Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton

Born: August 4, 1955

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor, screenwriter, director, musician

Biography: Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, screenwriter, director and musician. Thornton gained early recognition as a cast member on the CBS sitcom Hearts Afire and in several early 1990s films including On Deadly Ground and Tombstone. In the mid-1990s, after writing, directing, and starring in the independent film Sling Blade, he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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