William Devane

William Devane

William Devane  American Actor


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William Devane was previously married to Eugenie Devane (1961).


William Devane is a 83 year old American Actor. Born William Joseph Devane on 5th September, 1937 in Albany, New York, United States, he is famous for Knots Landing, 24 and Timecop. in a career that spans 1967–2015. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

William Devane has been in 7 on-screen matchups, including Constance McCashin in Knots Landing (1979), Donna Mills in Knots Landing (1979), Jill Clayburgh in For the Love of Nancy (1994), Lois Chiles in Obsessed (1992) and Natalie Wood in From Here to Eternity (1979).

William Devane is a member of the following lists: Actors from New York, American film actors and American television actors.


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First Name William
Middle Name Joseph
Last Name Devane
Full Name at Birth William Joseph Devane
Alternative Name William De Vane
Age 83 years
Birthday 5th September, 1937
Birthplace Albany, New York, United States
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University American Academy Of Dramatic Arts, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Knots Landing, 24 and Timecop.
Year(s) Active 1967–present, 1967–2015
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Shelter Entertainment Group, Celebrity Talent International
Brand Endorsement (1997) TV commercial for Maxwell House coffee (voice), (2012) TV commercial for "Rosland Capital" gold coins
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/845/000102539/
Favorite TV Shows Early Edition
Favorite Colors Red, Blue, Green, White

William Joseph Devane (born September 5, 1939) is a retired American film, television and theatre actor, 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 (2005–2007) and 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).

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William Devane83 VirgoActor
Eugenie Devane-Spouse


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JoshMaleEugenie Devane
JakeMaleEugenie Devane


Truth2015Gen. Hodges (voice, uncredited)Movie
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise2015Dr. DixTV Movie
The Grinder2015Dean Sanderson Sr.TV Show
24: Live Another Day2014President James HellerTV Show
50 to 12014Leonard Doc BlachMovie
Bad Turn Worse2013Big RedMovie
The Dark Knight Rises2012PresidentMovie
Leprechaun's Revenge2012Pop O'HaraTV Movie
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt2012Dr. DixTV Movie
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost2011Dr. DixTV Movie
Revenge2011Edward GraysonTV Show
Good Morning, Killer2011Everett Morgan GrayTV Movie
The River Why2010Dutch HinesMovie
The Kane Files: Life of Trial2010ThompsonMovie
Jesse Stone: No Remorse2010Dr. DixTV Movie
Flag of My Father2010JakeMovie
Chasing the Green2009Victor GatlingMovie
The Least Among You2009Alan BeckettMovie
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice2009Dr. DixTV Movie
The Dealership2009Frank CarsonTV Movie
The Fall2008Judge Stanley SeebanMovie
Jesse Stone: Sea Change2007Dr. DixTV Movie
Notes from the Underbelly2007WalterTV Show
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise2006Dr. DixTV Movie
Crumbs2006Billy CrumbTV Show
Psych2006Don PetersTV Show
What About Brian2006Michael Davis, Michael O'HaraTV Show
Deceit2004Grove McCarthyTV Movie
Monte Walsh2003Cal BrennanTV Movie
NCIS2003Nicolas MasonTV Show
The Badge2002The JudgeMovie
Threat of Exposure2002Col. WeldonMovie
A Christmas Visitor2002George BoyajianTV Movie
Race to Space2001Roger ThornhillMovie
242001James HellerTV Show
Hollow Man2000Dr. KramerMovie
Poor White Trash2000Ron LakeMovie
Space Cowboys2000Eugene DavisMovie
The Man Who Used to Be Me2000SamTV Movie
The Michael Richards Show2000Brady McKayTV Show
Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story2000Tom KincaidTV Movie
Judging Amy1999Richard McCartyTV Show
The West Wing1999Secretary of State Lewis BerryhillTV Show
Turks1999Sergeant Joseph TurkTV Show
Exception to the Rule1997Lawrence KellermanMovie
Doomsday Rock1997Dr. Karl SorensonTV Movie
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac1997Gregory SumnerTV Show
The Absolute Truth1997Sen. Emmett HunterTV Movie
King of the Hill1997Chuck GarrisonTV Show
Stargate SG-11997President Henry HayesTV Show
Timecop1997Detective John LangdonTV Show
Early Edition1996Bernie HobsonTV Show
Forgotten Sins1996Dr. Richard OfsheTV Movie
Falling from the Sky: Flight 1741995Capt. Bob PearsonTV Movie
Detonator II: Night Watch1995Nick CaldwellTV Movie
Virus1995Dr. HarbuckTV Movie
The Monroes1995John MonroeTV Show
Lady in Waiting1994Lt. BarrettMovie
For the Love of Nancy1994TomTV Movie
Frogmen1994TV Movie
Touched by an Angel1994Benjamin ParkerTV Show
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story1993Daniel 'Dan' FieldsTV Movie
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993Al CaponeTV Show
Phenom1993Lou Del La Rosa, Lou Della RosaTV Show
The X-Files1993General Mark SuvegTV Show
Rubdown1993Harry OrwitzTV Movie
Obsessed1992Ed BledsoeTV Movie
The President's Child1992Elliot McSwainTV Movie
A Woman Named Jackie1991Black Jack BouvierTV Show
Nightmare in Columbia County1991Sheriff Jim MettsTV Movie
Vital Signs1990Dr. ChathamMovie
Chips, the War Dog1990Col. CharnleyTV Movie
Murder C.O.D.1990Alex BrandtTV Movie
The Preppie Murder1989Jack LitmanTV Movie
Hadley's Rebellion1987Coach BallMovie
Timestalkers1987Scott McKenzieTV Movie
With Intent to Kill1984Aaron CharneyTV Movie
Testament1983Tom WetherlyMovie
Jane Doe1983Lieutenant William QuinnTV Movie
The Big Easy1982Jake RobidauxTV Movie
Honky Tonk Freeway1981Mayor Kirby T. CaloMovie
Red Flag: The Ultimate Game1981Major Phil ClarkTV Movie
The Other Victim1981Harry LangfordTV Movie
From Here to Eternity1980Master Sgt. Milt WardenTV Show
The Dark1979Roy Warner, Steve DupreeMovie
From Here to Eternity1979Sgt. Milt WardenTV Show
Knots Landing1979Greg Sumner, Gregory SumnerTV Show
Black Beauty1978John ManlyTV Show
Rolling Thunder1977Major Charles RaneMovie
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training1977Mike LeakMovie
Red Alert1977Frank BrolenTV Movie
Family Plot1976Arthur AdamsonMovie
Marathon Man1976JanewayMovie
Report to the Commissioner1975Asst. D.A. JacksonMovie
Fear on Trial1975John Henry FaulkTV Movie
The Missiles of October1974John F. Kennedy - US PresidentTV Movie
Judgement: The Court Martial of the Tiger of Malaya - General Yamashita1974TV Movie
Shirts/Skins1974TV Movie
The Bait1973Earl StokeyTV Movie
Crime Club1973KilburnTV Movie
The Snoop Sisters1972David PrineTV Show
Young Dr. Kildare1972Officer MastersTV Show
Irish Whiskey Rebellion1972Lt. commander Ashley - Coast GuardMovie
Lady Liberty1971Jock FennerMovie
McCabe & Mrs. Miller1971The LawyerMovie
The Pursuit of Happiness1971PilotMovie
My Old Man's Place1971Jimmy PilgrimMovie
The 300 Year Weekend1971TomMovie
A Change in the Wind1971Movie
The Interns1970William HauserTV Show
Medical Center1969Dr. Ray WalthamTV Show
This Town Will Never Be the Same1969TV Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968FallonTV Show
Ironside1967Al Chambers, SmileyTV Show
Mannix1967Al KordicTV Show
N.Y.P.D.1967John, William LaneyTV Show
In the Country1967Movie
Insight1960RoyceTV Show
Directions1960BoyfriendTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Moss StrattonTV Show
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wjerryzwjerryzMay 17, 2016

Devane is one of my all time favorites. What a wonderful actor. I love watching all his movies. He is a natural.

Richard EvansMar 4, 2011

Just saw Yanks again and realised that it is an underrated movie. So true to its period with terrific performances, including Devane's as the American officer

BettyJul 31, 2010

Has William ever been to Cobalt Ont. Canada in the 50s ?

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