Billy Bob Thornton was born on 4th of August, 1955 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He is a well-known person in the American film industry.
He is a versatile talent and has been included as actor, writer, and producer, director, singer as well as songwriter. He has won many prestigious awards including Academy Award and Golden Globe Award.
He is best known for the movies like “Sling Blade” and “One False Move.” He has been actively involved in this field from 1986, and at the age of 61 also, he is performing his job correctly.
He was athletic from his young age and was a good player of baseball. He has appeared in many movies as well as TV shows till now. He made his debut in the movies from “Hunter’s Blood” in 1986 where he played the role of Billy Bob.
As his acting was unique and loved by many people, he got many offers to play in the movies. Later, he started to direct the movies as well. His first directed movie is “Widespread Panic” in 1991.
In 1996, he wrote one of the most successful films of the decade “Sling Blade” for which he won the Academy Award for Best Writing. He was also nominated for the Best Actor in a Leading Role from the same movie.
Later, in 1998, he again got nominated for Academy Awards in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting Role from “A Simple Plan.” He was also got nominated for Golden Globe Award for his role in “A Simple Plan”.
After that, he got nominated for this award for three times from “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” “Bandits” and “Bad Santa”.
He played in the movie “The Man Who Wasn’t There” in 2001 from which he won London Film Critics Circle Award, National Board of Review Award, Online Film Critics Society Award and much more.
Though he has also appeared in many TV shows, he has always been popular from his works in the movies.
He appeared on the TV screen for the first time from “Matlock” in 1987. He played various roles in many TV series for a very short period. In 1992, he got a chance to play the role of Billy Bob Davis in “Hearts Afire”.
Though he has appeared in these series, he has never taken it seriously, and he has yet not done the inspiring roles in the TV series.
He has also appeared in many discographies as well as published four studio albums. His albums were also popular among the listeners such as Private Radio, The Edge of the World, Hobo and Beautiful Door.
He is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 10 inch. He is married for five times and he has got four children altogether. His wives are also renowned persona in the Hollywood industry including Angelina Jolie, Cynda Williams, and Toni Lawrence.
Though he is unsuccessful in the case of selecting a wife, he loves his sons and daughter very much. He is also popular because of his tattoos in his arms.
He performed in many stages from Tombstone Band. He is one of the richest celebrities with the net worth of $35 million.
He is very popular in the social networking sites as well. If you are also his fan, you can follow him on Twitter, Facebook as well as in Instagram.
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His interviews can be watched on YouTube. His full biography is also available on Wikipedia and IMDB.