William Mims was an American actor. He appeared numerous films such as The Day Mars Invaded Earth, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, and Hot Rods to Hell. He also appeared in television series such as Hogan's Heroes, The Beverly Hillbillies, and Petticoat Junction. In 1962 Mims appeared as Frank Farnum on the TV western Lawman in the episode titled "The Bride."He died of cardiac arrest on April 9, 1991, in Studio City, Los Angeles, California at age 64.