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William Wise

Highest Rated: 93% In the Bedroom (2001)

Lowest Rated: 55% Farewell to the King (1989)

Birthday: May 11, 1940

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Actor William Wise got his start in acting when he was just 17 years old. Wise kicked off his entertainment career by acting in action flicks like "Farewell to the King" (1989) starring Nick Nolte and "Blue Steel" (1990) with Jamie Lee Curtis. He had a part on the television special "Summer Stories: The Mall" (ABC, 1991-92). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, appearing in the Dana Ashbrook comedy "Comfortably Numb" (1995) and the Jon Cryer dramedy "Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God...Be Back by Five" (2000). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-). He followed this recognition with roles in the Alison Elliott drama "Red Betsy" (2003), and the drama "The Tollbooth" (2006) with Marla Sokoloff, Wise most recently appeared in "Taking Chance" (HBO, 2008-09).

Highest rated movies

In the Bedroom
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Red Betsy
Farewell to the King



No Score Yet 56% My Father's Will Mr. Mancini (Character) - 2009
75% No Score Yet Red Betsy Grandpa Charles (Character) - 2003
83% 71% Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Wade Bowman (Character) $3.3M 2001
93% 81% In the Bedroom Willis Grinnel (Character) $35.9M 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Comfortably Numb Mark Krasno (Character) - 1995
55% 55% Farewell to the King Dynamite Dave (Character) $2.0M 1989


No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2003 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kingdom Hospital Unknown (Character) 2004
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosby Unknown (Guest Star) 2000