William Sadler

1950 - Today

William Sadler

William Thomas Sadler (born April 13, 1950) is an American film and television actor. His television and motion picture roles have included Chesty Puller in The Pacific, Luther Sloan in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Sheriff Jim Valenti in Roswell, convict Heywood in The Shawshank Redemption, Senator Vernon Trent in Hard to Kill, and the Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, Tales from the Crypt and Bill & Ted Face the Music, a role for which he won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor, and his role as Colonel Stuart opposite Bruce Willis in Die Hard 2. He played the character of President of the United States, Matthew Ellis, in Iron Man 3, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and WHIH Newsfront, all set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Sadler has received more than 44,725 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,777th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 45k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Television and Movie Roles

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Among actors, William Sadler ranks 1,763 out of 8,832Before him are Yevgeny Vakhtangov, Joe Turkel, Kevin James, François Berléand, Richard Anderson, and Julia Ormond. After him are Mikhail Ulyanov, Walter Gotell, Kinuyo Tanaka, Cicely Tyson, Christian Slater, and Laura Linney.

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Among people born in 1950, William Sadler ranks 122Before him are Mike Rutherford, Yuen Wah, Jan Zajíc, Neil Jordan, Juan Gabriel, and Otto Pérez Molina. After him are Hugh McDonald, Randy Quaid, Barbara Sukowa, Miki Manojlović, Andrzej Szarmach, and David Duke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Sadler ranks 3,084 out of 12,171Before him are Bob Pettit (1932), Kevin James (1965), Seymour Cray (1925), Richard Anderson (1926), Herman Kahn (1922), and Zack Snyder (1966). After him are Cynthia Rothrock (1957), Vito Acconci (1940), Elizabeth Monroe (1768), Cicely Tyson (1924), Carolyn S. Shoemaker (1929), and Christian Slater (1969).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Sadler ranks 840Before him are Elizabeth Wilson (1921), Jack Lord (1920), Gig Young (1913), Jon Bernthal (1976), Kevin James (1965), and Richard Anderson (1926). After him are Cicely Tyson (1924), Christian Slater (1969), Laura Linney (1964), Mimi Rogers (1956), Alyssa Milano (1972), and Charles Grodin (1935).