William Sanderson Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
William Sanderson was born on the 10th January 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee USA, and is an actor, well known for acting in films such as “Blade Runner” (1982) and “Deadwood” (2004) as well as the television series “Newhart” (1982 – 1990) and “True Blood” (2008 – 2014). Sanderson has been active in the entertainment industry since 1976.
How much is the net worth of William Sanderson? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $1 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Films and television are the main sources of Sanderson’s fortune.
William Sanderson Net Worth $1 Million
To begin with, the boy was raised in Memphis, Tennessee by his parents who worked as a landscape designer and elementary school teacher. He studied at the University of Memphis from which he graduated with Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor’s degrees, majoring respectively in business and law.
Concerning his professional career, he debuted in the lead role of the grindhouse action film “Fight for Your Life” (1977) directed and produced by Robert A. Endelson. Sanderson then starred alongside Christopher Allport and David Gale in the slasher film “Savage Weekend” (1979) by David Paulsen. He was in the main cast of the biographical film “Coal Miner’s Daughter” (1980), which grossed $67.1 million in the box office. William was also listed as a main in the drama film “Raggedy Man” (1981) by Jack Fisk, also appearing in the films “Lone Wolf McQuade” (1983), “Nightmares” (1983) and “Fletch” (1985). In 1987, he starred opposite Roo Marcus in the film “Last Man Standing” by Ernest Dickerson, and in 1989 in the award winning miniseries “Lonesome Dove” by Simon Wincer.
During the next decade, Sanderson portrayed Mr. Veze in the horror film “Mirror, Mirror” (1990), and in the critically acclaimed film “The Rocketeer” (1991) William was also cast as main, however, the film failed at the box office. He also voiced Karl Rossum in the animated series “Batman: The Animated Series” (1992). Moreover, William Sanderson starred in the legal thriller film “The Client” (1994) which was loved by cinema – goers, and in addition, he created episodic roles in the television series “The X-Files” (1994), “ER” (1996) and “The Pretender” (1996). More, he starred in the films made for television “Babylon 5: Thirdspace” (1997) and “Monte Walsh” (2003). The actor was in the main cast of the feature films “Gods and Generals” (2003) and “Avatar” (2004).
Afterwards, the actor worked mainly for television; from 2004 to 2006, he starred in the critically acclaimed series “Dreadwood” aired on HBO, then in the Emmy and Golden Globe Awards winning series “True Blood” (2008 – 2012), with William himself winning a Satellite Award for the role created in the above mentioned series. In 2009, Sanderson was seen in drama series “Lost” broadcast on ABC, and in addition landed episodic roles in the series “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour” (2011), “Bones” (2012) and “Bravest Warriors” (2013).
To conclude, all the above mentioned roles increased the total size of William Sanderson’s net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Sanderson is married to Sharon, and they have one child.
He is sometimes confused with fellow character actor Tracey Walter, who has sometimes also played the same type of eccentric Southern lowlifes. Since they have often gone after the same roles, the two actors have actually become friends. Unlike Walter, Sanderson actually hails from the Southeast US.
Was the original actor cast as Joe Camber in the film adaptation of Stephen King's "Cujo".
Profiled in "Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting" by Scott Voisin. 
Has one adult son, Andrew.
Enlisted in the army and served two years.
Earned a JD from Memphis State.
Earned a BA from Southern Methodist University.
Often plays diminutive, eccentric oddballs on the outer edges of communities.
I'm a journeyman actor and part of my journey is getting to work with those actors I admire and make good films.
It's better to be type-cast, than not cast at all.