Where Is He Now: Billy Mumy (Actor) as Will - Lost in Space.
Name: Billy Mumy
Birth Name: Charles William Mumy Jr.
Born: February 1, 1954 in San Gabriel, California
Claim To Fame: He was a child actor who starred in 'Lost in Space'... he played Will Robinson.
Family Life: Wife: Eileen.. Children: Seth and Liliana
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Trivia: Last name is pronounced "Moomy" not "Mummy"
Performed with Robert Haimer as "Barnes & Barnes", recording the hit novelty
song "Fish Heads" in 1978. It is one of the most requested song in the history
of the Dr. Demento Show.
Wrote a screenplay back in the late 1970s in which the "Lost in Space" (1965)
family would have found their way back to Earth. 20th Century Fox was committed
to the project, but series creator Irwin Allen wasn't interested in reviving the
series. The plan dissolved completely after the death of space patriarch Guy
Williams in 1989.
Was the original choice to play "Eddie Munster," in the cult 1960s TV series
"Munsters, The" (1964). However, his parents did not approve of the makeup young
Bill would have to wear
for the role; they turned it down. Butch Patrick ended up playing the part.
Today, Patrick and Mumy are very good friends and sometimes collaborate on
Acted in a recent episode of the newly-revived "Twilight Zone, The" (2002) TV
series with his actress-daughter Liliana.
Where Is He Now: He is narrating a new series for Animal Planet called "Animal
His most recent acting performances can be seen in guest starring roles in
Miramax’s 2004 film; "Comic Book: The Movie"
Bill has narrated over 50 episodes of A&E‘s "Biography" series as well as
hosting and narrating several other documentaries and specials for A & E, Animal
Planet, The Sci Fi Channel and E Entertainment. His voice over acting talents
can be heard on animated shows like "Ren and Stimpy", "Scooby Doo", "Batman: the
Animated Series", "Steven Spielberg's Animaniacs", "Little Wizard Adventures",
"The Oz Kids" and Disney’s "Buzz Lightyear: Star Command". He also voices dozens
of national commercials such as "Farmer's Insurance" "Ford", "Bud Ice",
"Twix", and "MacDonald's".
He also is in a band that is called the Jenerators. Miguel Ferrer (of
"Crossing Jordan") is a band mate