William “Junior“ Pierce (born in 1940) is an American Criminal, Serial Killer, and Controversial Personality from Georgia. He recently gained public attention after his picture was featured on the Netflix show “Mindhunter” Season 2.
In the third episode of the program, Agents Holden Ford and Jim Barney visited William at a Georgia jail. Furthermore, the series didn’t show his life & crimes in detail but it highlighted his photograph with a little editing.
The makers of the Mindhunter put up the face of actor Michael Filipowich in the image in order to show in the web series. According to a source, William committed various crimes like series of robberies, thefts, first-degree arson, and much more.
In addition, he was also convicted of the crimes between 1960 and 1964. In June 1970, Pierce again caught by the authorities with the suspect of murdering nine people in a short period of time Georgia and South Carolina.
Later, in 1974, William Junior became highly infamous after he was accused of raping and killing a 13-years-old girl named Margaret “Peg” Cuttino. She was the daughter of a South Carolina senator.
Netflix Series “Mindhunter Season 2”
Recently, season 2 of the famous web show named “Mindhunter” released on the 16th of August 2019. It is an American crime thriller web television series which first aired on October 13, 2017.
The creator of the web program is Joe Penhall. According to Wikipedia, it is based on the book named “Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” penned by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker.
The new show depicted the life story of various household serial killers such as Charles Manson, Ed Kemper, Dennis Rader, and William “Junior” Pierce.
The role of Pierce was portrayed by Michael Filipowich (American actor). In fact, the Australian actor “Damon Herriman” played the role of the Charles Manson. He also portrayed the same character in the movie “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood“.
Some of the other main casts of the Mindhunter Season 2 are Cameron Britton (as Ed Kemper), Michael Park (as Peter Dean), Jonathan Groff (as Holden Ford), Stacey Roca (as Nancy Tench), Sierra McClain (as Tanya Clifton), etc.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||William "Junior" Pierce.|
|Profession||Criminal, Serial Killer, and Convicted Murderer.|
|Famous for||his photograph appeared in the Netflix show "Mindhunter" Season 2.|
|Age (As of 2019)||79 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1940.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||The United States of America.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|House In||Georgia jail.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: NA.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.
Pounds: 165 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Names are not disclosed.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Elvis Presley (American singer) and Meryl Streep (American actress).|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Travel and Music.|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Fries & Ice Cream.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Under Revision (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about William “Junior” Pierce
- Wikipedia: Serial Killer William “Junior” Pierce was born in 1940 (age 79 years old, as of 2019) in the United States of America.
- There is no information about his parents, siblings, education, and early life available on the internet. But we will update you soon in the future.
- According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, Pierce committed numerous series of crimes before he was convicted of murder.
- During the interrogation, he confessed that he picked Peg from Swainsboro, Georgia at a hamburger stand.
- Later, William drove her to the Manchester Forest where the serial killer murdered Peg brutally.
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- On March 8, 1971, he again detained by the police
- Pierce speaks seven languages including Libyan.
- In May 1971, William’s real photo which featured in the series was taken by the agent.
- At that time, the killer already convicted of killing six innocent people.
- Currently, Pierce is imprisoned in Georgia for murder with a maximum sentence of life in prison.
- The criminal never married in his life and has no wife or children of his own.