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William Sanderson was born on 10 January, 1944 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, is an Actor. Discover William Sanderson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 77 years old?

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Occupation actor
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 10 January, 1944
Birthday 10 January
Birthplace Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Nationality United States

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William Sanderson Height, Weight & Measurements

At 79 years old, William Sanderson height is 5' 8" (1.73 m) .

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Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Who Is William Sanderson's Wife?

His wife is Sharon Wix (5 December 1993 - present), Aprile Joi Lyon (19 May 1984 - ?) ( divorced)

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Wife Sharon Wix (5 December 1993 - present), Aprile Joi Lyon (19 May 1984 - ?) ( divorced)
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William Sanderson Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is William Sanderson worth at the age of 79 years old? William Sanderson’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from United States. We have estimated William Sanderson's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2023 Under Review
Net Worth in 2022 Pending
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As o 2017, was semi-retired from acting and residing in Harrisburg, PA. In a 2017 interview with PennLive, he stated that in the mid-2000s he and his wife bought a house there to be closer to her family. However, they liked Pennsylvania so much that they now live there full time.


In 2009 was profiled in "Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting" by Scott Voisin.


Farnum on the sensationally gritty cable western TV series Deadwood (2004).


Sanderson gave a lovely and touching portrayal in a rare lead role as emotionally dysfunctional recovering alcoholic ukulele minstrel Stanley Myer in the poignant indie drama Stanley's Gig (2000).


Among the TV shows William has done guest spots on are The Practice (1997), The Pretender (1996), ER (1994), The X-Files (1993), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Sirens (1993), Matlock (1986), Babylon 5 (1993), Married. . .


Not surprisingly, considering his distinctive Southern drawl, he has also appeared in such westerns as the comedy Wagons East (1994), Crossfire Trail (2001), Monte Walsh (2003), Andersonville (1996), Gods and Generals (2003) and the acclaimed TV mini-series Lonesome Dove (1989) (one of several projects in which Sanderson has acted alongside Tommy Lee Jones).


Sebastian in the fantastic science-fiction cult favorite Blade Runner: The Director's Cut (1982).

He achieved his greatest popularity, however, as flaky backwoodsman Larry on the hit sitcom Newhart (1982) on which he uttered the memorable catchphrase, "I'm Larry. This is my brother Darryl and this is my other brother Darryl. " More recently Sanderson had a terrific role as conniving hotel proprietor E. B.


He has played his fair share of loathsome bad guys (he refers to these particular characters as "prairie scum"), such as nasty lout Calvin in Raggedy Man (1981), lowlife hick Lee Dollarhide in Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) and weaselly criminal Snow in Lone Wolf McQuade (1983).


He gave a superbly lively and intense performance as vicious racist and escaped convict Jessie Lee Kane in the brutal exploitation feature Fight for Your Life (1977). William was likewise marvelous as gentle toymaker J. F.


Prolific and versatile character actor William Sanderson was born on January 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee. His mother was an elementary school teacher and his father was a landscape designer. William served two years in the US Army. Following his military service he attended Southern Methodist University. He earned both a BBA degree and a JD law degree from Memphis State University. William went to New York to try his luck as an actor. He studied his craft with Herbert Berghof and William Hickey. Sanderson began his acting career in off-Broadway stage productions and appeared in several independent pictures.