STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 137 this week

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 »

Sundance Film Festival 2017

Visit our Sundance guide for everything you need to know about the 2017 Sundance Film Festival including videos, a guide to what's showing this year, trending titles and more.

Visit our Guide to Sundance

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 07 Dec 2010
 
a list of 40 people
created 03 Dec 2012
 
a list of 32 people
created 02 Jan 2014
 
a list of 32 people
created 02 Feb 2014
 
a list of 21 people
created 9 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of William Fichtner's work have you seen?

User Polls

5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Bank Manager
(2008)
Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down Sanderson
(2001)
The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger Butch Cavendish
(2013)
Armageddon
Armageddon Colonel Willie Sharp
(1998)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (80 credits)
 2017 Finding Steve McQueen (post-production)
Enzo Rotella
 2017 If (post-production)
Richard
 2017 Krystal (post-production)
Dr. Farley
 2017/I Stranded (filming)
Mr. Waynewright
  St. Sebastian (completed)
Jurgens
 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
 2016 Last Days of Summer
Mike
 2016 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary)
John G. Nicolay (voice)
 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
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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 »

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)
Edit

Did You Know?

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:

One of 115 people invited to join to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences [2007]. 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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I adore this guy! heatherhall81
Just met him bradleyyyshea_92
Looks a bit like Steven Weber Quinntavius
His Acting... stanfit
Drive Angry RachaelLindaYoung
LOOKS LIKE SIG HANSEN paviles394-1
Discuss William Fichtner on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page