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Bill Pullman started acting professionally in New York theater in 1983, and shortly after began his film career. His movie work includes blockbuster comedies (Ruthless People, Spaceballs), dramas (The Accidental Tourist, Igby Goes Down), romantic comedies (Sleepless in Seattle, While You Were Sleeping), action (Independence Day), thrillers (Malice), westerns (The Virginian, Wyatt Earp), film noir (The Last Seduction, The Zero Effect), and horror (The Grudge). His theater work includes the Broadway revival of David Mamet’s Oleanna, the Broadway world premiere of Edward Albee’s The Goat (Drama Desk nomination), as well as Albee’s Peter & Jerry (Drama Desk nomination). Bill directed for the anthology TV series Night Visions, and directed and produced the TNT movie The Virginian. He recently starred in HBO’s Too Big To Fail, the BBC and Starz series Torchwood, and the TNT movie Scott Turow's Innocent.