William Devane is an American actor working in films and television as a theatre actor famous for his role on the premiered daily soap as Greg summer. He played as James Heller on the fox serial drama. William rolled in the reprised version of live another day 2014. He has been the supporting actor in many films some which include marathon man, family plot, time stalkers and space cowboys.
He’s also famous for his as a cameo in the 2014’s Interstellar. He, in the acclaimed Batman trilogy, played the role of the US president for Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. Here is a quick summary of William Devane’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
William Joseph Devane was born in Albany, New York on September 5, 1939. His Father Joseph Devane was chauffeur of Franklin Roosevelt when he was the governor of New York. His Mother’s ancestors belong from Germany, and Dutch Devane did his graduation from the American Academy of dramatic arts in New York in 1962. He previously started acting in theatres in his neighbourhood.
Before becoming famous, he appeared in the episodes of Gunsmoke, N.Y.P.D., Young Dr., And Kildare. William had fallen in love with Eugenie Devane. The couple spent several months together before getting married and in 1961, They finally got married. The couple had two sons.
William Devane started his career at the New York Shakespeare Festival, where he played 15 different roles. In 1966, he played the role of Robert F. Kennedy in the fiction Off-Broadway spoof MacBride.
Devane gained attention after playing the role of President John F. Kennedy in a T.V. documentary on the Cuban missiles crisis named as The Missiles of October which was released in 1974. He played roles in many films like Family plot, Rolling Thunder, Yanks, Testament, Hollow man, Space Cowboys, etc. In 2004, Devane played the role of President Henry Hayes in three episodes of Stargate SG-1.
In 2008, he featured Robert Picardo, Jeremy London and Ryan Hurst in Chasing the Green directed by Russ Emanuel. In Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, Devane played the role of the president of United States of America. In 2014, he played a guest role as Williams in movie Currently he is working as a spokesperson for Roseland capital.
Awards and Achievements
In 1997, Devane was nominated for Golden Globe Award under the category of best performance by an actor for his TV series Knots Landing. In 2009, He won the TV land Award for Knots Landing.
He got nominated for Golden Apple Award for Male New Star of the year in 1975. Devane consecutively won the Soap Opera Digest award for Knots Landing under the category of outstanding lead actor in 1989,1990,1991.
Net worth of William Devane
William Devane has an estimated net worth of $6 million, which he received from acting in many movies such as ‘McCabe,’ ‘Mrs. Miller’ and has played roles in the TV series N.Y.P.D., his working in soap opera and the TV series ‘From here to Eternity’ which provided him a salary of $100 thousand per episode got him this much net worth.
William Devane is an outstanding actor of the united states of America and has worked in all three formats of acting. The people always applaud his work. He has two major awards one of which he won in 1989 and other in 2009. He appeared for a minor role for the movie McCabe, and Mrs. Miller and his work got acclaimed by everyone.