Billy Redden


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Billy Redden was a typical local teen living in Georgia, handpicked by director John Boorman for the role of an odd banjo player in the Oscar-nominated classic Deliverance (1972). To Boorman, Redden had the exact look of a country boy, the mannerisms, and something different from the usual qualities needed for a part that could be suitable only ... See full bio »

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Big Fish Banjo Man
(2003)
Deliverance Lonnie
(1972)
(2009)
Blue Collar TV Ray - Banjo Player
(2004)

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 2009/II Outrage: Born in Terror
Banjo Man
 2004 Blue Collar TV (TV Series)
Ray - Banjo Player
- Getting Sick (2004) ... Ray - Banjo Player
 2003 Big Fish
Banjo Man
 1984 Blastfighter
Banjo Man (uncredited)
 1972 Deliverance
Lonnie
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 2018/II Hillbilly (Documentary)

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[on Tim Burton] He was a real nice guy, a lot nicer than Burt Reynolds.

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He was discovered by director Tim Burton in 2003 working as a dishwasher-busboy at the Cookie Jar Cafe in Clayton, Georgia. Burton wanted him for a cameo (as the "banjo boy") in his movie Big Fish (2003). See more »

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