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William Ragsdale

Dark, wavy-haired, boyishly earnest, Williams Ragsdale graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas studying religion and humanities before deciding to buckle down and become an actor. The acting bug began to tempt the handsome young actor while appearing in a few college plays and musicals on the sly. His parents actually gave him a ... See full bio »

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Herman's Head
Herman's Head Herman Brooks
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Fright Night Charley Brewster
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 2018 Alex Strangelove (post-production)
Ron Truelove
 2017 Christmas Hours (post-production)
Pete Griffin
 2016 Elementary (TV Series)
Patrick Moore
- Pick Your Poison (2016) ... Patrick Moore
 2016 Search Party (TV Series)
- Password to the Shadows (2016) ... Chuck
- The Mystery of the Golden Charm (2016) ... Chuck
 2016 BrainDead (TV Series)
Hank Leafton
 2016 Blindspot (TV Series)
Russell Franklin
- Swift Hardhearted Stone (2016) ... Russell Franklin
 2015 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Capt. Dale Shavers
- Lockdown (2015) ... Capt. Dale Shavers
 2015 Red Band Society (TV Series)
Leo's Father
- The Guilted Age (2015) ... Leo's Father
 2014 White Collar (TV Series)
Jack Conroy
- All's Fair (2014) ... Jack Conroy
 2014 Mistresses (TV Series)
Dr. Blakeley
- Boundaries (2014) ... Dr. Blakeley
- Rebuild (2014) ... Dr. Blakeley
 2014 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Alan Peterson
- Desperate Housewife (2014) ... Alan Peterson
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Brett Creevy
- Oil and Water (2013) ... Brett Creevy
 2012 Touch (TV Series)
Travis Cooper
- The Road Not Taken (2012) ... Travis Cooper
 2012 Perception (TV Series)
Dr. Julian Corvis
- Lovesick (2012) ... Dr. Julian Corvis
 2012 Shake It Up! (TV Series)
- Judge It Up (2012) ... Announcer
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Dr. Bill Ryan
- Tressed to Kill (2012) ... Dr. Bill Ryan
 2011 Bird Dog (TV Movie)
Deputy Russell Gitz
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Kenneth McGuire
- Manhunt (2010) ... Kenneth McGuire
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Glenn Drew '67
- The Brush Man (2009) ... Glenn Drew '67
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Andy Marks
 2008 Medium (TV Series)
Russell Furlong
- A Cure for What Ails You (2008) ... Russell Furlong
 2008 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Robert Newton
- Hard Reset (2008) ... Robert Newton
 2008 What Just Happened
Agent #1
 2007 Entourage (TV Series)
Frank Giovanello
- The Day Fuckers (2007) ... Frank Giovanello
 2007 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Scott McKinney
- What Would We Do Without You? (2007) ... Scott McKinney
 2007 The Game (TV Series)
- The Big Chill (2007) ... Rick
 2007 The War at Home (TV Series)
- The Graduate (2007) ... Doctor
 2007 The Reaping
Sheriff Cade
 2007 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
- Shattered (2007) ... Bob
 2006 The Last Time
 2006 Road House 2: Last Call (Video)
Sands Cooper
 2006 Still Standing (TV Series)
Dan Goldman
- Still Graduating (2006) ... Dan Goldman
 2006 For One Night (TV Movie)
Earl Randall
 2006 Big Momma's House 2
 2005 Campus Confidential (TV Movie)
Principal Glavin
 2005 Pizza My Heart (TV Movie)
 2005 The Bad Girl's Guide (TV Series)
Mr. Dooley
- The Guide to Baby Talk (2005) ... Mr. Dooley
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Dr. Anthony Parker
- The 5 Wood (2004) ... Dr. Anthony Parker
 2003 Miss Match (TV Series)
Russell Dixon
- Pilot (2003) ... Russell Dixon
 2000-2003 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Charles Duff
- Requiem (2003) ... Charles Duff
- Boys to Men (2002) ... Charles Duff
 1994-1997 Ellen (TV Series)
- Guys or Dolls (1997) ... Dan
- The Thirty-Minute Man (1994) ... Dan
 1996 American Pie (TV Series)
 1996 Bunk Bed Brothers (TV Movie)
Matt Archer
 1995 Favorite Deadly Sins (TV Movie)
Todd Farrit
 1991 Frankenstein: The College Years (TV Movie)
Mark Chrisman
 1990 The Bobby & Larry Show (TV Movie)
 1989 Wally and the Valentines (TV Movie)
Wally Gillis
 1985 Smooth Talk
 1979 Screams of a Winter Night
The Kid - Service Station Attendant (as Bill Ragsdale)
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(1988, April - July) Appeared in the Neil Simon play "Broadway Bound" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, California. See more »

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