William Thomas Sadler was born on April 13, 1950 in Buffalo, New York, to Jane and William Sadler. He began his acting career in New York theaters, appearing in more than 75 productions over the course of 12 years. His roles included that of Sgt. Merwin J. Toomey in Neil Simon’s Tony Award winning play “Biloxi Blues”. He is best remembered for his roles in Крепкий орешек 2 (1990), Новые приключения Билла и Теда (1991), Побег из Шоушенка (1994) and Байки из склепа: Демон ночи (1995). He is also a television star, appearing in such sitcoms as Розанна (1988) and Мерфи Браун (1988) and such movies-of-the weeks as Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase (1981). Sadler also starred as Sheriff Jim Valenti on the WB science fiction television series Город пришельцев (1999).