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.
I went with one of William’s latest works in the post before this one, I thought we’d go all the way back to one of his first. Here he plays a rather cute hotel clerk in the comedy HANKY PANKY starring the late Gene Wilder and his wife, the late Gilda Radner. The film was directed by Sidney Poitier. William had only one scene in it so I thought I’d just clip it out so you can see him. I’ve added opening and closing credits to fill out the clip. Enjoy.
The screencaps and other media for William’s role as The Grim Reaper/Death in the 2020 release BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC. This film was so funny and sweet in a way. Bringing back these characters at this time was what was needed. Keanu Reeves (Bill) and Alex Winter (Ted) were so good and William as always is amazing. This film took up where BILL & TED’S BOGUS JOURNEY left off and brought us something special for this confused year.
The website That Hashtag Show has selected five double feature vids for you to spend your Halloween with. They mentioned specifically two of William’s films for your consideration. They selected TALES FROM THE CRYPT PRESENTS: DEMON KNIGHT where he played Frank Brayker, and VFW where he played Walter Reed. I’m so happy they focused in on these two classics from William’s filmography. And their praise for him made this gal’s heart melt.
4. William Sadler-A-Thon: Tales From The Crypt Presents: Demon Knight (1995)/VFW (2019)
Now, you might be asking yourself, “what in the flying f*ck do these have to do with each other?”. There is a common thread among them. And that’s William Sadler. William Sadler being immeasurably badass. That’s really the only thing that connects these two, but I’m all for a Sadler-A-Thon. Demon Knight is a hugely underrated horror flick that gets lost because it’s a Tales From The Crypt spin-off from the 90’s. Don’t let that stop you from enjoying Sadler tussle with Billy Zane’s The Collector.
I’ve already reviewed VFW as part of Fright-A-Thon, so you can read that review right here. But it’s safe to say that Sadler gives another great performance in this film as well. It’s a classic feeling film made in 2019, so you can’t really get much better than that.
First real post after the intro. Here I have added all of William’s event images to the gallery. They cover from the 1990s to present. Included are film premieres, charity events, and various other things. Please feel free to click on the images below to go to that section.
Hello and welcome to WILLIAM SADLER ONLINE @ williamsadler.org a fansite dedicated to veteran/character actor William Sadler. Best known for his roles as Col. Stuart in DIE HARD 2, Death/The Grim Reaper in BILL & TED’S BOGUS JOURNEY and BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC, Frank Brayker in TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNIGHT, Don in Walter Hill’s TRESPASS, Heywood in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, Klaus Detterick in THE GREEN MILE, and as Jim Grondin in THE MIST, including a ton of television credits most notably as Sheriff Jim Valenti on the CW’s ROSWELL. William also has many theatre credits to his name including as the titular character in JULIUS CAESAR and many others. This site is to give you the most up-to-date news on William’s projects and to provide video, photos, screencaps, and other things on his career. This site will never post anything personal about William unless he has made it public. This site respects his privacy and will never post photos of his private life or in what could be classed as non-work-related things. If it isn’t to do with his work, you won’t find it here. Don’t expect it to be posted.
Currently there are over 400 photos in the Gallery with more to come. There are some articles posted in the press section, as well as some videos. William’s career section pages are established, but they will be filled out as I post to the gallery. Please feel free to acquaint yourselves with the various pages and sections. Enjoy your stay and thanks for visiting.