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Billy Bob Thornton Net Worth:Billy Bob Thornton (born August 4, 1955) is an American actor, director, writer, producer, and singer-songwriter. 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 the romantic comedy crime thriller U Turn (1997), the drama Primary Colors (1998), the science fiction disaster thriller Armageddon (1998), and the drama A Simple Plan (1998), which earned him his third Oscar nomination.In the 2000s, he appeared in the romantic drama Monster's Ball (2001), the crime-comedy romantic drama Bandits (2001), the neo-noir fillm The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), the black comedy-crime film Bad Santa (2003), the romantic black comedy Intolerable Cruelty (2003), the romantic comedy Love Actually (2003), the sports drama Friday Night Lights (2004), the historical war film The Alamo (2004), the sports comedy Mr. Woodcock (2007), the techno-thriller Eagle Eye (2008) and the crime film Faster (2010). In 2014, Thornton starred in the anthology series Fargo and earned a nomination for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie at the Emmy Awards and won Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Film at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards.Thornton is cited as an "anti-film star" who approaches his roles like a character actor and rarely accepts roles in blockbusters. He has been vocal about his disrespect for celebrity culture, choosing to keep his life out of the public eye. However, the attention of the media has proven unavoidable in certain cases, his marriage to Angelina Jolie being a notable example. As an influential actor, Thornton is known for his diversity, wide range, and prolificacy, appearing in at least one film per year nearly every year since 1991. Thornton has written a variety of films, usually set in the Southern United States and mainly co-written with Tom Epperson, including A Family Thing (1996) and The Gift (2000). After Sling Blade, he directed several other films, including Daddy and Them (2001), All the Pretty Horses (2001), and Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012).Thornton has received President's Award from Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, Special Achievement Award from National Board of Review and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award, four Golden Globes and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. In addition to film work, Thornton began a career as a singer-songwriter. He has released four solo albums and is the vocalist of a blues rock band The Boxmasters.
|Birth date:||August 4, 1955|
|Birth place:||Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Film director, Voice Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer|
|Education:||Henderson State University|
|Partner:||Connie Angland (2003-2014)|
|Spouse:||Connie Angland (m. 2014)|
|Children:||Harry James Thornton, Bella Thornton, Amanda Thornton, William Thornton|
|Awards:||Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay (1997), Golden Globe Award for Best Performance (2015 (2015), 2017), Critics' Choice Movie Award (1999), Independent Spirit Award (1997), Edgar Award, London Film Critics' Circle Award (2001)|
|Movies:||“Indecent Proposal”, “Bound by Honor”, “On Deadly Ground”, “South of Reno” (1988), “Sling Blade”, “Armageddon”, “Bandits”, “The Man Who Wasn’t There”|
|TV shows:||“Matlock”, “Hearts Afire”, “One False Move”, "Fargo"|