William Atherton Biography (1947-)

Born William Atherton Knight II, June 30, 1947, in New Haven (some sources say Orange), CT; son of Robert Atherton and Myrtle (Robison) Knight; married Bobbi Goldin, December 8, 1980. Education: Received scholarship to Pasadena Playhouse; Carnegie-Mellon University, B.F.A., drama, 1969; trained for the stage at Aesthetic Realism Foundation, New York City, and with Consultation with Three, Ted van Griethuysen, Roy Harris, Sheldon Kranz, and Eli Siegel.Addresses: Agent-- Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4526 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010-3801. Career: Actor and song performer. Member of Long Wharf Theatre Company while in high school. Toured with United Service Organizations (USO) shows in Europe in the 1960s. Awards, Honors: Theatre World Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award,and two Obie Award nominations, Village Voice, 1972, all for Suggs; Joseph Jefferson Award for Misalliance. Addresses: Agent:Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4526 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010-3801.

Actor, song performer
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June 30, 1947
New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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