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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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Known For

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Bank Manager
(2008)
Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down Sanderson
(2001)
Armageddon
Armageddon Colonel Willie Sharp
(1998)
Contact
Contact Kent
(1997)

Filmography

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 2018 Cold Brook (filming)
Ted Markham
 2017 Armed (post-production)
Richard
 2017 Finding Steve McQueen (post-production)
Enzo Rotella
 2017 Krystal (post-production)
Dr. Farley
 2017/II The Neighbor (post-production)
Mike
 2017 Traffik (post-production)
Mr. Waynewright
  St. Sebastian (completed)
Jurgens
 2017 Hot Summer Nights
Shep
 2017 Black Holes (Short)
Youston (voice)
 2016 Shooter (TV Series)
O'Brien
- Killing Zone (2016) ... O'Brien
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
General Adams
 2016 American Wrestler: The Wizard
Coach Plyler
 2013 Disney Infinity (Video Game)
Butch Cavendish (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 Mini-Series)
Jimmy Minty
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Jimmy Minty
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... 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 Willian 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 commercials for Time Warner Cable (voice) (2000) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Bill Fichtner | Willian Fichtner

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

Here's the bottom line: I can't play someone if I can't figure out what he cares about. Everybody cares about something, even a rough character. It defines where we step in life. As soon as you find out what somebody cares about, then it all gets real. See more »

Trivia:

His sister is a major in the United States Air Force. See more »

Trademark:

Deep gravelly commanding voice See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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