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Billy Campbell (VII)

American actor Billy Campbell was born on July 7, 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He came to prominence playing Luke Fuller on Dynasty (1981), the gay lover of character Steven Carrington, on what was then the top-rated TV show in America. He followed this up playing Detective Joey Indelli on Crime Story (1986). He lost out on the role of ... See full bio »

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 2014 Operation Rogue
Military Newscaster (as Ollie Campbell)
 2014 Delirium (TV Movie)
Thomas Fineman
 2014 Red Knot
Captain Emerson
 2014/I The Scribbler
 2014 Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (TV Movie)
Andrew Jennings
 2013 Killing Lincoln (TV Movie)
Abraham Lincoln
 2012 The Disappeared
 2012 Fat Kid Rules the World
Mr. Billings
 2010 Almost Kings
 2010 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Ben Brinkley
- Mulholland (2010) ... Ben Brinkley
- Oriole (2010) ... Ben Brinkley
 2009 Revolution (TV Movie)
Tom Hart (as Bill Campbell)
 2008/I Ghost Town
 2008 The Circuit (TV Movie)
Al Shines (as Bill Campbell)
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ron Polikoff
- Doubt (2004) ... Ron Polikoff
 2003 The Practice (TV Series)
Tom Bartos
- Goodbye (2003) ... Tom Bartos
 2002/I Enough
Mitch Hiller
 2001 The Rising Place
Streete Wilder (as Bill Campbell)
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Movie)
Moses (as Bill Campbell)
 1999 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
John Slattery
- The Regulator (1999) ... John Slattery
 1998 Max Q (TV Movie)
Clay Jarvis (as Bill Campbell)
 1998 Monday After the Miracle (TV Movie)
John Macy (as Bill Campbell)
 1998 Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Jon Fielding
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
 1998 The Brylcreem Boys
Miles Keogh (as Bill Campbell)
 1998 Frasier (TV Series)
Dr. Clint Webber
- The Perfect Guy (1998) ... Dr. Clint Webber (as Bill Campbell)
 1997 Automatic Avenue (TV Movie) (as Bill Campbell)
 1997 Last Chance Love
Robert (as Bill Campbell)
 1997 The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo
Harrison (as Bill Campbell)
 1997 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
- A Year in the Life (1997) ... Luke (as Bill Campbell)
 1997 Menno's Mind
Menno (as Bill Campbell)
 1997 Elissa (Short)
Will (as Bill Campbell)
 1996 The Cold Equations (TV Movie)
Lt. John Barton (as Bill Campbell)
 1995 Lover's Knot
Steve Hunter (as Bill Campbell)
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Delbert Mosley (as Bill Campbell)
 1995 Under the Hula Moon
Marvin (as Bill Campbell)
 1994 Dickwad (Short)
Chet (as Bill Campbell)
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Jon Fielding
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Jon Fielding (as William Campbell)
 1993 Gettysburg
Lieut. Pitzer (as William Campbell)
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Shep (as Bill Campbell)
 1993 Moon Over Miami (TV Series)
Walter Tatum / Walter
- Watching the Detectives (1993) ... Walter Tatum (as Bill Campbell)
- In a Safe Place (1993) ... Walter Tatum (as Bill Campbell)
- Small Packages (1993) ... Walter Tatum (as Bill Campbell)
- Quiero Vivir (1993) ... Walter (as Bill Campbell)
- Memory Man (1993) ... Walter Tatum (as Bill Campbell)
 1992 Dracula
Quincey P. Morris (as Bill Campbell)
 1991 Checkered Flag
Tommy Trehearn (as Bill Campbell)
 1991 The Rocketeer
Cliff (as Bill Campbell)
 1989 Call from Space (Short)
Young Man (as Bill Campbell)
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Heat (1989) ... Wayne (as Bill Campbell)
 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Capt. Thadiun Okona
- The Outrageous Okona (1988) ... Capt. Thadiun Okona (as William O. Campbell)
 1986-1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Det. Joey Indelli / Det. Joey Indeli
- Going Home (1988) ... Det. Joey Indelli (as William Campbell)
- Escape (1988) ... Det. Joey Indeli (as William Campbell)
- Pursuit (1988) ... Det. Joey Indelli (as William Campbell)
- Seize the Time (1988) ... Det. Joey Indelli (as William Campbell)
- Moulin Rouge (1988) ... Det. Joey Indelli (as William Campbell)
 1986 Shattered If Your Kid's on Drugs (TV Movie) (as Bill Campbell)
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. Gaines (as Bill Campbell)
 1984-1985 Dynasty (TV Series)
Luke Fuller
- The Aftermath (1985) ... Luke Fuller (as William Campbell)
- Royal Wedding (1985) ... Luke Fuller (as William Campbell)
- Kidnapped (1985) ... Luke Fuller (as William Campbell)
- Sammy Jo (1985) ... Luke Fuller (as William Campbell)
- The Crash (1985) ... Luke Fuller (as William Campbell)
 1985 First Steps (TV Movie)
Dwayne (as Bill Campbell)
 1984 Family Ties (TV Series)
- Best Man (1984) ... Lyle (as William Campbell)
 1982 How Sleep the Brave
Strickner (as Bill Campbell)
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
- The Wheel of Death (1973) ... Gordan (as Bill Campbell)
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He acted in Gore Vidal's play, "The Best Man," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with William R. Moses, Gil Rogers, Celia Weston, Angela Pierce, Anita Gillette, Carleton Davis, Andrew Garman, Warren Kelley, John Shuman, and David Wilson-Barns in the cast.

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Alternate Names:

Bill Campbell | Ollie Campbell | William O. Campbell | William Campbell


6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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I would make a horrible politician, because I wouldn't enjoy my work. See more »


He was the second choice for the role of Commander William Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), but Jonathan Frakes won the part. However, he guest-starred as Captain Thadiun Okona in the episode Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Outrageous Okona (1988), on 10 December 1988. See more »


Towering height and slender frame

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