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

Bill & Ted Face the Music (2019)
as Death
Grudge (2019)
Alice Fades Away (2019)
as James
Deadly Crush (2018)
as Sheriff Dusty Hawkins
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
The Suspect (2013)
as Sheriff Dixon
Machete Kills (2013)
as Sheriff Doakes
See Girl Run (2013)
as Marty
Onion News Empire (2013)
as Ed Musgrove
Iron Man 3 (2013)
as President Ellis
Riddle (2013)
as Western Man / Jack Abel
Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012)
as Lee Underwood
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
as Gino Fish
Future Weather (2012)
as Ed
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
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
The Mist (2007)
as Jim
August Rush (2007)
as Thomas Novacek
A New Wave (2007)
as Roger Dewitt
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
as Gino Fish
Premium (2006)
as Cole Carter
The Good Student (2006)
as Phil Palmer
Jimmy and Judy (2006)
as Uncle Rodney
DeVour (2005)
as Ivan Reisz
Confess (2005)
as Rober 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
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)
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
The Great Wallendas (1978)
as Dieter Schmidt