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William Sanderson

American actor

William Sanderson is ...


Born 10 January 1944 in Memphis
Age 79 years, 5 months

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Occupation actor, television actor, film actor and stage actor
Instagram username actor_william_sanderson
Educated at University of Memphis, Central High School and Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

About William Sanderson

William Sanderson: The Eccentric Character Actor Who Stole Our Hearts

William Sanderson was born on January 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee. He grew up in a working-class family and attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he studied acting. After graduation, Sanderson moved to New York City to pursue his dream of becoming an actor.

In the early 1970s, Sanderson landed his first acting role in the film "The Last Picture Show." He went on to appear in several other films, including "Blade Runner," "Coal Miner's Daughter," and "Fletch." However, it was his role as Larry on the hit TV show "Newhart" that made him a household name.

Sanderson's quirky and eccentric characters have endeared him to audiences over the years. He has played everything from a robot in "Blade Runner" to a vampire in "True Blood." His unique voice and mannerisms have made him a favorite among casting directors and fans alike.

Despite his success, Sanderson has remained humble and grounded. He has been married to his wife Sharon for over 40 years and is a devoted father to his two children. In his free time, Sanderson enjoys playing the guitar and practicing yoga.

Sanderson's talent and dedication to his craft have earned him critical acclaim and a loyal fan base. He continues to work in the entertainment industry and shows no signs of slowing down. William Sanderson is a true original and a beloved figure in Hollywood.


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