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Bill Pullman Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Hornell, New York, USA
70 years old
Birth Date
December 17 1953

Bill Pullman Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Hornell High School
Net Worth
Current Partner
Tamara Hurwitz
Lewis, Maesa, Jack
James Pullman, Johanna Blaas
Jay Pullman

William James Pullman, popularly known as Bill Pullman, is a famous American actor.
Pullman is most recognized for his appearance in the film 'Independence Day' as President Thomas J. Whitmore. He has also appeared in some other extraordinary movies, including 'Lost Highway', 'Spaceballs', and 'While You Were Sleeping'.
Pullman is a talented writer as well and has worked in theater. Pullman acted in the onstage play, 'Expedition 6,' which was all about the International Space Station mission. The drama premiered in September 2007 at the Magic Theater in San Francisco.
Let's discover more facts about Bill Pullman's birthday, height, age, and net worth in this article.

About Bill Pullman 

Віll Рullmаn іѕ known for his acting career in the fields of television, stage, and films. He is also a voice actor, best known for his roles in the 'Titan A.E.' franchise, as Korso and Dr. James Harvey.
Before deciding to pursue a film career, Bill Pullman earned a Master of Fine Arts in theater. He taught at Montana State University as a lecturer. In addition, Bill Pullman has collaborated with theater organizations in New York and Los Angeles.
Pullman debuted in 'Ruthless People' in 1986. He starred in films such as 'The Accidental Tourist' (1988), 'Sleepless In Seattle' (1993), 'Casper' (1995), 'Independence Day' (1996), 'Lake Placid' (1999), and many more.
He has been on television frequently, most notably in TV films, though he has also participated in miniseries and regular series throughout the 2000s, including starring parts in '1600 Penn' (2012–13) and 'The Sinner' (2017–2021).
Pullman has a long Broadway background, most recently appearing in Edward Albee's 'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?' in 2002.

Bill Pullman Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bill Pullman’s net worth?

Bill Pullman is one of the wealthiest and most popular movie actors. Bill Pullman's net worth is around $20 million.

How much does Bill Pullman earn per year?

Bill Pullman's annual salary is still under review.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bill Pullman?

Bill Pullman is 73.6 in (187 cm) tall and his eye color is blue.

How old is Bill Pullman?

Bill Pullman was born on December 17, 1953. He is currently 68 years old.

Childhood And Education

William Pullman, widely known as Bill Pullman, was born on December 17, 1953, in Hornell, New York. Pullman's mother is Dutch, and his father is of English, Scottish, and Northern Irish descent.
Bill Pullman's father, James Pullman, was a physician, and his mother, Johanna Pullman, was a nurse. Jay Pullman, his younger brother, is his childhood companion. His alma mater was Hornell High School, where he graduated in 1971. He continued his schooling at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Delhi and the State University of New York located in Oneonta.
Pullman went on to earn his MFA in theater at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He commenced his academic career as an adjunct professor at the film department of Montana State University and then taught drama at SUNY Delhi.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bill Pullman’s partner?

Tamara Hurwitz, a modern dancer, is Pullman's wife. Together they have three children, including Lewis Pullman who is an actor, singer Maesa Pullman, and actor Jack Pullman. Pullman's three children are all succeeding in their fields. Maesa is a lyricist and vocalist, while Jack is a puppeteer. As an actor, Lewis is following in his father's footsteps.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Pullman's early acting career consisted of theater performances. He worked for several theater companies in both New York and Los Angeles.
Pullman started his film career with 'Ruthless People', a comedy starring Danny DeVito and Bette Midler. His roles in 'Spaceballs' (1987), 'The Serpent And The Rainbow' (with Zakes Mokae), and 'While You Were Sleeping', an American romantic comedy are also noteworthy.
In the science-fiction film 'Independence Day' in 1996, he played the president of the United States.
He starred in 'Lost Highway' (1997) and portrayed Korso in the animated post-apocalyptic picture 'Titan A.E.' a year later. 'The Grudge' and 'Scary Movie 4' are two of his more recent projects. He co-starred with Christian Bale in the musical 'Newsies'.
Pullman co-starred in Julia Stiles' Broadway production of David Mamet's 'Oleanna.' It opened on October 11, 2009, at the John Golden Theatre, and played for 65 performances before closing on December 6, 2009. In the BBC/Starz Entertainment television drama 'Torchwood: Miracle Day,' Pullman portrays Oswald Danes, a pedophile and child killer, in the fourth season of the BBC/Starz Entertainment television drama 'Torchwood: Miracle Day,' which began in July 2011.
Bill Pullman also serves on the jury for Filmaka, a digital studio that allows up-and-coming filmmakers to showcase their work to industry professionals. From 2012 to 2013, Pullman appeared as the president of the United States in the television comedy series '1600 Penn'. He played Harry Ambrose in the four-season USA Network mystery series 'The Sinner,' which started in 2017.

Charity Work

Bill Pullman contributes to several non-profit organizations around the world. He has worked with organizations such as Austin Speaks, CANY, and the SickKids Foundation. Bill Pullman appeared in Yung Chang's documentary 'The Fruit Hunters' in 2012.
The film is an ode to biodiversity, telling the story of people who devote their time and energy to the search for rare and lost exotic fruits, as well as forgotten species, which today may offer a satisfactory response to the challenges to food production posed by climate change, as well as new options to ensure a healthy and balanced diet. Pullman's long-held love of the land and desire to cultivate fruit was made public by his participation in this film.

What awards has Bill Pullman won?

Pullman was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for his role as Oswald Danes in the film 'Torchwood: Miracle Day'.
On Broadway, Pullman co-starred alongside Mercedes Ruehl in Edward Albee's play 'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?', which won a Tony Award for Best Play, a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play, and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2003. In 2002, Pullman was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Actor in a Play.
Bill Pullman appeared in the miniseries 'Revelations' and Off-Broadway's Second Stage Theater in New York in Albee's play 'Peter And Jerry', for which he received a second Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play in 2008. Bill Pullman has received the Western Heritage Awards for his film 'The Virginian'.

Bill Pullman’s Hobbies And Interests

Bill Pullman enjoys trombones, vaudeville, and all things agricultural, such as cattle, barns, tractors, and, most recently, his orchard. He is a die-hard Buffalo Bills supporter. In Montana city, he co-owns a cattle ranch with his brother near Whitehall, where he lives part-time.

Other Interesting Bill Pullman Facts And Trivia

Pullman lost his sense of smell and the feeling in his left elbow when he was 21 years old and fell while rehearsing a play.
He obtained an honorary doctorate from Alfred University on May 14, 2011, and now acts on its Board of Trustees. In 2018, Montana State University bestowed upon him an honorary doctorate.
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