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From 'Black Hawk Down' to 'Prison Break': William Fichtner's Success Across Formats and Net Worth

In 2014, Fichtner played Eric Sacks in the superhero film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Cover Image Source: William Fichtner attends the "Hypnotic" photocall | Getty Images | Photo by Lionel Hahn
Cover Image Source: William Fichtner attends the "Hypnotic" photocall | Getty Images | Photo by Lionel Hahn
Name William Fichtner
Net Worth  $4 Million
Sources of Income  Acting, production, investments
Date of Birth November 27, 1956
Age 67 Years 
Gender Male
Nationality American
Profession Actor, voice actor, producer

Remembered for his performance in "Prison Break" and "Invasion," American actor William Fichtner has amassed a $4 million net worth through the course of his career. Over the years, he has worked with A-list actors and directors, including Kathryn Bigelow, Will Ferrell, Jean Louisa Kelly, Sandra Bullock, Al Pacino, and Robert De Niro. Beyond appearances, the actor has lent his voice to various video games.

William Fichtner, attends the Premiere Of Netflix's
William Fichtner attends the Premiere Of Netflix's "Krystal" | Getty Images | Photo by Frazer Harrison

Ever since Fichtner started his acting career in 1987, portraying Josh Snyder in the soap opera "As the World Turns," acting has been the major contributor of revenue to his wealth. He appeared in various productions like "Contact," "Heat," "Armageddon," "Black Hawk Down," "Crash," and "The Dark Knight," and earned numerous nominations for his role in "Crash."

Besides films, Fichtner ventured into voice acting, lending his voice to characters in video games like "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" and "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas." He contributed to the sci-fi TV series "Invasion" and portrayed the FBI Agent Alexander Mahone in "Prison Break."

 (L-R) Actors Rachael Taylor, William Fichtner and Travis Fimmel attend the
(L-R) Actors Rachael Taylor, William Fichtner, and Travis Fimmel | Getty Images | Photo by Amanda Edwards

Fichtner also appeared in "Entourage" as TV producer Phil Yagoda and voiced the character of Master Sergeant Sandman in "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3." Furthermore, he appeared in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," directed the film "Cold Brook," and narrated the documentary "Porsche: Decades of Disruption."

Actor William Fichtner (R) and wife/actress Kymberly Kalil arrive at the premiere of 20th Century Fox's 'Independence Day: Resurgence' at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 20, 2016 in Hollywood, California.|Getty Images|Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin
Actor William Fichtner and his wife Kymberly Kalil | Getty Images | Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin
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Actor William Fichtner signs autographs as he arrives at the 2009 NHL Awards at the Palms Casino Resort on June 18, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.|Getty Images|Photo by Ethan Miller
Actor William Fichtner signs autographs as he arrives at the 2009 NHL Awards | Getty Images | Photo by Ethan Miller

Fichtner got married twice in his life. He first exchanged vows with Betsy Aidem in 1987 but parted ways in 1996, and later met actress Kymberly Kalil. After dating for more than a year, the couple got married in 1998, and have two kids, Vangel and Sam. In 2006, the actor bought a house in Glendale, California for $1.64 million.

- Awards Circuit Community Awards 2005: Best Cast Ensemble for "Crash"

- Hollywood Film Awards 2005: Ensemble of the Year for "Crash"

- Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for "Crash"

- Boston Film Festival 2016: Best Ensemble Cast for "American Wrestler: The Wizard"

- Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2017: Best Actor for "The Neighbour"

- Woodstock Film Festival 2018: Carpe Diem Andretta Award for "Cold Brook"

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Chris Bridges, Jennifer Esposito, Matt Dillon, Sandra Bullock, Terrence Howard, Bahar Soomekh, Thandie Newton, Larenz Tate, William Fichtner, and others | Getty Images | Photo by KMazur

Who is William Fichtner's wife?

Fichtner has been married to Kymberly Kalil since 1998. 

Does William Fichtner have any children?

Yes. William has two children: Vangel Fichtner and Sam Fichtner. 

How many siblings does William Fichtner have?

William Fichtner has four siblings: Mary Fichtner, Margaret Fichtner, Pamela Fichtner, and Patricia Fichtner.

What are some of William Fichtner's best movies?

William Fichtner's best works include "Armageddon," "Black Hawk Down," "Crash," "Drive Angry," "Ninja Turtles," "Cold Brook," "The Neighbor," and "Josie & Jack" to name a few.