Even if you don't know the name, you know the face of William Sanderson. He's one of those iconic character actors who can show up anywhere. On television he's been on Newhart
and his current gig as Sheriff Bud Dearborn on HBO's vampire drama True Blood
, which returns for season 2 June 14. In films, he's been in everything from Blade Runner
to The Rocketeer
to the Civil War drama Gods and Generals
BuddyTV spoke to William Sanderson about his career and the new season of True Blood
. Sanderson talked about vampires, his guest appearance on this season of Lost
, and an upcoming Starz documentary about character actors he'll be appearing in.