Wilson Wood was an American character actor during the middle of the twentieth century. Born in Huron, North Dakota, he made his film debut with a small role in 1946's Two Sisters from Boston, directed by Henry Koster. During his 17-year career he would appear in over 100 films, usually in smaller roles. In 1952 he would star in a serial for Republic Pictures. The 12 part series was titled, Zombies of the Stratosphere, which would be edited down and released in 1958 as a feature film, called Satan's Satellites. His final appearance would be in the 1962 film, Jumbo, starring Doris Day, Stephen Boyd and Jimmy Durante, in which Wood had a featured role. Wood died on October 23, 2004 in Culver City, California.