Bill is best known for his Emmy Nominated performance in HBO’s critically acclaimed limited series The Night Of. Up next, he will share the screen alongside Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in the highly anticipated Yorgos Lanthimos film The Killing of a Sacred Deer which hits theaters on October 27th. He will also have a pivotal role alongside Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner in the Aaron Sorkin directed drama Molly’s Game which hits theaters Christmas Day. Bill most recently shot the Francis Lawrence-directed spy thriller Marble, based on Jason Matthew’s espionage novel. This film also marks his second time working with Steve Zaillian, who is attached as a producer on the Fox feature. Additionally, Bill filmed The Land Of Steady Habits both written and directed by Nicole Holofcener with Anthony Bregman of Likely Story producing. Bill also co-starred alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan in Wildlife, Paul Dano’s directorial debut. Other upcoming films include Woman Walks Ahead directed by Susanna White, and Scott Cooper’s latest feature, Hostiles. This will be his second time working with Cooper, as the duo previously collaborated on Black Mass.
Last year, Bill held key roles in Midnight Special and Loving (both from writer-director Jeff Nichols) as well as Jason Bourne directed by Paul Greengrass. Bill has also appeared in Gold for director Stephen Gaghan, Aloha for director Cameron Crowe, Birdman (Academy Award Winner, Best Picture) for director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Love & Mercy, 12 Years a Slave, Lincoln, Compliance, Lawless, Tamara Drewe and Public Enemies. On the small screen he has played recurring roles on The Leftovers, Manhattan, Boardwalk Empire and Damages.
A veteran of the stage, Bill received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Reverend John Hale in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, directed by Ivo Van Hove and produced by Scott Rudin. He is an alumnus of The Juilliard School and recipient of several awards and honors, including the Obie, Elliot Norton, Drama Desk, and Boston Critics Association.
Robert Chesney is an FBI veteran with John O’Neill’s (Jeff Daniels) counter-terrorism unit in New York. Nearing voluntary retirement age, Chesney is from a different era, when the FBI was concentrated on domestic organized crime. Despite that, his highly developed instincts and interrogation techniques lead him to extract vital information from suspects in the fight against al-Qaeda.