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William Fichtner

1956 - Today

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William Edward Fichtner (born November 27, 1956) is an American actor. He is known for his television roles as Sheriff Tom Underlay on Invasion, Alexander Mahone on Prison Break, Carl Hickman on Crossing Lines, and Adam Janikowski on Mom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Fichtner has received more than 8,108,047 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). William Fichtner is the 739th most popular actor (down from 528th in 2019), the 1,370th most popular biography from United States (down from 996th in 2019) and the 365th 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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  • 8.1M

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  • 60.05

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  • 43

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  • 5.33

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  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William Fichtner ranks 739 out of 9,996Before him are Kristin Scott Thomas, John Heard, Pete Postlethwaite, Joan Collins, Natasha Richardson, and Ben Gazzara. After him are Linda Christian, Charles Boyer, Stefania Sandrelli, Conchata Ferrell, Buck Henry, and Eva Green.

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Among people born in 1956, William Fichtner ranks 38Before him are Geena Davis, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Marc Dutroux, Leslie Cheung, Larry Bird, and Michael Connelly. After him are Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Bob Saget, Steve Harris, Eric Roberts, David Caruso, and Ian Curtis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Fichtner ranks 1,370 out of 18,182Before him are Anthony Fauci (1940), Ben Gazzara (1930), George Armitage Miller (1920), Ken Kesey (1935), Joshua Lederberg (1925), and Iris Apfel (1921). After him are Percy Spencer (1894), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Bernard Baruch (1870), Nettie Stevens (1861), Rex Stout (1886), and David O. Selznick (1902).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Fichtner ranks 365Before him are Viola Davis (1965), Susan Hayward (1917), Andie MacDowell (1958), Jack Elam (1920), John Heard (1946), and Ben Gazzara (1930). After him are Conchata Ferrell (1943), Buck Henry (1930), Ethan Hawke (1970), Jane Wyman (1917), David Morse (1953), and Carroll Baker (1931).

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