William Fiore (January 1, 1940 – October 3, 2014) was an American television, film and voice actor. Over his lengthy career, he appeared in television shows such as The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Tales from the Darkside, Law & Order and Rocket Power.
Fiore was born January 1, 1940 in Williston Park, New York. His first film role was in The Swimmer (1968). He went on to appear in many television series and films. He also appeared in many television commercials during the 1960s and 1970s—perhaps most famously in the “Hi, guy!” Right Guard antiperspirant ads with actor Chuck McCann, who appeared as his neighbor on the other side of a shared medicine cabinet. He also appeared in commercials for Sears DieHard automotive batteries.
He provided the voice for the character Darkel in the 2001 video game Grand Theft Auto III, and even though his character was cut from the final game, he is still credited in it.
He died on October 3, 2014 in New York City, at the age of 74.
|1968||The Swimmer||Howie Hunsacker|
|1978||Peeping Times||Prisoner||television movie|
|1979||Murder by Natural Causes||Marty Chambers||television movie|
|Better Late Than Never||Tom Wallace||television movie|
|1970||The Mary Tyler Moore Show||Dave Curson||Episode: “Anchorman Overboard”|
|1971||The Courtship of Eddie’s Father||Mr. Weston||Episode: “Dear Mr. Cooper aka Eddie Meets an Astronaut”|
|1972–1973||The Corner Bar||Phil Bracken||15 episodes|
|1974||Love, American Style||Andrew||Episode: “Love and the Extra Job/Love and the Flying Finletters/Love and the Golden Worm/Love and the Itchy Condition/Love and the Patrolperson”|
|1977||Laverne & Shirley||Phil Franklin||Episode: “Buddy Could You Spare A Father?”|
|Three’s Company||Harvey||Episode: “Jack Looks for a Job”|
|Alice||Kenny Cole||Episode: “86 the Waitresses”|
|1985||Tales from the Darkside||Horace X||Voice
Episode: “The False Prophet”
|1992–1999||Law & Order||Buddy / Ray Russo||2 episodes|
|1999||Rocket Power||Spokesguy / Host of Family Fun Day||Voice
|2001||Grand Theft Auto III||Darkel||Voice
Character deleted from final game