He was born on a Hereford cattle ranch.
His nickname is "Big Bill."
He is 6' 2" (1.88 m) tall.
He married Joanne Cervelli in 2002.
He has 18.25 inch arms.
He was awarded the Purple Heart while he was in the service.
He graduated from UCLA Cum Laude.
He can speak English, Russian, German, French, and Serbo-Croatian.
William once had a 31-1 record as an amateur boxer.
He performed over 5,100 continuous sit-ups in a five-hour period
He played football for the Wiesbaden Flyers in Germany.
He taught Russian Language Studies at UCLA in the late 1950s.
He studied kung fu for eight years with Jimmy Woo and Ed Parker.
William fought California wildfires in the early 1950s.
He worked as a lifeguard on the French Riviera, and he also worked as a trainer at Bert Goodrich's Hollywood Gym.
He won the Light-Heavyweight German-Austrian Boxing Championship.
He has a master's degree in Russian.
His favorite writer is Dostoyevsky.