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William McNamara studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and has since notched up over sixty-five film and TV appearances. One of his first roles was that of Joel in the teen movie Dream a Little Dream (1989) with Corey Feldman and Corey Haim. He followed this up with the Bette Midler film Stella (1990). It was during the nineties, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Risk for Honor (pre-production)
George
 2014 Dry (post-production)
Dr. Brown
 2014 High School Exorcism (completed)
Reverend Young
 2014 Truth (completed)
Luke Mezrich
 2014 Je t'aime, au revoir
Clark
 2013 Crawl Space
Doctor Hancock
 2013 Cut!
Bryan Wolff
 2013 The Wicked Within
David
 2013 Beyond the Farthest Star
Calvin Clayman
 2013 Ambushed
Agent Waters
 2012 DTLA (TV Series)
Norm
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Norm
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Norm
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Norm
 2011/II Henry (Short)
Paul (as William MacNamra)
 2010 The Ascent
Joel
 2009 The Bleeding
Dan Williams
 2007 A Dance for Bethany
James Fisher
 2007 April Moon
David
 2007 The Still Life
Teacher
 2007 Beyond the Break (TV Series)
Richard
- Waving Goodbye (2007) ... Richard
- Running Scared (2007) ... Richard
 2006 The Iron Man
Gerard
 2005 American Black Beauty (TV Movie)
Wilford
 2005 McBride: Murder Past Midnight (TV Movie)
Tony Harriman
 2005 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Richard Pencava
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... Richard Pencava
 2004 The Kings of Brooklyn
Chris Parmel
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Sam Bishop
- Pandora (2003) ... Detective Sam Bishop (as Billy McNamara)
 2002/I The Calling
Bobby Murky
 2001 Time Lapse (Video)
Clayton Pirce
 2001 Trapped (TV Movie)
C. Whitmore Evans
 2000 Paper Bullets
Laurence McCoy
 2000 Just Sue Me
Daniel
 2000 The Hunger (TV Series)
Kent Johanssen
- Approaching Desdemona (2000) ... Kent Johanssen
 2000/I Knockout
Michael DeMarco
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Kimble
- Better Luck Next Time (1999) ... Kimble
 1999 Implicated
Tom Baker
 1998 Ringmaster
Troy Davenport
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Gilbert Jax
- Encore (1998) ... Gilbert Jax
 1998 Welcome to Paradox (TV Series)
Q.M.
- Blue Champagne Resort (1998) ... Q.M.
 1998 The Brylcreem Boys
Sam Gunn
 1998 Sweet Jane
Stan Bleeker
 1997 Glam
Sonny Daye
 1997 The Deli
Kevin
 1997 Stag
Jon DiCapri
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Nick Boyer
- Given the Heir (1997) ... Nick Boyer
 1996 Snitch
Shakley
 1996 Natural Enemy (Video)
Jeremy Harper
 1996 Dead Girl
Damon
 1996 Storybook
Prince Arthur
 1995 Girl in the Cadillac
Rick Davis
 1994 Chasers
Eddie Devane
 1994 Surviving the Game
Derek Wolfe Jr
 1993 Extreme Justice
Mark Franklin (uncredited)
 1993 Sworn to Vengeance (TV Movie)
Michael Burke (as Billy McNamara)
 1993 Aspen Extreme
Todd Pounds
 1992 Honor Thy Mother (TV Movie)
Chris
 1992 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Clay Edwards
- The Brotherhood (1992) ... Clay Edwards
 1991 Wildflower (TV Movie)
Sammy Perkins
 1991 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Johnny Dumont
- It's Only Rock & Roll (1991) ... Johnny Dumont
 1990 Texasville
Dickie Jackson
 1989-1990 Island Son (TV Series)
Sam
- Janine Returns (1990) ... Sam
- Fathers and Sons (1989) ... Sam
- Falling Stars (1989) ... Sam
- Hihia (1989) ... Sam
 1990 Stella
Pat Robbins
 1989 The Edge (TV Movie) (as Billy McNamara)
 1989 Dream a Little Dream
Joel
 1988 Stealing Home
Teenage Billy Wyatt
 1988 The Beat
Billy Kane
 1988 The Secret of the Sahara (TV Mini-Series)
Philip
 1987 Opera
Stefano
 1987 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Jay Medford
- Soldier Boys (1987) ... Jay Medford
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Alternate Names:

William MacNamra | Billy McNamara

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I knew I would be an actor since I was seven or eight. My Mom and I lived out in Los Angeles and one of her close friends was Valerie Perrine....She was like the Julia Roberts of the seventies and we used to hang out at her house. She had all these interesting people over all the time. I hung out and watched these people and it was like hanging out at the circus or carnival...That's the kind of ... See more »

Trivia:

Not only did he do his own stunts for Copycat (1995), but also spent time with Dr. Park Dietz, a forensic psychiatrist, in order to prepare for his role as the psychotic Peter Foley. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Aries

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