William "Bill" Hughes is a Baltimore author, attorney, actor and photojournalist. He is also a world traveler and political activist.
Hughes has written eight books in all. They are: "Byline Baltimore," "Andrew Jackson vs. New World Order," "Baltimore Iconoclast," "Saying 'No' to the War Party," and "Creating a New Ireland." Also three photo books, "The Joys of Publishing," "Celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl" & "The Galapagos."
Recently, he was in two movies: Matt Porterfield' "Sollers Point' and Joe Tropea's "Sickies Making Films."
Hughes is a native of Baltimore City and was raised in Locust Point. He learned how to swim in the waters of Baltimore's harbor. Hughes could walk to historic Fort McHenry and as a youngster, he played on its canons. He attended his first fireworks at the fort and his first military parade. This was during WWII.
In his salad days, Hughes worked on the waterfront as a longshoremen.
Later, he was Chief of the Litigation Division for the City of Baltimore