William Forsythe was born on June 7, 1955 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, United States. Although people say he is the son John Forsythe, William rejected the rumors, saying they don’t have any connection. William Forsythe is one of the most famous actors from Hollywood.
Big screen career
He has a large experience both on the big screens and TV shows. His acting career started in 1978, but his first notable part was in 1981 as Bill Forsythe in Smokey Bites the Dust. He is also famous for the roles he played in King of the Mountain (1981) and The Man Who Wasn’t There (1983). In 1984 he could be seen in Cloak & Dagger and Once Upon A Time in America. The Lightship and Savage Dawn where the movies that casted William Forsythe in 1985.
The next years were really busy for William. He played in Raising Arizona (1987), Extreme Prejudice (1987), Weeds(1987), Patty Hearst (1988), Dead Bang (1989), Torrents of Spring (1989), Dick Tracy (1990), Career Opportunities (1991), Out for Justice (1991), Stone Cold (1991),The Waterdance (1992),American Me (1992), The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992), Relentless 3 (1993), Direct Hit (1994), Virtuosity (1995), Palookaville (1995), Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995), The Immortals (1995), Beyond Desire (1995), The Substitute (1996), The Rock (1996), Firestorm (1998), Big City Blues (1999), Blue Streak (1999).
As we can see, there is hardly a year when William did not appear on the big screen - Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), Row Your Boat (1999),G-Men from Hell (2000), Camouflage (2001), Blue Hill Avenue (2001), Coastlines (2002), Hard Cash (2002), City by the Sea (2002), The Librarians (2003), Strikeforce (2004),The L.A. Riot Spectacular (2005), The Devil's Rejects (2005), Freedomland (2006), Jam (2006), Halloween (2007), Hack! (2007),88 Minutes (2007), Stiletto (2008), iMurders (2008), The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone (2009), Dear Mr. Gacy (2010), The Rig (2010), Inkubus (2011), Hidden in the Woods (2014), Laugh Killer Laugh (2015), The Bronx Bull (2015). This is a long list of movies that made him build a net worth of $8 million.
Tv series career
He was also a part of some TV series such as: The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981), Baja Oklahoma (1988), Blind Faith (1990), Cruel Doubt (1992), Willing to Kill: The Texas Cheerleader Story (1992), The Untouchables (1993), Gotti (1996), First Time Felon (1997), Dollar for the Dead (1998), John Doe (2002), Larva (2005), Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy (2005), Final Approach (2007), Boardwalk Empire (2011), Infected (2011), Mob Doctor (2012), The Mentalist (2013), Twisted Tales (2013/2014), Justified (2014), Hawaii Five-0 (2015), Marvel's Daredevil (2016).
William Forsythe was married to Melody Mundon. They had three children together: Rebecca, Angelica and Chloe. Unfortunately the couple did not resist. After their children were born they filed for a divorce. Currently, it seems that William Forsythe is single or he hasn’t revealed anything to the media. He remained a close friend to his former wife.
As hobbies William Forsythe says he likes reading, and meditation. It keeps him calm and in a good mental state. He thinks that reading is the secret weapon of every actor. By reading you can mentally imagine the characters. It’s like playing a role inside your mind, practicing.