ActorMusicianVoice Artist

William Katt: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

Below is all you want to know about William Katt's family, spouse, height, weight, and more!

William Katt is a well-known film and television actor, voice artist, and musician who is best known for starring in the popular television series The Greatest American Hero. He received widespread recognition when he played the character of Tommy Ross in the film version of Carrie (1976). Later, he starred in movies, including First Love (1977), Big Wednesday (1978), and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979).

Career Highlights

Check out William Katt's most important accomplishments right here.

William Katt attended Orange Coast College before starting his music career. Later, he started working in summer stock theatre and also did various recurring roles in television shows. Katt made his acting debut in the 1976 horror movie Carrie in which he played the role of Tommy Ross. Critics, as well as audiences, highly appreciated his character.

Family and Personal Life

Here is William Katt's family information, including spouse, kids, and dating life.

Katt married his wife, Deborah Kahane, in 1979. Together they are the parents of two children, Clayton and Emerson. The couple divorced in 1992. The following year, he got married to Danielle Hirsch with whom he has a daughter, Dakota, as well as a stepson, Andrew.

Family Information
Wife/Spouse (Name):Danielle Hirsch (m. 1993), Deborah Kahane (m. 1979–1986)
Children/KidsYes (Dakota Katt, Clayton Katt, Emerson Katt)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

All facts you might be interested in can be found in the table below. For example, net worth, nationality, age, and more!

More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameWilliam Theodore Katt
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)73 years
Date of BirthFebruary 16, 1951
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Height1.74 m, 5 feet 9 inches
Weight81 kg, 178.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$800 thousand
OccupationActor, Musician, Voice Artist

Height, Weight, and Age

William Katt's height is pretty average measuring 1.74 m. Boasting a weight of 81 kg. Being born on February 16, 1951, translates to an age of 73 years as of todays date (May 7, 2024).


I try to cover myself, to have another movie under way before the last one comes out. I’ve been able to just scrape by, holding out for good parts instead of taking anything.

William KattWilliam Katt Family Wife Children Dating Net Worth Nationality

When I play a good guy, I try to explore them and figure out what shapes them and makes them interesting. When I’m playing a bad guy, I try to explore everything that makes them good. No one ever really thinks that they’re a bad guy.

William KattWilliam Katt Family Wife Children Dating Net Worth Nationality

Audiences can be leery of sequels; the studios make a hit, they see dollar signs, and they make a cheap rip-off.

William KattWilliam Katt Family Wife Children Dating Net Worth Nationality

I like to spend as much time on the stage as possible. I don’t do a regular TV series because I don’t want to be overexposed.

William KattWilliam Katt Family Wife Children Dating Net Worth Nationality