William Sadler

Personal Info

Known For

Acting

Known Credits

155

Gender

Male

Birthday

1950-04-13 (74 years old)

Place of Birth

Buffalo, New York, USA

Also Known As

  • William Thomas Sadler
  • Bill Sadler
  • Γουίλιαμ Σάντλερ

William Sadler

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

William Thomas Sadler (born April 13, 1950) is an American actor who works in film and television. His television and motion picture roles have included Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller in The Pacific, Luther Sloan in Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Sheriff Jim Valenti in Roswell, and—perhaps most notably—the Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, a role for which he was nominated for, and won, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor, and his role as Colonel Stuart alongside Bruce Willis in Die Hard 2.

Known For

The Shawshank Redemption
8.7%

The Shawshank Redemption

Sep 23, 1994

Iron Man 3
6.9%

Iron Man 3

Apr 18, 2013

The Green Mile
8.5%

The Green Mile

Dec 10, 1999

The Flash
7.8%

The Flash

Oct 7, 2014

Die Hard 2
6.9%

Die Hard 2

Jul 3, 1990

The Mist
6.9%

The Mist

Nov 21, 2007

Criminal Minds
8.3%

Criminal Minds

Sep 22, 2005

Criminal Minds
8.3%

Criminal Minds

Sep 22, 2005

The Blacklist
7.6%

The Blacklist

Sep 23, 2013

Eagle Eye
6.5%

Eagle Eye

Sep 25, 2008

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Acting

The Final Curtain: The Last Days of Ed Wood, Jr. as Criswell
It's Not Real Until You Shoot It: Making HILLS RUN RED as Self
Salem's Lot as Kurt Barlow
2024
The Evolution of Horror Cinema Worldwide as Horror Film Expert
2024
A Stage of Twilight as Barry
2023
Full Circle as Gene McCusker
2023
She Came from the Woods as Gilbert McCalister
2021
The Unholy as Father Hagan
2021
Alice Fades Away as James
2020
The Comey Rule as Michael Flynn
2020
Bill & Ted Face the Music as Death
2020
Deadly Crush as Sheriff Dusty Hawkins
2020
Hunters as Dr. Friedrich Mann
2019
The Grudge as Detective Wilson
2019
VFW as Walter Reed
2019
When They See Us as Detective Michael Sheehan
2019
The Highwaymen as Henry Barrow
2018
God Friended Me as Rev. Elias
2018
Melvin Smarty as Bob
2018
Living Among Us as Samuel
2018
Our Cartoon President as General Kelly / Mitch McConnell / Jeff Sessions (voice)
2017
Shoot Me Nicely as Roy Barnes
2017
The Good Fight as Judge Nilsson
2016
The Hollow as Sheriff Beau McKinney
2016
Bull as Father Andy
2016
The Duel as Governor Ross
2015
Edge as Big Bill
2015
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise as Gino Fish
2015
Freeheld as Peter Santucci
2015
Frank the Bastard as Cyrus Gast
2015
WHIH Newsfront as President Ellis
2015
Ava's Possessions as Bernard
2014
Walking the Mile as Self
2014
The Historian as Valerian Hadley
2014
The Flash as Simon Stagg
2014
Madam Secretary as George
2014
Z Nation as Sam Custer
2014
Freedom as Plimpton
2014
Delirium as John (archive footage)
2014
Power as Tony Teresi
2014
That Guy Dick Miller as Himself
2013
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as President Ellis
2013
The Blacklist as Sam Milhoan
2013
Machete Kills as Sheriff Doakes
2013
Greetings from Tim Buckley as Lee Underwood
2013
Onion News Empire as Ed Musgrove
2013
Iron Man 3 as President Matthew Ellis
2013
Golden Boy as Police Commissioner Jack Dowdell
2013
The Suspect as Sheriff Dixon
2013
Riddle as Western Man / Jack Abel
2012
Elementary as Ian Gale
2012
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt as Gino Fish
2012
Future Weather as Ed
2012
See Girl Run as Marty
2012
Being Flynn as Ray
2012
Man on a Ledge as Valet
2012
Nothing Sacred as Chambers
2011
Silent But Deadly as John Capper
2011
Restitution as George Youngstown
2011
Person of Interest as Anton's Father
2011
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost as Gino Fish
2010
Hawaii Five-0 as John McGarrett
2010
Jesse Stone: No Remorse as Gino Fish
2010
The Pacific as Lt Col. Lewis 'Chesty' Puller
2009
Beyond All Boundaries as Lt. Colonel Lewis B. 'Chesty' Puller
2009
Last Day of Summer as Mr. Crolick
2009
White Collar as Brett Gelles
2009
Three Rivers
2009
The Hills Run Red as Wilson Wyler Concannon
2009
Shadowheart as Thomas Conners
2009
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice as Gino Fish
2009
Stream as Dr. Shelby
2008
Eagle Eye as Jerry's Dad
2008
Fringe as Dr. Sumner
2008
When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist' as Self
2007
The Mist as Jim
2007
August Rush as Thomas Novacek
2007
A New Wave as Roger Dewitt
2007
Jesse Stone: Sea Change as Gino Fish
2007
Traveler as Carlton Fog
2006
The Path to 9/11 as Neil Herman
2006
Jimmy and Judy as Uncle Rodney
2006
Premium as Cole Carter
2006
The Good Student as Phil Palmer
2005
DeVour as Ivan Reisz
2005
Criminal Minds
2005
Criminal Minds as Ray Finnegan
2005
Law & Order: Trial by Jury as Paul Rice
2005
Numb3rs
2005
Medium as John Edgemont
2005
Confess as Senator Lampert
2005
Purple Heart as Colonel Allen
2004
Kinsey as Kenneth Braun
2004
Wonderfalls as Darrin Tyler
2003
Tru Calling as Travis
2003
The Battle of Shaker Heights as Abe
2002
Another Life as Man
2001
Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Kyle Devlin
2001
Skippy as Ringo
2000
Ed as Lee Leetch
2000
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Red Cooper
2000
Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile as Himself - 'Klaus Detterick'
1999
Witness Protection as Sharp
1999
The Green Mile as Klaus Detterick
1999
Roswell as Jim Valenti
1999
Third Watch
1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Gary Dolan
1999
Stealth Fighter as Adm. Frank Petersen
1998
Reach the Rock as Quinn
1998
Disturbing Behavior as Newberry
1998
Ambushed as Jim Natter
1997
RocketMan as Wild Bill Overbeck
1996
Solo as Colonel Frank Madden / Improved Solo
1996
Bordello of Blood as Mummy
1996
Poltergeist: The Legacy as Shamus Bloom
1995
JAG as Saul Wainright
1995
The Omen as Dr. Linus
1995
A Night to Die For as Himself
1995
The Outer Limits as Frank Hellner
1995
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight as Frank Brayker
1994
The Shawshank Redemption as Heywood
1994
Roadracers as Sarge
1994
Rebel Highway as Sarge
1994
Bermuda Grace
1993
Jack Reed: Badge of Honor as David Anatole
1993
Freaked as Dick Brian
1993
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Sloan
1992
Trespass as Don
1992
HBO First Look
1992
Two-Fisted Tales as Mr. Rush (Presenter)
1991
Rush as Monroe
1991
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey as Grim Reaper
1991
Tagget as Yuri Chelenkoff
1991
The Last to Go as Treat
1990
The Hot Spot as Frank Sutton
1990
The Face of Fear as Anthony Prine
1990
Law & Order as Kevin Drucker
1990
Die Hard 2 as Stuart
1990
Hard to Kill as Senator Vernon Trent
1989
Tales from the Crypt as Niles Talbot
1989
Tales from the Crypt as The Grim Reaper
1989
K-9 as Salesman Don
1989
Unconquered as Coach Dickey
1988
Murphy Brown as Colonel Fitzpatrick
1988
Roseanne
1988
Dear John as Ken
1987
Tour of Duty as Major Rigby
1987
Private Eye
1987
Project X as Dr. Carroll (as Bill Sadler)
1986
Off Beat as Dickson
1985
The Equalizer as Rick Dillon / Kevin Moore
1982
Hanky Panky as Hotel Clerk
1981
Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase as Joey
1979
The Other Side of Victory as Captain Rogers
1978
The Great Wallendas as Dieter Schmidt

Directing

1999
Roswell as Director

Production

2023
She Came from the Woods as Producer
2020
Bill & Ted Face the Music as Executive Producer
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