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My Name Is Bill W. (1989)

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TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

This film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson, a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune in the stock market collapse of 1929. Wilson's career ...See moreThis film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson, a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune in the stock market collapse of 1929. Wilson's career and his domestic life are in tatters when he meets Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith also struggling with a drinking problem. The two form a support group that becomes the basis for the organization Alcoholics Anonymous. Written by Jwelch5742 See less
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Apr 30, 1989 (United States)

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Bill Wilson Bill Wilson   See fewer
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JoBeth Williams
Lois 'Lo' Wilson Lois 'Lo' Wilson   See fewer
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James Garner
Dr. Bob Dr. Bob   See fewer
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George Coe
Frank Shaw Frank Shaw   See fewer
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Robert Harper
Dr. Jeremy Partlin Dr. Jeremy Partlin   See fewer
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Ray Reinhardt
Dr. Silkworth Dr. Silkworth   See fewer
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Fritz Weaver
Dr. Burnham Dr. Burnham   See fewer
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Rick Warner
Bill D. Bill D.   See fewer
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Rich Valliere
Charley Charley   See fewer
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Mark Joy
Guy Kolb Guy Kolb   See fewer
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William Aylward
Controller (as Bill Aylward) Controller (as Bill Aylward)   See fewer
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Richard Travis
Stockquoter Stockquoter   See fewer
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Mike McBlair
Mayflower Clerk Mayflower Clerk   See fewer
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Wally Doyle
Mayflower Bartender Mayflower Bartender   See fewer
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Norman Aronovic
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Catherine Shaffner
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Greg Baber
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Walter Borchert
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Bill Sullivan
Michael Michael   See fewer
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Meredith Strange-Boston
Dorothy Strong Dorothy Strong   See fewer
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John Badila
Leonard Strong Leonard Strong   See fewer
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Henrietta Seiberling Henrietta Seiberling   See fewer
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Helen Carey
Anne Smith Anne Smith   See fewer
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Joseph P. McCartney
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Gail Summer
Lottie Lottie   See fewer
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Kweli Leapart
Lizzie Lizzie   See fewer
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Dalton Grey
Stockbroker (uncredited) Stockbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Man Walking From (uncredited) Man Walking From (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 947 votes