Hometown Actor William Fichtner In Town

April 8, 2011 Updated Apr 9, 2011 at 8:32 AM EDT

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April 8, 2011 Updated Apr 9, 2011 at 8:32 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Cheektowaga native, now Hollywood actor, William Fichtner is back in town.

Fichtner is in Buffalo to pick up the first "star" on the Buffalo Walk Of Fame Saturday night at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival.

Fichtner is a popular and hard working actor, appearing in movies and television shows as diverse as ABC-TV's "Invasion" to HBO's "Entourage."

When asked why some of his characters are bad guys, Fichtner says they are not "bad," the are just, "misunderstood!"

Fichtner has lots of family in the WNY area, and comes home often for real chicken wings, and to take his boys to the Lancaster Speedway.

Click the video to see more of Fichtner's appearance on Channel 7's 'AM/Buffalo"- the first and longest running local talk television show in Western New York.