Bill is a 1981 American made-for-television biographical drama movie starring Mickey Rooney and Dennis Quaid based mostly on the lifetime of Bill Sackter. The movie was broadcast on CBS on December 22, 1981.
Bill is a person with an mental incapacity in his 60s. He ventures out into the world for the primary time after spending most of his life at Grandville, a dreary interior metropolis establishment in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since age seven (when his mom despatched him there). Bill is taken in by a sort household and learns what it means to like for the primary time in his life.
A sequel, Bill: On His Own, was launched in 1983.
Mickey Rooney gained an Emmy Award and Golden Globe for his efficiency, and the movie additionally acquired a Golden Globe for Best TV Film.