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My Name is Bill W. is a 1989 made-for-TV movie that originally aired as part of CBS' Hallmark Hall of Fame series. It stars James Woods as a stockbroker whose career is decimated by the great stock-market crash of 1929. As he descends into alcoholism, he meets Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith, played by James Garner, and together the pair create a support group that would eventual become the predecessor of Alcoholics Anonymous. The film was written by William Borchert and was directed by Daniel Petrie. In addition to Woods and Garner, it features performances by JoBeth Williams and Gary Sinise.

My Name Is Bill W. is an Drama, History movie that was released in 1989 and has a run time of 1 hr 40 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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Not Rated
| 1989 | 1 hr 40 min | 7.3/10
Cast
James Woods, JoBeth Williams, James Garner, Gary Sinise
Director
Daniel Petrie
Language
English
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Also directed by Daniel Petrie Sr.

Also starring JoBeth Williams