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Billy Bob Thornton

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Musician / Songwriter / Film Producer | * 08/04/1955 (65) | Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
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Billy Bob Thornton (born August 4, 1955) is an American actor, writer, director, and musician. He had his first break when he co-wrote and starred in the 1992 thriller One False Move, and received international attention after writing, directing, and starring in the independent drama film Sling Blade (1996), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He appeared in several major film roles in the 1990s following Sling Blade, including Oliver Stone's neo-noir U Turn (1997), political drama Primary Colors (1998), science fiction disaster film Armageddon (1998), the highest-grossing film of that year, and the crime drama A Simple Plan (1998), which earned him his third ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Billy Bob Thornton

Writers Guild of America Award Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Edgar Award Academy Awards Golden Globe Award Saturn Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Billy Bob Thornton as Actor(81)

as Dr. Oliver Lorvis (archive footage)2019 Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell
as Samson Young2018 London Fields
as General Hollanek2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
as Willie Soke2016 Bad Santa 2
as Pat Candy2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
as Douglass2015 Into the Grizzly Maze
as Financier2015 Entourage
as Dwight Dickham2014 The Judge
as Stan Steeley2014 Cut Bank
as Forrest Sorrels2013 Parkland
as Skip Caldwell2013 Jayne Mansfield's Car
as Carlos2012 The Baytown Outlaws
as Jack (voice)2011 Puss in Boots
as Cop2010 Faster
as Patrick2009 The Smell of Success
as William2008 The Informers
as Thomas Morgan2008 Eagle Eye
as Jasper Woodcock2007 Mr. Woodcock
as Voice2006 NFL: Favre 4 Ever
as Charles Farmer2006 The Astronaut Farmer
as Morris Buttermaker2005 Bad News Bears
as Vic2005 The Ice Harvest
as Joe2004 Chrystal
as Davy Crockett2004 The Alamo
as Coach Gary Gaines2004 Friday Night Lights
as Manual Jordan2003 Levity
as Willie Soke2003 Bad Santa
as Howard D. Doyle2003 Intolerable Cruelty
as The US President2003 Love Actually
as Lonnie Earl Dodd2002 Waking Up in Reno
as Sheriff Darl2002 The Badge
as Claude Montgomery2001 Daddy and Them
as Hank Grotowski2001 Monster's Ball
as Ed Crane2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
as Terry Lee Collins2001 Bandits
as Hound Dog McDog / CatDog's Step-father (voice)2000 CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery
as Brig. Smalls2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
as Russell Bell1999 Pushing Tin
as Dan Truman, NASA Administrator1998 Armageddon
as Jacob Mitchell1998 A Simple Plan
as Richard Jemmons1998 Primary Colors
as Jack Marsden1998 Homegrown
as Troublemaker1997 The Apostle
as Syd / Monk1997 A Gun, a Car, a Blonde
as Darrell1997 U Turn
as Karl Childers1996 Sling Blade
as Marshall1996 Don't Look Back
as Jack1996 The Winner
as Big George Drakoulious1995 Dead Man
as Jailbird1995 Out There
as Gun shop clerk1994 Floundering
as Homer Carlton1994 On Deadly Ground
as Coldface1993 Trouble Bound
as Langston1993 Grey Knight
as Johnny Tyler1993 Tombstone
as Day Tripper1993 Indecent Proposal
as Lightning1993 Bound by Honor
as Ray Malcolm1992 One False Move
as Marine Sergeant in Korea1991 For the Boys
as Patron at Sloppy's1991 The Dark Backward
as Dave1989 Going Overboard
as Counterman1988 South of Reno
as Billy Bob1986 Hunter's Blood

TV Shows/Series with Billy Bob Thornton as Actor(24)

Movies with Billy Bob Thornton as Crew(17)

Directing/Director2013 Jayne Mansfield's Car
Writing/Screenplay2013 Jayne Mansfield's Car
Directing/Director2001 Daddy and Them
Writing/Writer2001 Daddy and Them
Writing/Story2001 Camouflage
Writing/Screenplay2001 Camouflage
Writing/Screenplay2000 The Gift
Directing/Director2000 All the Pretty Horses
Production/Producer2000 All the Pretty Horses
Directing/Director1996 Sling Blade
Writing/Screenplay1996 Sling Blade
Writing/Theatre Play1996 Sling Blade
Writing/Writer1996 Don't Look Back
Writing/Writer1996 A Family Thing
Writing/Writer1992 One False Move

Born: Thursday, 08/04 1955 (August) in Hot Springs (current age: 65 years + 122 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Malvern High School, Henderson State University
Record Label: Vanguard Records
Spouses (current/former): Angelina Jolie, Cynda Williams
Other names for Billy Bob Thornton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Reginald Perry"
"Билли Боб Торнтон"
"Μπίλι Μπομπ Θόρτον"
"William Robert Thornton"
Billy Bob Thornton frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (33x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Martin Short (16x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (14x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (14x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (14x, Actress)
Maya Rudolph (14x, Actress)
Ben Stiller (13x, Actor)
Charlize Theron (13x, Actress)
Ben Affleck (13x, Actor)
Chris Rock (13x, Actor)
Lynne K. Eagan (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:334, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/15/2020