Prison Break William Fichtner

William Fichtner returns as Alex Mahone on Season Three of Prison Break : Photo – FOX

William Fichtner : Alexander Mahone

Date Of Birth: November 27th, 1956  Hometown: Long Island, New York

Segueing effortlessly between television and feature films, Buffalo, NY, native William Fichtner starred as “Sheriff Tom Underlay” in the sci-fi drama series “Invasion.” Fichtner also appeared in the Academy Award-winning film “Crash,” and in the action/thriller “Ultraviolet.” Last spring he co-starred in the feature comedy “Blades of Glory” with Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. 

Fichtner was recently seen in the cable miniseries “Empire Falls,” opposite Paul Newman and Ed Harris. His additional television credits include a starring role on the medical drama series “MDs” as well as guest roles on series such as “The West Wing.”

Fichtner’s recent feature credits include the remake of “The Longest Yard” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, Rodrigo Garcia’s “Nine Lives,” “The Chumscrubber” and “The Moguls” opposite Jeff Bridges. Additionally, Fichtner can be seen in Ridley Scott’s “Black Hawk Down,” “First Snow,” “What’s the Worst That Can Happen?”, Wolfgang Petersen’s “The Perfect Storm,” “Drowning Mona,” “Passion of Mind,” “Armageddon,” Michael Mann’s “Heat,” “Contact,” “Go,” “The Underneath,” “Julie Walking Home,” “Equilibrium,” “The Settlement” and Kevin Spacey’s directorial debut, “Albino Alligator.”

As a member of the Circle Repertory Theater, Fichtner won critical acclaim for his role in “The Fiery Furnace,” directed by Norman Rene. He has also appeared on stage in “Raft of Medusa” at the Minetta Lane Theater, “The Years” at the Manhattan Theatre Club, “Clothes for a Summer Hotel” at the Williamstown Theatre and “Machinal” at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater.

When not filming in Dallas, Fichtner lives in Los Angeles.