William Devane

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 76
William Joseph Devane is an American film, television and theatre actor, known for his role as Greg Sumner on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing (1983–1993) and as James Heller on the Fox serial drama 24 (2005–2007), the role he reprised in Live Another Day (2014). He is also known for his supporting roles in films such as McCabe & Mrs. read more

William Joseph Devane is an American film, television and theatre actor, known for his role as Greg Sumner on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing (1983–1993) and as James Heller on the Fox serial drama 24 (2005–2007), the role he reprised in Live Another Day (2014). He is also known for his supporting roles in films such as McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Family Plot (1976), Marathon Man (1976), Timestalkers (1987) and Space Cowboys (2000).

Birth Name

William Joseph Devane

Born

Tuesday, 05 September 1939

Actor Filmography

Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise Dr. Dix 2015
The Grinder Dean Sanderson Sr. 2015
Interstellar Williams 2014
Bad Turn Worse Big Red 2014
24: Live Another Day President James Heller 2014
50 To 1 Leonard Doc Blach 2014
Home & Family Self 2012
The Dark Knight Rises President 2012
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt Dr. Dix 2012
Red Clover Pop O'Hara 2012
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise Dr. Dix 2015
The Grinder Dean Sanderson Sr. 2015
Interstellar Williams 2014
Bad Turn Worse Big Red 2014
24: Live Another Day President James Heller 2014
50 To 1 Leonard Doc Blach 2014
Home & Family Self 2012
The Dark Knight Rises President 2012
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt Dr. Dix 2012
Red Clover Pop O'Hara 2012
Good Morning, Killer Everett Morgan Gray 2011
Flag of My Father Jake 2011
Revenge Edward Grayson 2011
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost Dr. Dix 2011
The Kane Files: Life Of Trial Thompson 2010
Jesse Stone: No Remorse Dr. Dix 2010
The River Why Dutch Hines 2010
Chasing the Green Victor Gatling 2009
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice Dr. Dix 2009
The Least Among You Alan Beckett 2009
The Fall Judge Stanley Seeban 2008
Stargate: Continuum President Hayes 2008
Jesse Stone: Sea Change Dr. Dix 2007
Payback: Straight Up Fred Carter (archive footage) 2007
Notes from the Underbelly Walter 2007
Psych Floyd Peters 2006
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Dr. Dix 2006
What About Brian Michael Davis, Michael O'Hara 2006
Crumbs Billy Crumb 2006
TV Land Confidential Himself 2005
Deceit Grove McCarthy 2004
Dweezil & Lisa Himself 2004
NCIS Nicolas Mason 2003
Monte Walsh Cal Brennan 2003
A Christmas Visitor George Boyajian 2002
Threat of Exposure Col. Weldon 2002
The Badge The Judge 2002
24 President James Heller, James Heller 2001
Race To Space Roger Thornhill 2001
Plotting 'Family Plot' Himself 2001
The Michael Richards Show Brady McKay 2000
Space Cowboys Eugene Davis 2000
Hollow Man Dr. Kramer 2000
Poor White Trash Ron Lake 2000
The Man Who Used to Be Me Sam 2000
Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story Tom Kincaid 2000
The West Wing Secretary of State Lewis Berryhill 1999
Judging Amy Richard McCarty 1999
Payback Carter 1999
Turks Sergeant Joseph Turk 1999
Timecop Detective John Langdon 1997
Stargate SG-1 President Hayes, President Henry Hayes 1997
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac Gregory Sumner 1997
King of the Hill Chuck Garrison 1997
Exception to the Rule Lawrence Kellerman 1997
Early Edition Bernie Hobson 1996
Forgotten Sins Dr. Richard Ofshe 1996
Detonator II: Night Watch Nick Caldwell 1995
The Monroes John Monroe 1995
Virus Dr. Harbuck 1995
Hope & Gloria Himself 1995
Falling from the Sky: Flight 174 Capt. Bob Pearson 1995
Lady in Waiting Lt. Barrett 1994
Touched by an Angel Benjamin Parker 1994
Phenom Lou Della Rosa, Lou Del La Rosa 1993
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Al Capone 1993
The X-Files General Mark Suveg 1993
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story Daniel 'Dan' Fields 1993
Obsessed Ed Bledsoe 1992
Ancient Secrets of the Bible Himself - Host & Narrator 1992
Nightmare in Columbia County Sheriff Jim Metts 1991
A Woman Named Jackie Black Jack Bouvier 1991
Murder C.O.D. Alex Brandt 1990
Vital Signs Dr. Chatham 1990
Chips, the War Dog Col. Charnley 1990
The Preppie Murder Jack Litman 1989
Timestalkers Scott McKenzie 1987
Testament Tom Wetherly 1983
Hadley's Rebellion Coach Ball 1983
Red Flag: The Ultimate Game Major Phil Clark 1981
Honky Tonk Freeway Mayor Kirby T. Calo 1981
From Here to Eternity Master Sgt. Milt Warden 1980
Knots Landing Gregory Sumner 1979
Yanks John 1979
The Dark Steve Dupree 1979
From Here to Eternity Sgt. Milt Warden 1979
Black Beauty John Manly 1978
Rolling Thunder Major Charles Rane 1977
The Bad News Bears In Breaking Training Mike Leak 1977
Red Alert Frank Brolen 1977
Marathon Man Janeway 1976
Family Plot Arthur Adamson 1976
Fear on Trial John Henry Faulk 1975
Report To The Commissioner Asst. D.A. Jackson 1975
The Missiles of October President John F. Kennedy 1974
The Bait Earl Stokey 1973
The Snoop Sisters David Prine 1972
Lady Liberty Jock Fenner 1971
My Old Man's Place Jimmy Pilgrim 1971
McCabe & Mrs. Miller The Lawyer 1971
The 300 Year Weekend Tom 1971
The Pursuit Of Happiness Pilot 1971
The Interns William Hauser 1970
Medical Center Dr. Ray Waltham 1969
Hawaii Five-O Fallon 1968
Mannix Al Kordic 1967
Ironside Al Chambers, Smiley 1967
N.Y.P.D. John, William Laney 1967
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
Gunsmoke Moss Stratton 1955

Director Filmography

1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special Nominated
1975 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy Nominated
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