Earl John Hindman (October 1942 – December was an American actor, best known for his role as the kindly neighbor (whose lower face was always hidden from television viewers) Wilson W. on the television sitcom Home Improvement
Earl Hindman Earl Hindman - - - played Wilson, the Taylor family's wisdom-dispensing next-door neighbor whose face was barely seen, on the TV series "Home Improvement" . he Bob Reid on ABC's "Ryan's Hope" for 16 years
Earl Hindman – Lung Cancer Earl Hindman was known as the kind but unseen neighbor Wilson W. Wilson Jr. on the sitcom Home Improvement. Earl had a smoking addiction and was diagnosed with lung cancer back in 2003. He received treatment, but sadly he died from the illness on December 29, 2003. He was 61.