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William Fichtner, an ambitious actor from the United States, is well known for his exceptional performance in a number of films and television programs. Heat, Contact, Armageddon, Crash, Blades of Glory, Black Hawk Down, Nine Lives, The Perfect Storm, The Longest Yard, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Dark Knight, Date Night, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are just a few of his well-known films. Prison Break and Invasion are two of his most popular TV shows. In 1994, Fichtner made his Hollywood debut in the film Quiz Show. He has amassed a big net worth by working in the entertainment industry for the past two decades.

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Early life

William Edward Fichtner Jr. was born on November 27, 1956, on Mitchel Air Force Base in New York, under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Fichtner is of German origin and is of American nationality.


Patricia, Pamela, Margaret, and Mary Fichtner, all sisters, were reared by his parents, Patricia A. and William E. Fichtner, in Cheektowaga, New York.

Fichtner graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974 and went on to Farmingdale State College two years later to receive an associate degree in criminal justice. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from SUNY Brockport in 1978.

He also went to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York to study acting. Don Harvey, a Farmingdale State College admissions advisor, encouraged Fichtner’s decision to pursue acting, according to him. After seeing Broadway musicals in New York City, he became more interested in performing. In May 2008, Farmingdale State College bestowed upon him an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

Career of William Fichtner

In 1994, William Fichtner made his Hollywood debut in Robert Redford’s historical film Quiz Show. His acting in the film received a lot of praise from critics and fans. He appeared in five films the next year: Reckless, Heat, Strange Days, Heat, and Underneath.

Fichtner went on to star in a number of films, including Contact, Go, The Settlement, The Perfect Strom, Drowning, Passion of Mind, Black Hawk Down, Crash, Nine Lives, Blades of Glory, First Snow, The Big Bang, and Krystal.

As of 2018, he is starring as Enzo Rotella in Finding Steve McQueen and as Ted Markham in Cold Brook. He also worked on Cold Brook as a director and co-writer.

In 1987, Fichtner made his television debut on CBS’s soap series As the World Turns. He made cameo appearances in episodes of A Man Called Hawk and Baywatch in 1989.

Grace Under Fire, The West Wing, MDs, American Dad!, Crossing Lines, Empire, and Shooter are some of his other TV shows.

What is the net worth of William Fichtner?

William Fichtner’s net worth is believed to be $8 million. Fichtner’s acting career brought in such a large sum of money. He appeared in a number of films that did well at the box office.

Wentworth Miller, Sarah Wayne Callies, and Dominic Purcell, among the principal cast members of Prison Break, were paid $175k per episode, including Fichtner.

In Glendale, California, he has a home. In April 2011, he won the 25th annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race for charity at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Personal Life of William Fichtner

The great actor William Fichtner has been married twice. Fichtner married his first wife, Besty Aidem, in 1987. She is a well-known actress best known for her appearance in the film The High Life. Sam Fichtner, the couple’s child, was born to them. In 1996, the couple divorced.

On July 25, 1998, Fichtner married Kymberly Kalil for the second time. Vangel Fichtner, the couple’s first child, was born to them. After living together for nearly two decades, it was rumored that they begun the paperwork to divorce. They have not, however, confirmed the report.

He enjoys racing and is a fan of the Buffalo Bills of the NFL (National Football League). He even worked on the team’s ads. In 2017, he narrated the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Four Falls of Buffalo.

Facts of William Fichtner

Date of Birth: 1956 , November-27
Age: 65 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name William Fichtner
Birth Name William Edward Fichtner Jr.
Nick Name Bill
Father William E. Fichtner
Mother Patricia A. Fichtner
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Mitchel Air Force Base, New York
Ethnicity German ancestry
Profession Actor
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Famous for Heat, Prison Break
Married to Kymberly Kalil
Children Sam Fichtner and Vangel Fichtner
Divorce Besty Aidem
Education Maryvale High School, Farmingdale State College, SUNY Brockport, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Awards Hollywood Film Festival Ensemble of the Year Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards
Movies Heat, Contact, Armageddon, Crash, Blades of Glory, Black Hawk Down, Nine Lives
TV Show Prison Break and Invasion
Sisters Patricia, Pamela, Margaret and Mary Fichtner
Siblings Patricia, Pamela, Margaret and Mary Fichtner

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