Billy Zane

1966 - Today

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William George Zane Jr. (born February 24, 1966) is an American actor, producer, and artist. His breakthrough role was in the 1989 Australian film Dead Calm, a performance that earned him a nomination for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Zane has received more than 7,252,458 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Billy Zane is the 1,020th most popular actor (up from 1,174th in 2019), the 1,905th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,162nd in 2019) and the 503rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 5.91

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  • 3.92

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Among actors, Billy Zane ranks 1,020 out of 10,030Before him are Edward James Olmos, John Turturro, Michael Biehn, Capucine, Drew Barrymore, and William Dieterle. After him are Dorothy Malone, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Linda Lee Cadwell, Andy Lau, Djimon Hounsou, and Andrew Garfield.

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Among people born in 1966, Billy Zane ranks 29Before him are Cindy Crawford, Mikhail Mishustin, Stefan Edberg, Julen Lopetegui, Alessandro Costacurta, and Cláudio Taffarel. After him are Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jan Železný, Enrique Peña Nieto, and Gordon Ramsay.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Zane ranks 1,905 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Biehn (1956), Tom Regan (1938), Walter Mondale (1928), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Drew Barrymore (1975), and Hayden White (1928). After him are Daniel Nathans (1928), Mark W. Clark (1896), Dorothy Malone (1924), Frank Stella (1936), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), and Linda Lee Cadwell (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Billy Zane ranks 503Before him are Vincent D'Onofrio (1959), DeForest Kelley (1920), Edward James Olmos (1947), John Turturro (1957), Michael Biehn (1956), and Drew Barrymore (1975). After him are Dorothy Malone (1924), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Linda Lee Cadwell (1945), Andrew Garfield (1983), Kelly Bishop (1944), and Eleanor Parker (1922).

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