Terry Wilson (born September 3, 1923, in Huntington Park, California; died March 30, 1999, in Canoga Park) was an American actor most noted for his role as "Bill Hawks" in 267 episodes of the NBC and ABC television series Wagon Train (1957-1965). Wilson also appeared in more than thirty-five films and television programs between 1948 and 1981. After Wagon Train, Wilson played in several other Westerns, including ABC's Hondo in 1967, in Don Knotts' The Shakiest Gun in the West in 1968, in two episodes of The Virginian in 1970-1971, in the James Garner picture Support Your Local Gunfighter in 1971, and in CBS Gunsmoke in 1972. Wilson's appeared as Biff Jenkins in the 1975 Walt Disney film Escape to Witch Mountain. His last role was as Norman Scroggs in an episode of CBS's The Dukes of Hazzard.
I wouldn't say when you've seen one Western you've seen the lot; but when you've seen the lot you get the feeling you've seen one.
In his early years, Terry Wilson did stunts in such films as Sands of Iwo Jima in 1949 and Rio Grande in 1950.
3 September 1923, Huntington Park, California
30 March 1999, Canoga Park, California