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William Atherton

William Atherton Knight was born on July 30, 1947 in Orange, Connecticut, the son of Robert Knight and Roby Raymond. 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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Jul 30, 1947 In Orange, Connecticut, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Fractured Skulls: The Making of Headspace
Latest Project:
Series Castle 2016-03-05
Known For
Poster of The Last Samurai
Poster of Die Hard 2
Poster of Die Hard
Poster of Ghostbusters
Series Defiance Unknown 2017
Movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Unknown 2016
Movie Ghostheads Unknown 2016
Movie Lowlifes Unknown 2016
Series Castle Unknown 2016-03-05
Series The Unknown Unknown 2016-02-12
Movie Lego Dimensions Unknown 2015-09-27
Movie Jinn Unknown 2014
Movie Getting Back to Zero Unknown 2013
Movie Decoding Die Hard Himself 2013-01-29
Movie On Set: Jersey Shore Shark Attack Unknown 2012
Movie The Citizen Unknown 2012
Movie Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Unknown 2012
Movie Jersey Shore Shark Attack Dolan 2012-06-09
Series Workaholics Unknown 2011-04-06
Series The Glades Unknown 2010-07-11
Movie The Kane Files: Life of Trial Unknown 2010
Movie Ghostbusters Walter Peck 2009-06-16
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2008
Movie Black Crescent Moon Unknown 2008
Movie Strokes Unknown 2008
Movie Aces 'N' Eights Howard 2008-03-15
Series Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
Movie Ghouls Unknown 2008
Movie Totally Baked: A Pot-U-Mentary Unknown 2007
Movie Kush Unknown 2007
Series Life Unknown 2007-09-26
Movie Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard' Unknown 2007
Movie The Girl Next Door Unknown 2007
Movie Hacia la oscuridad Unknown 2007
Movie Fractured Skulls: The Making of Headspace Unknown 2006
Movie Headspace Unknown 2005-09-18
Movie Into the Sun Unknown 2005
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Movie Gone But Not Forgotten Unknown 2005
Movie Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession Unknown 2004
Series Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Who's Your Daddy? Unknown 2004
Movie The Last Samurai Unknown 2003-12-05
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie The Kid Stays in the Picture Unknown 2002-08-16
Movie Race to Space Unknown 2001
Movie Burning Down the House Unknown 2001
Series Night Visions Unknown 2001
Series Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
Movie Bread and Roses Unknown 2000
Movie The Crow: Salvation Unknown 2000
Series Chicken Soup for the Soul Unknown 1999-08-24
Movie The Stranger Unknown 1999
Movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Unknown 1999-08-21
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Michael Kael contre la World News Company Unknown 1998
Movie Executive Power Unknown 1997
Series Stargate SG-1 Unknown 1997-07-27
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Hoodlum Unknown 1997-08-27
Movie Mad City Unknown 1997
Movie Bio-Dome Dr. Noah Faulkner 1996-01-12
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Raven Hawk Unknown 1996-07-20
Movie Frank & Jesse Allan Pinkerton 1995-04-22
Movie Broken Trust Unknown 1995
Movie Virus Unknown 1995
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie Saints and Sinners Unknown 1994
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie The Pelican Brief Bob Gminski 1993-12-17
Movie Chrome Soldiers Unknown 1992
Movie Diagnosis Murder Unknown 1992
Movie Oscar Unknown 1991
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1990
Movie Buried Alive Unknown 1990
Movie Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror Unknown 1990
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Die Hard 2 Unknown 1990-07-04
Movie Intrigue Unknown 1988
Movie Die Hard Richard Thornburg 1988-07-20
Series The Law and Harry McGraw Unknown 1987
Movie A Fight for Jenny Michael Rosen 1986-10-06
Movie No Mercy Unknown 1986-12-19
Movie Real Genius Prof. Jerry Hathaway 1985-08-07
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Ghostbusters Unknown 1984
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Malibu Unknown 1983
Movie Tomorrow's Child Unknown 1982
Movie The House of Mirth Unknown 1981
Movie A Single Light Unknown 1981
Movie Looking for Mr. Goodbar James 1978-03-13
Series Centennial Unknown 1978
Movie Independence Unknown 1976
Movie The Day of the Locust Unknown 1975
Movie The Hindenburg Unknown 1975
Movie The Great Gatsby Unknown 1974-03-29
Movie The Sugarland Express Unknown 1974
Movie Class of '44 Unknown 1973
Movie The New Centurions Unknown 1972-03-05