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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 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (filming)
John G. Nicolay (voice)
 2014 St. Sebastian (post-production)
Jurgens
 2013/I Phantom
Alex
 2012/I Wrong
Master Chang
 2012 She, Who Excels in Solitude (Short)
Dr. Wallace
 2011 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:

The Octette Bridge Club (1985). Written by P.J. Barry. Directed by Tom Moore. Music Box Theatre: 5 Mar 1985- 23 Mar 1985 (24 performances + 8 previews that began on 26 Feb 1985). Cast: Gisela Caldwell (as "Betsy/Mrs. Daniel Bailey"), Peggy Cass (as "Lil/Mrs. Peter Carmody") [final Broadway role], Lois De Banzie (as "Alice/Mrs. ... See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Fichtner

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Attended SUNY Farmingdale before transferring to SUNY Brockport. 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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