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William Mapother


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Full/Real Name: William Reibert Mapother
Known As: William Mapother
Birth Date: Saturday, April 17, 1965
Gender: Male

Actor Biography

William Mapother (sometimes credited as William R. Mapother) is an American actor and former teacher best known for his recurring role as Ethan Rom on the television drama series Lost.

He has appeared in numerous other television shows, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Touched by an Angel, CSI: Miami, NCIS, Threshold, Crossing Jordan, and Robot Chicken.

The cousin of Tom Cruise, Mapother has worked as an assistant on four of Cruise's films: Cocktail (1988), Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Mission: Impossible II (2000).

He has acted in the Cruise films Born on the Fourth of July, Mission: Impossible II, Vanilla Sky (2001), and Minority Report (2002).

Other films Mapother has acted in include Without Limits (1998), Magnolia (1999), Swordfish (2001), Self Storage (2002), Suspect Zero (2004), The Grudge (2004), Lords of Dogtown (2005), The Zodiac (2005), and World Trade Center (2006).

He also had minor roles in the films Almost Famous (2000) and Mean Creek (2004), but his scenes were deleted from the final cut of both movies.

Mapother was a school teacher in East Los Angeles for three years before becoming an actor.
Character Show
Driver American Horror Story - Season 2
Garrett Hartley Burn Notice - Season 6
Ian Corbin Criminal Minds - Season 4
Douglas Sampson CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Season 3
Pete Keller CSI: Miami - Season 3
Sam Fisher Human Target - Season 1
Delroy Justified - Season 3
Gordon Wix K-Ville - Season 1
Ethan Rom Lost - Season 1
Ethan Rom Lost - Season 2
Ethan Rom Lost - Season 3
Ethan Rom Lost - Season 5
Ethan Rom Lost - Season 6
Randall Walsh Mad Men - Season 6
Kyle Grayson NCIS - Season 2
FBI Agent Chris Franco Prison Break - Season 4
Richard Haibach The Mentalist - Season 4
Gunneson Threshold - Season 1
Eddie Touched by an Angel - Season 9

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