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Updated: January 22, 2018

This year, Bill Mumy (that's Moo-me) is celebrating the forty-ninth anniversary of his professional acting career! He has worked on over four hundred television shows and is probably best known for playing Will Robinson in the long running classic series Lost in Space (1965-1968). From 1994 through 1998 he played the noble, mystical Lennier in the popular science fiction series Babylon 5. He played a Starfleet member in the acclaimed Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode The Siege of AR-558 (1998).

Bill's most recent acting performances can be seen in a 2006 episode of Crossing Jordan and the SciFi original film A.I. Assault. He appeared as himself in the 2004 Miramax film Comic Book: The Movie and in 2003, starred in It's Still A Good Life, the sequel to It's a Good Life, one of the three classic Twilight Zone episodes he starred in as a child.

He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and has been in eighteen feature films, including Palm Springs Weekend (1963) with Troy Donahue, Connie Stevens, and Stefanie Powers, Dear Brigitte (1965) with James Stewart, Glynis Johns, Fabian, and Brigitte Bardot as herself, Rascal (1969), Bless the Beasts and Children (1971), and Papillion.

Bill has narrated over 50 episodes of A & E's Biography series as well as several other documentaries and specials for A & E, Animal Planet, The Sci Fi Channel and E!. His voice-over acting talents can be heard on animated shows such as Ren and Stimpy, Scooby Doo, Batman: the Animated Series, Steven Spielberg's Animaniacs, Little Wizard Adventures, The Oz Kids and Disneyƕs Buzz Lightyear: Star Command. He also voices dozens of national commercials such as Farmer's Insurance, Ford, Bud Ice, Blockbuster, Twix, and MacDonald's.

With acclaimed writer Peter David, Bill co-created, produced and wrote Space Cases, a live action sci-fi adventure comedy series on Nickelodeon and syndicated in over sixty countries around the world. The series ran for two seasons, 1996-97, and was nominated for a Cable Ace Award for best children's series.

Bill was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for the live-action Disney series Adventures in Wonderland. Bill wrote and recorded one hundred and five songs for the one hundred episodes of that series.

Bill is half of the infamous novelty rock recording and short film making duo Barnes and Barnes. Best known for the classic demented song and film Fish Heads, Barnes and Barnes have released nine albums and a feature length videotape. Rolling Stone magazine named Fish Heads #57 of the all time greatest rock videos ever created.

He has released seven solo CDs: The Landlord or the Guest (2008), With Big Ideas (2006), Ghosts (2003), After Dreams Come True (2001), Pandora's Box (2000), In The Current (1999) and Dying To Be Heard (1997).

And he's written scores of comic books too!

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