Billy Bob Thornton

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  • Birth Place: Hot Springs, AR
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/04/1955, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; producer; screenwriter
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Matt Roush's 10 Best TV Shows of the Year

1. Fargo
You betcha we loved FX's sensational miniseries, inspired by the iconic film, which triumphantly mined new depths of icy evil amid heartfelt humanism. Noah Hawley's fable gave fabulous star turns to Billy Bob Thornton (a hit man), Martin Freeman (a mousy murderer), and ...read more

Is Love Actually the Ultimate Holiday Rom-Com or a Depressing Hot Mess?

Anyone's who's logged into Netflix lately has no doubt noted the presence of Love Actually in the "Popular on Netflix" category. That's because the British comedy has become something of a modern classic for the holiday season. But not everyone sees it that way.

The ensemble film with nine different plots set around Christmas hit theaters in 2003 to high anticipation. Not only was this filmmaker Richard Curtis' follow-up to the popular Four Weddings and Funeral and Notting Hill, but it also boasted so many popular British stars that there was no way it could fail, right? Well... while some fans are still devoted to the film, they're the first to admit that it's an imperfect movie. But while TVGuide.com editor Joyce Eng embraces the film's range of stories and strong performances, fellow editor Hanh Nguyen is put off by the often depressing plots and creepy, male-centric take on so-called romance.
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FX Orders More Fargo and Louie

Fresh off earning 18 Emmy nominations for Fargo, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf announced Monday that the network has ordered a second installment. FX has also renewed...read more

Videos

Mr. Woodcock
Puss In Boots
Billy Bob Thornton: Do You Have to Have Cupcake Wars?
Billy Bob Thornton: How Do the Emmys Compare to the Oscars?

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Puss In Boots (1999)
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The Judge
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The Judge [HD]

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The Misinterpretation Agitation
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Morton's Fork
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A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage
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The Heap

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Judge Movie, Actor
2014 The Roosevelts TV Show Series, Voice
2014 Fargo TV Show Series, Actor - Lorne Malvo
2012 Johnny Cash TV Show Series, Remarks by
2011 Nashville Rises TV Show Series, Narrator

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Critic's Notebook: Summer TV Comings and Goings

Forget the old Rodgers & Hammerstein song about June. TV is busting out all over, and what a remarkable week it has been. Starting with HBO's Game of Thrones wrapping another astounding season last Sunday — this run of episodes blessed by being able to dramatize so many, though not all, of the climactic events of book 3, A Storm of Swords, the best in George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice & Fire" series — ending with a... read more

Orange Is the New Black, Fargo Top Critics' Choice TV Awards Winners

Orange Is the New Black and Fargo topped the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Thursday with three victories each.

Orange Is the New Black won... read more

Fargo Finale Postmortem: The Predator Becomes the Prey

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Fargo's season finale. Read at your own risk!]

No matter how many shades of green Malvo could discern, he still didn't see his predator coming until it was too late.

On Tuesday's Season 1 finale of Fargo, unscrupulous hitman Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) got caught by surprise twice. The first time, he stepped into... read more

Fargo Finale: Why Lester and Malvo Can't Resist Each Other

Fargo has come full circle.

When the dark comedy airs its season finale on Tuesday (10/9c, FX), Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) and Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) will complete the dance they started with each other in the premiere. The drifter-hitman and milquetoast-turned-murderer had been apart for most of the season, but circumstances and hubris recently brought them back together for a fatal misadventure. read more

Fargo Boss Breaks Down That (Very Familiar) Money Shot

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Fargo's episode "Eating the Blame." If you haven't seen it yet, may you be plagued with doubts until you do.] read more

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