Judson Pratt (December 6, 1916 – February 9, 2002) was an American film, television and theatre actor. He was known for playing Billy Kinkaid in the American western television series Union Pacific, in which he starred with Jeff Morrow.
|Born||December 6, 1916|
Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||February 9, 2002 (aged 85)|
Northridge, California, U.S.
Pratt was born in Hingham, Massachusetts. He made his theatre debut in 1941, as appearing in the Broadway play, titled, Popsy, playing the Western Union Messenger. Pratt also made his debut on film and television, first appearing in Armstrong Circle Theatre.
Pratt guest-starred in numerous television programs, including, Barney Miller, Gunsmoke (as bartender "Bill Pence", where his most featured part was in the 1957 episode "Big Girl Lost", as love interest to prideful bar lady "Laura" - played by Gloria McGehee), Bonanza, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Father Knows Best, Thriller, Perry Mason, Death Valley Days, The Streets of San Francisco, Rawhide, Mayberry, R.F.D., Nanny and the Professor, Mission: Impossible, The Guns of Will Sonnett, The Partridge Family, Bewitched and Charlie's Angels. He also appeared and co-starred in films, such as, The Horse Soldiers, The Toy Tiger, Outside the Law, I Confess, Four Girls in Town, The Great American Pastime, Man Afraid, Vigilante Force, Somebody Up There Likes Me, Cheyenne Autumn, A Distant Trumpet, The Ugly American and The Barefoot Executive. Pratt later retired his career in 1980, last appearing in the soap opera television series Days of Our Lives.