William Pullman (born December 17, 1953) is an American actor. After graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater, he worked as an adjunct professor at Montana State University before deciding to pursue acting. He made his film debut in the 1986 film Ruthless People, and has since gone on to star in films including Spaceballs (1987), The Accidental Tourist (1988), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Casper (1995), Independence Day (1996), Lost Highway (1997) and Lake Placid (1999). He has appeared frequently on television, usually in TV films, though starting in the 2000s he has also acted in miniseries and regular series, including starring roles in 1600 Penn (2012–13) and The Sinner (2017–2021). In 2021, he had a recurring role in the miniseries Halston.
December 17, 1953
Hornell, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||State University of New York at Delhi (BA)|
University of Massachusetts Amherst (MFA)
|Children||3; including Lewis Pullman|