William Devane net worth: William Devane is an American actor of stage, screen and television who has a net worth of $5 million. William Devane first gained notoriety for his work in off Broadway productions such as MacBird, in which he played the role of Robert Kennedy in 1966. His Broadway debut was in “The Watering Place”, playing opposite Shirley Knight. His movie debut was in 1967 when he played the role of a revolutionary in the film “In the Country.” Since then he has starred in numerous television shows like “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”, “Stargate GS 1”, “NCIS” and has a recurring role in the Soap Opera “Revenge”, where he plays the role of Edward Grayson. Many of Devane’s acting roles have circled around politics. He has starred in several roles as a member of the Presidential Cabinet in the West Wing, as the Secretary of State and a nominee for Vice-President, as the Secretary of Defense in the series 24, and as President John F. Kennedy in the “Missiles of October.” Two of William Devane’s most memorable roles came in the 1970s, when he was able to work with famed “Master of Suspense” Alfred Hitchcock on “Family Plot,” and in the William Goldman penned thriller “Marathon Man,” in which he plays a second banana bad guy to Laurence Olivier’s evil Nazi dentist Dr. Christian Szell. But Devane is best well known for his long running role in Knots Landing, as the evil Greg Sumner . William Devane was born in Albany, New York in 1937. His father, Joseph Devane was the chauffeur for the former Governor of New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Devane is currently married to Eugenie Devane and is the father of two children. He and his wife are the proud owners of Devane’s Italian Kitchen in Rancho Mirage, California.
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|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 5, 1937 (age 85 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Screenwriter, Television Director|
|Nationality||United States of America|
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I didn't care about that because I'm not a diplomatic person to begin with. I just went along with things and did what I wanted to do because I knew they had to shoot their 12 pages a day. And when they realized that I didn't alter the text they really didn't mind what I did.William Devane
I would fix other people's lines if they asked me on occasion. The hard part of writing is the architecture of it, getting the story and structuring it. Not the tweaking of lines.William Devane
Even though shows like NYPD Blue are soaps in my opinion, but they're individualized to an extent that you can still follow what's going on if you miss a week.William Devane
There's a certain possessiveness of writers sometimes.William Devane
Ultimately the Emmys are a popularity contest.William Devane