Bill Camp (left) as 'Wilbur Tennant'
Bill Camp (Wilbur Tennant) is an Emmy®- and Tony-nominated actor who starred in the Hulu limited series “The Looming Tower,” which was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning exposé by Lawrence Wright, focusing on Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11. Camp earned critical praise for his heart-wrenching role as Robert Chesney, a FBI veteran with John O’Neill’s (Jeff Daniels) counter-terrorism unit in New York City.
Camp’s film credits include Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildfire, starring alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan (playing Mulligan’s love interest), and Adam McCay’s star- studded Vice, which garnered eight Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Actor and Supporting Actor and Actress; Camp portrayed President Gerald Ford in the film.
Camp had quite the impressive 2017 with his Emmy® nomination (Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series) for his role as the subtle yet unapologetically intense Detective Dennis Box in HBO’s critically acclaimed limited series “The Night Of.” He held key roles in Midnight Special and Loving (both from writer-director Jeff Nichols), as well as Jason Bourne, directed by Paul Greengrass.
Camp also appeared in Gold for director Stephen Gaghan; Aloha for director Cameron Crowe; Birdman (Academy Award® winner, Best Picture) for director Alejandro González Iñárritu; Love & Mercy; 12 Years a Slave (Academy Award® winner, Best Picture); 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, Camp 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.