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"William Wilson"
Season 4, Episode 7
BE 407
Air date October 20, 2013
Written by David Matthews and Terence Winter
Directed by Jeremy Podeswa
Episode Guide
"The North Star"
"The Old Ship of Zion"

"William Wilson" is the seventh episode of the fourth season of Boardwalk Empire, and the 43rd episode overall. It was written by David Matthews and Terence Winter and helmed by regular director Jeremy Podeswa. It first aired on October 20, 2013.



Eli confronts Nucky after Willie makes an unpopular decision. Margaret has a surprise encounter at her job on Wall Street. Joe Masseria orders Lucky Luciano to return to Tampa and deal with Vincenzo Petrucelli. Gillian goes cold turkey with Roy Phillips’ (Ron Livingston) help. Still seething over his brother’s death, Al Capone (Stephen Graham) tries to get Johnny Torrio (Greg Antonacci) to turn on rival gangster Dean O’Banion (Arron Shiver). As the relationship between Chalky and Daughter Maitland deepens, Valentin Narcisse (Jeffrey Wright) exerts his control over Dunn Purnsley (Erik LaRay Harvey) and the Northside.



Appearances Edit

First Appearances Edit

  1. Mr. Bennett, Margaret Thompson new boss.

Deaths Edit

  1. Police Officer - Shot by Al Capone.
  2. Lemuel Cuffy - Stabbed to death by Dunn Purnsley.




  1. Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson
  2. Kelly MacDonald as Margaret Thompson
  3. Michael Shannon as Nelson Van Alden / George Mueller (credit only)
  4. Shea Whigham as Eli Thompson
  5. Michael Stuhlbarg as Arnold Rothstein
  6. Stephen Graham as Al Capone
  7. Vincent Piazza as Salvatore Charlie "Lucky" Luciano
  8. Michael Kenneth Williams as Chalky White
  9. Anthony Laciura as Eddie Kessler (credit only)
  10. Paul Sparks as Mickey Doyle (credit only)
  11. Jack Huston as Richard Harrow (credit only)
  12. Ron Livingston as Roy Phillips
  13. Jeffrey Wright as Valentin Narcisse
  14. and Gretchen Mol as Gillian Darmody

Guest StarringEdit

  1. James Cromwell as Andrew Mellon
  2. Stephen Root as Gaston Means
  3. Julianne Nicholson as Esther Randolph
  4. Brian Geraghty as Warren Knox
  5. Ben Rosenfield as Willie Thompson
  6. Domenick Lombardozzi as Ralph Capone
  7. Erik LaRay Harvey as Dunn Purnsley
  8. Chris Caldovino as Tonino Sandrelli
  9. Greg Antonacci as Johnny Torrio
  10. Ivo Nandi as Joe Masseria
  11. Arron Shiver as Dean O'Banion
  12. Eric Ladin as J. Edgar Hoover
  13. Patch Darragh as Bennett
  14. Glenn Fleshler as George Remus



Memorable QuotesEdit


External linksEdit

Season Four
#01 "New York Sour"#07 "William Wilson"
#02 "Resignation"#08 "The Old Ship of Zion"
#03 "Acres of Diamonds"#09 "Marriage and Hunting"
#04 "All In"#10 "White Horse Pike"
#05 "Erlkonig"#11 "Havre De Grace"
#06 "The North Star"#12 "Farewell Daddy Blues"

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