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Billy Wells

Born: Dec 7, 1931

Death: Dec 25, 2001

Birthplace: Menominee

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Billy Wells

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1931
Date of Death : Dec 25, 2001
Birth Place : Menominee

William Prescott Wells was an American football halfback who played in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He also played in the American Football League for the Boston Patriots. Wells played college football at Michigan State University and was drafted in the fifth round of the 1954 NFL Draft. Wells later moved to Southern California. He formed a Dixieland band called Billy and his Bachelors. He also acted in a few television shows including Manhunt and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Wells died on Christmas Day, December 25, 2001, just 3½ weeks after his 70th birthday.


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