According to IMDb, William Lucking got his start in television before eventually bringing his skills to the big screen. He appeared in nearly every big name TV show under the sun, including “Mission: Impossible,” “Bonanza,” “S.W.A.T.,” “Kung Fu,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “M*A*S*H,” “Knight Rider,” “The A-Team,” and “Columbo,” just to name a few.
“William’s Hollywood roles were diverse,” his obituary reads. “He played a roughneck in Oklahoma Crude (1976) alongside Faye Dunaway and George C. Scott, the original Colonel in NBC’s The A-Team (1980s), a green Bajoran on Star Trek Deep Space 9 (1990s), and most recently, Piney Winston, an aging biker, on the illustrious FX Network series Sons of Anarchy (2008 to 2011).”
Another one of Lucking’s more recognizable roles came in 2003’s “The Rundown” alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. He played Seann William Scott’s father, Billy Walker, who hires Johnson’s Beck to track his son down. According to Lucking’s obituary, “The family requests you toast his memory and celebrate his legacy.” Considering the impact of Lucking’s body of work, we intend to do just that.