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"Here kitty, kitty, kitty. Have a little tot of rum with Old Bill, aye? Come on now, be a nice little pussy cat. Oh, you be a feisty one, you be."
―Old Bill to a cat on Puerto Dorado[src]

Old Bill was a pirate who operated during the Golden Age of Piracy. Bill was one of the many pirates who attacked Puerto Dorado, and he was later seen drinking in the Captain's Daughter in London. Wherever he went, Old Bill was always seen trying to persuade stray cats into joining him in drinking a few rounds of rum.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Nothing is known about Old Bill's early life. Like many other pirates, Old Bill ends up greatly drunk after drinking rum. He was mostly seen trying to persuade a group of cats to join him in drinking a few rounds of rum, but with little success.[3]

Life as a PirateEdit

One day, he would join the pirate crew of the of the Wicked Wench. He participated in the Pirate Captain's raid on the Spanish island of Isla Tesoro. Old Bill and his mates successfully invaded the island and captured the main settlement, Puerto Dorado. During the attack, he could be seen opposite of an exhausted pirate sitting on the other side of the waterway, offering stray cats a bottle of rum.[3]

Old Bill was also seen offering cats rum in the pub called the Captain's Daughter in London.[4] His further fate is unknown.

Behind the scenesEdit

"Here kitty, kitty, kitty. Have a little tot of rum with Old Bill, here. Come on, be a good little pussycat."
―Old Bill to a cat in the Captain's Daughter[src] (deleted scene)
  • Old Bill was created for the Magic Kingdom's version of Pirates of the Caribbean in 1973 before being added into the original Disneyland attraction a few years later.
  • Old Bill, portrayed by Boyd Clack, was going to appear in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides when Jack Sparrow enters the Captain's Daughter tavern.[5] But for unknown reasons, Old Bill never made it into the final cut of the film. Though his scene appeared as a deleted scene in the On Stranger Tides Blu-ray/DVD release.
  • In 2006, the toy figure of Old Bill was released under the name "First Mate".

AppearancesEdit

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