William Theodore Katt (born February 16, 1951) is an American film and television actor, best known as the star of The Greatest American Hero.
William Katt was born on February 16, 1951, in Los Angeles to actors Bill Williams (birth name Herman August Wilhelm Katt) and Barbara Hale. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley and already began acting as a teenager.
He first became known for playing Tommy Ross, who went to the ill-fated prom date of Carrie White in the film version of Carrie (1976) and subsequently starred in films such as First Love (1977), Big Wednesday (1978) and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979). He also played a role in the remake of Piranha (1995).
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