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Billy Bob Thornton


William Robert (Billy Bob) Thornton was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas on August 4, 1955 to William Raymond (Billy Ray) Thornton (educator, high school history teacher, basketball coach; deceased) and Virginia R. Faulkner (psychic). He has three younger brothers, James Donald (Jimmy Don), born in 1958 and now deceased, James (Jim) Bean and John ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Cut Bank (filming)
 2015 Entourage (post-production)
Financier (rumored)
 2014 The Judge (post-production)
Dwight Dickham
 2014 London Fields (post-production)
Samson Young
 2013 Parkland
Forrest Sorrels
 2012 Jayne Mansfield's Car
Skip Caldwell
 2011 Puss in Boots
Jack (voice)
 2010 Faster
Cop
 2009 Deadly Creatures (Video Game) (voice)
 2009 The Smell of Success
Patrick
 2000-2005 CatDog (TV Series)
CatDog's Father / Hound Dog McDog
- Vexed of Kin/Meat, Dog's Friends (2005) ... CatDog's Father (voice)
- CatDog and the Great Parent Mystery (2000) ... CatDog's Father / Hound Dog McDog (voice)
 2004 Chrystal
Joe
 2003 Bad Santa
Willie
 2002 Waking Up in Reno
Lonnie Earl Dodd
 2002 The Badge
Sheriff Darl Hardwick
 2001 CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery (TV Movie)
Hound Dog McDog / CatDog's Step-father (voice)
 2000 The Last Real Cowboys (Short)
Tar
 1998 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Boyce Hubert
- Nine Pretty Darn Angry Men (1998) ... Boyce Hubert (voice)
 1998 Homegrown
Jack Marsden
 1997 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
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 1997 The Apostle
Troublemaker
 1997 U Turn
Darrell
 1997 Princess Mononoke
Jigo (English version, voice)
 1997 A Gun, a Car, a Blonde
Syd / Monk
 1997 Ellen (TV Series)
The Grocer
- The Puppy Episode: Part 2 (1997) ... The Grocer (uncredited)
 1996 The Winner
Jack
 1996 Don't Look Back (TV Movie)
Marshall
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Jailbird
 1994 Floundering
Gun Clerk
 1993 Tombstone
Johnny Tyler
 1993 Indecent Proposal
Day Tripper
 1993 Grey Knight
Langston
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out
Lightning
 1993 Trouble Bound
Coldface
 1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Timberman
- Letting Go (1992) ... Timberman
 1991 For the Boys
Marine Sergeant, Korea
 1991 The Dark Backward
Patron at Sloppy's (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1990 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Florist
- There Once Was a Boy Named Wood (1990) ... Florist
 1989 Going Overboard
Dave
 1988 Circus (TV Movie)
Billy Bob
 1988 South of Reno
Counterman
 1987 The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (TV Movie)
Conductor (scenes deleted)
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Pawnshop Clerk
- The Photographer (1987) ... Pawnshop Clerk
 1986 Hunter's Blood
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Other Works:

He played the drums for Jack Hammer (a South African band) on an album called "Jack of All Trades," which was released in 1987. The recordings were made in Los Angeles in 1985. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 13 Interviews | 17 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Reginald Perry

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I can't sit through plays and musical theatre. I just want to run up onstage and mess up their hair and turn over the furniture. See more »

Trivia:

3/10/02: Angelina Jolie and Thornton adopted a Cambodian baby boy. Jolie took custody of the baby in Africa, where she was shooting Beyond Borders (2003). Her father, Jon Voight, told reporters at the 3/11/02 Academy Awards luncheon. Voight said he didn't know whether the couple had picked a name for the child. Brad Pitt is now the adoptive father of Maddox, and Maddox's last name is Jolie-Pitt ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays sleazy and immoral characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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