Billy Bob Thornton
August 4, 1955
68 years old
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm
85 kg | 187 lbs
11 US | 44 EU
Billy Bob Thornton was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States, on August 4, 1955, is an American actor.
Young Billy Bob Thornton first started performing as a singer and drummer in several bands, at the age of 10.
He made his big screen debut in action thriller movie Hunter's Blood (1986) in role as Billy Bob.
He got his television debut in legal drama series Matlock (1987) in episode "The Photographer", in role as Pawnshop clerk.
Billy's breakthrough performance came as Ray Malcolm in drama thriller movie One False Move (1992), which he also co-wrote.
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Billy Bob Thornton is 68 years old.
Billy Bob Thornton net worth is around 45 million dollars.
He directed, wrote and starred as Karl Childers in drama film Sling Blade (1996), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Ed Crane in neo-noir crime film The Man Who Wasn't There (2001).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Terry Collins in crime comedy movie Bandits (2001).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jacob Mitchell in neo-noir crime thriller film A Simple Plan (1998).
He played Willie T. Soke in black comedy movies:
Bad Santa (2003), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Bad Santa 2 (2016)
He won the Critics Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Richard Jemmons in comedy drama movie Primary Colors (1998).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Sci-Fi for his role as Dan Truman in science fiction disaster film Armageddon (1998).
He won the National Board of Review, USA Award for Best Actor for his role as Hank Grotowski in drama romance film Monster's Ball (2001).
Friday Night Lights (2004) sports drama as Coach Gary Gaines
U Turn (1997) crime thriller as Darrell
The Ice Harvest (2005) thriller comedy as Vic Cavanaugh
Pushing Tin (1999) comedy drama as Russell Bell
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) romantic comedy as Howard D. Doyle
Eagle Eye (2008) action thriller as FBI Agent Thomas Morgan
Faster (2010) action as Detective Slade Humphries / Cop
The Alamo (2004) drama action as Davy Crockett
He was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film for his voice role as Jack in animated adventure comedy film Puss in Boots (2011).
The Astronaut Farmer (2006) drama as Charles Farmer
The Baytown Outlaws (2012) action comedy as Carlos
Cut Bank (2014) thriller as Stan Steeley
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) comedy drama as General Hollanek
A Million Little Pieces (2018) drama as Leonard
London Fields (2018) mystery thriller as Samson Young
The Gray Man (2022) action thriller as Donald Fitzroy
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance as Lorne Malvo in FX black comedy crime drama television series Fargo (2014).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his role as Billy McBride in Amazon Prime Video legal drama series Goliath (2016–2021).
The Outsiders (1990) Fox drama series as Buck Merill
Hearts Afire (1992–1995) CBS sitcom as Billy Bob Davis
1883 (2021) Paramount+ Western drama limited-run series as Marshal Jim Courtright
Graduated from Malvern High School in Arkansas (1973).
Attended Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Has two brothers, Jimmy Don and John David Thornton.
Has English, Irish and Scottish ancestry.
He released four studio albums:
Private Radio (2001)
The Edge of the World (2003)
Beautiful Door (2007)
He is vocalist of blues rock band The Boxmasters.
He was the drummer of a blues rock band Tres Hombres.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in 2004.
Fan of Liverpool Football Club.
Fan of St. Louis Cardinals.
He voiced Wade in video game Deadly Creatures (2009).
Featured in music video for Kario Salem "Stand Down" (2017).
He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas. (2009).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
He was married to:
Angelina Jolie (2000-2003)
Pietra Dawn Cherniak (1993-1997), they have two sons, Harry James and William
Cynda Williams (1990-1992)
Toni Lawrence (1986-1988)
Melissa Lee Gatlin (1978-1980), they have a daughter, Amanda
He married Connie Angland in 2014, they have a daughter, Bella.
He dated Téa Leoni (2008), Danielle Dotzenrod (2002) and Laura Dern (1997-2000).