Dr. William Block
General Information
Gender Male
Occupation Doctor
Affiliations Dr. Dakota Block
Tony Block
Status Deceased
Debut Planet Terror
Appearances Planet Terror
Portrayed by Josh Brolin
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I'm gonna eat your brains and gain your knowledge.
— Block to Dakota

Dr. William Block is a supporting character in the Planet Terror film.

Dr. Block is portrayed by Josh Brolin.

Dr. William Block

He is the husband of Dakota, the father of Tony, and son-in-law of Sheriff Earl McGraw. Midway through Planet Terror, he tries to kill Dakota because she cheated on him with Tammy. He is later infected by the DC2 virus and ends up being killed by Earl.


He seems to controlling towards Dakota. She was planning to leave him.

It seems that he knows Joe outside the hospital.

Earl McGraw does not like him, it's not revealed if he despise him as well.


  • In English, the name William [Pronounced WIL-ee-əm, WIL-yəm ] means- protector. Other origins for the name William include - English, German, French.The name William is most often used as a boy name or male name.


  • "No more dead bodies for Daddy tonight."
  • "Self preservation comes to mind."

See Also

Tony Block


Planet Terror
Grindhouse Planet Terror - Death Proof
Fake Trailers Machete - Hobo with a Shotgun - Werewolf Women Of The S.S. - Don't - Thanksgiving
Main Characters Cherry Darling - El Wray - Dr. Dakota Block - Dr. William Block - Abby - Crazy Babysitter Twins - Lt. Muldoon - J.T. Hague - Sheriff Hague - Tammy Visan - Joe - Earl McGraw - Skip - Tony Block - Rusty
Locations The Bone Shack - Skip's Go-Go-Go Club - Hospital - Military Base - Police Station - Block Family Home - McGraw Home - Tulum
Music Planet Terror (soundtrack)
Galleries Planet Terror Gallery - Fan Art - Posters
Items Red Apple cigarettes - Great White Bites - "My Friends" - All Or Nothing Box - To Do List - DC2
Terms/Concepts Grindhouse - Amputation - Dismemberment - Useless Talents - Wray's Wreckage - Sickos - Movie References - Women in Cages
Vehicles AM General HMMWV - AM General M-939 - Blata - Cadillac DeVille Convertible - Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado - Chevrolet Bel Air - Chevrolet C/K-Series - Chevrolet Impala - Custom Made Dominator - Ford Crown Victoria - International Harvester R-Series - Lincoln Town Car Stretch Limousine - Mercedes-Benz SEL - Toyota Celica - Volvo 240
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