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William James Pullman was born in Hornell, New York, one of seven children of Johanna (Blaas), a nurse, and James Pullman, a doctor. He is of Dutch (mother) and English, Northern Irish, and Scottish (father) descent. After high school, Bill went into a building construction program at SUNY Delhi in New York. He transferred to State University of ... See full bio »

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 2016 LBJ (filming)
Ralph Yarborough
 2015 American Ultra
 2014 The Equalizer
Brian Plummer
 2014 Cymbeline
Sicilius Leonatus
 2014/I Red Sky
John Webster
 2014 Ten X Ten (TV Mini-Series)
Man 60s
 2013 May in the Summer
 2011 Innocent (TV Movie)
Rusty Sabich
 2011 Bringing Up Bobby
 2011 Too Big to Fail (TV Movie)
Jamie Dimon
 2010 Nathan vs. Nurture (TV Movie)
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kurt Moss
- Closet (2008) ... Kurt Moss
 2008 Phoebe in Wonderland
Peter Lichten
 2007 Nobel Son
Max Mariner
 2007 You Kill Me
 2004 Dear Wendy
 2004 The Grudge
 2004 Tiger Cruise (TV Movie)
Cmdr. Gary Dolan
 2002 Ignition
Deputy Marshal Conor Gallagher
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series)
Major Ben Darnell (segment "A View Through the Window")
- A View Through the Window/Quiet Please (2001) ... Major Ben Darnell (segment "A View Through the Window")
 2000 A Man Is Mostly Water
Parking Fascist
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Edward Curtis
 2000 The Virginian (TV Movie)
The Virginian
 1997 The End of Violence
Mike Max
 1996 Mistrial (TV Movie)
Steve Donohue
 1996 Mr. Wrong
Whitman Crawford
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Rich Thurber
- Tomorrow I Die (1995) ... Rich Thurber
 1994 The Last Seduction
Clay Gregory
 1993 Mr. Jones
Construction Site Foreman (uncredited)
 1993 Malice
 1993 Sommersby
Orin Meecham
 1993 Phone (Short)
 1992 Singles
Dr. Jeffrey Jamison
 1992 Crazy in Love (TV Movie)
Nick Symonds
 1992 Nervous Ticks
York Daley
 1991 Liebestraum
Paul Kessler
 1991 Blood Drips Heavily on Newsies Square (Video short)
 1990 Going Under
Biff Banner
 1990 Bright Angel
 1990 Sibling Rivalry
Nicholas Meany
 1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Sheldon Moss
- The Word (1990) ... Sheldon Moss
 1990 Brain Dead
Rex Martin
 1989 Cold Feet
Buck Latham
 1989 Home Fires Burning (TV Movie)
Lt. Henry Tibbetts
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Crow Black
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Doctor Giordano
- A Safe Place (1986) ... Doctor Giordano
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Other Works:

Appeared in Behn's "The Rover" - Folger Theater Washington, D.C. (1981). See more »

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4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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[on hosting tractor square-dancing] It was so gonzo. The men drove and the women carried flags, and they looked like Amazon goddesses coming in. See more »


Children: Maesa (b. 1988), Jack (b. 1989), Lewis (b. 1993) See more »


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