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Will B. Able (1923–1981)

Will B. Able was born on November 21, 1923 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Willard S. Achorn. He was an actor, known for Jack and the Beanstalk (1965), Aladdin (1967) and The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968). He was married to Graziella Able. He died on November 18, 1981 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. See full bio »

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Aladdin Genie of the Lamp & Genie of the Ring


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 1974 ABC Funshine Saturday Sneak Peek (TV Movie)
Funshine Saturday
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Hellzapoppin' (1972)
 1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
- Charity Begins in the Office (1971) ... Gordon
 1971 All in the Family (TV Series)
Rev. Felcher
- The Saga of Cousin Oscar (1971) ... Rev. Felcher
 1967 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Genie of the Lamp & Genie of the Ring
 1967 The Emperor's New Clothes (TV Movie)
Emperor Maximillion the Most
 1965 Jack and the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
The Giant
 1965 Pinocchio (TV Movie)
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- He Who Gets Slapped (1961) ... Clown
 1958 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
 1956 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
 1956 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
- Miss America (1956) ... Hannigan (as Will Able)
 1955 Super Circus (TV Series)
Blooper The Clown
- Superman Saves the Circus (1955) ... Blooper The Clown
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 1981 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
Self - Comedian
- Episode dated 17 April 1981 (1981) ... Self - Comedian
 1959 Laugh Line (TV Series)
Stock Company member (1959)

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Will Able

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Member of the Prince Street Players, who performed Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy's adaptations of "Pinocchio", "Aladdin", "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "Jack in the Beanstalk" shown on CBS in the mid 1960s.

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