William O'Leary (actor)

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William O'Leary (born October 19, 1957)[1] is an American actor.

O'Leary made his Broadway debut as "Art" in Precious Sons at the Longacre Theatre, (3/20/1986 - 5/10/1986) starring Ed Harris and Judith Ivey.[2] He played Marty Taylor, Tim Taylor's (Tim Allen) younger brother on Home Improvement. His most recent regular role was the primary antagonist, General Xaviax, on Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight.

He was born in Chicago,[1] he graduated from Highland Park High School in Highland Park, Illinois in 1976. He earned his MFA at the prestigious Professional Actors Theatre Program at the University of Washington, Seattle in 1982.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Nice Girls Don't Explode Andy
Walker James Walker
1988 Bull Durham Jimmy
1989 Lost Angels Link
1991 Flight of Black Angel Capt. Eddie Gordon, Callsign Black Angel
Hot Shots! Pete 'Dead Meat' Thompson
1993 In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco Adrian
1994–1999 Home Improvement Martin "Marty" Taylor 30 episodes
1994 The Enemy Within Lt. William Dorsett
1995–1996 Murder She Wrote FBI Agt. Ed Crider Two Episodes
1996 Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Ethan Tarrant
Project ALF Capt. Rick Mullican
1997 A Time to Revenge Lyle Whittmar
Mad City CTN Junior Executive #1
2000 Daybreak Mr. Smith
The X-Files Man at Gas Station Episode: Roadrunners
2002–2003 CSI: Miami Stewart Otis Two Episodes: Broken, Body Count
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Head of Security
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Agent Jenkins
2005 NUMB3RS Roland Haldane One Episode: Pilot
2009 Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight Xaviax Main Cast
24 Sid Paulson Two Episodes


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