William Sadler

Name: William Thomas Sadler

Date of Birth: April 13, 1950

Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, United States


Mostly known for:


  • Off Beat (1986) as Dickson
  • Private Eye (1987-1988) as Lieutenant Charlie Fontana
  • Hard to Kill (1990) as Senator Vernon Trent
  • Die Hard 2 (1990) as Stuart
  • Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) as Grim Reaper
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994) as Heywood
  • The Green Mile (1999) as Klaus Detterick
  • Roswell (1999-2002) as Jim Valenti
  • The Mist (2007) as Jim
  • The Pacific (2010) as Lieutenant Colonel Lewis 'Chesty' Puller
  • Iron Man 3 (2013) as President Ellis
  • Machete Kills (2013) as Sheriff Doakes
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2010-2020) as Jack McGarrett/John McGarrett
  • Power (2017-2018) as Tony Teresi
  • Our Cartoon President (2018-2020) as General Kelly (voice)/multiple voices
  • The Highwaymen (2019) as Henry Barrow
  • When They See Us (2019) as Detective Michael Sheehan
  • The Grudge (2020) as Detective Wilson
  • Bill & Ted: Face The Music (2020) as Death
  • A Stage of Twilight (2022) as Barry
  • She Came From The Woods (2022) as Gilbert McCalister
  • Full Circle (2023) as Gene McCusker


William Sadler was a guest at FACTS Fall Edition 2015 in Ghent, Belgium. 



Liv is still wondering why she did not go for an autograph or a photo op, as Sadler plays a role in some of her favorite movies. Unfortunately we only have some nice pictures from the signing table.


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FACTS Fall 2015 - Signing Table