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Billy Campbell is an American film and television actor. He is famously known for his role in the TV series Dynasty. He featured as Luke Fuller in the series. From that time his name became popular among the people. He has played different roles in various movies.
Billy Campbell Biography
Some of them include: playing Rick Sammler on Once and Again, Det. Joey Indelli on Crime Story, Jordan Collier on The 4400, and Dr. Jon Fielding on the Tales of the City miniseries. Others are, The Rocketeer, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Enough. Additionally, he has featured as Darren Richmond on the AMC television series, The Killing. He has also played as Dr. Alan Farragut in the SyFy series Helix.
Billy Campbell attended Fork Union Military Academy and Western Albemarle High School. Billy’s first appearance was in the 1980s in an episode of the Family Ties. It was after this that he got his first prominent role as Luke Fuller, Steven Carrington’s lover on Dynasty.
Between 1986–88, he had a regular role as Detective Joey Indelli in the NBC series Crime Story. Campbell was the first choice of the producers of Star Trek: The Next Generation to play the role of William Riker, but lost the role to Jonathan Frakes. In the year 1991, Campbell played the lead role in The .
One year later he appeared as “Quincey Morris”, a vampire hunter in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The following year 1993, he starred in the short-lived detective series Moon Over Miami. He also won the role of Dr. Jon Fielding in the television adaptation of Tales of the City. He featured in the sequels More Tales of the City in 1998.
In 2001, he starred in Further Tales of the City. In 1999, Campbell starred as Rick Sammler on Once and Again alongside Sela Ward. The series ran for three seasons until 2002. It was during this time when Campbell received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series.
Between 2004–2007, Campbell gained a role as Jordan Collier on the sci-fi series The 4400. The series aired on the USA Network for four seasons . In 2005, he had a recurring role in the teen soap The O.C. After his role in the 2002 film Enough, in which he played the abusive husband of Jennifer Lopez’s character, he portrayed serial killer Ted Bundy in the 2003 TV movie The Stranger Beside Me.
There after, he played a college professor accused of raping a student in a 2004 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Moreover, he featured as an accused serial killer who defends himself in the 2007 television series Shark. In 2010, Campbell had a recurring role in the short-lived revival of Melrose Place.
Following this, Campbell took a prominent role in the AMC series The Killing, an American remake of the Danish series of the same name. In 2000, Campbell was named one of the “World’s 50 Most Beautiful People” by People magazine. He played Abraham Lincoln in the National Geographic television adaptation of the Bill O’Reilly/Martin Dugard book, Killing Lincoln in 2013.
During the year 2017 and 2018, he starred in the Canadian television drama series Cardinal. For this, he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or Television Film at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018 and at the 7th Canadian Screen Awards in 2019.
Billy Campbell Age
He was born on 7th July 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America.
Billy Campbell Height
Billy Campbell is quite a tall and a handsome man. He has a height of approximately 6 Feet 4 Inches ( 1.92m).
Billy Campbell Net Worth
Billy has an approximated net worth of $ 2.5 million.
Billy Campbell Wife Norway
Billy Campbell has a Norwegian wife. The two have one child together. They live mainly between Copenhagen and her family’s farm in the south of Norway. Details about their wedding date is not well known.
Previously, Billy was in a romantic relationship with Jennifer Connelly. She was a co-star in the film The Rocketeer. This happened in the 1991’s at the end of filming of The Rocketeer. The two were involved for five years before they broke up in 1996. Rumors had it that the two were to get married before their relationship turned sour.
There has been claims that Billy Campbell is gay. Probably because he has starred as a gay character in some films. He however has not given an official statement whether he is gay or not. Judging from his previous relationships with ladies, we could guess that he is straight. There is still room for doubt until he clears the air about the issue.
Billy Campbell Movies And Tv Shows
1982 How Sleep the Brave
1989 Call from Space
1991 The Rocketeer
1991 Checkered Flag
1993 The Night We Met
1995 Under the Hula Moon
1996 Lover’s Knot
1997 The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo
1997 Last Chance Love
1998 The Brylcreem Boys
2001 The Rising Place
2003 Gods and Generals
2008 Ghost Town
2010 Almost Kings
2012 Fat Kid Rules the World
2014 Red Knot
2014 Operation Rogue
1984 Family Ties
1985 First Steps
1986-88 Crime Story
1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation
1989 CBS Summer Playhouse
1995 Out There
1996 The Cold Equations
1997 The Naked Truth
1999 Dead Man’s Gun
1999-2002 Once and Again
2000 In the Beginning
2003 The Stranger Beside Me
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
2008 The Circuit
2011-14 The Killing
2014 Lizzie Borden Took an Ax
Billy Campbell Nominations and Awards
- 2000: Nominee Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama Once and Again
- 2002: Received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series.
- 2018: Won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or Television Film at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards.
- 2019: Won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or Television Film at the 7th Canadian Screen Awards.