William Caskey Swaim

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William Caskey Swaim is an American television and film actor, best known for having played Staff Sergeant Harry Fitz in the 1978-1979 television series, Project U.F.O. Swaim, commonly known as "Bill" as a child, was born in Lexington, North Carolina. He attended Grimes Elementary School and both Lexington Junior High School and Lexington Senior High School. He had been interested in film since childhood, remembering "his sister ... taking him to see an early Brando movie, On the Waterfront, at the age of five". He cites Elvis Presley as a major influence on him as a child. After playing "two minor roles in a play at the Winston-Salem Little Theatre" at the age of 17, he graduated from high school in 1965. Although he then attended Gardner–Webb University for one and a half years, working on a liberal arts major, he was then drafted into the military. After spending 18 months as a medic in Okinawa, he returned from his tour of duty in 1969. He obtained a job in Lexington and worked there for a year to save money, before getting married and moving to California in 1971.
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