Welcome to WILLIAM SADLER ONLINE @ williamsadler.org a website dedicated to American actor William Sadler. Best known for his various roles in differing projects, William has played everything from an anarchist military man in DIE HARD 2: DIE HARDER to a fireman seeking gold in TRESPASS, to a convict in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, a soldier for God in TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNIGHT, and a member of a secret organization inside The Federation in DEEP SPACE NINE. But his most 'infamous' role has been as the Grim Reaper/Death in BILL & TED'S BOGUS JOURNEY, AND BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC. William has many other film credits to his name including THE MIST, THE HOT SPOT, RUSH, THE GREEN MILE, KINSEY and many more. William has also become a staple in episodic television including as Sheriff Jim Valenti in the CW's ROSWELL and in HOMELAND, POWER, BERLIN STATION, THE COMEY RULE and lends his voice to the Comedy channel's OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT. William also has an extensive career on the stage in such productions as JULIUS CAESAR, 24 HOUR PLAYS, EXIT THE KING and many more. This site is dedicated to giving you the most up-to-date information on William's career. Do not expect candids to be posted as this site supports William's wishes for privacy. To read what will or won't be posted, feel free to read this site's Candids policy.
Bill was off last year filming a limited series for HBO called FULL CIRCLE. In this his character, Gene McCusker, was involved in inter-family politics as he comes to terms with something between he and his brother, Jeff (Denis Quaid.) The series was really good and had one guessing till the last scene in the last episode. The series also starred Timothy Olyphant, Clare Danes (Bill guest starred on Danes’ former series HOMELAND), Suzanne Savoy, and CCH Pounder. Remember Pounder was in DEMON KNIGHT playing Irene, the owner of the boarding house where Bill’s character, Brayker, went to rest. Bill and CCH didn’t have any scenes together, which was kind of a bummer. Would have loved to have seen them together again.
Bill has joined the cast of the HBO Max limited series FULL CIRCLE. According to what Bill said during a recent chat, he’s playing the part of a New York City cop. Nothing more is known including what his character’s name is.
William Sadler, Happy Anderson, Adia Join Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Full Circle’ HBO Max Limited Series
EXCLUSIVE: William Sadler (When They See Us), Happy Anderson (Mindhunter) and newcomer Adia (The Midnight Club) have joined the cast of the HBO Max limited series Full Circle, from director Steven Soderbergh and writer Ed Solomon. They join Zazie Beetz, Claire Danes, Timothy Olyphant, Dennis Quaid, Jharrel Jerome, Sheyi Cole and CCH Pounder.
Soderbergh will direct all six episodes of the series and serve as executive producer, with Solomon as writer and EP. Casey Silver also is an executive producer. The trio reteams after working together on the 2021 HBO Max film No Sudden Move.
In Full Circle, an investigation into a botched kidnapping uncovers long-held secrets connecting multiple characters and cultures in present-day New York City.
Sadler will be seen with Alfre Woodard in Salem’s Lot, New Line’s upcoming adaptation of the Stephen King novel. His credits include feature Unholy, miniseries The Comey Rule and a starring role in Ava DuVernay’s Emmy-winning When They See Us. He also was a series regular on Starz’s Power and heavily recurred on Showtime’s Our Cartoon President. He most recently wrapped A Stage of Twilight with Karen Allen. Sadler is repped by Insurge-Ent.
Anderson is filming the feature Bikeriders opposite Tom Hardy for New Regency. His other credits include Mindhunter, Bad Boys for Life and Birdbox, and he next will be seen in John Flattery’s film Maggie Moore(s) opposite Tina Fey and Jon Hamm. Anderson is repped by Stewart Talent Agency and Industry Entertainment.
Full Circle marks Adia’s second television role, having made her acting debut as a series regular in Mike Flanagan’s The Midnight Club, which premiered this month on Netflix. Adia is repped by Tash Moseley Management and Del Shaw.