Bill Paterson (Actor) Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Facts, Family

William Tulloch Paterson is a Scottish actor. Best known for his films and TV series including Comfort and Joy, Truly, Madly, Deeply, Wives and Daughters, Sea of Souls, Amazing Grace, Miss Potter, Little Dorrit and many more. Learn more about him check here.

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Bill Paterson was born in Glasgow, UK on 3 June 1945. He spent three years as a quality surveyor’s apprentice before attending the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Bill Paterson is a Scottish actor. He has appeared in films and TV series including Comfort and Joy, Truly, Madly, Deeply, Wives and Daughters, Sea of Souls, Amazing Grace, Miss Potter, Little Dorrit, Doctor Who, Outlander, Fleabag, Inside No. 9, Good Omens, and Brassic.

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Birth Name     William Tulloch Paterson
Stage name Bill Paterson
Date of birth  3 June 1945
Birthplace Glasgow, United Kingdom 
Age           77 years (2023)
Profession Actor
Parents N/A
Sibling N/A
Wife  Hildegard Bechtler (m. 1984)
Children 2
Marital status Married
Nationality              British
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign N/A
Social media  N/A

Bill Paterson Wife

Bill Paterson was married to Hildegard Bechtler in 1984. They have two children named Tom Horovitch and Francis Horovitch.

Bill Paterson Career

Bill Paterson made his acting debut in 1967. He starts with Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Glasgow Citizens Theatre. Later on, he joined the Citizens’ Theatre for Youth. However, he left the theatre for The Great Northern Welly Boot Show at the Edinburgh Festival. Bill Paterson spent most of his time in John McGrath’s theatre. And then slowly he began his television career. His first appearance includes the 1978 BAFTA award-winning drama Licking Hitler. He also played King James in the UK television serial Will Shakespeare the same year.

He however did not neglect theater. In 1982, he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for his performance as Schweyk in another Brecht play, Schweik in the Second World War. His most recent theatre is Earthquakes in London at the National Theatre in the summer of 2010. In the 1980s, Peterson began to appear in films. Among them include The Killing Fields, The Witches, and Chaplin among many others. In addition, he appeared as Brian, a cafe owner who knows the Spice Girls, in Spice World.

His later work has been for the BBC. Throughout his career, he has featured regularly in radio drama and provided narration for a large number of documentaries. In 2010, Paterson starred in Doctor Who as Professor Edwin Bracewell. Paterson has also narrated various television and radio programs. In 2003, he began broadcasting radio stories about his childhood. He also narrates the BBC’s annual coverage of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Moreover, in 2016 he narrated The Farmers’ Country Showdown, a series for the BBC.

Bill Paterson’s Net Worth

Bill Paterson was working for many years now on TV series and films, with which he had earned a lot of recognition and appreciation as well. During the research, we have not found any clue about his net worth.

Bill Paterson’s Best Movies

  • 1990 The Witches
    1999 Wives and Daughters
    2004-2006 Sea of Souls
    2008 Little Dorrit
    2009–2011 Law & Order: UK
    2010 Doctor Who
    2014 Outlander
    2016 The Rebel
    2016–2019 Fleabag
    2018 Inside No. 9
    2019 Good Omens

Bill Paterson Books

  • Tales From the Back Green
  • Buppa’s Big Surprise
  • Centennial Park Outlet Model

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