B I O G R A P H Y
Bill Mumy is a multi-talented,
prolific artist who entered the arena of professional entertainment at the
age of five. He has worked on over four hundred television shows and
is best known by fans around the world for the creation of his memorable
role as the heroic boy astronaut "Will Robinson" on the long
running classic series "Lost in Space." From 1993 through
1998 he played the noble, mystical "Lennier" in the popular science
fiction series "Babylon 5."
was a producer and writer on the one hour syndicated special, "Lost In
Space: Forever." Bill also returned to the role of "Will
Robinson" on camera for that special as well as arranging and
performing the end credit music for the
His most recent acting
performances can be seen in a 2006 episode of "Crossing Jordan"
and the SciFi original film A.I. Assault. He appeared as
himself in the 2004 Miramax film;
"Comic Book: The Movie"
and in 2003, Bill starred in "It's Still
A Good Life," the sequel to one of the three classic Twilight
Zone episode he starred in as a child, "It's A Good
Bill is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture
Arts and Sciences and has been in eighteen feature films, including
"Dear Brigitte," "Rascal," "Bless the Beasts and
Children," and "Papillion."
Mumy is a prolific voice
over artist. Bill has narrated over 50 episodes of
A & E ‘s
“Biography" series as
well as hosting and narrating several other documentaries and specials for
A & E, Animal Planet, The Sci Fi Channel and E
Entertainment. His voice over acting talents can be heard on
animated shows like "Ren and Stimpy," "Scooby Doo,"
"Batman: the Animated Series," "Steven Spielberg's
Animaniacs," "Little Wizard Adventures," "The Oz Kids"
and Disney’s "Buzz Lightyear: Star Command." He also
voices dozens of national commercials such as "Farmer's Insurance,"
"Ford," "Bud Ice," "Blockbuster," "Twix," and "MacDonald's."
With acclaimed writer Peter David, Bill co-created, produced and
wrote "Space Cases," a live action sci-fi adventure
comedy series on Nickelodeon and syndicated in over sixty all
around the world. The series ran for two seasons, 1996 -97, and was
nominated for a Cable Ace Award for best children's series.
He also co-wrote the theme song for that show as well as the themes for
the 2003 Animal Planet specials: "50 Greatest Animals of TV" and
"50 Greatest Animals of Films" and "TV Guide Looks At...,"
"Hollywood Backstory," and "Studio Portraits." Bill has
written dozens of songs featured in the long running NBC soap opera
"Santa Barbara." He also composed the scores to three
episodes of the award winning PBS series, "The Universe and I" as well as contributing dozens of songs and themes to many different
film and television projects. Bill was nominated for an Emmy
for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition
for the live-action Disney series "Adventures In
Wonderland." Bill wrote and recorded one hundred and five
songs for the one hundred episodes of that series.
Bill is half of the infamous novelty
rock recording and short film making duo "Barnes and Barnes." Best
known for the classic demented song and film "Fish Heads", Barnes
and Barnes have released nine albums and a feature length videotape.
Rolling Stone magazine named Fish Heads # 57 of the all time greatest rock
videos ever created. Their latest CD release is "Yeah: The
Essential Barnes & Barnes" (2000) on Oglio Records. |
Bill has released
eightsolo CDs: Circular
Landlord or the Guest (2007),
Big Ideas (2006),
Dreams Come True (2001),
In The Current
(1999) and and '97's
Dying To Be Heard.
Bill's rock band
have released three albums, "The
Jenerators," "Hitting the Silk," and "Pony Up." 1999 saw the release
of "The Be Five: Trying To Forget," another Renaissance CD written
and produced by Bill featuring vocals by actors from Babylon 5.
Bill's has also produced three albums for children, "Kiss My Boo
Boo" (Infinite Visons), “The Dinosaur Album” and “Yogi Bear
and Friends: This Land is Your Land”. (kid Rhino)
He has worked
with the pop group "America" off and on for over twenty years,
composing, producing and performing with the band. As a songwriter Bill
has supplied songs to such varied artists as pop stars
America, David and Shaun Cassidy, to jazz artists like
Sea Wind and the legendary Rosemary Clooney.
Bill has collaborated with hit
songwriter and Broadway composer Paul Gordon for over 30 years on
many projects for television, stage and screen.
Comic books have
been a passion of Bills since childhood, and he has written scores of
them. He co-created "The Comet Man" and "The Dreamwalker" for Marvel as well as scripting
"Iron Man," "She Hulk," "Wonder Man" and other Marvel characters. He
also wrote the "Lost in Space" comic book for Innovation in
the early 90's. His co-creation "Trypto, The Acid Dog" was
featured in "Dark Horse Presents". For DC comics he's
written "Aquaman," "The Spectre" and three issues of the "classic"
"Star Trek" series.
His short stories,
'59" and "The Undeadliest Game" co-written with Peter David,
were originally printed in Pocket Books, "Shock Rock" and "Shock
Rock Volume 2". They're now published in many languages all over the
world. Mumy and David also wrote an episode of the acclaimed
animated series, "Roswell Conspiracies."
Bill is currently
writing and developing several new projects for feature films and
television and has recently completed co-writing a fantasy novel with
A short time ago TV Guide listed their top 100
television episodes of all time. Two of them starred Bill