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Billy Zane


William George Zane, Jr., better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, to parents William George Zane, Sr. and Thalia Zane, both of Greek descent. His parents ran a medical technical school. Billy also has a sister named Lisa Zane, an actress born in 1961. Billy was bitten by the acting bug early on. In his early... See full bio »

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 2014 A Winter Rose (TV Series) (pre-production)
Preston Holdsworth
 2014 Finding Harmony (post-production)
Casey Colter
 2014 West of Redemption (post-production)
Hank Keller
 2015 Flutter
Edwin the Dentist
 2014 A Winter Rose
Preston Holdsworth
 2014 Mining for Ruby
Professor Sam Goodwell
 2014 Psych (TV Series)
Ian Collins
- The Break-Up (2014) ... Ian Collins
 2014 HUVr - BELIEF (Video short)
 2014 HUVr - HOW (Video short)
 2014 The Ganzfeld Haunting
Father
 2014 Checked Out (TV Movie)
Uncle Dennis
 2013 Come Find Me (Short)
Uncle
 2013/I Scorned
Kevin
 2013 Blood of Redemption
Quinn
 2013 The Employer
Alan
 2012 Barabbas (TV Movie)
Barabbas
 2012 Border Run
Aaron
 2012 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Commander Edwards / King Ding Dong
- Poisoned by Relatives (2012) ... Commander Edwards / King Ding Dong (voice)
 2012 The Kill Hole
Marshall
 2012 Two Jacks
Max Faraday
 2012 Hannah's Law (TV Movie)
Lockwood
 2012 A Green Story
Greg Hutchins
 2012 Leprechaun's Revenge (TV Movie)
Sheriff Conor O'Hara
 2012 Electrick Children
Paul
 2011 Guido
 2011 Mysteria
Producer
 2011 Mercenaries
Colonel Torida
 2011 Boop (Short)
 2011/I The Roommate
Professor Roberts
 2011 Mama I Want to Sing
Amara's Manager
 2010 Magic Man
Darius
 2010 Enemies Among Us
Graham
 2010 Journey to Promethea (TV Movie)
King Laypach
 2009 Attack on Darfur
Bob Jones
 2009 Evil - In the Time of Heroes
Prophitis - Messenger
 2009 The Gold Retrievers
Hector
 2009 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
Winston Funk / Funk
- With This Ring (2009) ... Funk
- The Other Woman (2009) ... Funk
- The Debt (2009) ... Winston Funk
 2009 Blue Seduction (TV Movie)
Mikey Taylor
 2009 Love N' Dancing
Kent Krandel
 2009 The Hessen Conspiracy
Jack Durant
 2008 Finnegan (TV Movie)
Deputy D.A. Brian Clark
 2008 Perfect Hideout
Victor
 2007 Alien Agent (Video)
Tom / Saylon
 2007 The Mad
Jason Hunt
 2006/II Memory
Taylor Briggs
 2006 The Pleasure Drivers
Marvin
 2006 The Last Drop
Flt. Lt. Robert Oates
 2006 Valley of the Wolves: Iraq
Sam William Marshall
 2005/I Survival Island
Jack
 2005 Dead Fish
Virgil
 2005 Charmed (TV Series)
Drake
- Show Ghouls (2005) ... Drake
- Carpe Demon (2005) ... Drake
 2004 Big Kiss
Billy
 2004 Silver City
Chandler Tyson
 2004 Bet Your Life (TV Movie)
Joseph
 2003 Imaginary Grace
Nero
 2003 The Kiss (Video)
Alan Roberts / young Philip Naudet
 2003 Vlad
Adrian
 2003 Silent Warnings (Video)
Sheriff Bill Willingham
 2002 Claim
Roberto Bealing
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Ansem (voice)
 2001 Morgan's Ferry
Sam
 2001 Invincible (TV Movie)
Os
 2001 SSX Tricky (Video Game)
Broderick 'Brodi' Ford (voice)
 2001 The Diamond of Jeru (TV Movie)
Mike Kardec
 2001 Zoolander
Billy Zane (uncredited)
 2001 CQ
Mr. E
 2000 Hendrix (TV Movie)
Michael Jeffrey
 2000 Sole Survivor (TV Movie)
Joe Carpenter
 1999 God Is in the T.V. (Video)
Yuppie in limo (segment "The Dope Show")
 1999/I Promise Her Anything
George Putter
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
Marc Antony
 1998 Susan's Plan
Sam Myers
 1996 Danger Zone
Rick Morgan
 1994 Only You
The False Damon Bradley
 1994 Flashfire
Jack Flinder
 1994 Reflections on a Crime
Colin
 1993 Tombstone
Mr. Fabian
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Miles Federman
- Well Cooked Hams (1993) ... Miles Federman
 1993 Poetic Justice
Brad
 1993 Running Delilah (TV Movie)
Paul
 1993 Betrayal of the Dove
Dr. Jesse Peter
 1993 Lake Consequence (TV Movie)
Billy
 1991 Femme Fatale
Elijah
 1991 Miliardi\Millions
Maurizio Ferretti
 1991 Blood and Concrete
Joey Turks
 1990 Memphis Belle
Lt. Val "Valentine" Kozlowski
 1989 Going Overboard
King Neptune
 1988 Police Story: Monster Manor (TV Movie)
Officer Don Varney
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Tony Gambini
- A Very Good Year for Murder (1988) ... Tony Gambini
 1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Frankie 'The Duke' Farantino
- Protected Witness (1988) ... Frankie 'The Duke' Farantino
 1987 Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (TV Movie)
Police Officer
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Eric Dawson
- The Nurse (1987) ... Eric Dawson
 1986 Heart of the City (TV Series)
Tobin
 1986 The Brotherhood of Justice (TV Movie)
Les
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Music video: Appeared in Staind's video "Epiphany". See more »

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5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 5 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on what caused his career to decline] One word: alimony. I was married at 21 for eight years with no children to a lovely girl, Lisa Collins, and we're still friends, but L.A. law had gouged my assets and required exorbitant ransom for the better part of five years, and I chose ultimate freedom, and was happy to do anything to pay off a ridiculous monthly alimony. Dude, it was heinous for a ... See more »

Trivia:

Parents are William George Sr. and Thalia Zane. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays sinister villains or anti-heroes See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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