Fast Facts

  • Studied acting with Sanford Meisner at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse.
  • Big Broadway break was a 1979 production of Bent, costarring with Richard Gere.
  • Also in 1979, made a splash as "Ajax" in cult hit The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, with whom he would later work in 48 Hrs. (1982) and Wild Bill (1995).
  • Has played recurring characters on Sex and the City, Third Watch and 7th Heaven.
  • Voice credits include Justice League Unlimited, the 2005 video game The Warriors and the 2011 film Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
  • In 2007, was nominated for a Saturn Award, which honors the best in film and television in science fiction, fantasy and horror genres, for Best Supporting Actor in the Showtime series Dexter.
  • Was also nominated, for the same series, for Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Awards

  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Lisa Mary — Son
  • Atsuko Remar — Wife
  • Jason Kenji — Son

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Details

  • Birth Name: William James Remar
  • Birth Place: Boston, MA
  • Birthday: December 31, 1953, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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