnee News Star
Google News - over 5 years
She is survived by her spouse, Curtis Grant; three daughters, Christie Grant Williams and her spouse, Alfred, Jacy Grant Villalobos and her spouse, Joel, and Sonni Grant Bradley, all of Shawnee; grandchildren, Darian Rhodd Williams, Luis Villalobos,
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Double in sights as Williams orders rain - The West Australian
Google News - over 5 years
A rain-affected track for Battle Emblem and Proud Hero showcasing the form he has promised will enhance the claims of trainer Grant Williams and owner-breeder Bob Peters for a feature double at Belmont Park today. Williams was banking on rain overnight
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Grant Williams
    FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 53
    Died on July 25, 1985.
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  • 1983
    Age 51
    His last TV appearance was in 1983 on the game show Family Feud, where he acted with other cast members from the TV series Hawaiian Eye. Grant Williams died on July 28, 1985 of peritonitis at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details He was buried in the Los Angeles National Cemetery. Williams never married but was survived by a brother. He was a cousin of Scottish opera singer Mary Garden.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1969
    Age 37
    As his acting career declined, he opened a dramatics school in West Hollywood. He also wrote several books on acting. Williams continued to act occasionally in both movies and television. His last released film appearance was in Doomsday Machine (1972 film), but as it was actually shot in 1969, it made Brain of Blood (1972) his last acting work for the screen.
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  • 1965
    Age 33
    He played the title character (Albert "Patch" Saunders) in the 1965 Bonanza episode "Patchwork Man."
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  • 1964
    Age 32
    He made two guest appearances on Perry Mason in 1964 as columnist and murderer Quincy Davis in "The Case of the Ruinous Road", and defendant Dr. Todd Meade in the 1965 episode "The Case of the Baffling Bug".
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1959
    Age 27
    Universal Pictures dropped his contract in 1959, and he signed in 1960 with Warner Brothers, where he had a continuing role as the private detective Greg McKenzie in the ABC television series Hawaiian Eye, co-starring Robert Conrad, Anthony Eisley, and Connie Stevens.
    More Details Hide Details Several film and television roles followed, including the role of the psychopathic killer in Robert Bloch's The Couch, but fame still eluded him.
  • 1957
    Age 25
    In 1957, in his most memorable role, Williams starred as Scott Carey in his seventh film, The Incredible Shrinking Man, with Randy Stuart playing his wife, Louise.
    More Details Hide Details Despite good reviews and the success of the film, his career continued with only lackluster roles.
  • 1954
    Age 22
    Following several small roles on Broadway and television, he was spotted by a talent scout on Kraft Television Theater in 1954, and signed with Universal Pictures two years later.
    More Details Hide Details He made his film debut in Red Sundown the same year.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1948
    Age 16
    Born John Grant Williams in New York City to a Scottish father and an Irish mother, Williams began acting in summer stock as a child. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1948 to 1952, before and during the Korean War.
    More Details Hide Details He was discharged as an Air Force staff sergeant. He then attended Queens College, in Flushing, Queens, New York, the University of Illinois, Illinois, and finally the City College of New York in New York City. Williams originally was a singer and performed for five seasons with the New York City Opera. In 1959, he portrayed The Tenore Buffo in the world premiere of Hugo Weisgall's Six Characters in Search of an Author. Williams also sang with The Robert Shaw Chorale and played piano professionally. He then became interested in acting and enrolled at the Actors Studio in New York City under Lee Strasberg.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1931
    Born
    Born on August 18, 1931.
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