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Billy T. James (1948–1991)

Billy T. James was born on January 17, 1948 in Waikato, New Zealand as William James Te Wehi Taitoko. He was an actor and director, known for Came a Hot Friday (1985), Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (1987) and The Billy T James Show (1992). He died on August 7, 1991 in New Zealand. See full bio »


(age 43) in New Zealand

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Known For

Came a Hot Friday
Came a Hot Friday The Tainuia Kid
Radio Times
Radio Times Dexter Fitzgibbon


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 1992 The Billy T James Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Billy
 1987 Kiwi Magic (Short)
 1987 Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale
Pawai (voice)
 1985 Came a Hot Friday
The Tainuia Kid
 1985 The Adventures of Terry Teo (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Spud
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Spud
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Spud
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Spud
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Spud
 1983 An Age Apart (TV Series)
Uncle Zac
- On Your Bike (1983) ... Uncle Zac
 1981 Under the Mountain (TV Series)
Traffic Officer
- Red Force, Blue Force (1981) ... Traffic Officer
 1980 Radio Times (TV Series)
Dexter Fitzgibbon
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 1990 Billy T James: Alive and Gigging (Video)
 1990 Songs from the Heart (TV Movie)
 1984 The Billy T. James Show (TV Series)
Himself / Various Characters
 1980 On the Mat (TV Series)
Himself (Guest)
- Episode dated 29 July 1980 (1980) ... Himself (Guest)
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 2011 Billy T: Te Movie (Documentary)
Himself / Various characters
 2000 Happy Birthday 2 You (TV Special)

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Changed his name to Billy T. James because it was a name 'the Aussies could pronounce'. See more »


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