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William Fichtner

A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, to Patricia A. (Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. He is of German, Irish, and English descent. Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974. His... See full bio »
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Drive Angry
Drive Angry The Accountant
Armageddon Colonel Willie Sharp
Black Hawk Down
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 2018 Cold Brook (post-production)
Ted Markham
 2018 The Gettysburg Address (post-production)
John G. Nicolay (voice)
  St. Sebastian (completed)
 2018 Finding Steve McQueen (completed)
Enzo Rotella
 2016-2018 Mom (TV Series)
 2018 Armed
 2018 O.G.
 2018 Traffik
Mr. Waynewright
 2018 The Neighbor
 2018 12 Strong
Colonel Mulholland
 2017 Krystal
Dr. Lyle Farley
 2017 Hot Summer Nights
 2017 Porsche: Decades of Disruption (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2017 Black Holes (Short)
Youston (voice)
 2016 Shooter (TV Series)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
General Adams
 2016 American Wrestler: The Wizard
Coach Plyler
 2015-2016 Empire (TV Series)
Jameson Henthrop
 2014 Hell on Earth (Short)
 2013-2014 Crossing Lines (TV Series)
Carl Hickman
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Eric Sacks
 2014 The Homesman
Vester Belknap
 2013 Disney Infinity (Video Game)
Butch Cavendish (voice)
 2013/I Elysium
John Carlyle
 2013 The Lone Ranger
Butch Cavendish
 2013/I Phantom
 2012 She, Who Excels in Solitude (Short)
Dr. Wallace
 2012 Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (TV Movie)
Mr. Guidry
 2012 Infex (Video Game)
The Administrator (voice)
 2012/I Wrong
Master Chang
 2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Video Game)
Sandman (voice)
 2009-2011 Entourage (TV Series)
Phil Yagoda
 2011 Drive Angry
The Accountant
 2010 Night and Day (TV Movie)
Dan Hollister
 2010 The Big Bang
 2010 Date Night
DA Frank Crenshaw
 2010 Forehead Tittaes (Video short)
 2006-2009 Prison Break (TV Series)
Alexander 'Alex' Mahone / Alex Mahone
 2008 The Dark Knight
Bank Manager
 2008 Turok (Video Game)
Logan (voice)
 2007 Blades of Glory
Darren MacElroy
 2005-2006 Invasion (TV Series)
Sheriff Tom Underlay
 2006 First Snow
Ed Jacomoi
 2006 Ultraviolet
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Dr. Wexler - Marriage Counselor (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
Jimmy Minty
 2005 The Longest Yard
Captain Knauer
 2005 The Amateurs
 2005 The Chumscrubber
Mr. Bill Stiffle
 2005 Nine Lives
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Ken Rosenberg (voice, as Bill Fichtner)
 2004/I Crash
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Justice Christopher Mulready
 2002 MDs (TV Series)
Dr. Bruce Kellerman
 2002 Equilibrium
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game)
Ken Rosenberg (voice, as Willian Fichtner)
 2002 Julie Walking Home
 2001 Black Hawk Down
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen?
Detective Alex Tardio
 2001 Pearl Harbor
Danny's Father
 2000 Endsville
Prince Victor
 2000 The Perfect Storm
David 'Sully' Sullivan
 2000 Passion of Mind
 2000 Drowning Mona
Phil Dearly
 1999 The Settlement
 1999 Go
 1998 Armageddon
Colonel Willie Sharp
 1997 Switchback
Chief Jack McGinnis
 1997 Contact
 1996 Albino Alligator
 1995 Heat
Roger Van Zant
 1995 Reckless
Rachel's Father
 1995 Strange Days
Dwayne Engelman
 1995 Virtuosity
 1994-1995 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Ryan Sparks
 1995 The Underneath
Tommy Dundee
 1995 A Father for Charlie (TV Movie)
 1994 Quiz Show
Stage Manager
 1992 Malcolm X
Cop at Harlem Station (credit only)
 1991 Ramona!
Bartender (uncredited)
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series)
Howard Ganza
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
 1987-1988 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Rod Landry / Josh Snyder
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TV commercials for Time Warner Cable (voice) (2000) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bill Fichtner | Willian Fichtner


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I have no problem having any actor from anywhere play a role. I'm excited for any actor that gets a job, I truly am. Even if it's a role that I'm up for and I don't get it, I never begrudge any actor having it work out for them. See more »


Attended high school at Maryvale High School in Cheektowaga, New York. See more »


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