Amazon-Video Comedy Central Showtime Apple TV+ DC Universe Disney Plus YouTube Premium HBO Max Peacock source-3036 Netflix Vudu HBO Go Hulu Plus Amazon Prime CBS All Access Verizon

Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Agreement.

William Devane

My Services

Currently not available to stream. Add it to your Watchlist to be notified when it becomes available.

Fast Facts

  • Began acting in neighborhood theater in Albany during his high-school years
  • Gained attention in the 1967 Off-Broadway play MacBird, playing a character inspired by Robert Kennedy
  • Received Emmy nomination for portraying John F
  • Kennedy in 1974's The Missiles of October; also played Jacqueline Kennedy's father, "Black Jack" Bouvier, in 1991 TV-movie A Woman Named Jackie
  • Claimed identification with JFK role cost him parts in the films The Deer Hunter (1978) and Apocalypse Now (1979)
  • Starred in Alfred Hitchcock's final film, Family Plot (1976)
  • Joined Knots Landing in its fifth year and stayed for the remaining 10 seasons
  • Has a polo facility on his 140-acre ranch
  • Owns the California restaurant Devane's along with his son

Awards

  • 1987Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1976Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special: nominated
  • 1975Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program: nominated

Relationships

  • Joseph Devane--Father
  • Kate Devane--Mother
  • Jake Devane--Son
  • Josh Devane--Son
  • Eugenie McCabe Devane--Wife