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Billy Boyd was born in 1968 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Mary and William Boyd. The talented young boy, inspired by Star Wars to try acting, got his first taste of it in his school's production of Oliver Twist when he was 10. Boyd's parents were extremely supportive, driving over two hours to get him to the performances, but sadly they passed away when... See full bio »

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 2015 The Vicar's Wife (announced)
The Reverend Alan Leeds
  The Lion Inside (pre-production)
Nick Sutton
 2015 Motive (TV Series)
 2015 Mara und der Feuerbringer
Schottischer Tourist
 2014 The Alpha Invention (Short)
Guy
 2013 The Clown by Beecake (Short)
Billy
 2012 Casualty (TV Series)
Duncan Jessup
- Hero Syndrome (2012) ... Duncan Jessup
 2011/II Ecstasy
Woodsy
 2011 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
Elijah
- Part 2 (2011) ... Elijah
- Part 1 (2011) ... Elijah
 2010 Pimp
Chief
 2009 Jusqu'à toi
Rufus
 2008 Stone of Destiny
Bill Craig
 2008 Empty (TV Series)
Tony
- Ghosties (2008) ... Tony
- Night Moves (2008) ... Tony
- Protection (2008) ... Tony
- Happiness (2008) ... Tony
- Is is (2008) ... Tony
 2007 Save Angel Hope
Vince Sandhurst
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Puck (voice)
 2005 On a Clear Day
Danny
 2004 Seed of Chucky
Glen / Glenda (voice)
 2004 Instant Credit (TV Short)
Frankie
 2002 Sniper 470 (TV Short)
The Gunner
 2002 Still Game (TV Series)
Bearded Man
- Faimly (2002) ... Bearded Man
 1999 Julie and the Cadillacs
Jimmy Campbell
 1999 Coming Soon (TV Movie)
Ross
 1998 Urban Ghost Story
Loan Shark
 1998 The Soldier's Leap (Short)
Postman
 1996 Taggart (TV Series)
Jamie Holmes
- Dead Man's Chest (1996) ... Jamie Holmes
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Other Works:

Sang an acoustic version of Britney Spears's hit "...Baby One More Time" on "The Sharon Osbourne Show." (Thursday 4th March 2004) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on filming LOTR:] It was a tough shoot, you had to be there six days a week and it was absolutely exhausting. Peter Jackson has a really good bullshit monitor; if you're just acting that you're acting, he will know it, and he won't allow it. But that's great, because one of the main reasons that this film works is because, though it's a fantasy movie, it's so real. And although I'd do it all ... See more »

Trivia:

When he was first cast in The Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson asked him to tone down his Scottish accent, but found that the funny parts just weren't as funny without it, so Boyd was allowed to use his regular Scottish accent. Jackson and the writers then consulted The Hobbit. Bilbo Baggins's mother was a Took, and one of their ancestors had, according to the book, invented the game of golf. ... See more »

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Scottish accent See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Virgo

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