William Devane Age, Net Worth, Wife, Height, Wiki, Biography

William Devane

William Devane Wiki/Biography

William Devane is an American actor and theater performer who also appears in movies and television. William Devane gained the most notoriety for his portrayal of Greg Summer in the first daily soap opera.

He played James Heller in the Fox drama serial. William began by introducing the 2014 Live Another Day reprise. In a variety of movies, such as Marathon Man, Family Plot, Time Stalkers, and Space Cowboys, he has had a supporting role.

He gained notoriety for his appearance in the 2014 movie Interstellar. He portrayed the US President in the critically acclaimed Batman trilogy The Dark Knight Rises.

He was born on September 5, 1939. His age is 83 years old as of 2023.

William Joseph Devane was born in Albany, New York. When Franklin Roosevelt served as governor of New York, his father Joseph Devane served as his driver. Dutch Devane, whose mother is German, earned his degree from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York in 1962. In the past, he had begun performing in regional theaters.

What is the net worth of William Devane?

William Devane has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2023. William Devane acquired this wealth by acting in numerous films like “McCabe,” “And Mrs. Miller,” and having roles in the TV shows “N.Y.P.D.,” “From Here to Eternity,” and “Soap Opera,” which paid him $100,000 per episode. He also worked in soap operas and other television series.

Outstanding American actor William Devane has performed in all three acting subgenres. Everyone usually compliments his work. He received two significant honors, one in 1989 and the other in 2009. He had a small part in the movie McCabe and Mrs. Miller, but everyone applauded his performance.

Quick Facts of William Devane

Celebrated Name: William Devane
Real Name/Full Name: William Joseph Devane
Gender: Male
Age: 83 years old
Birth Date: 5 September 1939
Birth Place: Albany, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m or 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Eugenie Devane (m. 1961)
Children: Yes (Joshua Devane)
Profession: American film, television, and theatre actor
Net Worth in 2023: $6 million


At the New York Shakespeare Festival, where he played 15 different roles, William Devane made his professional debut. In 1966, he performed as Robert F. Kennedy in the parody MacBride on Off-Broadway.

After playing President John F. Kennedy in the 1974 television documentary The Missiles of October on the Cuban missile crisis, Devane gained notoriety. He made several movie appearances, such as in Family Plot, Rolling Thunder, Yanks, Testament, Hollow Man, Space Cowboys, and other titles. President Henry Hayes was portrayed by Devane in three episodes of Stargate SG-1 in 2004.

In 2008, Ryan Hurst, Jeremy London, and Robert Picardo starred in Russ Emanuel’s film Chasing the Green. In Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, Devane portrayed the American President. He portrayed Williams in the movie “Williams” in 2014. He works with Roseland Capital as a spokesperson right now.


For his work on the television series Knots Landing, Devane was nominated in 1997 for a Golden Globe Award for best actor performance. 2009 saw him win the TV Land Award for Knots Landing.

He received a nomination for Male New Star of the Year at the 1975 Golden Apple Awards. For his role in Knots Landing, Devane won the Soap Opera Digest award for outstanding main actor in 1989, 1990, and 1991.

Family, Wife, Relationship

Before he became well-known, he made guest appearances on episodes of Gunsmoke, N.Y.P.D., Young Dr., and Kildare. Eugenie Devane and William had grown close. Before getting hitched, the pair dated for several months; their nuptials took place in 1961. Two sons were born to the couple.

Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)

William Devane stands 1.78 meters or 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 76 kilograms.

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