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William Newman (William MacLeod Newman)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
William Newman made his film debut in the Stuart Rosenberg film Brubaker (1980), starring Robert Redford, and followed this up with The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) opposite Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange.

Acting roles continued through out the 1980s with roles in the Stephen King horror film Silver Bullet (1985) alongside Gary Busey and Corey Haim, the drama The Mosquito Coast (1986) with Harrison Ford and River Phoenix, and the Chevy Chase comedy Funny Farm (1988). He played a sheriff in the The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986) and appeared in George A. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Mr. Sprinkles

Mrs. Doubtfire 1993

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Character: Sheriff Cronin

Leprechaun 1993

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Character: Gus Lotterhand

Funny Farm 1988

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Character: French Missionary Doctor

The Serpent and the Rainbow 1988

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Character: Virgil Cuts

Silver Bullet 1985

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Character: Mac McKibbon

Chiefs 1983

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Character: Ezra Morgan

Act of Vengeance 1986

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Character: Man from Home Town

The Postman Always Rings Twice 1981

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