William Lucking Biography – William Lucking Wiki
William Lucking was an American film, television, and stage actor. He was best known for his role as biker Piney Winston in Sons of Anarchy from 2008 to 2011. He appeared on the FX series from its start in 2008 through season 4 in 2011. The show concluded with the seventh season in 2014.
Born in Michigan in 1941, William moved with his family to California in the early 1950s. Upon graduation from UCLA with a degree in literature, he completed advanced studies in theatre arts at the Pasadena Playhouse. He went on to have a long and enduring career in film and television.
After making his on screen debut in the TV show Ironside in 1968, Lucking went on to star alongside Faye Dunaway and George C. Scott in Stanley Kramer’s movie Oklahoma Crude in 1973. His movie credits include The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974), The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976), The River Wild (1994), Erin Brockovich (2000), The Rundown (2003), The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) and Contraband (2012).
On TV, Lucking had roles in NBC’s 1980s action series The A-Team, CBS’s Outlaws and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. From 2008 to 2011, he played Piermont “Piney” Winston — one of the founders of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club and the father of Ryan Hurst’s Harry “Opie” Winston — on Sons of Anarchy.
William Lucking Age
He was born on June 17, 1941, in Vicksburg, Michigan. He died on November 4, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 80.
William Lucking Wife
He was married to Sigrid Lucking from 1998 to his death on October 18, 2021. He was previously married to his first wife Marycarolyn “MiMi” Hawkins from June 19, 1965, until her death in 1996. Lucking’s first wife and the mother of his two children, Mimi Lucking, died of cancer on June 14, 1996.
William Lucking Children
He had 2 children, Marjet Lucking and Juliana Ryan, with his first wife Marycarolyn “MiMi” Hawkins. Juliana is married and together with her husband, they have two daughters, Quinlan and Lilian.
William Lucking Family
Lucking is survived by his wife of 25 years, Sigrid Insull Lucking, a former costume designer; two daughters, Marjet Lucking and Juliana Ryan; two grandchildren, Quinlan and Lilian; and a sister, Ellen Founier.
William Lucking Death
Sons of Anarchy actor William Lucking died on October 18, 2021, at the age of 80. He died at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to an obituary for the actor, written by his wife of 25 years, Sigrid Lucking.
“Although William often played toughs and strongmen, in his actual life he was an elegant man with a brilliant intellect who loved to argue about politics and current affairs, discuss philosophy and physics, and assert fine-pointed opinions about art and poetry,” his obituary stated.
“He was a giant of a man with the soul of a poet, one who “contained…a tension of sorts within his being…like a boulder teetering on a hill…or a balloon expanding towards its extreme,” as one friend put it,” the obituary continued. “The family requests you toast his memory and celebrate his legacy,” the obituary concluded.
William Lucking Cause of Death
A cause of death was not provided.
William Lucking Net Worth
Sons of Anarchy actor William Lucking’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
William Lucking Height
He was 6′ 3½” (1.92 m) tall.