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Billy Burke Biography

Birth Name:
William Albert Burke
Birth Place:
Bellingham, Washington, United States
Actor, singer, songwriter

Fast Facts

  • While in his teens, he taught himself guitar and piano, wrote songs and formed a band that made it to a national battle-of-the-bands competition
  • Recorded four original songs with Phil Ramone as part of a deal with Warner Brothers Records
  • Made his film debut in the 1990 indie film Daredreamer, but had his big break in the 1998 comedy Mafia! Had his first role as a television-series regular on the short-lived drama Wonderland
  • The first time he met Twilight costar Kristen Stewart (who plays his daughter in the film) was on a plane, where he tapped her on the shoulder and introduced himself to the confused actress as her dad