Billy Zane

Billy Zane

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William George “Billy” Zane, Jr. He is probably best known for his roles as Hughie in Dead Calm, Caledon Hockley in Titanic, The Phantom from The Phantom, John Wheeler in Twin Peaks and Mr. E in CQ. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. Earlier that same year, Zane gained international recognition with the role of villain Hughie Warriner in the thriller Dead Calm, alongside Nicole Kidman and Sam Neill. He was also nominated for a SAG award. The film tells the story of the U.S. Army run amok in Iraq, eventually brought into check by a brave Turkish hero. He took over Timothy Olyphant’s role as Christina Applegate’s ex-boyfriend on Samantha Who. Zane and Neil are parents to Ava Katherine who was born on February 20.
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William George “Billy” Zane, Jr. He is probably best known for his roles as Caledon Hockley in Titanic, The Phantom from The Phantom, John Wheeler in Twin Peaks and Mr. E in CQ. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress.
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Zane was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Thalia and William George Zane, Sr., both of whom were amateur actors and founders of a school for medical technicians. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. After completing a year abroad at the American School in Switzerland, Zane graduated from Francis W. Parker School and attended Harand Camp of the Theater Arts, located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. He also starred in a couple of Tales from the Crypt productions, including Tales From the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight, where he plays a henchman of Satan called The Collector, and the episode “Well-Cooked Hams”, where he plays a poorly skilled magician who kills to steal good tricks from other magicians. The same year, he also had a cameo as himself in the comedy Zoolander. Another rather notable role was that of voicing the villainous Xehanort’s Heartless, “Ansem” in the Square Enix-Disney video game Kingdom Hearts.
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Both of his parents are of Greek descent (Chios on his mother’s side and Mani on his father’s side), and his family’s original surname, “Zanetakos”, was anglicized to “Zane” by his parents, who also raised him Greek Orthodox. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. He also starred in the NBC film, The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989). in 1990, he also co-starred in the film Memphis Belle, a film version of a 1944 documentary about a World War II bomber plane, as the bombardier.
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William George “Billy” Zane, Jr. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. in 1989 he reprised his henchman role in Back to the Future II. in 1996, Zane played the eponymous classic comic book hero in the big budget action film The Phantom, based on Lee Falk’s comic. He was also nominated for a SAG award. Zane played the part of Mark Antony. Zane also had a recurring role in the television series Charmed in which he played poetry loving ex-demon Drake.
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Both of his parents are of Greek descent (Chios), and his family’s original surname, “Zanetakos”, was anglicized to “Zane” by his parents, who also raised him Greek Orthodox. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. Zane’s first two screen roles were in the science fiction fllms Back to the Future in 1985 and Critters in 1986.
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William George “Billy” Zane, Jr. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. Zane’s first starring role was in a 1990 independent film, the low budget science fiction thriller Megaville. in 1993, he played the Shakespearean actor “Mr. Fabian” in Tombstone, and took a starring role in Sniper.
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Zane was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Thalia and William George Zane, Sr., both of whom were amateur actors and founders of a school for medical technicians. Both of his parents are of Greek descent, and his family’s original surname, “Zanikopolous”, was anglicized to “Zane” by his parents. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress.
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Both of his parents are of Greek descent, and his family’s original surname, “Zanetakos”, was anglicized to “Zane” by his parents. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress. He also starred in the NBC film, The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989). in 1993, he played the Shakespearean actor “Mr. Fabian” in Tombstone, and took a starring role in Sniper. He was also nominated for a SAG award. in 1998, Zane starred in and produced I Woke Up Early The Day I Died, a silent film based on Ed Wood’s last script, intended as a parody on bad filmmaking. The same year, he also had a cameo as himself in the popular comedy Zoolander. Zane keeps busy in other parts of the entertainment industry as well.