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Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton
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Birth Date

August 4, 1955


65 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark brown


6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$45 Million


85 kg | 187 pounds

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

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 co-wrote.

New Movies

A Million Little Pieces (2018) drama in role as Leonard, opposite Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Charlie Hunnam and Giovanni Ribisi

London Fields (2018) mystery thriller in role as Samson Young, with Amber Heard, Theo James and Cara Delevingne

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Karl Childers in drama film Sling Blade (1996) and he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performances in movies:

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) neo-noir crime in role as Ed Crane

Bandits (2001) criminal comedy drama in role as Terry Collins

Bad Santa (2003) black comedy in role as as Willie T. Soke

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).

Armageddon (1998) science fiction disaster with Liv Tyler, Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck

Friday Night Lights (2004) sports drama opposite Connie Britton and Brad Leland

Bad Santa 2 (2016) black comedy crime in role as as Willie T. Soke

Monster's Ball (2001) drama romance opposite Halle Berry and Heath Ledger

Primary Colors (1998) comedy drama with Emma Thompson and John Travolta

U Turn (1997) crime thriller opposite Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn and Joaquin Phoenix

The Ice Harvest (2005) thriller comedy with John Cusack and Connie Nielsen

Pushing Tin (1999) comedy drama opposite John Cusack, Angelina Jolie and Cate Blanchett

Intolerable Cruelty (2003) romantic comedy opposite George Clooney and Catherine Zeta‑Jones

Eagle Eye (2008) action thriller with Michelle Monaghan, Shia LaBeouf and Rosario Dawson

Faster (2010) action opposite Dwayne Johnson, Maggie Grace and Carla Gugino

The Alamo (2004) drama action with Dennis Quaid and Patrick Wilson

The Astronaut Farmer (2006) drama opposite Virginia Madsen and Bruce Dern

The Baytown Outlaws (2012) action comedy with Eva Longoria

Cut Bank (2014) thriller opposite Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer and John Malkovich

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) comedy drama with Tina Fey, Margot Robbie and Martin Freeman

TV Shows

He won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Mini-Series for his performance as Lorne Malvo in FX miniseries Fargo (2014), also was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor.

He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Billy McBride in Amazon Studios legal drama web television series Goliath (2016-2020).

The Outsiders (1990) Fox drama series in role as Buck Merill

Hearts Afire (1992–1995) CBS sitcom in role as Billy Bob Davis

Make It Up As We Go (2020) musical series in role as Van Tyler


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)

Hobo (2005)

Beautiful Door (2007)

He is vocalist of blues rock band The Boxmasters.

He voiced Jack in animated adventure comedy film Puss in Boots (2011).

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 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 Danielle Dotzenrod (2002) and Laura Dern (1997-2000).

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