William Ragsdale

Birth Place: El Dorado, KS, USA

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William Ragsdale STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017
Reverend Todd

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Young Man

[Broadway]
1985
Eugene Morris Jerome [Replacement]


William Ragsdale Movies

[1985]Smooth Talk Jeff

[1985]Fright Night Charley Brewster

[1988]Fright Night Part 2 Charley Brewster

[1991]Mannequin: On the Move Jon Williamson, Prince William

[1998]Just a Little Harmless Sex Brent

[2006]Big Momma's House 2 Bob

[2006]The Last Time Rogers

[2007]LA Blues Paul Cooper

[2007]The Reaping Sheriff Cade

[2008]What Just Happened Agent #1

[2009]Wonderful World Buford Parks

[2012]Thunderstruck Joe Newall

[2013]Broken City Mr. Davies Billy's Lawyer

[2014]Left Behind Chris Smith

[2018]Alex Strangelove Ron Truelove

[2022]The Elevator Game Tom Walton

[2023]Knock at the Cabin Eric's Father

[2023]Renfield Older Priest


William Ragsdale TV Shows

Brother's Keeper Porter Waide

Ellen Dan

Grosse Pointe Rob Fields

Herman's Head Herman Brooks

Judging Amy Charles Duff

Justified Gary Hawkins

Younger Jeffrey Jacobs

William Ragsdale News


Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Twenty-Seven - The Legacy

Broadway World Cabaret is looking at THE LEGACY.

FRIGHT NIGHT Sets 4K Ultra HD Release Date

Fright Night will be released on a limited edition 4K Ultra HD steelbook. Meet Jerry Dandrige. He's sweet, sexy, and he likes to sleep in late. You might think he's the perfect neighbor. But before inviting Jerry in for a nightcap, there's just one thing you should know. Jerry prefers his drinks warm, red, and straight from the jugular!

Casting And Creative Team Announced for A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Yale Rep

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Carl Cofield, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 13a?"April 4. Opening Night is March 19.  

BWW Review: Governmental bureaucracy is serious yet slyly hilarious in Voyage Theater Company's THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS at The Sheen Center

Is playwright Cat Miller in possession of an oversized blender?  For her play The Hope Hypothesis, she tosses in Alice in Wonderland, a Kafkaesque tale, absurdist comedy, a spy thriller, soap opera histrionics and a deep state government mystery all together.  She turns the dial to frappe because that's the most fun setting.  Out pours a surprisingly refreshing and very delicious treat which successfully manages to be equally dark and light.

Government Bureaucracy Reaches Absurdist Levels in THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS

Voyage Theater Company is pleased to present the world premiere of THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS, a wickedly humorous take on the rabbit hole that is America's immigration system. Written and directed by Cat Miller, the play explores the current climate of suspicion and fear a?" and what it means to us as individuals and as a society. Opening on Tuesday, October 29th, THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS runs from October 25th through November 15th at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Tickets, priced at $37 ($27 for students and seniors), can be purchased at OvationTix.

Westport Country Playhouse Offers Discounted Tickets To First Responders For THOUSAND PINES

Westport Country Playhouse is offering $15 tickets to First Responders to attend the world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," playing now through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the production is a story of common humanity, healing, and forgiveness. First Responders include police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and healthcare professionals.  First Responders' discounted tickets are available only by calling the Playhouse box office at 203-227-4177.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents THOUSAND PINES

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, now through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works.

BWW Review: THOUSAND PINES at Westport

The national issue of gun violence is brought to the Westport Country Playhouse in the world premiere of Matthew Greene's Thousand Pines, directed by Austin Pendleton.

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's THOUSAND PINES

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17. Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works.

Westport Country Playhouse Stages World Premiere of THOUSAND PINES

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works.

Join FreeFall This August For MISS MCGEE'S CREATURE FEATURE

Join Matthew McGee for an evening of glamour, gore and guffaws in MISS MCGEE'S CREATURE FEATURE. This August, freeFall Theatre hosts three nights of thrills and chills with three hilarious and spine tingling films from the 80's. This fun night at the movies is part Elvira and part Mystery Science Theatre 3000 with improvised commentary, trivia, games, and concessions. Going to the movies can be a real drag! Admission is only $10. Don't miss the horror classics Fright Night (R), Creepshow (R) and GREMLINS (PG) on August 11, 18, and 25. All screenings will take place in freeFall's auditorium space.

MAN FROM NEBRASKA Extends Through March 26 at Second Stage Theatre

Due to extremely high ticket demand, Second Stage Theatre's New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, has announced a two-week extension after opening to extremely positive reviews on February 15th. The production will now play through March 26 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street).

BWW Review: Reed Birney Beautifully Sensitive in Tracy Letts' Riveting MAN FROM NEBRASKA

Deceptively, little seems to happen in the first several scenes of Tracy Letts' riveting 2004 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Man from Nebraska, now receiving a superb New York premiere at Second Stage.

MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Tracy Letts Opens Tonight at Second Stage

Second Stage Theatre presents the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer.

Tracy Letts's MAN FROM NEBRASKA Begins Tonight at Second Stage Theatre

Second Stage Theatre presents the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. MAN FROM NEBRASKA begins previews tonight, January 26, 2017 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Opening night is Wednesday, February 15.

Tracy Letts's MAN FROM NEBRASKA Begins Previews Tomorrow at Second Stage Theatre

A friendly reminder! Second Stage Theatre's New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, begins preview tomorrow, January 26 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Directed by David Cromer, opening night is Wednesday, February 15. 

Annette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This Winter

Just announced, Annette O'Toole will assume the role of Nancy Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer.

Heidi Armbruster and More Join Tracy Letts's MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage; Cast Complete!

Second Stage Theatre has announced complete casting for its upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer.

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse is Magnificent

See 'West Side Story' now at Paper Mill Playhouse through June 26th. Their production of this modern American classic is magnificent.

William Ragsdale FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

William Ragsdale has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

William Ragsdale has not appeared in the West End.

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