William Fichtner Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Education, Movies, TV Shows, Dark Knight, Prison Break

William Fichtner Biography

William Fichtner (William Edward Fichtner Jr.) is an American actor who has appeared in a number of films and TV series. Fichtner is known for his roles as Sheriff Tom Underlay in Invasion and Alexander Mahone on Prison Break. His film appearances include Heat, Contact, Armageddon, Go, The Perfect Storm,Crash, Blades of Glory, Black Hawk Down, The Longest Yard, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Dark Knight, Date Night, The Lone Ranger, Elysium, Independence Day: Resurgence and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

William Fichtner Age

William Fichtner was born on November 27, 1956 in Mitchel Air Force Base, Long Island, New York, U.S. He is age 62 years old as per 2018.

William Fichtner Wife

William has been married to Kymberly since 1998 and has two children with her. They are pretty getting along well.

Previously Betsy Aidem was the first wife of William. The actual date that the two got married is not yet known but the couple separated on 1996.

William Fichtner Kids

Fichtner has two sons namely Vangel Fichtner and Sam Fichtner.

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William Fichtner Parents

Fichtner is the son of Patricia A. (née Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. Fichtner has German ancestry.

William Fichtner Net Worth

Fichtner has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars.

William Fichtner Education

In 1974, Fichtner graduated from Maryvale High School (Cheektowaga). In 1976 after graduating from Farmingdale State College with an associate degree in criminal justice, Fichtner attended SUNY Brockport and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice in 1978. Fichtner then studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. He also credits Don Harvey his Farmingdale State College admissions counselor with his decision to study acting. Harvey, who became a lifelong friend, took Fichtner to his first Broadway show. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Farmingdale State College on May 18, 2008.

William Fichtner Career

Fichtner began his acting career in 1987 as Josh Snyder in As the World Turns. He has since appeared in the films Contact, Heat, Black Hawk Down, Armageddon, Go, Equilibrium, The Perfect Storm, The Longest Yard, Crash, Ultraviolet and The Dark Knight. Mainly a character actor, one of Fichtner few leading roles is in Passion of Mind, also starring Demi Moore and Stellan Skarsgård. Fichtner’s role in Crash won him a Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance Award and a “Best Acting Ensemble” Award from Broadcast Film Critics Choice. Currently Fichtner appears in the sitcom Mom on CBS.

Credited as Bill Fichtner, he voiced Ken Rosenberg in the video games Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. He also starred in the sci-fi TV series Invasion as Sheriff Tom Underlay between 2005 and 2006. After Invasion was canceled, Fichtner played ruthless FBI Agent Alexander Mahone in three seasons of Prison Break from 2006 to 2009. He co-presented the Vezina Trophy in 2009, (for goal tending) at the National Hockey League awards show. Fichtner later guest starred as judge Christopher Mulready in The West Wing episode “The Supremes”. Fichtner also had a role as the Gotham National Bank manager in the feature film The Dark Knight and as Jurgen in Equilibrium.

Fichtner had a recurring role as TV producer Phil Yagoda on Entourage in June 2009. Also in 2011 Fichtner voiced Master Sergeant Sandman video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Fichtner played Eric Sacks in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2014.

William Fichtner Movies

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1994

Quiz Show

Stage Manager

1995

Virtuosity

Wallace

Reckless

Rachel’s Father

Strange Days

Dwayne Engelman

Heat

Roger Van Zant

Underneath

Tommy Dundee

1996

Albino Alligator

Law

1997

Contact

Kent

Switchback

Chief Jack McGinnis

1998

Armageddon

Colonel William Sharp

1999

Go

Burke

The Settlement

Jerry

2000

The Perfect Storm

David “Sully” Sullivan

Drowning Mona

Phil Dearly

Passion of Mind

Aaron

Endsville[16]

Prince Victor

2001

Pearl Harbor

Danny’s Father

Black Hawk Down

SFC Jeff Sanderson

Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast

What’s the Worst That Could Happen?

Detective Alex Tardio

2002

Julie Walking Home

Henry

Equilibrium

Jurgen

2004

Crash

Flanagan

Hollywood Film Festival Ensemble of the Year
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast

2005

Nine Lives

Andrew

Nominated—Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast

The Chumscrubber

Dr. Bill Stifle

The Moguls

Otis

The Longest Yard

Captain Knauer

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Dr. Wexler (voice)

Uncredited

2006

Ultraviolet

Garth

2007

Blades of Glory

Darren MacElroy

First Snow

Ed

2008

The Dark Knight

Bank Manager

2010

Forehead Tittaes[17]

Boss

Funny or Die sketch

Date Night

D.A. Frank Crenshaw

2011

The Big Bang

Detective Poley

Drive Angry

The Accountant

Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor

2012

Wrong

Master Chang

2013

Phantom

Alex Kozlov

The Lone Ranger

Butch Cavendish

Elysium

John Carlyle

2014

The Homesman

Vester Belknap

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Eric Sacks

2016

Independence Day: Resurgence

General Joshua T. Adams

American Wrestler: The Wizard

Coach Plyler

2017

Hot Summer Nights

Shep

Krystal

Dr. Farley

2018

12 Strong

Colonel John Mulholland

The Neighbor

Mike

Traffik

Mr. Waynewright

O.G.

Danvers

Armed

Richard

Cold Brook

Ted Markham

Post-production
Also director and co-writer[18]

All the Devil’s Men

Brennan

2019

The Gettysburg Address

John G. Nicolay (voice)

Documentary; post-production

Finding Steve McQueen

Enzo Rotella

Post-production

William Fichtner TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1987–1994

As the World Turns

Josh Snyder

11 episodes

1989

A Man Called Hawk

Boros

2 episodes

Baywatch

Howard Ganza

Episode: “Rookie School”

1994–1995

Grace Under Fire

Ryan

8 episodes

1995

High Lonesome: A Father for Charlie[citation needed]

Sheriff

Television film

2002

MDs

Bruce Kellerman

10 episodes

2004

The West Wing

Christopher Mulready

Episode: “The Supremes”

2005

Empire Falls

Jimmy Minty

2 episodes

American Dad!

Harland (voice)

Episode: “Homeland Insecurity”

2005–2006

Invasion

Sheriff Tom Underlay

22 episodes
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television

2006–2009

Prison Break

Alexander Mahone

59 episodes

2009–2011

Entourage

Phil Yagoda

8 episodes

2010

Night and Day

Dan Hollister

Pilot

2012

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden[19]

Mr. Guidry

Television film

2013–2014

Crossing Lines

Carl Hickman

22 episodes

2015–2016

Empire

Jameson Henthrop

4 episodes

2016–present

Mom

Adam Janikowski

43 episodes

2016

Shooter

Rathford O’Brien

Episode: “Killing Zone”

2017

Porsche: Decades of Disruption

Narrator (voice)

Documentary

Top Gear America

Himself (host)

8 episodes

William Fichtner Video Games

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2002

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Ken Rosenberg

Credited as Bill Fichtner

2004

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

2008

Turok

Logan

2011

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Master Sergeant Sandman

2012

Infex

The Administrator

2013

Disney Infinity

Butch Cavendish

2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Shredder

Nintendo 3DS version

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