He has starred in several independent films that have enjoyed success at the major film festivals. Some of them include The Rapture, In The Soup, The Paint Job, Toll Booth and The Spitfire Grill which won the Audience Award at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival. In 1998, Will won the award for Best Actor at the Newport International Film Festival for his work in OK Garage (aka All Revved Up).
Will has blended appearances in these smaller pictures with major studio releases such as Inventing The Abbotts, The Client, Fled, Copycat, Desperately Seeking Susan, A Shock To The System, Everybody Wins and No Way Out. Will also starred for two seasons in the highly acclaimed television series, The Agency on CBS. He was also seen in Steven Spielberg's Into The West on TNT. Will has recorded over forty three audio books, the latest being Charles Frazier's Thirteen Moons. No stranger to the theatre, Will played the leading role in Sam Shepard's A Lie Of The Mind and his performances in Richard Foreman's What Did He See and Mr. Shepard's Fool For Love earned him two prestigious Obie Awards as Best Actor. He starred in the world premier of Don DeLillo's play, Valparaiso at the ART in Boston and he was also seen heading an ensemble cast in Denis Johnson's play, Shoppers Carried By Escalators Into The Flames at the Vineyard Theatre in New York.
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|Birthday||June 14, 1954 (67)|
|Birthplace||Charleston, South Carolina, USA|
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