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Billy Burke is a Actor and Story American born on 25 november 1966 at Bellingham (USA)

Billy Burke

Billy Burke
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Birth name William Albert Burke
Nationality USA
Birth 25 november 1966 (52 years) at Bellingham (USA)

William Albert "Billy" Burke (born November 25, 1966) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Charlie Swan in Twilight and its sequels. He is also known for his role as Gary Matheson in the Season 2 of 24. In 2011, he played Cesaire in Red Riding Hood. In 2012, he was cast as the lead character, Miles Matheson, in the NBC science-fiction series Revolution. He currently stars in Zoo.

Biography

Il a vécu en Indonésie, à Londres, dans le Connecticut, en Californie et en Norvège avant de s'installer au Texas.


Carrière
Billy Burke fait ses débuts d'acteur en jouant dans des téléfilms très peu connus comme Disparue dans la nuit (1996) ou Acrophobie (1998). Il joue quelque temps après dans des films thriller comme Le Masque de l'araignée (2001) ou Lost Junction (2003).

À partir de 2008, il incarne le rôle de Charlie Swan, le père de Bella, dans la célèbre saga de Stetphenie Meyer,Twilight, ce qui va le rendre célèbre. Il incarne aussi l'inspecteur Box aux côtés de Diane Lane, dans Intraçable (2008)

En 2011, il incarne le rôle de Cesaire, le père de la jeune Valerie dans Le Chaperon rouge (Red Hidding Hood), réalisé en 2010. On le retrouve dans Hell Driver, dans le rôle de Jonah King, gourou d'une secte satanique. Dès septembre 2012, il incarne Miles Matheson dans la série Revolution.

Depuis 2015, il incarne le vétérinaire pathologiste Mitch Morgan dans la série Zoo, tirée du livre éponyme de James Patterson et Michael Ledwidge.

Best films

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
(Actor)
Fracture (2007)
(Actor)

Usually with

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Filmography of Billy Burke (30 films)

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Lights Out
Lights Out (2016)
, 1h21
Directed by David F. Sandberg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, Ghost films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Gabriel Bateman, Emily Alyn Lind, Billy Burke
Roles Paul
Rating62% 3.1499953.1499953.1499953.1499953.149995
À Los Angeles, Martin vit seul avec sa mère, Sophie, depuis que son père a été mystérieusement assassiné à son travail. Un soir, il entend de nouveau sa mère parler seule. Sortant de sa chambre, il est témoin d'un phénomène aussi surnaturel que terrifiant qui l'empêche de dormir. Il finit par se réfugier chez Rebecca, sa demi-sœur plus âgée qui a quitté la maison familiale et n'entretient aucun contact avec sa mère. Les apparitions inquiétantes se produisant sous les yeux de celle-ci et dans son appartement, elle décide de percer le mystère qui entoure leur mère et qui ne semblent faire son apparition qu'en l'absence de lumière...
Allied
Allied (2016)
, 2h4
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Spy films
Actors Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Lizzy Caplan, Simon McBurney, Jared Harris, Anton Lesser
Roles Dancer (uncredited)
Rating70% 3.545783.545783.545783.545783.54578
Durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, à Casablanca en 1942, un espion canadien du SOE, Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), et une espionne française, Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard), doivent former un couple pour les besoins d'une mission visant à tuer l'ambassadeur allemand. Après quelques jours, les faux sentiments deviennent réels. Une fois la mission accomplie, Max propose alors à Marianne de le suivre à Londres. Ils se marient et Marianne donne naissance à une petite fille quelques mois plus tard. Leur petite vie tranquille est remise en question lorsque l'un des supérieurs de Max l'informe des soupçons qui portent sur sa femme. Marianne est accusée d'être un agent dormant travaillant pour les nazis. Convaincu que les services de renseignement se trompent, Max va tout faire pour tenter de la disculper.
Angels in Stardust, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Billy Burke, Alicia Silverstone, Amanda Michalka, Jeannetta Arnette, Tyler Riggs, Amelia Rose Blaire
Roles Cowboy
Rating54% 2.7109852.7109852.7109852.7109852.710985
The film centers around a small-town girl (Michalka) living in a Texas community built on an abandoned drive-in movie lot, who turns to an imaginary friend, The Cowboy (Burke), for solace from her self-absorbed mother (Silverstone) and the dangerous world around her.
Freaky Deaky, 1h45
Directed by Charles Matthau
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller
Actors Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, Billy Burke, Michael Jai White, Roger Bart, Andrew Roane Dick
Roles Chris Mankowski
Rating60% 3.0486553.0486553.0486553.0486553.048655
L'histoire de deux anciens amants, extrêmement radicaux, spécialistes de la fabrication de bombes. Après plusieurs années de prison, les deux protagonistes se retrouvent afin de mettre la main sur les millions détenus par Woody Ricks, un ancien complice, alcoolique. En cours d'opération ils attirent l'attention de la, police et d'une unité de déminage.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, 1h55
Directed by Bill Condon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Mackenzie Foy, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser
Roles Charlie Swan
Rating55% 2.7590152.7590152.7590152.7590152.759015
Bella awakens from her transformation from human to vampire, aware of her new abilities, but unaware of changes within the coven, such as Jacob having imprinted on her child, Renesmee. It also appears that Bella's father, Charlie, has been attempting to contact the Cullens for updates on Bella's illness. They intend to tell him she didn't survive, which requires that they move out of Forks, Washington to protect their identities. Jacob, desperate not to lose Renesmee, tells Charlie that his daughter is in fact alive and well, and explains that Bella has had to change in order to survive. He morphs into a wolf, revealing his tribe's shape-shifting power, but does not tell Charlie about vampires.
Red Riding Hood, 1h40
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen
Roles Cesaire
Rating55% 2.753512.753512.753512.753512.75351
Valerie is a young woman who lives in the village of Daggerhorn, on the edge of a forest plagued by a werewolf, with her parents, Cesaire and Suzette, and older sister Lucie. She is in love with the town woodcutter Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry Henry Lazar, son of the wealthy blacksmith Adrien Lazar. Valerie and Peter plan to run away together, only to learn that the Wolf has broken its truce not to prey on the townspeople in exchange for cattle stock sacrifices and has murdered Lucie, who is revealed to have had a crush on Henry Lazar.
Drive Angry, 1h44
Directed by Patrick Lussier
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, Charlotte Ross, Katy Mixon
Roles Jonah King
Rating53% 2.699592.699592.699592.699592.69959
John Milton (Nicolas Cage) is an undead criminal who has broken out of Hell to kill Jonah King (Billy Burke), a cult leader who tricked Milton's daughter into joining his followers in the wake of Milton's death 10 years prior, only to kill her and her husband and steal their daughter -Milton's granddaughter- to be sacrificed in a Satanist ritual, since King believes that if he kills the baby, he will unleash Hell over Earth. He also stole the Satan's personal gun, labeled The Godkiller.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, 1h57
Directed by Bill Condon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed
Roles Charlie Swan
Rating49% 2.4616152.4616152.4616152.4616152.461615
Bella Swan is getting ready for her wedding. During the reception, her best friend, Jacob Black the were-wolf returns after hearing about Bella and Edward's engagement. While dancing with him in the woods, away from everyone else, Bella admits that she and Edward plan to consummate their marriage on their honeymoon while she's still human. Jacob becomes furious, knowing that Edward could easily kill Bella but the other wolves restrain him from hurting Edward.
Ticket Out
Ticket Out (2011)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Ray Liotta, Alexandra Breckenridge, Colin Ford, Billy Burke, Scott Michael Campbell, Christopher B. Duncan
Roles Dennis
Rating47% 2.366642.366642.366642.366642.36664
Jocelyn, une mère de famille souhaite éloigner son fils et sa fille de son mari, violent et abusif. Après l'avoir quitté, elle porte plainte contre ce dernier à plusieurs reprises sans résultat, la justice ne l'écoutant pas, elle cherche un autre moyen. Elle trouve refuge et assistance dans une association où elle rencontre Jim, le dirigeant, qui met rapidement Jocelyn à l'abri. Cependant, son mari ne la laissera pas s'enfuir aussi facilement...
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, 2h4
Directed by David Slade
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed
Roles Charlie Swan
Rating50% 2.5109452.5109452.5109452.5109452.510945
In Seattle, not far from Forks, Victoria (Bryce Dallas Howard) attacks and bites Riley Biers (Xavier Samuel), in order to begin creating an army of newborns with him. Back in Forks, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) discuss the complications of becoming an immortal vampire. At 18 years old, one year older than the age Edward was when he became a vampire, Bella expresses her aversion to the idea of marrying so young, though Edward refuses to turn her into a vampire until they are married, his argument that she should have various human experiences she would otherwise miss. While Charlie Swan (Billy Burke) investigates the disappearance of Riley Biers, Edward suspects his disappearance was caused by the newborn vampires, furthering his suspicions is Riley's intrusion into Bella's room.
The Twilight Saga: New Moon, 2h10
Directed by Chris Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Anna Kendrick, Michael Welch
Roles Charlie Swan
Rating47% 2.359862.359862.359862.359862.35986
On her 18th birthday, Bella Swan wakes up from a dream in which she sees herself as an old woman. She expresses her distaste about growing older than her boyfriend Edward Cullen, a vampire who stopped aging physically at 17. Despite her lack of enthusiasm, Edward's adoptive family throw Bella a birthday party. While unwrapping a gift, Bella gets a paper cut. Edward's brother, Jasper, becomes overwhelmed by the scent of Bella's blood and attempts to kill her. Realizing the danger that he and his family pose to Bella, Edward ends their relationship, and the Cullens leave Forks, Washington.
Untraceable, 1h41
Directed by Gregory Hoblit
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Snuff films in fiction, Films about television, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Diane Lane, Colin Hanks, Billy Burke, Joseph Cross, Mary Beth Hurt, Tyrone Giordano
Roles Eric Box
Rating61% 3.09923.09923.09923.09923.0992
Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) is a widowed single parent living in a suburban Portland home with her daughter, Annie Haskins (Perla Haney-Jardine), and her mother, Stella Marsh (Mary Beth Hurt). At night, she works in the FBI's cybercrime division with Griffin Dowd (Colin Hanks), fighting identity theft and similar crimes. One night, an anonymous tip leads them to a website called KillWithMe.com. The site features a streaming video of a cat being tortured and killed. The website cannot be shut down, as the creator knew that someone would try and built into it a fail-safe; every time the server is closed, a mirror server immediately replaces it.
Twilight
Twilight (2008)
, 2h10
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film
Actors Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Billy Burke
Roles Charlie Swan
Rating52% 2.6070452.6070452.6070452.6070452.607045
Seventeen-year-old Isabella "Bella" Swan moves to Forks, a small town on the Washington coast, to live with her father, Charlie. Her mother, Renée, is remarried to a minor league baseball player, and they are often traveling. Bella makes many friends at her new high school, but she is intrigued by the mysterious and aloof Cullen siblings. Bella sits next to Edward Cullen in biology class on her first day of school, but he seems to be repulsed by her. A few days later, Bella is nearly struck by a van in the school parking lot. Edward saves her by instantaneously covering a distance of some 30 feet and putting himself between Bella and the van, stopping it without injury with only his hand. He subsequently refuses to explain his actions to Bella and warns her against befriending him.
Feast of Love, 1h41
Directed by Robert Benton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear, Radha Mitchell, Selma Blair, Toby Hemingway, Stana Katic
Roles David Watson
Rating66% 3.3480153.3480153.3480153.3480153.348015
The movie deals with love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Portland, Oregon. Harry Stevenson (Morgan Freeman) narrates about how love can affect one's life.