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Bill Dana
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Bill Dana (center, 1982 photo)
William Szathmary[1]

(1924-10-05)October 5, 1924
DiedJune 15, 2017(2017-06-15) (aged 92)
Alma materEmerson College (1950)
OccupationActor, comedian, screenwriter
Years active1956–1994
Spouse(s)Evelyn Shular Dana (1981-2017)[2]

Bill Dana (October 5, 1924 – June 15, 2017) was an American comedian, actor and screenwriter. He often appeared on television shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show. He was known for appearing as a heavily accented Bolivian character named José Jiménez. Dana often portrayed the Jiménez character as an astronaut.

Dana died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on June 15, 2017 at the age of 92.[3]