Billy Zane

Billy Zane

actor, producer, director

Billy Zane was born on Feb 24, 1966 in USA. Billy Zane's big-screen debut came with Back to the Future directed by Robert Zemeckis in 1985, strarring Match. Billy Zane is known for True Story directed by Hanelle M. Culpepper, Kevin Hart stars as Kid and Wesley Snipes as Carlton. Billy Zane has got 4 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Billy Zane achieved is Rome International Movie Awards. The upcoming new movie Billy Zane plays is Iké Boys which will be released on Oct 11, 2022.

William George Zane, better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, to Thalia (Colovos) and William Zane, both of Greek ancestry. His parents were amateur actors and managed a medical technical school. Billy has an older sister, actress and singer Lisa Zane. Billy was bitten by the acting bug early on. In his early teens, he attended Harand Camp of the Theater Arts in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. In 1982, he attended the American School in Switzerland. His high school days were spent at Francis Parker High School in Chicago, Illinois. Daryl Hannah and Jennifer Beals also attended Parker, prior to Billy's attendance.Soon after graduating from high school, Billy decided to venture out to California to attempt acting for the first time. Within three weeks, he won his very first big screen role in Retour vers le futur (1985), playing the role of Match, one of Biff Tannen's thugs. He would later reprise that role for the sequel Retour vers le futur 2 (1989). Then after a small role in the science fiction horror film Critters (1986), he landed starring roles in several television films. Billy played villain Hughie Warriner in the Australian thriller film Calme blanc (1989), where he met his future wife, Lisa Collins.He also co-starred in Memphis Belle (1990), a film version of a 1944 documentary about a World War II bomber. In 1991, he appeared as John Justice Wheeler on several episodes of David Lynch's television series Twin Peaks (1990). Billy starred as the eponymous superhero in Le fantôme du Bengale (1996) and as Caledon Hockley in the billion dollar grossing Titanic (1997). Then, he starred in the television movie Cléopatre (1999) where he met his soon-to-be fiance, actress Leonor Varela from whom he subsequently separated. In 2005, he had a recurring role as the poetry loving ex-demon Drake on the television series Charmed (1998).

  • Birthday

    Feb 24, 1966
  • Place of Birth

    Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Also known

    Билли Зейн

Known For


4 wins & 4 nominations

Rome International Movie Awards
Best Acting Ensemble
Winner - May Award
Gold Movie Awards
Best Actor
Winner - Best of the Year Award
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