William Forsythe

Biography

Date of Birth 7 June 1955, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, USA Height 6' (1.83 m) Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes and a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against William Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut out for you as Forsthye's raw energy and menace on screen is second to none. Forsythe started out in a couple of minor film roles and guest appearance's in high rating TV shows including "CHiPs" (1977), "Hill Street Blues" (1981) and "T.J. Hooker" (1982). He quickly moved into some high quality feature films including playing a small time hoodlum in Once Upon a Time in America (1984), an hilariously funny performance as a bumbling jail escapee alongside John Goodman in the knockout Raising Arizona (1987) and as a renegade soldier in Extreme Prejudice (1987). The energetic Forsythe portrayed comic book villain "Flattop" in Dick Tracy (1990), he was foolish enough to tangle with vengeful cop Steven Seagal in the hyper-violent Out for Justice (1991) and locked horns with ex-NFL linebacker Brian Bosworth in the biker action film Stone Cold (1991). With his expertise in playing icy villains, Forsythe was perfect to portray Prohibition mobster in the short-lived revival of _"The Untouchables" (1993), plus he continued the motif of playing edgy, nefarious individuals in the thought provoking The Waterdance (1992) the oily film noir piece Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995), as real life mobster Sammy "The Bull" Gravano in Gotti (1996) (TV) and supporting another ex-NFL player's foray into film acting, when L.A. Raider Howie Long debuted in Firestorm (1998). Forsythe has remained perpetually busy in the new century with a plethora of feature film, telemovie and TV series appearances, and developing a minor cult following amongst film fans for his attention grabbing dramatic skills - check out his performances in City by the Sea (2002), The Devil's Rejects (2005) and Halloween (2007).

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Birth Name

William Forsythe

Birth Place

Brooklyn, Nueva York, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

6/7/1955
Known For
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The Devils Rejects

Sheriff Wydell

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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Detective Chuck Fowler

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Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead

Franchise

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The Substitute

Hollan

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Stone Cold

Ice

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Gotti

Sammy Gravano

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Dear Mr. Gacy

John Wayne Gacy

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Firestorm

Randall Alexander Shaye

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Dead-Bang

Arthur Kressler

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Hammerhead

Tom Reed

Starring In
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Open

Captain Edgar J. Steadman

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Ida Red

Lawrence Twilley

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Roe v. Wade

Justice Stewart

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God's Not Dead: We the People

Robert Benson

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I Am Fear

Marco

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A Perfect Plan

Grayson

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Awake

Roger Bower

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Vault

Buddy Providence

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Cold Pursuit

Brock

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Run with the Hunted

Augustus

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Check Point

The Sheriff

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The Hollow

Big John Dawson

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The Midnight Man

Fairbanks

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Hidden in the Woods

Uncle Costello

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The Bronx Bull

Jake LaMotta

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Laugh Killer Laugh

Frank Stone

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Echoes of War

Randolph McCluskey

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Infected

Dr. Dennehey

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Loosies

Capt. Tom Edwards

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Celluloid Bloodbath

Himself

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Inkubus

Ret. Detective Gil Diamante

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Born To Ride

Jack Steele

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Underground Entertainment: The Movie

Bill

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The Rig

Jim

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Dear Mr. Gacy

John Wayne Gacy

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The WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event

Harry Brown 2 episodes, 2015-2017

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The Nail

Massimo

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Stiletto

Alex

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iMurders

Professor Uberoth

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Final Approach

Silas Jansen

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88 Minutes

Frank Parks

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Halloween

Ronnie White

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The Many Masks of Michael Myers

Ronnie White (archive footage)

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Sweet Revenge: The Making of 'We All Scream for Ice Cream'

Self / Buster

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Southern Gothic

Pitt

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Hack!

Willy

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Freedomland

Boyle

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Jam

Ted

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30 Days in Hell: The Making of 'The Devil's Rejects'

Self - 'Sheriff Wydell'

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The Devils Rejects

Sheriff Wydell

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Hammerhead

Tom Reed

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Larva

Jacob Long

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Sharkman

Tom

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The Last Letter

Mr. Griffith

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The Librarians (Strike Force)

Agent Simon

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City by the Sea

Spyder

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Coastlines

Fred Vance

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Hard Cash

Bo Young

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Civility

Andrew LeBretian

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Blue Hill Avenue

Det. Torrance

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G-Men From Hell

Dean Crept

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Camouflage

Alton Owens

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Luck of the Draw

Max Fenton

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Um Anjo nas Ruas-Row Your Boat

Gil

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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Detective Chuck Fowler

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Blue Streak

Detective Hardcastle

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4 Days

Milt

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The Last Marshal

DeClerc

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Big City Blues

Hudson

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Amazonas

Mike Stark

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Ambushed

Mike Organski

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Hell's Kitchen N.Y.C.

Lou Reilly

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Firestorm

Randall Alexander Shaye

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Highway Hitcher

Charles Duprey

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Soundman

Frank Rosenfeld

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Dollar for the Dead

Dooley

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First Time Felon

Sorley

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Gotti

Sammy Gravano

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The Rock

Ernest Paxton

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The Substitute

Hollan

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Virtuosity

William Cochran

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Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead

Franchise

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Beyond Desire

Ray Patterson

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Palookaville

Sid Dunleavy

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The Immortals

Tim James

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Direct Hit

Hatch

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A Kiss to Die For

Detective Mike Stoller

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Gun In Betty Lou's Handbag, The

William 'Billy' Beaudeen

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The Waterdance

Bloss

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American Me

J.D.

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Stone Cold

Ice

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Out for Justice

Richie Madano

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Career Opportunities

Custodian

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Dick Tracy

Flattop

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Dead-Bang

Arthur Kressler

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Torrents of Spring

Prince Ippolito Polozov

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Patty Hearst

Teko

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Extreme Prejudice

Sgt Buck Atwater

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Raising Arizona

Evelle

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Weeds

Burt the Booster

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The Lightship

Gene

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Savage Dawn

Pigiron

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Cloak & Dagger

Morris (as Bill Forsythe)

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Once Upon a Time in America

Philip 'Cockeye' Stein

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The Man Who Wasn't There

Pug Face Crusher (as Bill Forsythe)

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Smokey Bites the Dust

Kenny (as Bill Forsythe)

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King of the Mountain

Big Tom (as Bill Forsythe)

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Long Shot

Bille

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