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William Fichtner


A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, to Patricia A. (Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. He is of German and Irish descent. Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974. His first ... See full bio »

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 2015 St. Sebastian (post-production)
Jurgens
 2015 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
John G. Nicolay (voice)
 2013/I Phantom
Alex
 2012 Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (TV Movie)
Mr. Guidry
 2012 Infex (Video Game)
The Administrator (voice)
 2012/I Wrong
Master Chang
 2012 She, Who Excels in Solitude (Short)
Dr. Wallace
 2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Video Game)
Sandman (voice)
 2010 The Big Bang
Poley
 2010 Forehead Tittaes (Video short)
 2010 Night and Day (TV Movie)
Dan Hollister
 2008 Turok (Video Game)
Logan (voice)
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series)
Harland
- Homeland Insecurity (2005) ... Harland (voice)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Dr. Wexler - Marriage Counselor (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Movie)
Jimmy Minty
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Ken Rosenberg (voice, as Bill Fichtner)
 2004/I Crash
Flanagan
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game)
Ken Rosenberg (voice, as Bill Fichtner)
 1999 Go
Burke
 1997 Contact
Kent
 1995 Reckless
Rachel's Father
 1995 A Father for Charlie (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1994 Quiz Show
Stage Manager
 1992 Malcolm X
Cop at Harlem Station (credit only)
 1991 Ramona!
Bartender (uncredited)
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series)
Howard Ganza
- Rookie School (1989) ... Howard Ganza
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Boros
- Poison (1989) ... Boros
- Vendetta (1989) ... Boros (uncredited)
 1987 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Rod Landry
- Episode dated 24 December 1987 (1987) ... Rod Landry
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Other Works:

TV commercial for the Isuzu Trooper S.U.V. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Fichtner

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I was younger, I never wanted to rehearse because I thought that someone would figure out I don't know what I'm doing. Now I like to really spend the time and figure it out, and rehearsal is to try something that doesn't work. See more »

Trivia:

Become the first person to receive a star on the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival's Walk of Fame. See more »

Trademark:

Films often portray his characters as antagonistic, later evolving more towards a protagonistic quality (The Longest Yard (2005)). See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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