Big Apple: David Strathairn Bio

Big Apple Character: William B. Preecher

About William: high-level FBI agent, Jimmy Flynn's boss

First Big Apple Episode: Pilot

Birth Date: 26 January 1949

Born in: San Francisco, California, USA

Middle Name: Russell

Schooling: Williams College in Williamstown, MA. and Ringling Bros. Clown College, FL.

Other Roles: David Strathairn's feature film credits include "Contender," "L.A. Confidential," "The River Wild" "Lost in Yonkers" and "Eight Men Out." His television credits include the series "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd" and the movies "The Miracle Worker" and "Lethal Innocence."