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William Atherton Net Worth

William Atherton Net Worth is
$5 Million

William Atherton Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

William Atherton Knight was born on July 30, 1947 in Orange, Connecticut, the son of Robert and Roby Atherton Knight. He studied acting at the Drama School at Carnegie Tech and graduated from Carnegie-Mellon in 1969. A veteran of stage, film and television, Atherton began as a leading man in Steven Spielberg's The Sugarland Express (1974), John ...
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Full NameWilliam Atherton
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 30, 1947
Place Of BirthOrange, Connecticut, United States
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack, Producer
EducationCarnegie Mellon University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseBobbi Goldin (m. 1980)
ParentsRobert Atherton Knight, Roby Robinson Knight
AwardsDrama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance
MoviesGhostbusters, Die Hard 2, Die Hard, The Last Samurai, Real Genius, The Sugarland Express, Bio-Dome, The Girl Next Door, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, The Day of the Locust, The Pelican Brief, The Hindenburg, Jinn, The Crow: Salvation, No Mercy, Jersey Shore Shark Attack, Hoodlum, Mad City, Tim and Eric's...
TV ShowsCentennial
Star SignLeo
#Trademark
1Known around the world for what have become his signature film characters: the television reporter, Dick Thornburg in Die Hard (1988) and Die Hard 2 (1990); the EPA official, Walter Peck in Ghostbusters (1984); Professor Jerry Hathaway in Real Genius (1985) and the mad scientist, Dr. Noah Faulkner in Bio-Dome (1996).
2Often plays manipulative yet well-dressed scoundrels
3Rich smooth voice
#Quote
1If you have to be the antagonist, you often have a lot more creative powers. You have a lot more color to you.
2I'm a farm boy from Connecticut, and I adopted urban life.
#Fact
1Has starred as Honore in the 2011 Los Angeles production of "Gigi" and performed the show's enormously popular song, "Yes, I Remember It Well", with his co-star, Millicent Martin at the McCallum Theatre's annual charity event in Palm Springs.
2Attended and graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1969.
3Studied acting at the Drama School at Carnegie Institute of Technology.
4Has sung Irving Berlin's, "What'll I Do?" for the opening title sequence in "The Great Gatsby". It was also featured in Robert Evans' documentary The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002).
5Has won numerous awards and praise for his on and off-Broadway stage work.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clinical2017post-productionTerry
Lowlifes2017
Defiance2014TV SeriesViceroy Berto Mercado
Jinn2014Father Westhoff
Childrens Hospital2013TV SeriesLevon Bainter
Getting Back to Zero2013
The Citizen2012Winston
Workaholics2012TV SeriesThor Holmvik
Jersey Shore Shark Attack2012TV MovieDolan
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie2012Earle Swinter
The Unknown2012TV SeriesJim Larson
Castle2011TV SeriesDr. Ari Weiss
The Kane Files: Life of Trial2010Daniel Morgan
The Glades2010TV SeriesBig Jack Hasker
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2010TV SeriesNed Bogden
Lost2010TV SeriesPrincipal Reynolds
Ghostbusters2009Video GameWalter Peck (voice)
Life2008-2009TV SeriesMickey Rayborn
Monk2008TV SeriesCommander Nathan Whitaker
Ghouls2008TV MovieStefan
Black Crescent Moon2008Jo Dexton
Aces 'N' Eights2008TV MovieHoward
Strokes2008TV MovieRichard McBride
Numb3rs2007TV SeriesWarren Pierce
The Girl Next Door2007Adult David Moran
Totally Baked2007Mr. Lyle Funonion (Segment "FunOnion Boardroom")
Hacia la oscuridad2007John
Kush2007King
Desperate Housewives2006TV SeriesDr. Barr
Stargate SG-12006TV SeriesEmissary Varta
Headspace2005Dr. Ira Gold
Gone But Not Forgotten2005TV MovieSenator Raymond Colby
Into the Sun2005CIA Agent Block
Boston Legal2005TV SeriesA.D.A. Howard Zale
Law & Order2002-2004TV SeriesDan Jensen / Don Snyder
Who's Your Daddy?2004VideoDuncan Mack
The Last Samurai2003Winchester Rep
Justice League2003TV SeriesDr. Destiny John Dee
Race to Space2001Ralph Stanton
Night Visions2001TV SeriesWilliam Price
Burning Down the House2001Arthur Kranston
The Crow: Salvation2000Nathan Randall
The Stranger1999/IIArthur
Chicken Soup for the Soul1999TV SeriesRon
The Practice1997-1999TV SeriesD.A. Keith Pratt D.A. Pratt
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge1999TV MovieDarryl Zanuck
The Outer Limits1998TV SeriesFranklin Murdoch
Michael Kael contre la World News Company1998James Denit
Mad City1997Dohlen
Executive Power1997VideoPresident John Fields
Hoodlum1997Thomas Dewey
Nash Bridges1996TV SeriesDr. Linus Mills
Raven Hawk1996TV MoviePhilip Thorne
Bio-Dome1996Dr. Noah Faulkner
Frank & Jesse1995Allan Pinkerton
Broken Trust1995TV MovieRoemer
Virus1995TV MovieDr. Reginald Holloway
Saints and Sinners1994Terence McCone
The Pelican Brief1993Bob Gminski
Chrome Soldiers1992TV MovieSheriff Blackwell
Diagnosis Murder1992TV MovieEric Walker
Murder, She Wrote1985-1991TV SeriesProsecutor Andy Henley / Greg Dalton / Larry Holleran
Tales from the Crypt1991TV SeriesMalcolm Mayflower
Oscar1991Overton
Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror1990Arthur
Die Hard 21990Richard Thornburg
Buried Alive1990TV MovieCortland 'Cort' van Owen
The Equalizer1987-1989TV SeriesMartin 'Alpha' Loeber / Gideon
Intrigue1988TV MovieDoggett
Die Hard1988Richard Thornburg
The Law and Harry McGraw1987TV Series
The Twilight Zone1985-1987TV SeriesBrian Wolfe (segment "The Card") / Mr. Dundee (segment "Night of the Meek")
No Mercy1986Allan Deveneux
A Fight for Jenny1986TV MovieMichael Rosen
Real Genius1985Prof. Jerry Hathaway
Ghostbusters1984Walter Peck
Malibu1983TV MovieStan Harvey
Tomorrow's Child1982TV MovieJim Spence
A Single Light1981TV Movie
The House of Mirth1981TV MovieLawrence Selden
Centennial1978-1979TV Mini-SeriesJim Lloyd
Looking for Mr. Goodbar1977James
Independence1976ShortBenjamin Rush
The Hindenburg1975Karl Boerth
The Day of the Locust1975Tod Hackett
The Sugarland Express1974Clovis Michael Poplin
Class of '441973Fraternity President
The New Centurions1972Johnson

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession2004TV Movie documentary performer: "What'll I Do"
The Kid Stays in the Picture2002Documentary performer: "What'll I Do?"
The Great Gatsby1974performer: "What'll I Do?" - as Bill Atherton

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kush2007co-producer
Headspace2005co-producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bread and Roses2000special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters2016Video documentary post-productionHimself
Ghostheads2016DocumentaryHimself
Decoding Die Hard2013Video documentaryHimself
On Set: Jersey Shore Shark Attack2012ShortHimself
Slimer Mode2009Video documentaryHimself - 'Walter Peck'
Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard'2007Video shortHimself
Fractured Skulls: The Making of Headspace2006Video shortHimself
Bread and Roses2000Himself - Party Guest (uncredited)
HBO First Look1995TV Series documentaryHimself - Richard Thornberg

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lego Dimensions2015Video GameWalter Peck (uncredited)

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