William Forsythe (actor)

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This article is about the actor. For the choreographer, see William Forsythe (dancer).
William Forsythe
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Forsythe in 2007
Born (1955-06-07) June 7, 1955 (age 61)
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978–present

William Forsythe (born June 8,1955) is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of various gangsters and tough guys in films such as Raising Arizona, Once Upon a Time in America, Stone Cold, Out For Justice, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Dick Tracy, The Rock, and The Devil's Rejects. He also played recurring characters in the series Boardwalk Empire, Justified, John Doe, and The Untouchables as Al Capone.

Career[edit]

Forsythe portrayed serial killer John Wayne Gacy in Dear Mr. Gacy, a film adaptation of The Last Victim, the memoirs of Jason Moss, a college student who corresponded with Gacy his last year on death row. The film was released in 2010.[1]

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