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William Shipman

William Shipman was born on December 8, 1953 in Long Island, New York, USA as William Henry Shipman. He is an actor, known for Vampires vs. Aliens, Camp Wilson and Homeland (2011). See full bio »

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Vampires vs. Aliens
Vampires vs. Aliens 1st Alien Fighter
Camp Wilson
Camp Wilson Officer fields
Homeland Press
Shock and Awe
Shock and Awe FBI Supervisor


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 2018 Big Dogs (TV Series) (post-production)
- Into the Blurring Dead (2018) ... Protestor
 2018 Behind the Movement (TV Movie) (post-production)
Pastor #2
  Vampires vs. Aliens (pre-production)
1st Alien Fighter
 2018 Billions (TV Series)
Political Guest
- Episode #3.1 (2018) ... Political Guest
 2018 Homeland (TV Series)
- Enemy of the State (2018) ... Press
 2017 Street Justice: The Bronx (TV Series)
Gorin Lookalike
- The Savage Skulls (2017) ... Gorin Lookalike
 2017 Shock and Awe
FBI Supervisor
 2017 Mercy Street (TV Series)
Foster Slave
- House of Bondage (2017) ... Foster Slave (uncredited)
 2016 The Purge: Election Year
Gang Member (uncredited)
 2016 For My Man (TV Series)
James Mack
- Walker/Mack (2016) ... James Mack
 2016 Blue Light City (Short)
Jim Taylor
 2014 Jamesy Boy
Detective (uncredited)
 2013 FBI: Criminal Pursuit (TV Series documentary)
FBI Agent Gordon Floyd
- Taken by Force (2013) ... FBI Agent Gordon Floyd
 2012 Silver Linings Playbook
Driver (uncredited)
 2012/I Charity
 2012 Do No Harm (TV Movie)
Detective (uncredited)
 2011/I Unraveled (Short)
 2010 Indigo Heart (Short)
Old Man
 2010 Unanswered Prayers (TV Movie)
Football Fan (uncredited)
 2010 When Life Gives You Shoestrings (Short)
Dr. Preston
 2010 30 Rock: Cerie's Vlog (TV Series)
- Introducing Cerie's Vlog (2010) ... Bouncer
 2009 Law Abiding Citizen
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 2007 Studio
 2005 Hip-Hop Task Force (Video)
Rock (as William 'Buch' Shipman)
 2002-2004 The Wire (TV Series)
Detective Western District / Philadelphia Detective
- Mission Accomplished (2004) ... Detective Western District (uncredited)
- Sentencing (2002) ... Philadelphia Detective (uncredited)
 2003 Ride or Die (Video)
Bodyguard (uncredited)
 2002 Spider's Web
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 2000 Homicide: The Movie (TV Movie)
Baltimore Police Officer (uncredited)
 1996 Get on the Bus
Traveler (uncredited)
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
- Scene of the Crime (1996) ... Muslim (uncredited)
 1994 True Lies
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1994 Forrest Gump
Black Panther (uncredited)
 1993 The Pelican Brief
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1993 The Meteor Man
Gangster (uncredited)
 1993 In the Line of Fire
D.C. Police Officer (uncredited)
 1993 Dave
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1991 He Said, She Said
Dancer (uncredited)
 1990 Avalon
Shopper (uncredited)

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Stage Play Church Girl - character-Deacon - Ladies First Entertainment See more »

Alternate Names:

William 'Buch' Shipman


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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