Dec. 6th, 1953
New York City, New York, USA
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He is as a award-winning television director with numerous episodes of "Frasier" (1993), "Becker" (1998), "Everybody Loves Raymond" (1996), and "Gilmore Girls" (2000) under his belt.
He is a nationally known comedian with over 50 appearances with Jay Leno, David Letterman, Johnny Carson (I) and more.
His corporate track record with Microsoft and Bill Gates (I) continues to grow with a host of projects for an array of technology- and consumer-oriented electronic companies.
As an actor, he has over a dozen films to his credit including the Academy Award-nominated film Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), in which he co-starred with Joan Allen (I), and that was directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
Wil Shriner wrote the screenplay and directed the feature film Hoot (2006), based on the Newbury Honor-noted Carl Hiaasen book from New Line Cinema and Walden Media.
- 1972 graduate of J.J. Pearce High School-Richardson, TX
- He is eight minutes younger than his twin brother Kin.
- Twin brother of 'Kin Shriner' (qv)
- Named after 'Will Rogers (I)' (qv).
- He is the son of 'Herb Shriner' (qv), the late humorist.
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