Will Oldham (I)

Down 384 this week
Will Oldham was born on December 24, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for This Must Be the Place (2011), A Ghost Story (2017) and Dead Man's Shoes (2004). He is married to Elsa Hansen. See full bio »

Hollywood Stars in Their Early Roles

See throwback photos of celebrities like Jungle Cruise stars Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson and revisit their earliest onscreen roles.

See the entire gallery

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 10 images
updated 11 Aug 2017

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 people
created 03 Jun 2012
a list of 123 people
created 24 Dec 2015
a list of 219 people
created 03 Feb 2015
a list of 34 people
created 05 Aug 2017
a list of 806 people
created 19 Oct 2010

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Will Oldham's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

A Ghost Story Prognosticator
Dead Man's Shoes Soundtrack
Pete's Dragon Soundtrack


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (28 credits)
 2020 The Midnight Gospel (TV Series)
Bubble Max
- Vulture With Honor (2020) ... Bubble Max (voice)
 2018 Animals. (TV Series)
Father Ferret
- At a Loss for Words When We Needed Them Most or... The Rise and Fall of GrabBagVille (2018) ... Father Ferret (voice, as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy)
 2017 Bonnie Prince Billy: Treasure Map (Video short)
Will Oldham (voice)
 2017 A Ghost Story
 2016 Lofa Boy (Short)
 2014 Edén
 2013 Time and Distance (Short)
 2011 Pioneer (Short)
 2011 New Jerusalem
Ike Evans
 2008 The Edge of Town (Short)
 2008 Wendy and Lucy
 2008 Xavier: Renegade Angel (TV Series)
- Signs from Godrilla (2008) ... Reverend (voice)
 2007 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (Video)
Sgt. Platoon
 2006 Wonder Showzen (TV Series)
Pastor Pigmeat
- Horse Apples (2006) ... Pastor Pigmeat
 2006 The Guatemalan Handshake
Donald Turnupseed
 2006 Old Joy
 2005 Junebug
Bill Mooney, scout
 2004 Bonnie Prince Billy: No More Workhorse Blues (Video short)
Will Oldham
 1999 Julien Donkey-Boy (uncredited)
 1999 Radiation
 1994 Elysian Fields (Short)
Benjamin Wilder
 1989 Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (TV Movie)
Chip Mcclure
 1987 Matewan
Danny Radnor
 1985 What Comes Around
Young Tom Hawkins
Show Show Composer (13 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (24 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (15 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

(October 31 to November 18, 1984) He played Billy in Wendell Berry's play, "The Cool of the Day," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Bob Burrus (Edgar); Susan Bruyn (Ellie); Michael Kevin (Doc); Vaughn McBride (Pascal) and Kathleen Chalfant (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | Bonnie Prince Billy | Paul Oldham

Did You Know?


He has had a major recording career under numerous names: Palace, Palace Music, Palace Brothers, Palace Songs, Bonnie Prince Billy, and others. He is also known for strange, detached concert performances. See more »


Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed