William Sadler



Place of birth:

Buffalo, New York, USA:


​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   William Thomas Sadler (born April 13, 1950) is an American actor who works in film and television. His television and motion picture roles have included Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller in The Pacific, Luther Sloan in Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Sheriff Jim Valenti in Roswell, and—perhaps most notably—the Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, a role for which he was nominated for, and won, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor, and his role as Colonel Stuart alongside Bruce Willis in Die Hard 2.

Film Credits

The Unholy (2021)
as Father Hagan
Alice Fades Away (2021)
as James
Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)
as Death
Deadly Crush (2020)
as Sheriff Dusty Hawkins
VFW (2020)
as Walter Reed
The Grudge (2020)
as Detective Wilson
The Highwaymen (2019)
as Henry Barrow
Melvin Smarty (2018)
as Bob
Living Among Us (2018)
as Samuel
Shoot Me Nicely (2017)
as Roy Barnes
The Hollow (2016)
as Sheriff Beau McKinney
The Duel (2016)
as Governor Ross
Edge (2015)
as Big Bill
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)
as Gino Fish
Freeheld (2015)
as Peter Santucci
Frank the Bastard (2015)
as Cyrus Gast
Ava's Possessions (2015)
as Bernard
The Historian (2014)
as Valerian Hadley
Freedom (2014)
as Plimpton
That Guy Dick Miller (2014)
as Himself
Machete Kills (2013)
as Sheriff Doakes
Greetings from Tim Buckley (2013)
as Lee Underwood
See Girl Run (2013)
as Marty
Onion News Empire (2013)
as Ed Musgrove
Iron Man 3 (2013)
as President Matthew Ellis
The Suspect (2013)
as Sheriff Dixon
Riddle (2013)
as Western Man / Jack Abel
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
as Gino Fish
Future Weather (2012)
as Ed
Being Flynn (2012)
as Ray
Man on a Ledge (2012)
as Valet
Nothing Sacred (2012)
as Chambers
Restitution (2011)
as George Youngstown
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)
as Gino Fish
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
as Gino Fish
Silent But Deadly (2010)
as John Capper
Beyond All Boundaries (2009)
as Lt. Colonel Lewis B. 'Chesty' Puller
Last Day of Summer (2009)
as Mr. Crolick
Shadowheart (2009)
as Thomas Conners
The Hills Run Red (2009)
as Wilson Wyler Concannon
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
as Gino Fish
Eagle Eye (2008)
as Jerry's Dad
When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist' (2008)
as Himself
August Rush (2007)
as Thomas Novacek
The Mist (2007)
as Jim
A New Wave (2007)
as Roger Dewitt
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
as Gino Fish
Jimmy and Judy (2006)
as Uncle Rodney
Premium (2006)
as Cole Carter
The Good Student (2006)
as Phil Palmer
DeVour (2005)
as Ivan Reisz
Confess (2005)
as Senator Lampert
Purple Heart (2005)
as Colonel Allen
Kinsey (2004)
as Kenneth Braun
The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
as Abe
Another Life (2002)
as Man
Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile (2000)
as Himself - 'Klaus Detterick'
Witness Protection (1999)
as Sharp
The Green Mile (1999)
as Klaus Detterick
Stealth Fighter (1999)
as Adm. Frank Petersen
Reach the Rock (1998)
as Quinn
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
as Newberry
Ambushed (1998)
as Jim Natter
RocketMan (1997)
as Wild Bill Overbeck
Solo (1996)
as Colonel Frank Madden / Improved Solo
Bordello of Blood (1996)
as Mummy
The Omen (1995)
as Dr. Linus
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
as Frank Brayker
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
as Heywood
Roadracers (1994)
as Sarge
Jack Reed: Badge of Honour (1993)
as David Anatole
Freaked (1993)
as Dick Brian
Trespass (1992)
as Don
Two-Fisted Tales (1992)
as Mr. Rush (Presenter)
Rush (1991)
as Monroe
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
as Grim Reaper
Tagget (1991)
as Yuri Chelenkoff
The Hot Spot (1990)
as Frank Sutton
Die Hard 2 (1990)
as Colonel Stuart
Hard to Kill (1990)
as Senator Vernon Trent
K-9 (1989)
as Salesman Don
Unconquered (1989)
as Coach Dickey
Project X (1987)
as Dr. Carroll (as Bill Sadler)
Hanky Panky (1982)
as Hotel Clerk
Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase (1981)
as Joey
The Great Wallendas (1978)
as Dieter Schmidt
It's Not Real Until You Shoot It: Making HILLS RUN RED ()
as Self
The Drifter ()
as Detective Hudson
The Final Curtain: The Last Days of Ed Wood, Jr. ()
as Criswell