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Will Patton was born in Charleston, South Carolina. His father, Bill Patton, is a playwright, acting/directing instructor, and Lutheran minister. Patton attended the North Carolina School of the Arts. He has won two OBIE awards for best actor for the off-Broadway plays, Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" and the Public Theatre production of "What Did ... See full bio »

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Known For

Armageddon
Armageddon Charles 'Chick' Chapple
(1998)
The Postman
The Postman General Bethlehem
(1997)
No Way Out
No Way Out Scott Pritchard
(1987)
Remember the Titans
Remember the Titans Coach Bill Yoast
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 Radioflash (post-production)
Frank
 2018 You Can't Win (post-production)
Foot and A Half George
 2017/I Boarding School (post-production)
Dr. Sherman
 2017 Shots Fired (TV Series)
Sheriff Daniel Platt
- Hour Ten: Last Dance (2017) ... Sheriff Daniel Platt
- Hour Nine: Come to Jesus (2017) ... Sheriff Daniel Platt
- Hour Eight: Rock Bottom (2017) ... Sheriff Daniel Platt
- Hour Seven: Content of Their Character (2017) ... Sheriff Daniel Platt
- Hour Six: The Fire This Time (2017) ... Sheriff Daniel Platt
 2017 Megan Leavey
Jim
 2016 American Honey
Backseat
 2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Mike Tascioni
- Landing (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
- Shoot (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
- Hearing (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
- Targets (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
 2011-2015 Falling Skies (TV Series)
Captain Weaver / Colonel Dan Weaver / Colonel Weaver
- Reborn (2015) ... Colonel Dan Weaver
- Reunion (2015) ... Captain Weaver
- Stalag 14th Virginia (2015) ... Captain Weaver
- Everybody Has Their Reasons (2015) ... Captain Weaver
- Respite (2015) ... Captain Weaver
 2014 The November Man
Perry Weinstein (as William Patton)
 2012 Abigail Harm
The Visitor / Narrator
 2012/I The Girl
Tommy
 2010 Knucklehead
Vic Sullivan
 2010 Meek's Cutoff
Soloman Tetherow
 2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
CIA Associate Director Craig Halliday
- Unshockable (2010) ... CIA Associate Director Craig Halliday
 2010 Waking Madison
Mr. Walker
 2009 The Fourth Kind
Sheriff August
 2009 The Canyon
Henry
 2009 Princess Kaiulani
Sanford Dole
 2009 Looking at Animals (Short)
Raymond
 2009 24 (TV Series)
Alan Wilson
- Day 7: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2009) ... Alan Wilson
- Day 7: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2009) ... Alan Wilson
- Day 7: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2009) ... Alan Wilson
- Day 7: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2009) ... Alan Wilson
- Day 7: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2009) ... Alan Wilson
 2009 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
John Wilkes Booth
- The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (2009) ... John Wilkes Booth (voice)
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Lt. Bill Hobarts
 2008 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
Mr. Dobyne
 2008 American Violet
Sam Conroy
 2008 Wendy and Lucy
Mechanic
 2008 Lucky Days
J.C.
 2006-2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Lt. Gary Walker / Det. Gary Walker
- Robin Hood (2007) ... Lt. Gary Walker
- End of Watch (2007) ... Lt. Gary Walker
- Backscatter (2006) ... Det. Gary Walker
- The OG (2006) ... Det. Gary Walker
 2007 Dog Days of Summer
Eli Cottonmouth
 2007 A Mighty Heart
Randall Bennett
 2007/I The List
Michael Harriston
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner
Riley
 2006 Road House 2: Last Call (Video)
Nate Tanner
 2006 The Way (TV Movie)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
James Fletcher
- Wheel to the Stars (2005) ... James Fletcher
 2004 The Last Ride (TV Movie)
Aaron Purnell
 2004 The Punisher
Quentin Glass
 2004 Family Sins (TV Movie)
Philip Rothman
 2001-2003 The Agency (TV Series)
Jackson Haisley
- Our Man in Washington (2003) ... Jackson Haisley
- Our Man in Korea (2003) ... Jackson Haisley
- Mi Cena con Andrei (2003) ... Jackson Haisley
- War, Inc. (2003) ... Jackson Haisley
- Spy Finance (2003) ... Jackson Haisley
 2002 The Mothman Prophecies
Gordon Smallwood
 2000 Remember the Titans
Coach Bill Yoast
 2000 Trixie
W. 'Red' Rafferty
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
Atley Jackson
 1999 Jesus' Son
John Smith
 1999 Entrapment
Hector Cruz
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Moe the Truck Driver
 1998 Armageddon
Charles 'Chick' Chapple
 1998 O.K. Garage
Sean
 1997 The Protector (TV Series)
Jeff
 1997 The Postman
General Bethlehem
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts
Lloyd Abbott
 1995-1997 VR.5 (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Morgan
- Parallel Lives (1997) ... Dr. Frank Morgan
- Sisters (1997) ... Dr. Frank Morgan
- Love and Death (1995) ... Dr. Frank Morgan
- Dr. Strangechild (1995) ... Dr. Frank Morgan
- Pilot (1995) ... Dr. Frank Morgan
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks
Lt. Morgan
 1996 Plain Pleasures (Short)
 1996 Fled
Gibson
 1996 The Spitfire Grill
Nahum Goddard
 1995 Copycat
Nicoletti
 1994 Judicial Consent
Alan Warwick
 1994 Tollbooth
Dash Pepper
 1994 The Puppet Masters
Dr. Graves
 1994 The Client
Sgt. Hardy
 1994 Natural Causes
Michael Murphy
 1993 Midnight Edition
Jack Travers
 1993 The Paint Job
Wesley
 1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
Martie
 1993 Taking the Heat (TV Movie)
Hadley
 1992 Lincoln and the War Within (TV Movie)
 1992 A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (TV Movie)
Frank Maxwell
 1992 In the Deep Woods (TV Movie)
Eric Gaines
 1992 In the Soup
Skippy
 1991 Cold Heaven
Father Niles
 1991 The Rapture
Deputy Foster
 1991 Deadly Desire (TV Movie)
Giles Menteer
 1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
Melvin Purvis
 1990 Nasty Boys, Part 2: Lone Justice (TV Movie)
Batiste
 1990 Bright Angel
Woody (uncredited)
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
Raymond Batiste
- Flesh and Blood (1990) ... Raymond Batiste
 1990 A Shock to the System
Lt. Laker
 1990 Everybody Wins
Jerry
 1989 Signs of Life
Owen's Father
 1988 Wildfire
Mike
 1988 Stars and Bars
Duane Gage
 1987 No Way Out
Scott Pritchard
 1987 A Gathering of Old Men (TV Movie)
Lou Dimes
 1986 Belizaire the Cajun
Matthew Perry
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Officer Nick Braxton
- Lady Cop (1985) ... Officer Nick Braxton
 1985 After Hours
Horst
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan
Wayne Nolan
 1984-1985 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Kentucky Bluebird
- Episode #1.8648 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (credit only)
- Episode #1.8647 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8645 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8644 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8643 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (credit only)
 1984 Chinese Boxes
Marsh
 1984 The Beniker Gang
Forest Ranger
 1983 Silkwood
Joe
 1983 King Blank
Bar Customer
 1983 Variety
Mark
 1982 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Ox Knowles
- Episode #1.1778 (1982) ... Ox Knowles
- Episode dated 18 March 1982 (1982) ... Ox Knowles
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series)
Ben Moody
- Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982) ... Ben Moody
 1981 Kent State (TV Movie)
Peter
 1979 Minus Zero
Schreiber
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Narrated "Penguins of the Antarctic", an episode of the U.S. Public Broadcasting System (PBS) series "Nature". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

William Patton

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Trivia:

When he left the 1984 off-Broadway production of "Fool for Love", he was replaced by his understudy, Bruce Willis. See more »

Trademark:

Sibilant voice with southern accent See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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