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William Sadler ACTOR




WILLIAM SADLER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

William Sadler was born on April 13th, 1950 in Buffalo, New York with the birth name William Thomas Sadler, born to Jane and William Sadler.  As a young boy he developed an interest in performing and after graduating from Orchard Park High School in New York and then went on to study at Suny Geneseo and briefly at Cornell University where he earned a Masters degree in Acting and a minor in Speech Communications. 
 
His career as an actor began working in New York as a stage performer where he added over seventy five stage credits to his resume in just twelve years.  Some of his more well known play roles include, "Ivanov", "Biloxi Blues"  and "Julius Caesar".
 
Sadler is most well known for his roles in the films, "Die Hard 2" (1990) starring Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Dennis Franz, William Atherton, John Amos, Franco Nero and Fred Thompson and "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994) starring Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins and James Whitmore.  Other film credits he has added to his resume over the course of his career are, "K-9" (1989) starring Jim Belushi and Kevin Tighe, "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" (1991), "Disturbing Behavior" (1998) starring James Marsden and Katie Holmes, "The Green Mile" (1999) starring two time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, "The Battle of Shaker Heights" (2003) produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon and starring Shia LaBeouf and Kathleen Quinlan,  "The Mist" (2007) starring Thomas Jane and Marcia Gay Harden, "Eagle Eye" (2008) starring Shia LaBeouf, Julianne Moore, Michelle Monahan and Billy Bob Thornton and "Three Rivers" (2009-2010).
 
Along with his many film roles he has appeared on a variety of television series such as, "Roseanne" (1988), "Murphy Brown" (1988), "Roswell" (1999), "Tales from the Crypt" (1989), "Law & Order" (2005), "C.S.I." (2006), "Traveler" (2007) and the Jesse Stone series' starring Tom Selleck.
 
William Sadler has married only once to Marni Joan Bakst whom he wed in 1977 and together they have one child and remain married today.  Most recently, he has added to his credits the films, "Riddle" (2012), "Melvin Smarty" (2012), "Greetings from Tim Buckley" (2012), "Downeast" (2012), "Machete Kills" (2013) and "Iron Man 3" set to release in 2013.  
 

Filmography

2013   Iron Man 3

2013   Machete Kills

2012   Gilded Lilys
 
2012   Downeast 

2012   Greetings from Tim Buckley

2012   Melvin Smarty 
 
2012   Riddle

2012   Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt 

2012   Future Weather
 
2012   See Girl Run

2012   Being Flynn 

2012   Man on a Ledge 
 
2010-2012  Hawaii Five-0

2012   Nothing Sacred

2011   Silent But Deadly
 
2011   Restitution 

2008-2011  Fringe

2011   Person of Interest
 
2011   White Collar

2011   Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost 

2011   Chase 
 
2011   Keep Your Enemies Closer

2011   Open Gate

2011   Red & Blue Marbles 
 
2010   Mineville

2010   Fallout: New Vegas

2010   Obscurus Lupa Presents
 
2009-2010  Three Rivers

2010   Mercy

2010   Jesse Stone: No Remorse 
 
2010   The Pacific 

2009   Beyond All Boundaries

2009   Last Day of Summer 
 
2009   Criminal Minds

2009   Shadowheart

2009   The Hills Run Red
 
2009   Jesse Stone: Thin Ice

2009   Stream

2008   Eagle Eye
 
2008   The Bourne Conspiracy

2008   Medium

2007   The Mist
 
2007   August Rush

2007   Traveler

2007   Jesse Stone: Sea Change
 
2007   The Black Donnellys

2007   Numb3rs

2006   The Wine Bar
 
2006   The Path to 9/11

2006   A New Wave

2006   Premium
 
2006   Jimmy and Judy

2006   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

2006   The Good Student 
 
2006   Unspoken

2005   Confess

2005   Law & Order
 
2005   Devour

2005   Law & Order: Trial by Jury

2005   Tru Calling
 
2005   Third Watch

2005   Purple Heart

2004   Wonderfalls
 
2004   JAG

2004   Kinsey 

2003   The Battle of Shaker Heights
 
2003   Law & Order: Criminal Intent

2003   Ed 

1999-2002  Roswell 
 
2002   Another Life

2001   Skippy

1999   Witness Protection
 
1999   The Green Mile

1999   Stealth Fighter 

1998-1999  Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
 
1998   Reach the Rock

1998   Disturbing Behavior

1998   Ambushed
 
1997   RocketMan

1996-1997  Poltergeist: The Legacy

1996   Solo
 
1996   Bordello of Blood

1995   The Omen 

1995   The Outer Limits
 
1995   Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight 

1989-1994  Tales from the Crypt

1994   The Shawshank Redemption 

1994   Roadracers 

1994   Rebel Highway
 
1994   Bermuda Grace

1993   Jack Reed: Badge of Honor

1993   Freaked
 
1993   Night Driving 

1992   Trespass

1992   Two-Fisted Tales 
 
1991   Rush

1991   Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey 

1991   Tagget 
 
1991   The Last to Go 

1990   The Face of Fear

1990   The Hot Spot 
 
1990   Die Hard 2

1990   Hard to Kill

1988-1989  Dear John
 
1989   K-9

1989   Gideon Oliver 

1989   Hard Time on Planet Earth
 
1989   Murphy Brown 

1989   Unconquered

1989   Hooperman 
 
1989   Roseanne 

1988   Cadets

1988   St. Elsewhere 
 
1988   In the Heat of the Night 

1987-1988  Private Eye

1987   Tour of Duty 
 
1987   Project X 

1987   Private Eye 

1986   The Equalizer
 
1986   Off Beat 

1985   Assaulted Nuts

1983   After MASH
 
1983   Newhart

1982   Hanky Panky 

1982   The Neighborhood
 
1982   Supervisors

1981   Nurse

1981   Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase
 
1978   The Great Wallendas

1977   The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People  







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