William George Zane, Jr. popularly known as Billy Zane and Bill Zane is popular American film producer and actor. He was born on 24th February, 1966 in Illinois, United States of America and started his career in 1985. He is known for his roles in movies like “Back to the Future”, “The Silence of the Hams”, “Titanic” and “Dead Calm”.

Early Career

Popular Hollywood actor Billy Zane started his career in 1985, appearing in the blockbuster movie titled “Back to the Future”, playing the role of Match. After an ideal start to his career, he appeared in another highly successful movie titled “Critters” in 1986, which won him critical acclaim.

In 1989, he landed a role in “Going Overboard”, which received mixed reviews, followed by a significant role in “Dead Calm”, which went on to be a big commercial success. Billy Zane landed a breakthrough role in the record breaking blockbuster movie “Titanic” in 1997, playing the role of Caledon Hockley. He earned worldwide fame and critical acclaim for his performance. In 2000, he appeared in comedy flick “Zoolander”, followed by a role in “Chicago”.

Career Highlights

Billy Zane has appeared in several blockbuster Hollywood movies like “Back to the Future”, “The Silence of Hams”, “Dead Calm”, “Critters” and “Titanic”, to name only a few and won several nominations and awards. In 1998, he won the Screen Actors Guild Award and MTV Movie Award nominations in the category for outstanding performance by a cast and Best Villain, for his villain role in “Titanic”. He won Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite supporting actor for “Titanic”.

Best Movies of Billy Zane

  • Back to the Future
  • Critters
  • The Silence of the Hams
  • The Phantom
  • Titanic
  • Silver City
  • Zoo lander
  • The Confidant
  • Darfur
  • The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption

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