William Fichtner

1956 - Today

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William Edward Fichtner (born November 27, 1956) is an American actor. Fichtner has appeared in a number of films, TV series and video games. He is known for his television roles as Sheriff Tom Underlay on Invasion, Alexander Mahone on Prison Break, and Adam Janikowski on Mom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Fichtner has received more than 6,348,074 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). William Fichtner is the 528th most popular actor (up from 711th in 2019), the 997th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,418th in 2019) and the 269th most popular American Actor.

William Fichtner is an American actor who has starred in films such as Crash, Armageddon, The Perfect Storm, and Black Hawk Down.

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  • 42

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  • 6.26

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  • 3.46

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Among actors, William Fichtner ranks 528 out of 10,030Before him are Jessica Tandy, Franco Columbu, Horst Tappert, Fanny Ardant, Joanne Woodward, and John Forsythe. After him are Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Cluzet, Michèle Morgan, John Holmes, Steve Reeves, and Ray Liotta.

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Among people born in 1956, William Fichtner ranks 24Before him are Gina Haspel, Giuseppe Tornatore, Linda Hamilton, José Manuel Barroso, Larry Bird, and Judith Butler. After him are Dalia Grybauskaitė, Martina Navratilova, Chris Isaak, Geena Davis, Danny Boyle, and Ian Curtis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Fichtner ranks 997 out of 15,968Before him are William Randolph Hearst (1863), Leo Fender (1909), Don Siegel (1912), Joanne Woodward (1930), Cole Porter (1891), and John Forsythe (1918). After him are Jonathan Demme (1944), John Holmes (1944), Steve Reeves (1926), Ray Liotta (1954), William Hurt (1950), and Carl Weathers (1948).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Fichtner ranks 269Before him are Brandon Lee (1965), Lisa Kudrow (1963), Sydney Chaplin (1926), Frances McDormand (1957), Joanne Woodward (1930), and John Forsythe (1918). After him are John Holmes (1944), Steve Reeves (1926), Ray Liotta (1954), William Hurt (1950), Carl Weathers (1948), and Scott Wilson (1942).

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