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Gil Birmingham

Gil Birmingham is an American actor of Comanche ancestry, best known for his portrayal of Billy Black in the The Twilight Saga film series. Birmingham was born in San Antonio, Texas. His family moved frequently during his childhood, due to his father's career in the military. He learned to play the guitar at an early age and considers music his "... See full bio »
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Twilight Billy Black
Hell or High Water
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 2017 Wind River (completed)
Martin Hanson
 2016 Dr. Del (TV Movie)
 2016 Te Ata
T.B. Thompson
 2016/II Hell or High Water
Alberto Parker
 2015-2016 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
- Kimmy Goes to a Hotel! (2016) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Walks Into a Bar! (2016) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Goes Roller Skating! (2016) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Makes Waffles! (2015) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Goes on a Date! (2015) ... Virgil
 2013 The Lone Ranger
Red Knee
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
Billy Black (credit only)
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Don Simmons
- Pilot (2012) ... Don Simmons
 2012 Wilfred (TV Series)
Red Wolf
- Questions (2012) ... Red Wolf
 2011 California Indian
Charles 'Chi' Thomas
 2011 Shouting Secrets
 2011 Rango
Wounded Bird (voice)
 2010 Love Ranch
Johnny Cortez
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Markham Willis
- Aingavite Baa (2010) ... Markham Willis
 2010 Castle (TV Series)
Cacaw Te
- Wrapped Up in Death (2010) ... Cacaw Te
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
- Budi Sabri (2009) ... Shaman
 2008 Turok: Son of Stone (Video)
Nashoba (voice)
 2006 Charmed (TV Series)
Indian Chief
- Payback's a Witch (2006) ... Indian Chief
 2005 Love's Long Journey (TV Movie)
Sharp Claw
 2005 End of the Spear
Moipa (uncredited)
 2005 Medical Investigation (TV Series)
Walter Shephard
- Tribe (2005) ... Walter Shephard
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie)
 2003 The Lone Ranger (TV Movie)
One Horn
 2003 Gentle Ben 2: Black Gold (TV Movie)
 2002 Body & Soul (TV Series)
- Graveyard Shift (2002) ... Oz
- Shadow Boxing (2002) ... Oz
- Yes Master (2002) ... Oz
- The Curse (2002) ... Oz
- Saviors (2002) ... Oz
 2002 Gentle Ben (TV Movie)
 2002 Skins
Sonny Yellow Lodge
 2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
- The Uncle from V.A.L. (2001) ... Roland
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
- Americans (2001) ... Bernard
 2001 The Doe Boy
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Jim's Dad
- Tamper Proof Seal (1999) ... Jim's Dad (voice)
 1999 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun (Video Game)
Ghostalker (voice)
 1997 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Brave #1
- Safe Passage (1997) ... Brave #1
 1997 NightMan (TV Series)
- I Left My Heart in San Francisco (1997) ... Vargas
 1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Peru Man
- Inca Mummy Girl (1997) ... Peru Man
 1997 The Legend of Calamity Jane (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Rebellion à Philadelphie (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Quand le rideau tomb (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Eaux troubles (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Protégé (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Par delà de la vengeance (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
 1996 Le jaguar
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
- Desperation (1987) ... Deputy
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
- Chapel of Glass (1986) ... Cop
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Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development, 1981.

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