Michelle's Lawyer on American Gigolo
2/13/1908, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Guest Star (6)
Aaron William Dozier was born in Omaha, Nebraska on February 13th, 1908. By the 1940's William had entered the film industry with then wife Joan Fontaine. Together they formed Rampart Productions. It was during the 1950's when he began working in tv production by producing made for tv movies. By the mid 1960's, Dozier began work on his most lasting contribution to television with the series Batman.
Aaron William Dozier
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Wm. Dozier, A. William Dozier
- Trivia & Quotes
(on Batman) William Dozier: ABC had bought the concept without any idea what to do with it. I bought a dozen comic books and felt like a fool doing it. I read them, if that is the word, and asked mysefl what to do with this? Then I hit on the idea of camping it.
William Dozier: I was taken aback, Batman was simply not my ken. I have always been associated with loftier projects.
William (On teaching): There hasn't been a meaningful show since The Defenders and I would like my students to be fired up with a determination to reshape television.
William did the narration for both Batman and The Green Hornet. He was uncredited for the work.
William was the head of Greenway Productions.
When Prince Philip of England visited Hollywood in 1966, William Dozier was among the attendees.
According to Batman artist, Carmine Infantino, William got the idea for a tv show from one of his comic covers at an airport.
William based his knowledge of Batman around a few select comics he could find in 1965. They were: Batman #171, World's Finest #149 and Detective Comics #329.