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William Mapother Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Apr 17, 1965
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

William Mapother has staked out a peripheral film career thanks to his cousin, [[Performer~P86295~Tom Cruise~tomcruise]]. With haunting eyes and a brooding demeanor, Mapother was a memorable choice to play [[Performer~P71267~Marisa Tomei~marisatomei]]'s vicious ex-husband in [[Feature~V237127~In the Bedroom~inthebedroom]] (2001), his most recognizable role. [[Performer~P86295~Cruise~tomcruise]] gave the Kentucky native his start with production assistant jobs on [[Feature~V10144~Cocktail~cocktail]] and [[Feature~V40134~Rain Man~rainman]] (both 1988), then a small role in [[Feature~V6747~Born on the Fourth of July~bornonthefourthofjuly]] (1989), where he also worked as the actor's assistant. Mapother has continued to appear in the margins of [[Performer~P86295~Cruise~tomcruise]] films, ranging from [[Feature~V181277~Magnolia~magnolia]] (1999) to [[Feature~V262610~Minority Report~minorityreport]] (2002), as well as undertaking a larger role in the [[Performer~P86295~Cruise~tomcruise]]-produced [[Feature~V161795~Without Limits~withoutlimits]] (1998). ~ Derek Armstrong, Rovi

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