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Will Lyman


Will Lyman is a greatly underused actor who grabbed a bit of popularity with two TV series: William Tell (1987) and Hull High (1990), playing Mr. Deerborn under the direction of Kenny Ortega. He also played in two well-regarded made-for-TV movies, American Playhouse: Three Sovereigns for Sarah: Part I (1985) and Hostile Takeover (1988), as well as... See full bio »
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 2012 Last Man Out (Short)
Walt Whitman (voice)
 2010 The Other Guys
Frontline Narration App
 2009 The Muskrat Boy of Griffith Park (Short)
The Narrator (voice)
 2008 Brotherhood (TV Series)
Atty. General Dan Vanderpool
- All the Interim Is Like a Phantasma (2008) ... Atty. General Dan Vanderpool
 2008 Iron Man
Award Ceremony Narrator (voice)
 2008 On the Assassination of the President (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 I'm Paige Wilson (TV Movie)
Foxworthy
 2007 Bud Greenspan Presents: Torino 2006 Olympics (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Little Children
Narrator
 2006 Deep Sea UFOs (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Turntable
Det. McCoy
 2005 Commander in Chief (TV Series)
Teddy Bridges
- First Strike (2005) ... Teddy Bridges (uncredited)
- Pilot (2005) ... Teddy Bridges
 2005 Our Fathers (TV Movie)
Wilson Rogers Jr.
 1990-2005 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Fall of Saigon (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- Vietnam: Parts V & VI - America's Enemy/Tet 1968 (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
 2005 Fierce People
Documentary Narrator (voice)
 2004 Beacon Hill
Nolan Flannery
 2004 Meltdown (TV Movie)
Homeland Chief Utley
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Narrator
- Access (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003 Secret Weapons Over Normandy (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2003 Encounter Nancy (Short)
Newton Forrester
 2002 The Perfect Gooseys (Short)
 2002 Alma Mater
Arthur Knight
 2001 The Day Reagan Was Shot (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2001/II Dog Days (Short)
Dad
 2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Roger Jameson
- Smothered (2001) ... Roger Jameson
 2001 Dischord
Capt. Jack
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Gus McGraw
- Mixed Signals (2001) ... Gus McGraw
 2000 The Prosecutors (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Boneyard (2000) ... Narrator
 1999 Something Between Us (Short)
Paul Kirkland
 1999 The Autumn Heart
Doctor
 1999 Fruitlands 1843 (Short)
 1998 Intermezzo
Charlie
 1998 The Siege
FBI Director
 1998 A Perfect Murder
Jason Gates
 1997 Floating
Van's Father
 1996 The Crucible
Isaiah Goodkind
 1996 Celtic Pride
Rich Man
 1994 The Mao Years: 1949-1976
Narrator (voice)
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Victor Conner
- Family Values (1994) ... Victor Conner
 1992 School Ties
Swanson
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series)
Banito Ruggerio
- Truth or Consequences (1992) ... Banito Ruggerio
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Allan Wooster
- Programmed for Murder (1992) ... Allan Wooster
 1992 The Great Eclipse (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1992 The Machine That Changed the World (TV Series)
Narrator (1992) (voice)
 1991 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Peter Miller
- Dedicated to the One I Love (1991) ... Peter Miller
 1988 Hostile Takeover
Smolen
 1985-1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Lt. Grant / Capt. Ben Morrison
- McAllister (1988) ... Lt. Grant
- Autumn Thieves (1985) ... Capt. Ben Morrison
 1984-1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Rev. Parris / Gabriel Javsicas
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Gabriel Javsicas
 1984 George Washington (TV Mini-Series)
Lawrence
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Lawrence (as William Lyman)
 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Vietnamizing the War: 1969-1973 (1983) ... Narrator
- The End of the Tunnel: 1973-1975 (1983) ... Narrator
- Tet: 1968 (1983) ... Narrator
- Peace Is at Hand: 1968-1973 (1983) ... Narrator
- Homefront USA (1983) ... Narrator
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Ken Palmer (1976-1977)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Carroll O'Malley (1994-1995)
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Known for narrating numerous PBS "NOVA" and "Frontline" episodes. See more »

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