Quotes by Billy Bob Thornton

About Billy Bob Thornton:

Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, filmmaker, singer-songwriter and drummer. Thornton made his first break with co-writing and starring in the 1992 thriller One False Move and came to international attention after writing, directing, and starring in the independent drama Sling Blade (1996), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He appeared in several major film roles in the 1990s following Sling Blade, including Oliver Stone's neo-noir U Turn (1997), political drama Primary Colors (1998), science fiction disaster Armageddon (1998), which was the highest-grossing film of that year and the crime drama A Simple Plan (1998), which earned him his third Oscar nomination.

Author Bio

  • NameBilly Bob Thornton
  • DescriptionAmerican actor, director, writer, producer, and singer-songwriter
  • BornAugust 4, 1955
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionActor; Film Director; Film Actor; Screenwriter; Musician; Singer; Voice Actor
  • AwardsWriters Guild Of America Award