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William Newman made his film debut in the Stuart Rosenberg film Brubaker (1980), starring Robert Redford, and followed this up with The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) opposite Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange. Acting roles continued through out the 1980s with roles in the Stephen King horror film Silver Bullet (1985) alongside Gary Busey and ... See full bio »
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 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
 2006 Shadow: Dead Riot
Male Guard
 2005 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Bookstore Clerk
- Episode #1.10180 (2005) ... Bookstore Clerk
 2001-2002 The Tick (TV Series)
The Cape
- The Terror (2002) ... The Cape
- Pilot (2001) ... The Cape
 2001 Philly (TV Series)
Judge Fuller
- Pilot (2001) ... Judge Fuller
 2001 Angel (TV Series)
Old Demon Man
- Over the Rainbow (2001) ... Old Demon Man
 2001 Popular (TV Series)
Dr. Meyer
- The Brain Game (2001) ... Dr. Meyer
 2000 Teacher's Pet
Dr. Thompson
 2000 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (TV Series)
Cal Caprita
- Bazooka Joe (2000) ... Cal Caprita
 1999 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Reverend Greeves
- The Very Grateful Dead (1999) ... Reverend Greeves
 1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Chester Chumley
- Gangland: Part One (1999) ... Chester Chumley
 1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Harvey Feingold
- Where the Rubber Meets the Road (1999) ... Harvey Feingold
 1999 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Herb
- Crappy Birthday (1999) ... Herb
 1998 Brown's Requiem
Augie
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series)
Mr. Langen
- Promises, Promises (1997) ... Mr. Langen
 1997 Touch
Court Clerk
 1996 No Easy Way
Restaurant Patron
 1996 Goode Behavior (TV Series)
 1996 Santa with Muscles
Chas
 1996 The Craft
Street Preacher
 1996 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Hammond
- Drew Gets Motivated (1996) ... Hammond
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Funeral Guest
 1995 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Abner Foley
- Halloween III (1995) ... Abner Foley
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series)
Dave
- Women in Film (1995) ... Dave
- Veda (1995) ... Dave
- Bad Girl (1995) ... Dave
- You Talk Too Much (1995) ... Dave
 1995 Wounded Heart (TV Movie)
Jedediah
 1995 Pig Sty (TV Series)
Priest
- Leap Into an Open Grave (1995) ... Priest
 1995 VR.5 (TV Series)
- Simon's Choice (1995)
 1995 Jury Duty
Judge D'Angelo
 1995 Something Wilder (TV Series)
- The Ex Files (1995)
 1994 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Customer #1
- Mommie Nearest (1994) ... Customer #1
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Soames
- The Plague (1994) ... Dr. Soames
 1994 Dead Man's Revenge (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1993 Fearless
Elderly Man
 1993 The Odd Couple: Together Again (TV Movie)
Sylvester
 1993 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Arthur
- Be My Valentine (1993) ... Arthur
 1993 Mad About You (TV Series)
The Waiter
 1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Judge Allen Rifkin / Judge Allan Rifkin
- The Price (1992) ... Judge Allen Rifkin
- Rescue Me (1992) ... Judge Allan Rifkin
 1992 Desperate Choices: To Save My Child (TV Movie)
Dr. Edwards
 1992/I Hero
Millionaire
 1992 Eerie, Indiana (TV Series)
Father
- Mr. Chaney (1992) ... Father
 1992 Homefront (TV Series)
Mechanic
- No Man Loyal and Neutral (1992) ... Mechanic
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
Bink
- The Witness Killings: Part 2 (1991) ... Bink
- The Witness Killings (1991) ... Bink
 1989 Dinner at Eight (TV Movie)
Alf
 1989 Chattahoochee
Jonathan
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 A Special Friendship (TV Movie)
Quaker
 1986 The Mosquito Coast
Captain Smalls
 1986 Playing for Keeps
Joshua
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Ezra Morgan
 1985 Silver Bullet
Virgil Cuts
 1984 Billions for Boris
OTB Cashier #2
 1983 Chiefs (TV Mini-Series)
Mac McKibbon
- Part 2 (1983) ... Mac McKibbon
 1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Man from Home Town
 1980 Brubaker
Dunfield (as William M. Newman)
 1979 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
FBI Agent
- Episode #1.1104 (1979) ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1103 (1979) ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
 1976 Squirm
Quigley

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William M. Newman
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Has appeared in two Stephen King adaptations: Silver Bullet (1985) aka 'Cycle of the Werewolf' (Novella), and The Stand (1994) Mini-Series based on King's Epic Novel.

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