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William Katt

William Katt was born on February 16, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Theodore Katt. He is an actor and director, known for The Greatest American Hero (1981), Carrie (1976) and The Man from Earth (2007). He has been married to Danielle Hirsch since April 10, 1993. They have two children. He was previously married to Deborah Kahane. See full bio »
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  Rick's Parking (TV Movie) (post-production)
 2011 Moon (TV Movie)
Wally Wilson
 2010 House of Payne (TV Series)
Clive James
- Who's Your Daddy Now? (2010) ... Clive James
 2010 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Sven Regal
- And the Winner Is... (2010) ... Sven Regal
 2008 Heroes (TV Series)
Jim McCann
- Chapter Two 'The Butterfly Effect' (2008) ... Jim McCann
 2007 Bone Eater (TV Movie)
Dr. Boombas
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series)
- House vs. God (2006) ... Walter
 2005 Mystery Woman: Game Time (TV Movie)
Donald Fiske
 2002 Andromeda (TV Series)
Eddie Aldrich
- For Whom the Bell Tolls (2002) ... Eddie Aldrich
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Congressman George Bukaki
- Three Days of the Condom (2002) ... Congressman George Bukaki
 2002 Justice League (TV Series)
Green Guardsman / Scott Mason
- Legends (2002) ... Green Guardsman / Scott Mason (voice)
 2002 Gentle Ben (TV Movie)
Gittis Malone
 2001 Dark Realm (TV Series)
Randolph Blair
- Murder One (2001) ... Randolph Blair
 2000 The Hunger (TV Series)
- The Seductress (2000) ... James
 1998 Catch Me If You Can (TV Movie)
Jean Benoit
 1998 The Net (TV Series)
Dr. Phillip Wayland
- Deleted (1998) ... Dr. Phillip Wayland
 1998 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Keith Portman
- Warriors (1998) ... Keith Portman
 1997 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Madison Butler
- The Healer (1997) ... Madison Butler
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Movie)
Edward Marshall
 1997 Viper (TV Series)
Arno Krafft
- Black Box (1997) ... Arno Krafft
 1997 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Det. Will Grayson
- It's About George... (1997) ... Det. Will Grayson
 1996 Romantic Undertaking (TV Movie)
Richard Tennant
 1996 Devil's Food (TV Movie)
Andrew Burns
 1996 Rattled (TV Movie)
Paul Donohue
 1995 American Cop (TV Movie)
Dr. Dell Davis
 1994 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
- Riddler's Reform (1994) ... Zowie (voice)
 1994 Animaniacs (TV Series)
Dr. Roma
- Lookit the Fuzzy Heads/No Face Like Home (1994) ... Dr. Roma (voice)
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Roland Spear
- Flashdance with Death (1994) ... Roland Spear
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Derek Hartman
- Love's Deadly Desire (1993) ... Derek Hartman
 1991 Ghost Writer (TV Movie)
 1989 Top of the Hill (TV Movie)
Thomas Bell
 1989 Swimsuit (TV Movie)
 1989 Top of the Hill (TV Series)
Thomas Bell Jr.
- Better Angels (1989)
- You Were Always on My Mind (1989) ... Thomas Bell Jr.
 1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dr. Burke
- A Stolen Heart (1988) ... Dr. Burke
 1984 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Flower Prince
- Thumbelina (1984) ... Flower Prince
 1982 The Rainmaker (TV Movie)
Jimmy Curry
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Carey Nysrom
- Life, Liberation and the Pursuit of Death (1975) ... Carey Nysrom
 1972-1975 Ironside (TV Series)
Porter Yarborough / Jimmy
- The Rolling Y (1975) ... Porter Yarborough
- Death by the Numbers (1972) ... Jimmy (as Bill Katt)
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Jimmy Phillips
- The Old Neighborhood (1974) ... Jimmy Phillips
 1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Lonnie Weeks
- The Tarnished Badge (1974) ... Lonnie Weeks
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Martin Wadsworth
- Warning: All Wives (1974) ... Martin Wadsworth
 1974 Can Ellen Be Saved? (TV Movie)
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
- The Ancient Warrior (1973) ... Andy (as Bill Katt)
 1972 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
- Dear Dad (1972) ... P.F.C. (as Bill Katt)
 1972 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe (TV Movie)
Billy Jack
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Wally Lytton
- Weird Wednesday (1972) ... Wally Lytton (uncredited)
 1971 The Trackers (TV Movie)
Davey Paxton (as Bill Katt)
 1971 The Failing of Raymond (TV Movie)
Harold (uncredited)
 1970 Night Chase (TV Movie)
Marine Private (as Bill Katt)
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He acted in Lillian Hellman's play, "Toys in the Attic" in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Susan Clark, Bonnie Franklin, Matt Letscher, Chris Butler, Willie C. Carpenter, Robyn Cohen, and Eileen T'Kaye in the cast. Ernest Figueroa was ... See more »

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Personal Quote:

When I play a good guy, I try to explore them and figure out what shapes them and makes them interesting. When I'm playing a bad guy, I try to explore everything that makes them good. No one ever really thinks that they're a bad guy.


Won "Best Actor" for his performance in Deadland at the 2010 Mountain Film Festival. See more »

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