William Sadler - Rotten Tomatoes

William Sadler

Highest Rated:   100% Premium (2007)
Lowest Rated:   0% Freedom (2015)
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Birthplace:   Buffalo, New York, USA
Started playing the ukulele when he was 8 years old. Played guitar in a cover band called the Knight Ryders during high school. He left the band for college and soon after, all but one of the remaining band members were killed in a car accident on their way home from a gig. Once performed stand-up under the name "Banjo Bill" Sadler. Won a Clarence Derwent Award and a Drama-Logue Award in 1985 for his portrayal of Sgt. Toomey in Neil Simon's Broadway hit Biloxi Blues, in which he starred opposite Matthew Broderick. Appeared as the Grim Reaper in 1991's Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey. Provided the voice of Victor in the video game Fallout: New Vegas.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
26% The Unholy
  • Father Hagan
2021
No Score Yet Alice Fades Away
  • Actor
2021
82% Bill & Ted Face the Music
  • Death
2020
83% VFW
  • Actor
2020
21% The Grudge
  • Detective Wilson
2020
No Score Yet Nyckeln till frihet - Klassiker
  • Actor
2020
No Score Yet The Grudge: Maldição
  • Detective Wilson
2020
No Score Yet La maldición
  • Detective Wilson
2020
No Score Yet La maldición
  • Detective Wilson
2020
14% Living Among Us
  • Samuel
2018
No Score Yet Deadly Crush
  • Sheriff Dusty Hawkins
2018
40% The Hollow
  • Sheriff Beau McKinney
2016
26% The Duel
  • Governor Ross
2016
69% Ava's Possessions
  • Bernard
2016
49% Freeheld
  • Peter Santucci
2015
10% Frank The Bastard
  • Actor
2015
0% Freedom
  • Plimpton
$0.2M 2015
No Score Yet Age Of The Gunslinger
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise
  • Gino Fish
2015
40% The Historian
  • Valerian Hadley
2014
No Score Yet The Suspect
  • Sheriff Dixon
2014
29% Machete Kills
  • Sheriff Doakes
$5.7M 2013
72% Greetings From Tim Buckley
  • Lee
2013
79% Iron Man 3
  • President Ellis
$409M 2013
No Score Yet See Girl Run
  • Marty Carey
2013
93% Future Weather
  • Ed
2013
No Score Yet Riddle
  • Jack Abel
2013
51% Being Flynn
  • Ray
$0.6M 2012
31% Man on a Ledge
  • Valet
$18.4M 2012
No Score Yet Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt
  • Gino Fish
2012
No Score Yet Nothing Sacred
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Restitution
  • George
2011
81% The Last Mountain
  • Narrator
$0.2M 2011
No Score Yet Open Gate
  • Robert
2011
No Score Yet Silent But Deadly
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost
  • Gino Fish
2011
17% Last Day of Summer
  • Mr. Crolick
2010
No Score Yet Jesse Stone: No Remorse
  • Gino Fish
2010
No Score Yet Shadowheart
  • Thomas Conners
2009
57% The Hills Run Red
  • Wilson Wyler Concannon
2009
No Score Yet Jesse Stone: Thin Ice
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Red & Blue Marbles
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet The Good Student
  • Honest Phil Palmer
2008
26% Eagle Eye
  • Jerry's dad
$101.2M 2008
33% A New Wave
  • Roger DeWitt
2007
37% August Rush
  • Thomas Novacek
$31.6M 2007
72% The Mist
  • Jim Grondin
$25.5M 2007
No Score Yet Jesse Stone: Sea Change
  • Gino Fish
2007
100% Premium
  • Cole Carter
2007
50% Jimmy and Judy
  • Uncle Rodney
2006
No Score Yet The Path to 9/11
  • Neil Herman
2006
No Score Yet Mr. Gibb
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Unspoken
  • Dad
2006
No Score Yet Confess
  • Roger Lampert
2005
20% Devour
  • Ivan Reisz
2005
No Score Yet Purple Heart
  • Colonel Allen
2005
90% Kinsey
  • Kenneth Braun
$10.3M 2004
No Score Yet Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at 'The Shawshank Redemption'
  • Actor
2004
39% The Battle of Shaker Heights
  • Abe Ernswiler
2003
No Score Yet Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Stealth Fighter
  • Actor
2000
60% Witness Protection
  • Sharp
1999
78% The Green Mile
  • Klaus
1999
38% Reach the Rock
  • Quinn
1998
34% Disturbing Behavior
  • Dorian Newberry
1998
No Score Yet Ambushed
  • Jim Natter
1998
21% RocketMan
  • Overbeck
1997
8% Solo
  • Col. Frank Madden
1996
15% Tales from the Crypt Presents Bordello of Blood
  • Mummy
1996
38% Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight
  • Brayker
1995
91% The Shawshank Redemption
  • Heywood
1994
No Score Yet Roadracers
  • Sarge
1994
No Score Yet Jack Reed: Badge of Honor
  • David Anatole
1993
50% Freaked
  • Dick Brian
1993
70% Trespass
  • Don
1992
71% Rush
  • Monroe
1991
56% Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
  • Grim Reaper
1991
No Score Yet The Last to Go
  • Actor
1991
73% The Hot Spot
  • Frank Sutton
1990
No Score Yet The Face of Fear
  • Actor
1990
69% Die Hard 2
  • Col. Stuart
1990
36% Hard to Kill
  • Vernon Trent
1990
No Score Yet Tagget
  • Actor
1990
22% K-9
  • Salesman, Don
1989
No Score Yet Tales from the Crypt
  • Actor
1989
75% Project X
  • Dr. Carroll
1987
No Score Yet Off Beat
  • Dickson
1986
40% Hanky Panky
  • Hotel Clerk
1982
No Score Yet Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase
  • Actor
1982
No Score Yet The Great Wallendas
  • Actor
1978

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Our Cartoon President
2018-2020
  • John F. Kelly/Mitch McConnell
  • 2020
68% The Comey Rule
2020
  • Michael Flynn
  • 2020
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Gary Dolan
  • Guest
  • 2019
97% When They See Us
2019
  • Michael Sheehan
  • 2019
No Score Yet Blue Bloods
2010
  • Armin Janko
  • 2019
  • 2015
No Score Yet Bull
2016
  • Father Andy
  • 2018
No Score Yet Berlin Station
2016-2019
  • Clay Williams
  • 2017
82% When We Rise
2016-2017
  • Chuck Cooper
  • 2017
95% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
2013-2020
  • President Ellis President Matthew Ellis
  • 2016
No Score Yet Madam Secretary
2014-2019
  • George Peters George
  • 2015
  • 2014
89% The Flash
2014-2021
  • Simon Stagg
  • 2014
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010-2020
  • John McGarrett Jack McGarrett
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2010
58% 666 Park Avenue
2012-2013
  • Nate McKenny
  • 2013
58% Golden Boy
2013
  • Dowdell Commissioner Jack Dowdell
  • 2013
85% Homeland
2011-2020
  • Mike Higgins
  • 2013
95% Elementary
2012-2019
  • Ian Gale
  • 2013
  • 2012
33% Chase
2010-2011
  • Annie's Father
  • 2011
92% Person Of Interest
2011-2016
  • Anton's Father
  • 2011
No Score Yet Vigilados: Person of Interest
2011-2016
  • Anton's Father
  • 2011
90% Fringe
2008-2013
  • Dr. Sumner
  • 2011
  • 2008
25% Mercy
2009-2010
  • Nate Ramsey
  • 2010
91% The Pacific
2010
  • Lewis 'Chesty' Puller
  • 2010
31% Three Rivers
2009-2010
  • Michael Zelasko Michael
  • 2010
  • 2009
44% Traveler
2007
  • Carlton Fog
  • 2010
  • 2007
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005-2020
  • Ray Finnegan
  • 2009
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Richard Tuttle
  • 2007
  • 2006
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Karl Cooper Red Cooper
  • 2006
  • 2001
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Richard Drucker
  • 2005
No Score Yet Third Watch
1999-2005
  • Scotty
  • 2005
76% Wonderfalls
2004
  • Darrin Tyler Darrin
  • 2005
  • 2004
42% Tru Calling
2003-2005
  • Travis Duffy
  • 2005
  • 2003
No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Kyle Devlin
  • 2003
No Score Yet Roswell
1999-2002
  • Valenti Sheriff Valenti
  • Director
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
No Score Yet American Masters
1986
  • Voice
  • 2001
91% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
1993-1999
  • Sloan
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet The Outer Limits
1995-2002
  • Actor
  • 1995
76% Roseanne
1988-2018
  • Dwight
  • 1995
  • 1989
No Score Yet Murphy Brown
1988-2019
  • Col. Fitzpatrick
  • 1989
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
  • Actor
  • 1989
No Score Yet In the Heat of the Night
1988-1995
  • Epson
  • 1988
No Score Yet The Equalizer
1985-1989
  • Rick Dillon
  • 1986

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