Fichtner, William 1956–

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FICHTNER, William 1956–

(Bill Fichtner)


Full name, William Edward Fichtner; born November 27, 1956, in East Meadow, Long Island, NY; married Betsy Aidem (an actress; divorced, 1996); married Kymberly Kalil (an actress), July 25, 1998; children: (first marriage) one. Education: Studied criminal justice at State University of New York, Brockport; also attended State University of New York, Farmingdale.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager— Brillstein–Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Baker Winokur Ryder NY, 909 Third Ave., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials (as voice) for Time Warner Cable, 2000; appeared in print ads for The Gap, 2002; previously worked as a waiter.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Bartender, Ramona!, 1990.

Cop at Harlem Station, Malcolm X (also known as X), Warner Bros., 1992.

Stage manager, Quiz Show, 1994.

Rachel's father, Reckless, 1995.

Tommy Dundee, The Underneath (also known as Underneath), 1995.

Wallace, Virtuosity, United International Pictures, 1995.

Dwayne Engelman, Strange Days, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1995.

Roger Van Zant, Heat, Warner Bros., 1995.

Law, Albino Alligator, Miramax, 1996.

Kent, Contact, Warner Bros., 1997.

Police Chief Jack McGinnis, Switchback (also known as Going West in America), Paramount, 1997.

Colonel William Sharp, Shuttle Freedom pilot, Armageddon, Buena Vista, 1998.

Jerry, The Settlement, Bedford Entertainment, 1999.

Aaron Riley, Passion of Mind, Paramount Classics, 1999.

Burke, Go, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1999.

Phil Dearly, Drowning Mona, Destination Films, 2000.

David "Sully" Sullivan, The Perfect Storm (also known as Der Sturm), Warner Bros., 2000.

Prince Victor, Endsville, 2000.

Danny's father, Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001.

Detective Alex Tardio, What's the Worst That Could Happen?, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2001.

Delta Sergeant First Class Jeff Sanderson, Black Hawk Down, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001.

Henry, Julie Walking Home (also known as Julia wraca do domu, Julies Reise, and Le retour de Julie), 2002.

Jurgen, Equilibrium, Miramax, 2002.

Himself, Scene Stealers (documentary short film), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer Home Entertainment, 2002.

Himself, The Essence of Combat: Making "Black Hawk Down" (documentary), Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.

Garth, Ultraviolet, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2004.

Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Flanagan, Crash, Bull's Eye Entertainment, 2005.

Otis, The Moguls, Newmarket Films, 2005.

Nine Lives, 2005.

The Longest Yard, Paramount, 2005.

Dr. Bill Stiffle, The Chumscrubber, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Josh Snyder/Rod Landry, As the World Turns, 1987–1993.

Ryan Sparks, a recurring role, Grace under Fire, ABC, 1993–1995.

Dr. Bruce Kellerman, MDs, ABC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sheriff, A Father for Charlie (also known as High Lonesome), CBS, 1995.

Jimmy Minty, Empire Falls, HBO, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Howard Ganza, "Rookie School," Baywatch, 1989.

Christopher Mulready, "The Supremes," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Michael, Elliott, and Keith, Alone Together, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Foster, The Octette Bridge Club, Music Box Theatre, 1985.

Robert, "Unoccupied Territory," Class I Acts: Evening B, Manhattan Class Company, Nat Horne Theatre, 1988.

Lover, Machinal, New York Shakespeare Company, Public/LuEsther Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Paul, The Balcony Scene, Circle Repertory Company, New York City, 1991.

Alec, Raft of the Medusa, Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1991–1992.

Jeffrey, The Years, Manhattan Theatre Club, Stage 1, 1992–1993.

Jerry, The Fiery Furnace, Circle Repertory Company, New York City, 1993.

Also appeared in Clothes for a Summer Hotel, Williamstown Theatre Festival.


Video Games:

Voice of Dallas, Wing Commander Prophecy (also known as Wing Commander V), 1997.

(As Bill Fichtner) Voice of Ken Rosenberg, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (also known as Vice City), Rockstar Games, 2002.

Music Videos:

Appeared in Sara Evan's "Perfect."