William Fichtner Biography
William Fichtner is an American actor who is well-known for his roles in numerous films, television shows, and video games. He’s most recognized for his appearances as Alexander Mahone on Prison Break, Carl Hickman on Crossing Lines, and Adam Janikowski on Mom on television. Heat, Contact, Armageddon, The Perfect Storm, Go, Drowning Mona, Crash, Blades of Glory, Black Hawk Down, The Longest Yard, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are among his film credits.
William Fichtner Age
Fichtner is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 27, 1956, in Long Island, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday every 27th of November.
William Fichtner Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.82 m).
William Fichtner Family
Fichtner was born on Mitchel Air Force Base on Long Island and was raised in Cheektowaga, New York, a suburb of Buffalo to Patricia A. (née Steitz) and William Frederick Fichtner, he was born alongside his eight siblings. He has German ancestry.
William Fichtner Siblings
Fichtner was born with his other eight siblings namely, four sisters and four brothers, Fichtner Mary, Fichtner Margaret, Fichtner Pamela, Fichtner Patricia, Mary, Margaret, Pamela, Patricia. One of his sisters is a major in the United States Air Force and another one teaches art at Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak, New York.
William Fichtner Wife | Married
Fichtner has been married twice. He was first married to Betsy Aidem, in 1987 and later divorced in 1996. The two have one child. He is currently married to Kymberly Kalil. The couple got married on 25 July 1998. The two are happy parents to one child.
William Fichtner Net Worth
Fichtner has an estimated net worth of $ 9 million which he has earned through his successful career an actor.
William Fichtner Education
In 1974, Fichtner graduated from Maryvale High School. He got a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from the College at Brockport, State University of New York, in 1978, after graduating from Farmingdale State College with an associate degree in criminal justice in 1976. He proceeded to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York to further his education.
William Fichtner Career
In 1987, Fichtner made his acting debut as Josh Snyder in As the World Turns. Contact, Heat, Armageddon, Go, Equilibrium, Black Hawk Down, The Perfect Storm, The Longest Yard, Crash, Ultraviolet, Drive Angry, and The Dark Knight have all featured him since then. He is mostly known for his supporting appearances, although one of his few prominent roles is in Passion of Mind, which also stars Demi Moore and Stellan Skarsgard. His performance in Crash earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture and a Broadcast Film Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble. From 2013 until 2021, he starred in the CBS sitcom Mom. He played Ken Rosenberg in the video games Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas under the name Bill Fichtner. In the years 2005 and 2006.
He also played Sheriff Tom Underlay in the sci-fi TV series Invasion. After Invasion was canceled, he starred in three seasons of Prison Break (2006–2009) as brutal FBI Agent Alexander Mahone. At the National Hockey League awards event in 2009, he co-presented the Vezina Trophy (for goaltending). Later, in The West Wing episode “The Supremes,” he guest-starred as judge Christopher Mulready. He also appeared in the feature film The Dark Knight as the manager of the Gotham National Bank and in the film Equilibrium as Jurgen. Fichtner has a recurring role as TV producer Phil Yagoda on Entourage in June 2009. In the 2011 video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, he voiced Master Sergeant Sandman. In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Fichtner played Eric Sacks (2014).
Fichtner is a supporter of the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League, having appeared in a commercial for the team prior to the 2014 season. He narrated the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Four Falls of Buffalo, which follows the Buffalo Bills’ four Super Bowl appearances in a row from 1990 to 1993.
William Fichtner Prison Break
Fichtner starred in the film portraying Alexander Mahone playing the role of an FBI agent in the second season, Mahone’s assignment was to locate the fugitives. Mahone is intellectually matched with Michael and his background unfolds as the series progresses. In the third season, he finds himself incarcerated with Michael in Sona and is eventually forced to become his ally through the fourth season. The film follows around two brothers, Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) and Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller); Burrows has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and Scofield devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape prison and clear his name.
William Fichtner Crossing Lines
Crossing Lines is a German-French-Italian-American action crime thriller television series, where he starred in portraying Carlton “Carl” Hickman playing the role of Detective First Grade, NYPD from the United States. The film follows a story of Former New York Police Department officer Carl Hickman’s life has fallen apart after he was injured on the job; he has become addicted to morphine and works as a garbage collector at a carnival in the Netherlands. He is recruited to join the International Criminal Court’s special crime unit (a fictional unit). Based in The Hague, it investigates a variety of crimes that cross international boundaries. The unit includes an anti-organized crime, covert specialist from Italy, a technical specialist from Germany, a crimes analyst and a human-trafficking specialist from France, and a weapons specialist and tactical expert from Northern Ireland.
William Fichtner Mom
He starred in mom an American television sitcom, portraying Adam Janikowski playing as Bonnie’s later love interest and eventual husband, an ex-stuntman who is now a wheelchair user, who she met over the phone after he dialed the wrong number. Adam reveals in his first date with Bonnie that his spinal injury did not occur in the line of work, but was the result of sliding off a cliff while snowboarding. He is supportive of Bonnie’s recovery, though does not always fully understand it, prompting him to eventually join Al-Anon.
In season 6, he uses his life savings to open a bar called AJ’s Barrelworks, and he and Bonnie get married in that season’s finale. In the series finale, it is revealed that Adam has lung cancer, although it has been caught early and is therefore treatable. Mom follows a dysfunctional daughter/mother duo Christy and Bonnie Plunkett, who, after having been estranged for years while both struggled with addiction, attempt to pull their lives and their relationship together by trying to stay sober and attending Alcoholics Anonymous
William Fichtner TV Shows and Movies
- 2021 The Space Between
- 2021 The Birthday Cake
- 2019 Josie & Jack
- 2019 Finding Steve McQueen
- 2018 12 Strong
- 2018 Traffik
- 2018 O.G.
- 2018 Armed
- 2018 Cold Brook
- 2018 All the Devil’s Men
- 2017 Hot Summer Nights
- 2017 The Neighbor
- 2017 Krystal
- 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
- 2016 American Wrestler: The Wizard
- 2014 The Homesman
- 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- 2013 Phantom
- 2013 The Lone Ranger
- 2013 Elysium John Carlyle
- 2012 Wrong Master Chang
- 2011 The Big Bang
- 2011 Drive Angry
- 2010 Forehead Tittaes
- 2010 Date Night