Billy Bob Thornton is a popular American director, producer, singer-songwriter and also an eminent actor. He was born on August 4, 1955 at Hot Springs, Arkansas in USA to Virginia Roberta and William Raymond Thornton. His father died when he was 18 years old. Billy is one of the three brothers in their family. He wrote several songs like Island Avenue and Emily. He also recorded his very own albums. When he was a child, he lives in Alpine and Malvern in Arkansas and he was brought up as a Methodist. He finished high school in 1973 and he was good in playing baseball. In fact, he tried out on one of the professional baseball team, the Kansas City Royals but he got injured so he was released. After some time of working for the Arkansas State Transportation Department, he went to Henderson State University to study Psychology, but he dropped out just after 2 semesters.

Billy moved to Los Angeles in mid-80’s to become an actor together with Tom Epperson, his writing associate. Initially, he has a rough time on becoming an actor and so he worked in other fields like Telemarketing and Fast Food Management while auditioning for his acting job. He is also a drum player and sang together with Jack Hammer band. While he worked as a waiter in an event, he accidentally served Billy Wilder, a director and screenwriter and he advised Billy to consider being a screenwriter. 
Billy’s first acting role was from the movie, South Reno Film in 1988, where he bagged the role of a counter man who works in a restaurant. He also did the small role of a pawn clerk in ‘The Photographer’ episode of the series, Matlock in 1987. He was also one of the CBS in the American sitcom, Hearts Afire. In 1992, he has done a villain role in the thriller film, One False Move. He is the co-writer of this film where he got the attention of many critics. Billy was also part of films like Tombstone, Indecent Proposal, On Deadly Ground and Bound by Honor in 1990s. He is the writer, director and he was starred in the independent film, Sling Blade in 1996 and Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade. The Sling Blade was internationally acclaimed and the screenplay gave him the Best Adapted Screenplay award in the Academy Award, Edgar Award and America Award’s Writers Guild. Billy also got the Best Actor nominations in both Oscar and Screen Actors Guild. He essayed the role of Richard Jemmons, a political strategist in the 1998 film, Primary Colors which stars John Travolta John Travolta is a true legendary figure as he was >> Read More... . In year 2000, he did the adaptation of the film All The Pretty Horses based on the book with the same title by Cormac McCarthy. He had a bad experience when he has to cut the footage of more than an hour and this made him decide to stop directing films. The film Daddy and Them was filmed earlier.

In year 2000, Billy made an appearance in Travis Tritt’s music video for Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde song. The actor was known as a ‘tattoed’ hairy man’s man. After the success of his film, Sling Blade, Billy acted in various major films like the Armageddon and A Simple Plan in 1998. In year 2001, this actor also directed the films, Daddy and Them alongside with his three other films: the box-office hit, Bandits, Monster’s Ball with Halle Berry She was known for her short - hair styles, from a >> Read More... and the British-American film, The Man Who Wasn’t There, from which Billy got several awards. In year 2003, he played as Willie Stokes, a mischievous Santa in the black comedy film, Bad Santa. The film was a success and he was honored as a leading comic actor, followed by his appearance in the British romantic comedy film, Love Actually, where he played as a Casanova President of the United States. Later in 2004, he bagged the role of Davy Crockett David "Davy" Crockett was a nineteenth century Ame >> Read More... in the war film, The Alamo. On October 7, 2004, he got his own star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2006, he wrote and essayed the role of Dr. P in the comedy film, School for Scoundrels. He was also seen in films like The Astronaut Farmer, Mr. Woodcock and Eagle Eye.
This year, he played as Lorne Malvo in the comedy crime series, Fargo which was based on the film with the same title in 1996. He also appeared as a urologist who gets thrilled when a woman touches him, in The Big Bang Click to look into! >> Read More... Theory.

In 1990s, he started to be a singer-songwriter and releases his album, Private Radio in year 2001, The Edge of the World in year 2003, Hobo in year 2005 and his 2007 music album, Beautiful Door.

He got married five times to five different women. But unluckily, it all ends with a divorce. He got married to Melissa Lee Gatlin in 1978 and they have a daughter named, Amanda. In 1986, Billy re-marries actress, Toni Lawrence but a year after, they got separated and had a divorce in year 1988. He was also married to Cynda Williams, his co-star in his debut as a writer of One False Move. Billy also married, Pietra Dawn Cherniak of Playboy magazine in 1993 and they have two sons named William and Harry James. The two had a divorce in year 1997. From 1997 to 1999, the actor was engaged to be married to actress, Laura Dern Laura Dern is an American actress, director, and p >> Read More... but in year 2000, he married his co-star in Pushing Tin, Angelina Jolie Who will not be stung with her “pouting lips?” Ang >> Read More... . They adopted a child in March 2002, however, it was revealed that it was only Jolie who adopted the Cambodian child. They ended their relationship in 2002 and had a divorced after a year. From 2003 up to this time, Billy has been in a relationship to Connie Angland and they have a daughter named, Bella.
Pedro Pascal English Actor

Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal is a renowned Chilean actor. He was born as Jose Pedro Balmaceda Pascal on April 2, 1975 in Santiago, Chile. Shortly after his birth, when Chile was ruled under the military headed by Augusto Pinochet, Pedro’s family was given a political refuge in Denmark. He was brought up in Orange County in California and Texas. He attended Orange County School of the Arts and later went to Tisch School of the Arts of New York University. He then lived in New York since year 1993.He appeared in various television series and started in year 1999 as Gregor New in the episode, Gee Your Hair Smells Evil in the fantasy-based series, Good vs Evil. Besides that, he was also part of Downtown, Undressed and the very popular television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the episode, The Freshman. Later, he appeared in Touched by an Angel, NYPD Blue and Law & Order: Criminal Intent where he bagged the role of Reggie, a kidnapper. In 2011, he was also cast in the pilot of the never-aired pilot of the Wonder Woman. He was also seen in the medical drama series, Body of Proof as Zack Goffman. Later, he made a guest appearance in the episode, Malice in Wonderland of the crime-based series, CSI: Crime of Investigation in 2012. In 2013, Pedro was also seen in the fourth season of the fantasy-drama series, Game of Thrones and bagged the role of Prince Oberyn Martell. The actor has done television series including Nikita, Red Widow, The Sixth Gun and Homeland. In 2014, he acted in six episodes as Marcus Pike in the procedural series, The Mentalist. He is also set to play the main lead role as Javier Peña in the upcoming show, Narcos in 2015.Pedro has done films like Earth vs Spider in 2001, Hermanas in 2005, The Adjustment Bureau and Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe. He is set to appear in the upcoming films like Bloodsucking Bastards and Sweets.He has a wide stage experience as an actor and director. He earned the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and the Garland Award for his portrayal in the play, Orphans. He has done Off-Broadway as well; he appeared in Jordan Harrison’s Maple and Vine, Based on a Totally True Story, Sand by Trista Baldwin, Some Men by Terrence McNally, Macbeth and a lot more. He is also one of the LAByrinth Theater Company member in New York City.

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Shane West

Shane West is an actor, musician (punk) and a songwriter. He was born as Shannon Bruce Snaith on June 10, 1978 to Leah Catherine and Don Snaith at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. Shane’s mother is of Cajun French lineage while his father is a Jamaican, British and Portuguese lineage. His parents had a divorce in year 1982 when he was just four years old. His passion for punk music was influenced by his (punk musicians) parents. At ten, he moved to Compton, California to look for a job. Later, he shifted to Norwalk then transferred to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting. In the first two years, the actor has struggled a lot and he lives in his manager’s place before he was debuted as an actor in year 1995 through the television drama, Picket Fences. He appeared in the episode, ‘Heart of Saturday Night’ in the season 4 of the show and bagged the role of Dave Lattimore. In year 1998, he made a guest-star appearance in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and essayed the role of Mark Tapper in The Cider House Rules. He bagged his first major role as Eli Sammler, a young basketball player who has learning disability on ABC television series, Once and Again. He was debuted in the big screen through the comedy-drama film, Liberty Heights in 1999. Shane was later co-starred with Marla Sokoloff, James Franco and Jodi Lyn O’Keefe in the teen comedy film, Whatever It Takes in year 2000. In 2001, he played as Bentley ‘Striker’ Scrumfeld in another teen comedy film, Get Over It.In 2002, he was co-starred with Mandy Moore in the film adaptation of the novel, A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Spark. The film grossed $41-Million in U.S. and Shane received the Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry with Many Moore. He was also seen in the music video ‘Cry’ by Moore. He also earned the Young Hollywood Award Male Superstar of Tomorrow.In year 2003, he was starred in the superhero film, The League of Extraordinary Gentleman as Tom Sawyer in 2003 together with Sean Connery. This film received a commercial success and grossed $179-Million worldwide. After a year, Shane was cast on NBC’s longest running medical drama series, ER and donned the role of Ray Barnett. In 2007, he left the show and was featured in Supreme Courtships. He later returned to ER on its final season. Shane also acted in the independent biographical film, What We Do Is Secret as Darby Crash, the lead vocalist of the band, The Germs. The brilliant actor received positive reviews for his portrayal in the film. He also gained the Rising Star Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival. From 2010 to 2013, he was starred in the television series, Nikita as Michael Bishop. In 2014, he was co-starred as Captain John Alden, a war veteran in the historical fantasy, Salem.Shane is also the lead vocal of the band, Johnny Was which was initially known as Average Joe.

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