William Preston Biography

Birthday: 1921-08-26
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
Wiki Biography: William Preston started an acting career late in his life, giving up his career as a book keeper in a Philadelphia trucking firm to begin acting at age 47. He had extensive stage experience, performing in over 60 Shakespeare productions as well as being nominated for Florida's state supporting actor award. Among his many movie roles, he played John, the bum, from The Fisher King (1991), a blacksmith in Far and Away (1992), and the flask mourner in Family Business (1989). He later appeared in Waterworld (1995), _Reckless (1995/I)_, Blue in the Face (1995), and The Crucible (1996). William was born on August 26, 1921 in Columbia, PA. He had a Master's degree in English literature from Penn State. In July 10, 1998 Preston died.

William PrestonPhotos & Pictures


Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Me and Veronica Old Man 1993 Comedy, Drama
Flasher Flasher 2006 Biography