Weeden, Bill

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Born August 8; married first wife (divorced, c. 1989); married Dolores McDougal Schaeffer (an actress); children: (first marriage) Amanda (an actress); stepchildren: Eric (an actor and filmmaker). Education: Graduated from Yale University, 1962.

Career: Actor. Performer in the cabaret comedy group Weeden, Finkle & Fay. Writer of comedic material and songs for stage revues; comedy writer for various performers. Also worked as a dubbing artist.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Single swinger, John and Mary, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1969.

Reginald Stuart, Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D., Troma, 1991.

(Uncredited) Party animal, Carlito's Way, Universal, 1993.

My Life's in Turnaround, Arrow Releasing, 1994.

Acting professor, The Blur of Insanity, Blur Productions, 1999.

Abortion doctor, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV, Troma, 2000.

Bill, Wirey Spindell, WinStar Cinema, 2000.

Bert, Postcards from Paradise Park, 2000, Panorama Entertainment, 2003.

Mr. Speedy, Never Again, USA Films, 2001.

Abner, Simple Revenge (also known as Turnabout), Mainline Releasing, 2003.

Try to Remember: The Fantasticks, Zeitgeist Films, 2003.

Man walking dog, Mind the Gap, Terence Michael Productions, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Artie, The House of Blue Leaves, Jersey City, NJ, 1991.

Charley, Death of a Salesman, 1992.

Blue Morphan, The Unseen Hand, 1993.

Dr. Finger, Cannibal Cheerleaders on Crack, 1994.

Uncle Jo, Sitting Pretty, 1995.

John Oldham, The Firemen's Follies, Catskill Corners, New York City, 1997.

Coach Van Buren, Damn Yankees (musical), New Bedford, MA, 1999.

Michael, Do I Hear Five Dollars?, 2000.

Hucklebee (the boy's father), The Fantasticks (musical), Sullivan Street Playhouse, New York City, 2000–2002.

Adam/Corin, As You Like It, 2002.

Morris, The Monkey's Paw, 2002.

Santa Claus, An All Star Christmas Carol with John Byner, Atlantic City, NJ, 2002.

Larry Morton, Cherry Hill, 2003.

Leonato, Much Ado about Nothing, 2003.

Lord Steamfroth, Forest for the Trees, 2003.

Muhnik, Little Shop of Horrors (musical), Atlantic City, NJ, 2003.

Santa Claus, Mickey Rooney's Christmas Memories, Atlantic City, NJ, 2003.

Butler's father, Brando, 2004.

Performer, BroadwayWorld.com Presents: Standing Ovations, Spring 2004—A Benefit Concert, Joe's Pub, New York City, 2004.

Snug/Egeus, A Midsummer Night's Dream, various parks, 2004.

White man, States of Shock, Abingdon Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Major Tours:

Narrator, The Rocky Horror Show, international cities, 1993.

Uncle Henry and Emerald City guard, The Wizard of Oz, international cities, 1994.

Stage Director:

Shine the Light Back, 1999.

Grapefruit, 2001.

A Big Happy Family, Trenton, NJ, 2002.

The Wingding Doodle Club, New York Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), Players Theatre Studio 3C, New York City, 2004.


Stage Music:

Music, Hurry, Harry (musical), Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1972.

(With others) Music and lyrics, Move It and It's Yours (musical), Mercer County Community College, Kelsey Theatre, West Windsor, NJ, and Blackjacks V Festival, Collaborative Arts Project 21, New York City, both 1998.

Creator of a children's musical based on the stories about Babar the elephant, TheatreworksUSA, U.S. cities.