Bill Pullman

Bill Pullman

  • Birthday: 1953-12-17
  • Place of birth: Hornell, New York, USA
  • Also know as: William Pullman

Biography

William Pullman (born December 17, 1953) is an American actor. After graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater, he was an adjunct professor at Montana State University before deciding to pursue acting. He made his film debut in Ruthless People (1986), and starred in Spaceballs (1987), The Accidental Tourist (1988), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Casper (1995), Independence Day (1996), Lost Highway (1997), and Lake Placid (1999). He has appeared frequently on television, usually in TV films. Starting in the 2000s he has also acted in miniseries and regular series, such as Torchwood (2011), starring roles in 1600 Penn (2012–13) and The Sinner (2017–2021). In 2021, he had a recurring role in the miniseries Halston.

Filmography

Independence Day

1996

As President Thomas J. Whitmore

Lost Highway

1997

As Fred Madison

Sleepless in Seattle

1993

As Walter

Spaceballs

1987

As Lone Starr

Sommersby

1993

As Orin Meecham

The Grudge

2004

As Peter Kirk

While You Were Sleeping

1995

As Jack Callaghan

Malice

1993

As Andy Sarafian

Scary Movie 4

2006

As Henry Hale

Lucky Numbers

2000

As Detective Pat Lakewood

Surveillance

2008

As Sam Hallaway

Dear Wendy

2005

As Krugsby

Singles

1992

As Dr. Jeffrey Jamison

Brain Dead

1990

As Dr. Rex Martin

The Serpent and the Rainbow

1988

As Dennis Alan

The Accidental Tourist

1988

As Julian Hedge

Titan A.E.

2000

As Captain Korso (voice)

Peacock

2010

As Edmund French

You Kill Me

2007

As Dave

Ruthless People

1986

As Earl James Mott

Casper

1995

As Dr. James Harvey

The Last Seduction

1994

As Clay Gregory

Wyatt Earp

1994

As Ed Masterson

Igby Goes Down

2002

As Jason

Alien Autopsy

2006

As Morgan Banner

Lake Placid

1999

As Jack Wells

Bottle Shock

2008

As Jim Barrett

Rick

2003

As Rick O'Lette

The Killer Inside Me

2010

As Billy Boy Walker

Newsies

1992

As Bryan Denton

Spy Games

1999

As Harry Howe / Ernie Halliday

Nobel Son

2007

As Det. Max Mariner

Liebestraum

1991

As Paul Kessler

Zero Effect

1998

As Daryl Zero

Too Big to Fail

2011

As Jamie Dimon

The End of Violence

1997

As Mike

Mr. Wrong

1996

As Whitman Crawford

Brokedown Palace

1999

As Hank Greene

Phoebe in Wonderland

2008

As Peter Lichten

Rio Sex Comedy

2010

As William

The Favor

1994

As Peter

Tiger Cruise

2004

As Gary Dolan

Bringing Up Bobby

2011

As Kent

Innocent

2011

As Rusty Sabich

The Guilty

2000

As Callum Crane

Ignition

2002

As Conor Gallagher

Rocket Gibraltar

1988

As Crow Black

29 Palms

2002

As The Ticket Clerk

Bright Angel

1990

As Bob

Lola Versus

2012

As Lenny

Cold Feet

1989

As Buck

Crazy in Love

1992

As Nick Symonds

Sibling Rivalry

1990

As Nicholas Meany

The Fruit Hunters

2012

As Narrator (voice)

Your Name Here

2008

As William J. Frick

Kingdom Come

2012

As Self

The Virginian

2000

As The Virginian

Nervous Ticks

1992

As York Daley

Red Sky

2014

As John Webster

The Equalizer

2014

As Brian Plummer

Independence Day: Resurgence

2016

As President Whitmore

Mistrial

1996

As Steve Donohue

Cymbeline

2014

As Sicilius Leonatus

American Ultra

2015

As Krueger

The Unbelievers

2013

As Self

Mr. Jones

1993

As Construction Site Foreman

LBJ

2017

As Ralph Yarborough

Brother Nature

2016

As Jerry Turley

Home Fires Burning

1989

As Lt. Henry Tibbettes

Going Under

1991

As Biff Banner

Walking Out

2017

As Clyde

The Ballad of Lefty Brown

2017

As Lefty Brown

May in the Summer

2014

As Edward

Trouble

2018

As Ben

Battle of the Sexes

2017

As Jack Kramer

A Thousand Junkies

2017

As Bill Pullman

The Equalizer 2

2018

As Brian Plummer

Dark Waters

2019

As Harry Dietzler

The Coldest Game

2019

As Joshua Mansky

The High Note

2020

As Max

Yellowstone

2020

As (voice)

A League of Their Own

1992

As Bob Hinson

A Man Is Mostly Water

2000

As Parking Fascist

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

2013

As Self (archive footage)

Parables of War

2015

As Self

Phone

1992

As Duke

American Horses

2022

As Narrator (voice)

Merry Christmas, George Bailey!

1997

As George Bailey

Killing Faith

0000

As Ross

Production

The Virginian

2000

As Director

The Cove

2009

As Thanks

keyboard_arrow_up