William Atherton

ACTOR, SOUNDTRACK, PRODUCER

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William Atherton's career has spanned motion pictures, Broadway and television. He first achieved international recognition as the leading man in Steven Spielberg's debut feature Sugarland Express (1974), and next starred in John Schlesinger's Der Tag der Heuschrecke (1975), Robert Wise's Die Hindenburg (1975) and Richard Brooks' Auf der Suche nach Mr. Goodbar (1977). He is known worldwide for what have become his signature film characters: the television reporter, Dick Thornburg in the action blockbusters Stirb langsam (1988) and Stirb Langsam 2 (1990), the EPA official, Walter Peck in Ghostbusters - Die Geisterjäger (1984), Professor Jerry Hathaway, the conniving professor in Was für ein Genie (1985) and Dr. Noah Faulkner, the mad scientist in Bud & Doyle: Total bio. Garantiert schädlich. (1996). Among his more than 30 feature films are co-starring roles in John Landis' Oscar - Vom Regen in die Traufe (1991), Bill Duke's Hoodlum (1997), Richard Pearce's Gnadenlos (1986), Alan J. Pakula's Die Akte (1993), Costa-Gavras' Mad City (1997) and Edward Zwick's Last Samurai (2003).On television, he has starred in numerous miniseries including the classic Western Colorado Saga (1978) and headed the all-star cast in Malibu (1983). His many made-for-TV movies include leading roles in TNT's production of Joan Didion's Ein Richter rechnet ab (1995) and his portrayal of Darryl F. Zanuck in HBO's Golden Globe winner Die Geschichte der Dorothy Dandridge (1999). Atherton was a recurring series lead opposite Damien Lewis on NBC-TV's Life (2007) and portrayed Principal Reynolds in the final season of Lost (2004). He has reprised his role as Walter Peck in the video game Ghostbusters (2009), released on June 16, 2009.Consistently honored for his work on the stage, Atherton has created roles on and off Broadway for many of America's leading playwrights. These include the title role in Joseph Papp's original production of David Rabe's "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel", the role of Ronnie in John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves" and Bing Ring Ling in his "Rich and Famous". He also starred in the Broadway premiere of Arthur Miller's "The American Clock" and the Tony-winning revival of Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial". Among his more than 20 well-known productions are the acclaimed New York premieres of Franz Kafka's "The Castle" and Kressman Taylor's "Address Unknown". For his work on the stage, he has received the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Circle Critics Award, the Theatre World Award and nominations for an Obie and Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Award. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Kad

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

William Atherton on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1974 to 2019. See the full graphs of the number of William Atherton movies released per year from 1999 till 2019.

Top Genres

William Atherton works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Thriller Genre flixes. 31% of William Atherton movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that William Atherton worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that William Atherton has worked on is 6.0.

6.0 / 10

William Atherton's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Crime,Drama,Mystery
Life (2007)

A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

8.3/1045 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Documentary,Family,History
The Movies That Made Us (2019)

The histories of classic popular movies are examined.

7.7/1044 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

7.7/10154 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Cast and crew of Ghostbusters - Spökligan (1984) discuss the making of the film.

7.4/10128 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Action,Thriller
Die Hard 2 (1990)

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

7.1/10124 min

Available in 13 platform(s).

Comedy,Romance,Sci-Fi
Real Genius (1985)

Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a high-powered laser for a university project. When their professor intends to turn their work into a military weapon, they decide to ruin his plans.

7/10108 min

Available in 16 platform(s).

An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

7/10144 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

An Arab immigrant wins the American green card lottery, arriving in New York City on September 10, 2001.

6.9/1099 min

Available in 4 platform(s).