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William Sadler

Born: 1950

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 Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Buffalo, New York, USA

Resources

Movies

Reach the Rock

Quinn in Reach the Rock

Purple Heart

Colonel Allen in Purple Heart

Another Life

Man in Another Life

The Historian

Valerian Hadley in The Historian

Nothing Sacred

Chambers in Nothing Sacred

The Hollow

Sheriff Beau McKinney in The Hollow

Deadly Crush

Sheriff Dusty Hawkins in Deadly Crush

The Final Curtain: The Last Days of Ed Wood, Jr.

Criswell in The Final Curtain: The Last Days of Ed Wood, Jr.

Bermuda Grace

in Bermuda Grace

Shadowheart

Thomas Conners in Shadowheart

Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight

Frank Brayker in Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight

Silent But Deadly

John Capper in Silent But Deadly

Last Day of Summer

Mr. Crolick in Last Day of Summer

Frank the Bastard

Cyrus Gast in Frank the Bastard

The Suspect

Sheriff Dixon in The Suspect

Two-Fisted Tales

Mr. Rush (Presenter) in Two-Fisted Tales

Alice Fades Away

James in Alice Fades Away

A Stage Of Twilight

Barry in A Stage Of Twilight

Freedom - John Newton's Amazing Grace

Plimpton in Freedom - John Newton's Amazing Grace

Die Hard 2

Stuart in Die Hard 2

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Trespass

Don in Trespass

The Hills Run Red

Wilson Wyler Concannon in The Hills Run Red

Hard to Kill

Senator Vernon Trent in Hard to Kill

Solo

Colonel Frank Madden / Improved Solo in Solo

RocketMan

Wild Bill Overbeck in RocketMan

The Good Student

Phil Palmer in The Good Student

Jimmy and Judy

Uncle Rodney in Jimmy and Judy

Jack Reed: Badge of Honor

David Anatole in Jack Reed: Badge of Honor

Freedom

Plimpton in Freedom

The Omen

Dr. Linus in The Omen

Shoot Me Nicely

Roy Barnes in Shoot Me Nicely

VFW

Walter Reed in VFW

The Unholy

Father Hagan in The Unholy

Skippy

Ringo in Skippy

Stream

Dr. Shelby in Stream

The Shawshank Redemption

Heywood in The Shawshank Redemption

Stealth Fighter

Adm. Frank Petersen in Stealth Fighter

Project X

Dr. Carroll (as Bill Sadler) in Project X

See Girl Run

Marty in See Girl Run

DeVour

Ivan Reisz in DeVour

Onion News Empire

Ed Musgrove in Onion News Empire

She Came from the Woods

Gilbert McCalister in She Came from the Woods

The Evolution of Horror Cinema Worldwide

Horror Film Expert in The Evolution of Horror Cinema Worldwide

Disturbing Behavior

Newberry in Disturbing Behavior

The Hot Spot

Frank Sutton in The Hot Spot

Premium

Cole Carter in Premium

Confess

Senator Lampert in Confess

Riddle

Western Man / Jack Abel in Riddle

Tagget

Yuri Chelenkoff in Tagget

Ava's Possessions

Bernard in Ava's Possessions

A New Wave

Roger Dewitt in A New Wave

Living Among Us

Samuel in Living Among Us

Edge

Big Bill in Edge

Future Weather

Ed in Future Weather

Salem's Lot

Kurt Barlow in Salem's Lot

The Face of Fear

Anthony Prine in The Face of Fear

Rush

Monroe in Rush

August Rush

Thomas Novacek in August Rush

The Mist

Jim in The Mist

Jesse Stone: Thin Ice

Gino Fish in Jesse Stone: Thin Ice

Bordello of Blood

Mummy in Bordello of Blood

Jesse Stone: No Remorse

Gino Fish in Jesse Stone: No Remorse

Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost

Gino Fish in Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost

Witness Protection

Sharp in Witness Protection

Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt

Gino Fish in Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt

Greetings from Tim Buckley

Lee Underwood in Greetings from Tim Buckley

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Death in Bill & Ted Face the Music

Roadracers

Sarge in Roadracers

Iron Man 3

President Matthew Ellis in Iron Man 3

The Battle of Shaker Heights

Abe in The Battle of Shaker Heights

The Duel

Governor Ross in The Duel

The Grudge

Detective Wilson in The Grudge

Melvin Smarty

Bob in Melvin Smarty

It's Not Real Until You Shoot It: Making HILLS RUN RED

Self in It's Not Real Until You Shoot It: Making HILLS RUN RED

Jesse Stone: Sea Change

Gino Fish in Jesse Stone: Sea Change

The Highwaymen

Henry Barrow in The Highwaymen

Restitution

George Youngstown in Restitution

Ambushed

Jim Natter in Ambushed

Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise

Gino Fish in Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise

Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase

Joey in Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase

The Last to Go

Treat in The Last to Go

The Other Side of Victory

Captain Rogers in The Other Side of Victory

Kinsey

Kenneth Braun in Kinsey

The Great Wallendas

Dieter Schmidt in The Great Wallendas

Unconquered

Coach Dickey in Unconquered

When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist'

Self in When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist'

Walking the Mile

Self in Walking the Mile

Eagle Eye

Jerry's Dad in Eagle Eye

Freaked

Dick Brian in Freaked

Man on a Ledge

Valet in Man on a Ledge

Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile

Himself - 'Klaus Detterick' in Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile

K-9

Salesman Don in K-9

A Night to Die For

Himself in A Night to Die For

Machete Kills

Sheriff Doakes in Machete Kills

The Green Mile

Klaus Detterick in The Green Mile

Freeheld

Peter Santucci in Freeheld

Beyond All Boundaries

Lt. Colonel Lewis B. 'Chesty' Puller in Beyond All Boundaries

That Guy Dick Miller

Himself in That Guy Dick Miller

Off Beat

Dickson in Off Beat

Being Flynn

Ray in Being Flynn

Hanky Panky

Hotel Clerk in Hanky Panky

TV Shows

Wonderfalls

Darrin Tyler in Wonderfalls

Tru Calling

Travis in Tru Calling

Roseanne

in Roseanne

Law & Order: Trial by Jury

Paul Rice in Law & Order: Trial by Jury

The Equalizer

Rick Dillon / Kevin Moore in The Equalizer

Poltergeist: The Legacy

Shamus Bloom in Poltergeist: The Legacy

Three Rivers

in Three Rivers

Medium

John Edgemont in Medium

Third Watch

in Third Watch

Numb3rs

in Numb3rs

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Red Cooper in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Ed

Lee Leetch in Ed

Murphy Brown

Colonel Fitzpatrick in Murphy Brown

Criminal Minds

in Criminal Minds

JAG

Saul Wainright in JAG

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Kyle Devlin in Law & Order: Criminal Intent

The Path to 9/11

Neil Herman in The Path to 9/11

Dear John

in Dear John

Tour of Duty

Major Rigby in Tour of Duty

Private Eye

in Private Eye

Elementary

Ian Gale in Elementary

The Pacific

Lt Col. Lewis 'Chesty' Puller in The Pacific

Golden Boy

Police Commissioner Jack Dowdell in Golden Boy

Tales from the Crypt

Niles Talbot in Tales from the Crypt

Madam Secretary

George in Madam Secretary

Hawaii Five-0

John McGarrett in Hawaii Five-0

The Flash

Simon Stagg in The Flash

White Collar

Brett Gelles in White Collar

Roswell

Jim Valenti in Roswell

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

President Ellis in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Criminal Minds

Ray Finnegan in Criminal Minds

The Blacklist

Sam Milhoan in The Blacklist

Our Cartoon President

General Kelly / Mitch McConnell / Jeff Sessions (voice) in Our Cartoon President

Power

Tony Teresi in Power

Traveler

Carlton Fog in Traveler

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Sloan in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Gary Dolan in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Bull

Father Andy in Bull

God Friended Me

Rev. Elias in God Friended Me

Hunters

Dr. Friedrich Mann in Hunters

WHIH Newsfront

President Ellis in WHIH Newsfront

When They See Us

Detective Michael Sheehan in When They See Us

Z Nation

Sam Custer in Z Nation

The Comey Rule

Michael Flynn in The Comey Rule

HBO First Look

in HBO First Look

Person of Interest

Anton's Father in Person of Interest

Fringe

Dr. Sumner in Fringe

Delirium

John (archive footage) in Delirium

The Good Fight

Judge Nilsson in The Good Fight

Law & Order

Kevin Drucker in Law & Order

The Outer Limits

Frank Hellner in The Outer Limits

Tales from the Crypt

The Grim Reaper in Tales from the Crypt

Rebel Highway

Sarge in Rebel Highway

Full Circle

Gene McCusker in Full Circle