List of Famous people named Billy

Often it's a shorthand for William. Similar names: William, Bill, Bela, Bella, Billie, Belle, Bille, Bel, Bell, Bil, Bello, Byllee. Here are some famous Billys:

Billy Beane

First Name Billy
Last Name Beane
Born on March 29, 1962 (age 62)

William Lamar Beane III is an American professional baseball player and current front office executive. He is the executive vice president of baseball operations and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB); he is also minority owner of Barnsley FC of the EFL Championship in England and AZ Alkmaar of the Eredivisie in the Netherlands. From 1984 to 1989 he played in MLB as an outfielder for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, and Oakland Athletics. He joined the Athletics' front office as a scout in 1990, was named general manager after the 1997 season, and was promoted to executive vice president after the 2015 season.

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Billy Napier

First Name Billy
Last Name Napier
Born on July 21, 1979 (age 44)

William "Billy" Hall Napier is an American football coach serving as head coach of University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin' Cajun football team.

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Billy Porter

First Name Billy
Last Name Porter
Born on September 21, 1969 (age 54)

Billy Porter is an American actor and singer. He attended Taylor Allderdice, graduated from Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, and achieved fame performing on Broadway before starting a solo career as a singer and actor.

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Billy Connolly

First Name Billy
Last Name Connolly
Born on November 24, 1942 (age 81)
Height 183 cm | 6'0

Sir William Connolly is a Scottish artist, musician, presenter, actor, and retired stand-up comedian. He is sometimes known, especially in his homeland, by the Scots nickname The Big Yin. Known for his idiosyncratic and often improvised observational comedy, frequently including profanity, Connolly is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential stand-up comedians of all time, having topped many polls conducted in the United Kingdom.

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Billy Magnussen

First Name Billy
Last Name Magnussen
Born on April 20, 1985 (age 39)
Height 179 cm | 5'10

William Gregory Magnussen is an American actor. He is known for roles in Into the Woods (2014), Birth of the Dragon (2016), Game Night (2018), Aladdin (2019) and No Time to Die (2021).

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Billy Bob Thornton

William Robert Thornton
First Name Billy
Last Name Thornton
Born on August 4, 1955 (age 68)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, filmmaker, and musician. He had his first break when he co-wrote and starred in the 1992 thriller One False Move, and received international attention after writing, directing, and starring in the independent drama film 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 film Armageddon (1998), the highest-grossing film of that year, and the crime drama A Simple Plan (1998), which earned him his third Oscar nomination.

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Billy McFarland

First Name Billy
Last Name McFarland
Born on December 11, 1991 (age 32)

William Z. McFarland is an American convicted fraudster who co-founded the ill-fated Fyre Festival. He defrauded investors of $27.4 million by marketing and selling tickets to the festival and other events.

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Billy Crudup

First Name Billy
Last Name Crudup
Born on July 8, 1968 (age 56)
Height 173 cm | 5'8

William Gaither Crudup is an American actor. He is a four-time Tony Award nominee, winning once for his performance in Tom Stoppard's play The Coast of Utopia in 2007. He has starred in numerous high-profile films, including Without Limits, Princess Mononoke, Almost Famous, Big Fish, Mission: Impossible III, Watchmen, Public Enemies, Spotlight, Jackie, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Justice League, and Alien: Covenant, in both lead and supporting roles. He has been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his performance in Jesus' Son, and received two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations as part of an ensemble cast for Almost Famous and Spotlight, winning for the latter.

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Billy Bush

First Name Billy
Last Name Bush
Born on October 13, 1971 (age 52)

William Hall Bush is an American radio and television host, and a member of the Bush family, George H. W. Bush being his uncle.

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Billy Joe Saunders

First Name Billy
Last Name Saunders
Born on August 30, 1989 (age 34)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Billy Joe Saunders is an English professional boxer. He has held world championships in two weight classes, including the WBO super-middleweight title since 2019, and previously the WBO middleweight title from 2015 to 2018. Saunders is the first boxer from the Travelling community to become a two-weight world champion. At regional level he held the European, British, and Commonwealth middleweight titles between 2012 and 2015. Saunders represented Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics as an amateur, reaching the second round of the welterweight bracket. In the same year, he won gold at the EU Championships.

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