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William Atherton

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $1,211,130,858 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,424)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Winchester Rep (The Last Samurai), Walter Peck (Ghostbusters), Richard 'Dick' Thornburg, Reporter WWTW-TV News (Die Hard 2), Bob Gminski (The Pelican Brief), Richard Thornburg (Die Hard)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Cruise, Edward Zwick, Timothy Spall, John Logan, Tony Goldwyn

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$602,674,560$608,456,298$1,211,130,858
Leading1$24,296$24,471$48,767
(Unclassified)9$199,040,568$58,505,232$257,545,800
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/4/2014 Jinn Father Westhoff  $202,348 $16,132 $218,480
9/20/2013 The Citizen Joseph Winston  $24,296 $24,471 $48,767
3/2/2012 Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Earle Swinter  $201,436 $22,216 $223,652
3/14/2008 Hacia la Oscuridad John  $0 $0 $0
12/5/2003 The Last Samurai Winchester Rep  $111,110,575 $345,700,000 $456,810,575
5/11/2001 Bread and Roses Himself  $536,465 $746,128 $1,282,593
11/7/1997 Mad City Dohlen  $10,561,038 $0 $10,561,038
8/27/1997 Hoodlum Thomas Dewey  $23,489,997 $0 $23,489,997
1/12/1996 Bio-Dome Dr. Noah Faulkner  $13,294,762 $0 $13,294,762
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief Bob Gminski  $100,768,056 $87,227,803 $187,995,859
4/26/1991 Oscar Overton  $23,562,716 $0 $23,562,716
7/3/1990 Die Hard 2 Richard 'Dick' Thornburg, Reporter WWTW-TV News  $117,323,878 $122,490,147 $239,814,025
7/15/1988 Die Hard Richard Thornburg  $81,350,242 $57,759,104 $139,109,346
12/19/1986 No Mercy Allan Deveneux  $12,303,904 $0 $12,303,904
8/7/1985 Real Genius Professor Jerry Hathaway  $12,952,019 $0 $12,952,019
6/8/1984 Ghostbusters Walter Peck  $242,212,467 $53,000,000 $295,212,467
10/19/1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar James  $16,900,000 $0 $16,900,000
12/25/1975 The Hindenburg Boerth  $27,945,225 $0 $27,945,225
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express Clovis Poplin  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
Movies: 19Totals:$801,739,424$666,986,001$1,468,725,425
  Averages:$42,196,812$35,104,526$77,301,338