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Billy Bob Thornton

1955-08-04 Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA

Image of 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.


Devil's Peak Charlie McNeely 2023-02-17
Immediate Family 2022-09-30
Walk, Don't Run: The Story of The Ventures 2022-10-06
The Gray Man Fitzroy 2022-07-13
Hollywood.Con Boxmaster 2021-01-29
The Ventures: Stars on Guitars 2020-02-12
Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine Self 2020-06-11
Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man Self 2020-11-06
Untouchable Himself (archive footage) 2019-06-20
A Million Little Pieces Leonard 2019-08-30
ZZ Top: That Little Ol' Band From Texas Self 2019-06-01
Temple of Art Self 2018-12-31
London Fields Samson Young 2018-09-20
The First Boys of Spring 2016-08-19
Bad Santa 2 Willie Soke 2016-11-23
What Doesn’t Kill Me: The Life and Music of Vic Chesnutt Himself 2016-01-01
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot General Hollanek 2016-03-04
Our Brand Is Crisis Pat Candy 2015-09-11
Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High and Unemployed: Live In Austin Himself 2015-12-09
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Self / Actor / Director 2015-01-25
Into the Grizzly Maze Douglass 2015-02-27
Entourage Larsen McCredle 2015-06-03
21 Years: Richard Linklater Self - Actor 2014-11-07
The Judge Dwight Dickham 2014-10-08
Cut Bank Stan Steeley 2014-10-04
Jayne Mansfield's Car Skip Caldwell 2013-07-25
Sport in America: Our Defining Stories Himself 2013-11-28
Parkland Forrest Sorrels 2013-10-02
Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton Self 2012-03-30
The Baytown Outlaws Carlos 2012-08-27
Harry Dean Stanton: Crossing Mulholland 2011-02-11
Puss in Boots Jack (voice) 2011-10-27
Nashville Rises narration 2011-03-11
Dislecksia: The Movie Himself 2011-10-04
The Smell of Success Patrick 2011-08-19
Faster Cop 2010-11-23
Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm Himself 2010-11-24
Ramble At The Ryman Himself 2009-07-20
Eagle Eye Thomas Morgan 2008-09-25
The Informers William 2008-11-05
VH1 Rock Honors: The Who Self 2008-07-17
The Astronaut Farmer Charles Farmer 2007-02-23
Classic Albums: Frank Zappa - Apostrophe (') Over-Nite Sensation Self 2007-05-01
Mr. Woodcock Jasper Woodcock 2007-09-14
NFL: Favre 4 Ever Voice 2006-10-03
School for Scoundrels Dr. P 2006-09-29
2006 St. Louis Cardinals: The Official World Series Film Narrator 2006-10-21
Bad News Bears Morris Buttermaker 2005-07-22
The Ice Harvest Vic 2005-11-23
Mr. Thornton Goes to Hollywood Self 2005-06-07
Friday Night Lights Coach Gary Gaines 2004-10-08
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Other Voices (voice) 2004-09-04
The Alamo Davy Crockett 2004-04-07
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self 2004-07-25
Chrystal Joe 2004-02-26
Levity Manuel Jordan 2003-03-16
(Inside Out): Warren Zevon Narrator 2003-08-23
Bad Santa Willie 2003-11-26
Intolerable Cruelty Howard D. Doyle 2003-09-02
Love Actually The US President 2003-09-07
The Badge Sheriff Darl 2002-09-07
Waking Up in Reno Lonnie Earl Dodd 2002-12-13
The Man Who Wasn't There Ed Crane 2001-10-26
Monster's Ball Hank Grotowski 2001-06-07
Bandits Terry Lee Collins 2001-10-12
Daddy and Them Claude Montgomery 2001-10-26
CatDog and the Great Parent Mystery Hound Dog McDog / CatDog's Step-father (voice) 2000-11-25
South of Heaven, West of Hell Brig. Smalls 2000-01-28
The Last Real Cowboys Tar 2000-08-15
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration Self 2000-06-06
Pushing Tin Russell Bell 1999-04-23
Primary Colors Richard Jemmons 1998-03-20
A Simple Plan Jacob Mitchell 1998-12-11
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn Self 1998-02-20
Armageddon Dan Truman 1998-07-01
Homegrown Jack Marsden 1998-04-17
The Apostle Troublemaker 1997-12-19
U Turn Darrell 1997-10-03
A Gun, a Car, a Blonde Syd / Monk 1997-06-01
Don't Look Back Marshall 1996-07-13
The Winner Jack 1996-09-13
Sling Blade Karl Childers 1996-08-30
The Stars Fell on Henrietta Roy 1995-09-15
Dead Man Big George Drakoulious 1995-12-23
Out There Jailbird 1995-11-19
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade Karl Childers 1994-03-26
On Deadly Ground Homer Carlton 1994-02-18
Floundering Gun Clerk 1994-11-04
Tombstone Johnny Tyler 1993-12-25
Grey Knight Langston 1993-03-07
Indecent Proposal Day Tripper 1993-04-07
Trouble Bound Coldface 1993-01-09
Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun Rowdy Udall 1993-01-30
Bound by Honor Lightning 1993-02-05
One False Move Ray Malcolm 1992-05-08
The Dark Backward Patron at Sloppy's 1991-07-26
For the Boys Marine Sergeant, Korea 1991-11-22
Going Overboard Dave 1989-05-11
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown Tommy 1989-04-05
South of Reno Counterman 1988-04-22
Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night Self - Audience Member 1988-01-03
Hunter's Blood Billy Bob 1986-09-26
The Electric State