William Devane Net Worth, Wealth, and Annual Salary

William Devane net worth: William Devane is an American actor of stage, screen and television who has a net worth of $5 million. William Devane first gained notoriety for his work in off Broadway productions such as MacBird, in which he played the role of Robert Kennedy in 1966. His Broadway debut was in “The Watering Place”, playing opposite Shirley Knight. His movie debut was in 1967 when he played the role of a revolutionary in the film “In the Country.” Since then he has starred in numerous television shows like “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”, “Stargate GS 1”, “NCIS” and has a recurring role in the Soap Opera “Revenge”, where he plays the role of Edward Grayson. Many of Devane’s acting roles have circled around politics. He has starred in several roles as a member of the Presidential Cabinet in the West Wing, as the Secretary of State and a nominee for Vice-President, as the Secretary of Defense in the series 24, and as President John F. Kennedy in the “Missiles of October.” Two of William Devane’s most memorable roles came in the 1970s, when he was able to work with famed “Master of Suspense” Alfred Hitchcock on “Family Plot,” and in the William Goldman penned thriller “Marathon Man,” in which he plays a second banana bad guy to Laurence Olivier’s evil Nazi dentist Dr. Christian Szell. But Devane is best well known for his long running role in Knots Landing, as the evil Greg Sumner . William Devane was born in Albany, New York in 1937. His father, Joseph Devane was the chauffeur for the former Governor of New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Devane is currently married to Eugenie Devane and is the father of two children. He and his wife are the proud owners of Devane’s Italian Kitchen in Rancho Mirage, California.

William Devane Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

William Devane's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

William Devane Wealth Info
Net Worth$5 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthSeptember 5, 1937 (age 85 years)
GenderMale
Height5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter, Television Director
NationalityUnited States of America

Inspirational Quotes by William Devane

And I have to credit David Jacobs with the opportunities he gave me. He was totally into sharing the creation of characters. David put together a show that told the story of people over many years' time and that was greatly enjoyable. Though nowadays that is frowned upon.

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I like working fast, but I got to the age where the real difference between television and the movies is, I'm not smart enough to be in the movies. It's a very political world. In all modesty, I can say that I'm a much better actor, but that doesn't matter.

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I knew with The West Wing that that wasn't going to be for very long, that I was just the red herring.

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The West Wing seems to be feeding the myth about how presidential politics are.

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Ultimately the Emmys are a popularity contest.

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