William Mapother Biography
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Ethan Rom’ on the TV Series ‘Lost’)
Birthday: April 17, 1965 (Aries)
Born In: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
William Reibert Mapother Jr. is an American actor and entrepreneur who rose to fame after appearing as Ethan Rom in the hit series ‘Lost’. Prior to embarking on an acting career, Mapother worked as a school teacher in Los Angeles for three years. Despite not being actively involved in films, he knew enough about them thanks to his cousin Tom Cruise. He made his professional debut in the 1989 movie ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ and subsequently began appearing in other Cruise-starring films in minor roles. He worked in the movies, such as ‘Magnolia’, ‘Mission Impossible: 2’, and ‘Minority Report’. Later, he branched out on his own and started making guest appearances in popular TV series. He received his breakthrough when he was cast in a recurring role on the supernatural show ‘Lost’. The role of Ethan on ‘Lost’ can be considered to be the highlight of his career. After tasting success and fame in Hollywood, Mapother decided to take on more independent projects and starred in critically acclaimed films like ‘In the Bedroom’ and ‘Another Earth’. His recent works include the films ‘The Atticus Institute’ and ‘Tell Me How I Die’. Apart from acting, he is a co-founder of the finance company ‘Slated’.