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  • Date of birth : 10/01/1948



  • Sanderson William


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William Sanderson (1948)

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William Sanderson is an American character actor.


 early life
Sanderson was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to an elementary school teacher mother and a landscape designer father. He holds business and law degrees from the University of Memphis .

Sanderson has appeared in many movies, and is known for his role in the 1982 classic science fiction film Blade Runner as J. F. Sebastian. Sanderson also portrayed a character named "Deuce" in an episode of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, and later reprised the role in the television movie Babylon 5: Thirdspace. He is also the basis and the voice for the recurring character of Dr. Karl Rossum in Batman: The Animated Series. Sanderson starred in the controversial film Fight for Your Life, which has a strict ban in the United Kingdom.

As a guest, he has made appearances in television shows, and his credits include The X-Files, Knight Rider, Married... with Children, Babylon 5, ER, Walker, Texas Ranger, and Coach. He plays a key role in an audio dramatization of Ursula K. Le Guin's "Vaster than Empires and More Slow" in NPR's 2000X series. In 2001, Sanderson played a courageous bartender named Dewey in Tom Selleck's TNT film Crossfire Trail.

He portrayed "Larry" in the American TV show Newhart from 1982 to 1990, famous for the catchphrase, "Hi, I'm Larry. This is my brother Darryl, and this is my other brother Darryl."

Sanderson returned to television playing E. B. Farnum in the HBO television series Deadwood from 2004 to 2006. His role is a tragicomic hotelier and first mayor of Deadwood. In 2008, Sanderson joined the cast of True Blood playing town Sheriff Bud Dearborne.

Sanderson portrayed "Oldham", the resident interrogation expert of the DHARMA Initiative in the 10th episode of the fifth season of ABC's series Lost. He appears in the Current TV series Bar Karma as a bartender.

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