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Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton (born August 4, 1955) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and musician. Thornton gained early recognition as a cast member on the CBS sitcom Hearts Afire and in several early 1990s films including On Deadly Ground and Tombstone. In the mid-1990s, after writing, directing, and starring in the independent film Sling Blade, he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He appeared in several major film roles following Sling Blade 's success, including 1998's Armageddon and A Simple Plan. During the late 1990s, Thornton began a career as a singer-songwriter. He has released three albums and was the singer of a blues rock band. Description above from the Wikipedia article Billy Bob Thornton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 4, 1955 In Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
90
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie London Fields 2016-12-31
Known For
Poster of Our Brand Is Crisis
Poster of Fargo
Poster of The Informers
Poster of The Badge
Filmography
Movie London Fields Samson Young 2016-12-31
Movie Whiskey Tango Foxtrot General Hollanek 2016-03-04
Movie Bad Santa 2 Willie 2016-11-23
Series Goliath Billy McBride 2016-10-14
Movie Our Brand Is Crisis Pat Candy 2015-09-11
Movie Entourage Financier 2015-06-03
Movie Grizzly Douglass 2015-02-27
Movie The Judge Dwight Dickham 2014-10-08
Movie Cut Bank Stan Steeley 2014-09-10
Series Fargo Lorne Malvo 2014-04-15
Movie Parkland Forrest Sorrels 2013-10-02
Movie Jayne Mansfield's Car Skip Caldwell 2012-02-13
Movie The Baytown Outlaws Carlos 2012-08-27
Movie Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton 2012-03-30
Movie Puss in Boots Jack (voice) 2011-10-28
Movie Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm Himself 2010-11-24
Movie Faster Cop 2010-11-23
Movie The Smell of Success Patrick 2009-01-20
Movie The Informers William 2008-11-05
Movie Eagle Eye Thomas Morgan 2008-09-25
Series The Big Bang Theory Dr. Lorvis 2007-09-24
Movie Mr. Woodcock Jasper Woodcock 2007-09-14
Series VH1 Rock Honors Unknown 2006-05-31
Movie The Astronaut Farmer Charles Farmer 2006-10-15
Movie School for Scoundrels Dr. P 2006-09-29
Movie The Ice Harvest Vic 2005-11-23
Movie Bad News Bears Morris Buttermaker 2005-07-22
Movie Friday Night Lights Coach Gary Gaines 2004-10-08
Movie Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Himself 2004-07-25
Movie The Alamo Davy Crockett 2004-04-07
Movie Chrystal Joe 2004-02-26
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Levity Manual Jordan 2003-03-16
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie (Inside Out): Warren Zevon Narrator 2003-08-23
Movie Intolerable Cruelty Howard D. Doyle 2003-09-02
Movie Love Actually The US President 2003-09-07
Movie Bad Santa Willie 2003-11-25
Movie Waking Up in Reno Lonnie Earl Dodd 2002-12-13
Movie The Badge Sheriff Darl 2002-09-07
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Movie Monster's Ball Hank Grotowski 2001-11-11
Movie Daddy and Them Claude Montgomery 2001-10-26
Movie Bandits Terry Lee Collins 2001-10-12
Movie The Man Who Wasn't There Ed Crane 2001-05-13
Movie CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery Hound Dog McDog / CatDog's Step-father (voice) 2000-11-25
Movie South of Heaven, West of Hell Brig. Smalls 2000-01-01
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Pushing Tin Russell Bell 1999-04-23
Movie Armageddon Dan Truman, NASA Administrator 1998-07-01
Movie Primary Colors Richard Jemmons 1998-03-20
Movie Homegrown Jack Marsden 1998-01-01
Movie A Simple Plan Jacob Mitchell 1998-12-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie A Gun, a Car, a Blonde Syd / Monk 1997-06-01
Movie U Turn Darrell 1997-10-03
Movie The Apostle Troublemaker 1997-10-09
Movie もののけ姫 Jiko-bō (voice) 1997-07-12
Movie The Winner Jack 1996-09-13
Movie Sling Blade Karl Childers 1996-08-30
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Don't Look Back Marshall 1996-07-13
Movie Out There 1995-11-19
Movie The Stars Fell on Henrietta Roy 1995-09-15
Movie Dead Man Big George Drakoulious 1995-05-26
Movie On Deadly Ground Homer Carlton 1994-02-18
Movie Floundering Gun shop clerk 1994-01-01
Movie Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade Karl Childers 1994-03-26
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Tombstone Johnny Tyler 1993-12-25
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Indecent Proposal Day Tripper 1993-04-07
Movie Grey Knight Langston 1993-03-07
Movie Bound by Honor Lightning 1993-02-05
Movie Trouble Bound Coldface 1993-01-09
Series Hearts Afire Billy Bob Davis 1992-09-14
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie One False Move Ray Malcolm 1992-05-08
Movie Chopper Chicks in Zombie Town Donny 1990-04-20
Series The Outsiders Buck Merrill 1990-03-25
Movie Going Overboard Dave 1989-05-11
Movie Chopper Chicks in Zombietown Tommy 1989-04-05
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Hunter's Blood Billy Bob 1986-01-01
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Series This Week in Baseball Unknown 1977-04-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14