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William Sadler

Full / Real Name: William Thomas Sadler
Born: 13 April 1950 (71 years old)
Gender: Male

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William Sadler is an American actor best known for his role as Sheriff Jim Valenti in the television sci-fi series Roswell, appearing in 53 episodes from 1999-2002.

He also had a leading role in the short-lived series Wonderfalls, in 2004.

He is also known for his roles in the 1990 action film Die Hard 2 (as Colonel Stuart), as Heywood in the 1994 prison drama The Shawshank Redemption, as the Grim Reaper in the 1991 comedy Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, and as Kenneth Braun - a man able to achieve a climax in 10 seconds - in Kinsey (2004).

Sadler has made numerous television guest appearances, in shows such as Newhart; St. Elsewhere; Roseanne; Murphy Brown; The Outer Limits; Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; Ed; Law & Order: Criminal Intent; JAG; Third Watch; Law & Order: Trial by Jury; Law & Order; CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; NUMB3RS; and The Black Donnellys.

Other films he has appeared in include Project X (1987), K-9 (1989), Rush (1991), Bordello of Blood (1996), Disturbing Behavior (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Purple Heart (2005), Devour (2005), Unspoken (2006), and A New Wave (2007).

He also appeared in the 2006 television mini-series The Path To 9/11, about the events leading up to the US terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Nate McKenny

President Ellis

Armin Janko

William Frost

Ray Finnegan

Red Cooper

Financier

Ian Gale

Doctor Sumner

Doctor Sumner

Big Jim

Police Commissioner Jack Dowdell

Jack McGarrett

Jack McGarrett

Jack McGarrett

John McGarrett

Jack McGarrett

Jack McGarrett

Michael Higgins

Saul Wainright

Kevin Drucker

Kyle Devlin

George

John Edgemont

Ret. Col. Nate Ramsey

J. Everett Tuttle

Anton's Father

Sheriff Jim Valenti

Sheriff Jim Valenti

Sheriff Jim Valenti

Sloan

Sloan

Sam Milhoan

Sam Milhoan

Simon Stagg

Frank Hellner

Scotty Murray

Michael

Travis

Brett Gelles


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