Bill Camp

William "Bill" Camp is an American actor. He is best known for playing detective Dennis Box in the HBO television mini-series The Night Of.


Camp has been largely active in theatre,[1][2] but has taken on character roles in both film and television.

Among his works on Broadway are Heartbreak House (2006), Death of a Salesman (2012) and The Crucible (2016).

In 2002, he left acting and temporarily changed professions (as a cook and mechanic),[3] only to return two years later in Homebody/Kabul, for which he won an Obie Award (Off-Broadway Theater Awards).

He appeared in the second season of the TV series Boardwalk Empire as the hunter Glenmore.

He married Elizabeth Marvel on September 4, 2004. They have one son.

Theater credits (Broadway)

Partial filmography


Year Title Role Director Notes
1990 Reversal of Fortune Bill Barbet Schroeder
1997 In & Out Bachelor Party Guest Frank Oz
1998 Rounders Eisenberg John Dahl
2007 Reservation Road Desk Cop Terry George
2009 Public Enemies Frank Nitti Michael Mann
2010 Tamara Drewe Glen McGreavey Stephen Frears
2012 Lawless Sheriff Hodges John Hillcoat
2012 Compliance Van Craig Zobel
2012 Lincoln Mr. Jolly Steven Spielberg
2013 12 Years a Slave Radburn Steve McQueen
2014 Love & Mercy Murry Wilson Bill Pohlad
2014 Birdman Crazy Man Alejandro G. Inarritu
2015 Aloha Bob Largent Cameron Crowe
2015 Black Mass John Callahan Scott Cooper
2016 Midnight Special Doak Jeff Nichols
2016 Loving Frank Beazley Jeff Nichols
2016 Jason Bourne Malcolm Smith Paul Greengrass
2016 Gold Hollis Dresher Stephen Gaghan Post-production
2017 Hostiles Scott Cooper In post-production
2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer Yorgos Lanthimos In post-production
2017 Crown Heights William Robedee Matt Ruskin Post-production
2017 Woman Walks Ahead Susanna White In post-production
2017 Molly's Game Aaron Sorkin Filming



  1. Simonson, Robert (December 16, 2007). "One Man's Method for Better Acting: Just Stop Doing It". The New York Times.
  2. Walat, Kathryn (March 2009). "He'll See You in Hell" (PDF). American Theatre. pp. 40–42, 71–72.
  3. Soloski, Alexis (November 3, 2010). "Bill Camp and Dostoyevsky Go Underground". The Village Voice.
  4. "Review: In Arthur Miller's Crucible, First They Came for the Witches" by Ben Brantley, The New York Times, March 31, 2016

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