William Devane

William Devane

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1939-09-05 (83 years old)

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Biography

William Joseph Devane (born September 5, 1939) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Greg Sumner on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing (1983–1993) and as James Heller on the Fox serial dramas 24 (2001–2010) and 24: Live Another Day (2014). He is also known for his work in films such as Family Plot (1976), Marathon Man (1976), Rolling Thunder (1977), Payback (1999), and Space Cowboys (2000).

Personal Life

Devane married Eugenie Devane in 1961. They have two sons. One of his sons, Joshua Devane, is also an actor. Their older son, Bill Devane, died in an accident.

Early Life

Devane was born on September 5, 1939, in Albany, New York, the son of Joseph Devane, who had been Franklin D. Roosevelt's chauffeur when he was Governor of New York. His father was of Irish descent and his mother had Dutch and German ancestry. Devane graduated from Philip Schuyler High School in Albany, and then the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1962.

Filmography

All 102

Movies 81

TV Shows 21

Self 3

Voice 1

Writter 1

Whitney Vance
Bosch: Legacy

Bosch: Legacy (2022)

TV Show
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise

Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)

Movie
6
Gen. Hodges (voice) (uncredited)
Truth

Truth (2015)

Movie
5.91
Dean Sanderson Sr.
The Grinder

The Grinder (2015)

TV Show
6.27
NASA Board Member
Interstellar

Interstellar (2014)

Movie
7.81
Big Red
Bad Turn Worse

Bad Turn Worse (2014)

Movie
Leonard Doc Blach
50 to 1

50 to 1 (2014)

Movie
6
President
The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Movie
6.28
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt

Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)

Movie
6
Pop O'Hara
Red Clover

Red Clover (2012)

Movie
Everett Morgan Gray
Good Morning, Killer

Good Morning, Killer (2011)

Movie
Jake
Flag of My Father

Flag of My Father (2011)

Movie
Edward Grayson
Revenge

Revenge (2011)

TV Show
6.52
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost

Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)

Movie
6
Thompson
The Kane Files: Life of Trial

The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)

Movie
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: No Remorse

Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)

Movie
6
Dutch Hines
The River Why

The River Why (2010)

Movie
7.17
Victor Gatling
Chasing the Green

Chasing the Green (2009)

Movie
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice

Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)

Movie
6
Alan Beckett
The Least Among You

The Least Among You (2009)

Movie
Judge Stanley Seeban
The Fall

The Fall (2008)

Movie
President Henry Hayes
Stargate: Continuum

Stargate: Continuum (2008)

Movie
5.18
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: Sea Change

Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)

Movie
4
Peters
Psych

Psych (2006)

TV Show
6.27
Dr. Dix
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise

Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)

Movie
6
Billy Crumb
Crumbs

Crumbs (2006)

TV Show
Nicolas Mason
NCIS

NCIS (2003)

TV Show
6.25
Cal Brennan
Monte Walsh

Monte Walsh (2003)

Movie
George Boyajian
A Christmas Visitor

A Christmas Visitor (2002)

Movie
Col. Weldon
Threat of Exposure

Threat of Exposure (2002)

Movie
The Judge
The Badge

The Badge (2002)

Movie
President James Heller / President James Heller / James Hiller
24

24 (2001)

TV Show
6.27
Roger Thornhill
Race to Space

Race to Space (2001)

Movie
Tom Kincaid
Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story

Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story (2001)

Movie
Self
Plotting 'Family Plot'

Plotting 'Family Plot' (2001)

Movie
Brady McKay
The Michael Richards Show

The Michael Richards Show (2000)

TV Show
Eugene Davis
Space Cowboys

Space Cowboys (2000)

Movie
6
Dr. Howard Kramer
Hollow Man

Hollow Man (2000)

Movie
5.43
Older Sam Ryan
The Man Who Used to Be Me

The Man Who Used to Be Me (2000)

Movie
Ron Lake
Poor White Trash

Poor White Trash (2000)

Movie
Secretary of State Lewis Berryhill
The West Wing

The West Wing (1999)

TV Show
5.66
Carter
Payback

Payback (1999)

Movie
5.94
Sergeant Joseph Turk
Turks

Turks (1999)

TV Show
Dr. Karl Sorenson
Doomsday Rock

Doomsday Rock (1997)

Movie
President Hayes
Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1 (1997)

TV Show
7.33
Sen. Emmett Hunter
The Absolute Truth

The Absolute Truth (1997)

Movie
7
Lawrence Kellerman
Exception to the Rule

Exception to the Rule (1997)

Movie
Dr. Richard Ofshe
Forgotten Sins

Forgotten Sins (1996)

Movie
Capt. Bob Pearson
Freefall: Flight 174

Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)

Movie
Nick Caldwell
Night Watch

Night Watch (1995)

Movie
John Monroe
The Monroes

The Monroes (1995)

TV Show
Dr. Harbuck
Virus

Virus (1995)

Movie
Lt. Barrett
Lady in Waiting

Lady in Waiting (1994)

Movie
Tom
For the Love of Nancy

For the Love of Nancy (1994)

Movie
Harry Orwitz
Rubdown

Rubdown (1993)

Movie
Lou Del La Rosa
Phenom

Phenom (1993)

TV Show
General Mark Suveg
The X-Files

The X-Files (1993)

TV Show
6.09
Daniel 'Dan' Fields
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story

Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993)

Movie
Elliot McSwain
The President's Child

The President's Child (1992)

Movie
Ed Bledsoe
Obsessed

Obsessed (1992)

Movie
Self - Host & Narrator
Ancient Secrets of the Bible

Ancient Secrets of the Bible (1992)

Movie
Sheriff Jim Metts
Nightmare in Columbia County

Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)

Movie
Black Jack Bouvier
A Woman Named Jackie

A Woman Named Jackie (1991)

TV Show
Alex Brandt
Murder C.O.D.

Murder C.O.D. (1990)

Movie
Dr. Chatham
Vital Signs

Vital Signs (1990)

Movie
Col. Charnley
Chips, the War Dog

Chips, the War Dog (1990)

Movie
Jack Litman
The Preppie Murder

The Preppie Murder (1989)

Movie
Scott McKenzie
Timestalkers

Timestalkers (1987)

Movie
Aaron Charney
With Intent to Kill

With Intent to Kill (1984)

Movie
Tom Wetherly
Testament

Testament (1983)

Movie
Coach Ball
Hadley's Rebellion

Hadley's Rebellion (1983)

Movie
Lieutenant William Quinn
Jane Doe

Jane Doe (1983)

Movie
Harry Langford
The Other Victim

The Other Victim (1981)

Movie
Maj. Phil Clark
Red Flag: The Ultimate Game

Red Flag: The Ultimate Game (1981)

Movie
Mayor Kirby T. Calo
Honky Tonk Freeway

Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

Movie
Master Sgt. Milt Warden
From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity (1980)

TV Show
Gregory Sumner / Greg Sumner
Knots Landing

Knots Landing (1979)

TV Show
5.33
John
Yanks

Yanks (1979)

Movie
Roy Warner / Steve Dupree
The Dark

The Dark (1979)

Movie
6
Sgt. Milt Warden
From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity (1979)

TV Show
John Manly
Black Beauty

Black Beauty (1978)

TV Show
Major Charles Rane
Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder (1977)

Movie
6
Mike Leak
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)

Movie
5.81
Frank Brolen
Red Alert

Red Alert (1977)

Movie
Janeway
Marathon Man

Marathon Man (1976)

Movie
6.67
Self
The Magic of Hollywood... Is the Magic of People

The Magic of Hollywood... Is the Magic of People (1976)

Movie
Writer
The Million Dollar Rip-Off

The Million Dollar Rip-Off (1976)

Movie
Arthur Adamson
Family Plot

Family Plot (1976)

Movie
John Henry Faulk
Fear on Trial

Fear on Trial (1975)

Movie
Asst. D.A. Jackson
Report to the Commissioner

Report to the Commissioner (1975)

Movie
John F. Kennedy - US President
The Missiles of October

The Missiles of October (1974)

Movie
John F. Kennedy - US President
The Missiles of October

The Missiles of October (1974)

TV Show
Earl Stokey
The Bait

The Bait (1973)

Movie
Kilburn
Crime Club

Crime Club (1973)

Movie
LT. Ashley
The Irish Whiskey Rebellion

The Irish Whiskey Rebellion (1972)

Movie
Jock Fenner
Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty (1971)

Movie
Jimmy Pilgrim
My Old Man's Place

My Old Man's Place (1971)

Movie
The Lawyer
McCabe & Mrs. Miller

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Movie
3.5
Tom
The 300-Year Weekend

The 300-Year Weekend (1971)

Movie
Pilot
The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)

Movie
Actor
In the Country

In the Country (1967)

Movie
Moss Stratton
Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke (1955)

TV Show
6

Ratings

Average 5.98
Based on 5.17 Million movie and tv ratings over time
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Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1939-09-05 (83 years old)

Place of birth
Albany, United States of America

Children
Joshua Devane

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
William Joseph Devane, Γουίλιαμ Ντιβέιν


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