His other films include Contact, in which he played the blind astronomer opposite Jodie Foster, Jeb Stuart's Switchback, The Underneath directed by Steven Soderbergh, Michael Mann's Heat, Strange Days directed by Kathryn Bigelow and Kevin Spacey's directorial debut Albino Alligator.
Television audiences are familiar with Fichtner's portrayal of petrochemist Ryan Sparks in Grace Under Fire during the show's premiere season.
As a member of the Circle Repertory Theatre, Fichtner received critical acclaim for his performance in The Fiery Furnace, directed by Norman Rene. His other theatre work includes Raft Of The Medusa at the Minetta Lane Theatre, The Years at the Manhattan Theatre Club, Clothes For A Summer Hotel for the Williamstown Theatre Festival and Machinal at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre.
William Fichtner Facts
|Birth Name||William Edward Fichtner|
|Birthday||November 27, 1956 (63)|
|Birthplace||New York, USA|
|Height||6' 1½" (1m87) How tall is William Fichtner compared to you?|
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