|William Sadler Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||April 13, 1950|
|Spouse||Marni Joan Bakst|
William Sadler is an American stage, film, and television actor, producer, director, and voice artist. His film credits include Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, The Shawshank Redemption, RocketMan, Freaked, The Battle of Shaker Heights, Last Day of Summer, See Girl Run, Freedom, Greetings from Tim Buckley, The Hills Run Red, The Duel, Iron Man 3, Bill & Ted Face the Music, The Highwaymen, Die Hard 2, Project X, K-9, Hard to Kill, Bordello of Blood, Demon Knight, Disturbing Behavior, Jimmy and Judy, August Rush, Silent But Deadly, Man on a Ledge, The Historian, The Grudge, Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase, Cadets, The Face of Fear, Jack Reed: Badge of Honor, The Omen, Witness Protection, and Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt. In addition to that, William Sadler is also known for having been cast in several shows in roles like Luther Sloan in the science fiction action-adventure series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Sheriff Jim Valenti in the science fiction series Roswell, Neil Herman in the 2-part miniseries The Path to 9/11, Helmut Torben in the legal thriller series Damages, George Peters in the political drama series Madam Secretary, and Michael Flynn in the political drama miniseries The Comey Rule.
William Thomas Sadler
Buffalo, New York, United States
New York, United States
William Sadler studied at Orchard Park High School, a secondary school in Orchard Park, New York. Later, he got enrolled at the State University of New York at Geneseo, from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
He then attended Cornell University and earned his master’s degree in Acting with a minor in Speech Communications.
Actor, Stage Actor, Producer, Director, Voice Artist
- Father – William Sadler
- Mother – Jane Sadler
- Others – William Sadler (Paternal Grandfather), Agnes Jamieson (Paternal Grandmother), Thomas Ransome Colley (Maternal Grandfather), Ruth Helen Jack (Maternal Grandmother)
William Sadler has been signed with Insurge-Ent, LLC, Talent Management Company, Palm Springs, California, United States.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $4 Million.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
William Sadler has dated –
- Marni Joan Bakst (1977-Present) – He got married to Marni Joan Bakst in the year 1977 and they have a child.
Race / Ethnicity
William Sadler is of Scottish, English, and German descent.
- Deep resonant voice
- Has frequently played corrupt authority figures as well as sinister villains
He was cast in a TV commercial for Miller High Life Beer in 1985.
William Sadler Facts
- He started performing at a young age.
- While studying at Orchard Park High School, William Sadler played a variety of stringed instruments and garnered hometown success as he took on the persona of Banjo Bill Sadler, a banjo-playing singer who cracked jokes while playing.
- He made his first theatrical film appearance as Hotel Clerk in the 1982 comedy thriller film Hanky Panky.
- Alongside Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Joss Ackland, and George Carlin, William Sadler co-starred as Death/English Family Member in the 1991 science fiction comedy film Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. This performance won him the Saturn Award for “Best Supporting Actor”.
- He has done voiceover work for video games like Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Conspiracy and Fallout: New Vegas.
- He is a certified speech teacher and practiced in accents.
- William Sadler played Thomas Novacek, Lyla’s father and Evan’s maternal grandfather, in the 2007 musical drama film August Rush.
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