William Fichtner returns for his third season on PRISON BREAK. Fichtner was most recently seen on the big screen in the comedies “The Amateurs” co-starring Jeff Bridges and “Blades of Glory” with Will Ferrell. Previously, Fichtner co-starred in the Academy Award-winning film “Crash,” from writer-director Paul Haggis, for which he won a Screen Actors Guild Award for “Best Ensemble Cast in a Feature Film.” Fichtner also starred opposite Adam Sandler in the remake of the comedy “The Longest Yard.” Moving between television and feature films, Fichtner was also seen in the critically acclaimed film “Empire Falls” with Paul Newman and Ed Harris. Fichtner’s additional television credits include “The West Wing” and “Invasion.”Fichtner had two films premiere at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival: Rodrigo Garcia’s “Nine Lives” and DreamWorks’ “The Chumscrubber.” Additional film credits include Ridley Scott’s “Black Hawk Down”; “What’s The Worst Thing That Could Happen”; Wolfgang Peterson’s “The Perfect Storm”; “Drowning Mona”; “Ultraviolet” and “Equilibrium” for writer-director Kurt Wimmer; “Passion of Mind”; “Armageddeon”; Michael Mann’s “Heat”; “Contact”; Doug Liman’s “Go”; “Strange Days”; Steven Soderbergh’s “The Underneath”; “Switchback”; Agnieszka Holland’s “Julie Walking Home”; “The Settlement” alongside John C. Reilly; Kevin Spacey’s directorial debut, “Albino Alligator”; and the independent film “First Snow” with Guy Pearce.
As a member of the Circle Repertory Theatre, Fichtner won critical acclaim for his role in “The Fiery Furnace,” directed by Norman Rene. He has also appeared on stage in “Raft of the Medusa” at the Minetta Lane Theatre, “The Years” at the Manhattan Theatre Club, “Clothes for a Summer Hotel” at the Williamstown Theatre festival and “Machinal” at The Public Theatre.
Fichtner currently resides in Los Angeles.
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