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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, Irish, and English descent. Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974. His... See full bio »

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 2016 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
John G. Nicolay (voice)
 2015 St. Sebastian (post-production)
 2015/I The Wizard
Coach Plyler
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Jameson Henthrop
- A High Hope for a Low Heaven (2015) ... Jameson Henthrop
 2013 Disney Infinity (Video Game)
Butch Cavendish (voice)
 2013/I Phantom
 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
 2010 Forehead Tittaes (Video short)
 2010 Night and Day (TV Movie)
Dan Hollister
 2008 Turok (Video Game)
Logan (voice)
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series)
- Homeland Insecurity (2005) ... Harland (voice)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Dr. Wexler - Marriage Counselor (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
Jimmy Minty
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Ken Rosenberg (voice, as Bill Fichtner)
 2004/I Crash
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game)
Ken Rosenberg (voice, as Bill Fichtner)
 1999 Go
 1997 Contact
 1995 Reckless
Rachel's Father
 1995 A Father for Charlie (TV Movie)
 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)
- 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:

Appeared in the music video for Sara Evans' song "Perfect" off her 2003 album "Restless" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Bill Fichtner


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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When you work on a Jerry Bruckheimer film, you can be sure of two things: no production value will be spared, and the catering will be as fine as any really really good restaurant. Jerry is an amazing producer, with a commitment to his films second to none. See more »


Attended high school at Maryvale High School in Cheektowaga, New York. See more »


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



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