"JFK: In His Own Words" - theater/national tour/ 1996-2002/ role: JFK
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William E. Oberst Jr. | William Oberst Jr. | Bill Oberst | William Oberst
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I asked an old preacher once how he got his call to the ministry. He said, 'Preaching came to me and I ran. But it caught me, so I preach.' I think acting is the same way. I always tell kids when I visit schools that I believe God gives us all a vocation, the thing we are put here on earth to do. The trick is to make your vocation your occupation, if you can.
For his 2007 audition for the role of Adolf Eichmann in the World War II drama, The Glass House, Bill borrowed a reproduction Nazi SS uniform, jackboots and an antique German Iron Cross from a museum curator. As he walked from his car to the audition in downtown Los Angeles, he was spat on by passers-by and verbally assailed from passing cars for 3 blocks.
Scarred face with piercing eyes