Actor | Writer | Director
After a short period laying asphalt for the Arkansas State Transportation Department, he attended Henderson State University to pursue studies in psychology, but he dropped out after two semesters.
[on his Academy Award nomination for Best Actor (Sling Blade (1996)] Getting the nomination is like gravy. Winning would be like whatever is better than gravy.
Frequently plays sleazy and immoral characters
William Robert Thornton
Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
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