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Billy Magnussen


Billy Magnussen was born on April 20, 1985. He is an actor, known for Into the Woods (2014), The Big Short (2015) and Game Night (2018). See full bio »

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Known For

Into the Woods Rapunzel's Prince
(2014)
The Big Short Mortgage Broker
(2015)
Game Night Ryan
(2018)
Bridge of Spies Doug Forrester
(2015)

Filmography

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 2019 Aladdin (post-production)
Prince Anders
 2019 Velvet Buzzsaw
Bryson
 2018-2019 Tell Me a Story (TV Series)
Nick Sullivan
- Chapter 10: Forgiveness (2019) ... Nick Sullivan
- Chapter 9: Deception (2018) ... Nick Sullivan
- Chapter 8: Truth (2018) ... Nick Sullivan
- Chapter 7: Betrayal (2018) ... Nick Sullivan
- Chapter 6: Guilt (2018) ... Nick Sullivan
 2018 The Oath
Mason
 2018 Maniac (TV Mini-Series)
Jed Milgrim
- The Lake of the Clouds (2018) ... Jed Milgrim
- Utangatta (2018) ... Jed Milgrim
- Exactly Like You (2018) ... Jed Milgrim
- Furs by Sebastian (2018) ... Jed Milgrim
- Having a Day (2018) ... Jed Milgrim
 2018 The Bold Type (TV Series)
Billy Jeffries
- Trippin' (2018) ... Billy Jeffries (uncredited)
 2018/I Game Night
Ryan
 2017 Black Mirror (TV Series)
Valdack
- USS Callister (2017) ... Valdack
 2017 Get Shorty (TV Series)
Nathan Hill
- Blue Pages (2017) ... Nathan Hill
- Shot on Location (2017) ... Nathan Hill
- Grace Under Pressure (2017) ... Nathan Hill
- A Man of Letters (2017) ... Nathan Hill
- Sins of a Chambermaid (2017) ... Nathan Hill
 2017 Friends from College (TV Series)
Sean
- All-Nighter (2017) ... Sean
 2017 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Russ Snyder
- Kimmy and the Trolley Problem! (2017) ... Russ Snyder
- Kimmy Googles the Internet! (2017) ... Russ Snyder
 2017 Ingrid Goes West
Nicky Sloane
 2016 Jay & Pluto (TV Series)
Pluto
 2016 Birth of the Dragon
Steve McKee
 2015-2016 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Kato Kaelin
- The Dream Team (2016) ... Kato Kaelin
- The Run of His Life (2016) ... Kato Kaelin
- From the Ashes of Tragedy (2015) ... Kato Kaelin
 2015 The Big Short
Mortgage Broker
 2015 Bridge of Spies
Doug Forrester
 2015 The Meddler
Ben
 2015 The Sonnet Project (TV Series)
- Sonnet #108 (2015)
 2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Chris Fife
- Open Source (2015) ... Chris Fife
 2015 I Smile Back
Zach (uncredited)
 2014 A Mighty Nice Man (Short)
Robbie
 2014 The Money (TV Movie)
Greg Castman
 2014 Into the Woods
Rapunzel's Prince
 2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons
Detective Boyer
 2014 The Divide (TV Series)
Eric Zale
- To Whom Evil Is Done (2014) ... Eric Zale
- I Can't Go Back (2014) ... Eric Zale
- And the Little Ones Get Caught (2014) ... Eric Zale
- I'm for Justice (2014) ... Eric Zale
 2014 The Leftovers (TV Series)
Marcus
- Guest (2014) ... Marcus
 2014 It Could Be Worse (TV Series)
Competition
- Uncharted Territory (2014) ... Competition
 2013 Walking Stories (Short)
Chip
 2013 Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (TV Series)
Spencer
- Schmickler83! (2013) ... Spencer
 2013 The East
Porty McCabe
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Roger McAllister
- Sunday Best (2012) ... Roger McAllister
- Ging Gang Goolie (2012) ... Roger McAllister
 2012 2nd Serve
Lingo
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Det. Michael Crenshaw
- Karma to Burn (2012) ... Det. Michael Crenshaw
- Homecoming (2012) ... Det. Michael Crenshaw
 2012 The Brass Teapot
Arnie
 2012 Surviving Family
Alex D'Amico
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Rand Hilbert
- Collateral Damage (2012) ... Rand Hilbert
 2011 Damsels in Distress
Thor
 2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Marc Landry
- Icarus (2011) ... Marc Landry
 2011 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Jonathan Collins / Yonni Peterschwim
- Something A-mish (2011) ... Jonathan Collins / Yonni Peterschwim
 2011 The Lost Valentine (TV Movie)
Neil Thomas
 2011/II Choose
Paul
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Cpl Allen Reed
- Borderline (2010) ... Cpl Allen Reed
 2008-2010 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Casey Hughes
- Episode #1.13858 (2010) ... Casey Hughes (uncredited)
- Episode #1.13851 (2010) ... Casey Hughes
- Episode #1.13850 (2010) ... Casey Hughes
- Episode #1.13847 (2010) ... Casey Hughes
- Episode #1.13846 (2010) ... Casey Hughes
 2010 Twelve
Claude
 2009 The Beautiful Life: TBL (TV Series)
Alex Marinelli
- The Beautiful Lie (2009) ... Alex Marinelli
- The Beautiful Aftermath (2009) ... Alex Marinelli
- Pilot (2009) ... Alex Marinelli
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series)
Bo Keebler
- The Dentist (2009) ... Bo Keebler
 2009 Eyeborgs
DHS Agent #1 (as William 'Billy' Magnussen)
 2009 Lalo (Short)
Bike Messenger
 2009 Happy Tears
Ray
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Cody Larson
- Sweetie (2008) ... Cody Larson
 2008 The Elephant Garden (Short)
Michael
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

William 'Billy' Magnussen

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I act, I feel like I am a color in someone else's painting - I can be the best blue that there is, but I'm still only part of their entire picture - but, with music, when I am performing with Reserved For Rondee, I am the painter, you know? See more »

Trivia:

Born in New York City before moving with his family to Cumming, GA. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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