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My Name is Bill W.

The story of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Bill Wilson, a good-time Charlie who returns home from World War I with a drinking problem, embarks on a Wall Street career, but jeopardizes his success with binges that become more and more frequent. When the stock market crashes in 1929, Wilson plunges into an alcoholic abyss that sorely tests his marriage and leaves him consumed with guilt and depression. Bill is powerless in his battle with the bottle until a spiritual experience in a detox ward and a friendship struck with a boozing surgeon instill in him new hope and purpose. Stars James Woods

  • Originally Aired April 30, 1989
  • Runtime 65 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-PG
  • Production Code 161
  • Network Hallmark Channel
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Name Type Role
William G. Borchert Writer
Fritz Weaver Guest Star
Richard Travis Guest Star
James Woods Guest Star
Bill Aylward Guest Star
Catherin Guest Star
Wally Doyle Guest Star
James Garner Guest Star
Mike McBlair Guest Star
Ray Reinhardt Guest Star
Joe Inscoe Guest Star
Norman Aronovic Guest Star
Gary Sinise Guest Star
Bruce Morrow Guest Star
Mark Joy Guest Star
Susan Duchow Guest Star
George Coe Guest Star
Robert Harper Guest Star
JoBeth Williams Guest Star
Rich Valliere Guest Star
Rick Warner Guest Star
Daniel Petrie Director