Bill Pullman

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.

Bill Pullman
Pullman in 2014
Born
William Pullman

(1953-12-17) December 17, 1953 (age 68)
Alma materState University of New York at Delhi (BA)
University of Massachusetts Amherst (MFA)
OccupationActor
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)
Tamara Hurwitz
(m. 1987)
Children3; including Lewis Pullman

Pullman has also had a long stage acting career, and has appeared on Broadway several times, including in Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? in 2002.


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