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William Fichtner

William Fichtner
Born William Edward Fichtner
November 27, 1956 (1956-11-27) (age 51)
East Meadow, New York
Spouse(s) Betsy Aidem, born East Meadow, Long Island, New York, 28 October 1957 (divorced 1996, 1 child),
Kymberly Kalil (25 July 1998, 1 child)

William Edward "Bill" Fichtner (born November 27, 1956) is an american supporting actor, often credited as William Fichtner and occasionally as Bill Fichtner. He is best known of his roles as Sheriff Tom Underlay on Invasion and as Alexander Mahone on Prison Break. Image File history File linksMetadata William_Fichtner. ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... East Meadow is a hamlet (and census-designated place or CDP) in Nassau County (Long Island), New York, United States. ... East Meadow is a census-designated place located in Nassau County, New York. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... This article is about the state. ... is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 206th day of the year (207th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Fichtner, Fiechtner, or any variant thereof is a surname from southern areas of German-speakers. ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for only one season beginning in September 2005 before it was cancelled. ... Alexander Mahone is a fictional character from the American television series Prison Break. ... This article is about a television series. ...

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Biography

Personal life

Fichtner was born in Cheektowaga, New York, the son of Patricia and William E. Fichtner.[1] He has German ancestry.[2] His sister is a Colonel in the USAF. After graduating from Farmingdale State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice in 1978, Fichtner decided to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Cheektowaga redirects here. ... For other uses, see Colonel (disambiguation). ... Seal of the Air Force. ... The State University of New York at Farmingdale, also called Farmingdale State University, is the former Agricultural and Technical Institute at Farmingdale. ... A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ... United States criminal justice system flowchart. ... The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) is a fully accredited two-year conservatory with campuses located at 120 Madison Avenue in New York City (in a landmark building designed by famed architect Stanford White as the original Colony Club) and 1336 North La Brea Avenue in Hollywood (in a...


Career

Fichtner began his acting career as "Josh Snyder" in As the World Turns in 1987. Fichtner's film credits include Contact, Heat, Armageddon, Go, Equilibrium, Black Hawk Down, The Perfect Storm and Crash. He is probably best known for his 2006 appearance in "Crash for which he won a Screen Actors Guild Outstanding performance Award and a "Best Acting Ensemble" Award from Broadcast Film Critics Choice. As the World Turns (ATWT) is the second longest-running American television soap opera (the first being Guiding Light),[1] airing each weekday on CBS Daytime. ... Contact is a 1997 science fiction film adapted from the novel by Carl Sagan. ... Heat is an American made crime/thriller/drama film released on December 15, 1995. ... For other films with this name, see Armageddon (disambiguation). ... Go is a 1999 motion picture that tells of three plots that happen to involve one drug deal. ... Equilibrium is a 2002 action/science fiction film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer. ... Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... The Perfect Storm is a 2000 film adapted from the book of the same title by Sebastian Junger. ... Crash is an Academy Award-winning drama film directed by Paul Haggis. ...


Credited as "Bill Fichtner", he lent his voice to the character Ken Rosenberg in the popular video games Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. From 2005-2006, Fichtner also starred in the science fiction drama series Invasion as Sheriff Tom Underlay. After Invasion was cancelled, Fichtner was chosen to play Agent Alexander Mahone in the second and third seasons (2006-2008) of Prison Break.[3] Later that year, he also presented an award at the National Hockey League award show. This article is about computer and video games. ... Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (released in October 2002) is the fourth video game in the hit Grand Theft Auto series. ... Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is the fifth video game in the Grand Theft Auto series. ... Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for only one season beginning in September 2005 before it was cancelled. ... Alexander Mahone is a fictional character from the American television series Prison Break. ... This article is about a television series. ... NHL redirects here. ...


Filmography

Year Title Role More information
1995 Virtuosity Wallace
Strange Days Dwayne Engelman
Heat Roger Van Zant
1996 Albino Alligator Law
1997 Contact Kent
1998 Armageddon Colonel William Sharp
1999 Go Burke
2000 The Perfect Storm David "Sully" Sullivan
Drowning Mona Phil Dearly
Pearl Harbor Danny's Father
2001 Black Hawk Down Sfc. Jeff Sanderson
What's the Worst That Could Happen? Detective Alex Tardio
2002 MDs Bruce Kellerman
Julie Walking Home Henry
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Ken Rosenberg Video game - voiceover (credited as Bill Fichtner)
Equilibrium J├╝rgen
2004 Crash Flanagan
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Ken Rosenberg Video game - voiceover (credited as Bill Fichtner)
2005 Invasion Tom Underlay
Nine Lives Andrew
The Chumscrubber Dr. Bill Stifle
Empire Falls Jimmy Minty
The Longest Yard Captain Knauer
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Dr. Wexler, marriage counselor Voice - uncredited
2006 Prison Break Alexander Mahone
Ultraviolet Garth
2007 Blades of Glory Darren MacElroy
2008 The Dark Knight Bank Manager
Turok (2008) Logan

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References

  1. ^ William Fichtner TV Listings - find William Fichtner on TV | TV-Now.com
  2. ^ William Fichtner Q & A
  3. ^ Clean 'Break' for Fichtner Reuters. June 19, 2006. Retrieved June 19, 2006.

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External links

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