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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 Independence Day: Resurgence (filming)
General Adams
 2015 St. Sebastian (post-production)
Jurgens
 2015/I The Wizard (post-production)
Coach Plyler
 2013/I Phantom
Alex
 2012/I Wrong
Master Chang
 2010 The Big Bang
Poley
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Dr. Wexler - Marriage Counselor (voice, uncredited)
 2004/I Crash
Flanagan
 1999 Go
Burke
 1997 Contact
Kent
 1995 Reckless
Rachel's Father
 1994 Quiz Show
Stage Manager
 1992 Malcolm X
Cop at Harlem Station (credit only)
 1991 Ramona!
Bartender (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Print advertisement for Gap (2002) 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:

Is a talented racing driver - overall winner of the 2011 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race during the Grand Prix of Long Beach, finishing ahead of pro driver Ken Gushi. See more »

Trademark:

Attached earlobes See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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