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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/I Wrong
Master Chang
 2012 She, Who Excels in Solitude (Short)
Dr. Wallace
 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:

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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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 »

Trivia:

He has German and Irish ancestry. Fichtner, Fiechtner, or any variant thereof is a surname originating from areas where German is spoken (Switzerland, Austria, Germany). Descendants of the Fichtner name are spread though Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Canada, the United States and even into modern-day Ukraine. Groups of Fichtners helped to colonize the early United States, with the emergence of ... See more »

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Deep gravelly commanding voice See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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