|Birthname||William James Burrud|
|born on||12 January 1925 at 20:55 (= 8:55 PM )|
|Place||Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15|
|Timezone||PST h8w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||22°31' 26°27 Asc. 11°13'|
American former child actor who became a television host and producer best known for his travel programs. He coined the word "traventure" to describe the programs he produced such as the series The Open Road. In 1954 he founded Bill Burrud Productions, which would produce programs that included True Adventure, Vagabond, Wanderlust, Animal World, Islands in the Sun, Wonderful World of Women, Safari to Adventure, Treasure, and Natural Wonders. His company also produced numerous television specials.
For his many contributions to television entertainment, Burrud received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1977. He died from a heart attack in Sunset Beach, California on 12 July 1990 at the age of 65. His son John Burrud now heads the company.
- Work : Prize 1977 (Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame)
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Terminal)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Heart attack)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer
- Vocation : Entertainment : Circus/ Animal acts
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (TV)
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (TV)
- Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame)