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Gil Birmingham


Gil Birmingham is an American actor of Comanche ancestry, best known for his portrayal of Billy Black in the The Twilight Saga film series. Birmingham was born in San Antonio, Texas. His family moved frequently during his childhood, due to his father's career in the military. He learned to play the guitar at an early age and considers music his "... See full bio »

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Known For

Twilight
Twilight Billy Black
(2008)
Wind River
Wind River Martin
(2017)
Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water Alberto Parker
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 Yellowstone (TV Series) (filming)
Thomas Rainwater
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Thomas Rainwater
 2017 Saint Judy (post-production)
Michael Bowman
 2017 Scalped (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Chief Lincoln Red Crow
 2017 Animal Kingdom (TV Series)
- Betrayal (2017)
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
Chief Sherman (uncredited)
 2015-2017 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Virgil
- Kimmy Pulls Off a Heist! (2017) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Can't Help You! (2017) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Goes to a Hotel! (2016) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Walks Into a Bar! (2016) ... Virgil
- Kimmy Goes Roller Skating! (2016) ... Virgil
 2017/I The Space Between Us
Shaman Neka
 2017 Wind River
Martin
 2016 Dr. Del (TV Movie)
Crow
 2016 Te Ata
T.B. Thompson
 2016/II Hell or High Water
Alberto Parker
 2014 Banshee (TV Series)
George Hunter
- Homecoming (2014) ... George Hunter
- Ways to Bury a Man (2014) ... George Hunter
- Bloodlines (2014) ... George Hunter
- The Thunder Man (2014) ... George Hunter
- Little Fish (2014) ... George Hunter
 2014 House of Cards (TV Series)
Daniel Lanagin
- Chapter 24 (2014) ... Daniel Lanagin
- Chapter 23 (2014) ... Daniel Lanagin
- Chapter 21 (2014) ... Daniel Lanagin
- Chapter 20 (2014) ... Daniel Lanagin
 2013 The Lone Ranger
Red Knee
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
Billy Black (credit only)
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Don Simmons
- Solid Citizens (2012) ... Don Simmons
- Pilot (2012) ... Don Simmons
 2012 Wilfred (TV Series)
Red Wolf
- Questions (2012) ... Red Wolf
 2012 Crooked Arrows
Ben Logan
 2012 The Lying Game (TV Series)
Ben Whitehorse
- Not Guilty as Charged (2012) ... Ben Whitehorse
- No Country for Young Love (2012) ... Ben Whitehorse
- Reservation for Two (2012) ... Ben Whitehorse
 2011 California Indian
Charles 'Chi' Thomas
 2011 Shouting Secrets
Cal
 2011 Rango
Wounded Bird (voice)
 2010 Love Ranch
Johnny Cortez
 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Billy Black
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Markham Willis
- Aingavite Baa (2010) ... Markham Willis
 2010 Castle (TV Series)
Cacaw Te
- Wrapped Up in Death (2010) ... Cacaw Te
 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Billy Black
 2009 10 Items or Less (TV Series)
John Greene
- Dances with Groceries (2009) ... John Greene
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Shaman
- Budi Sabri (2009) ... Shaman
 2008/I Twilight
Billy Black
 2008 Turok: Son of Stone (Video)
Nashoba (voice)
 2007 Cosmic Radio
Tribal Council Leader
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Leonard Lobo
- Happy Go Lucky (2006) ... Leonard Lobo
- Versatile Toppings (2006) ... Leonard Lobo
 2006 Charmed (TV Series)
Indian Chief
- Payback's a Witch (2006) ... Indian Chief
 2005 Love's Long Journey (TV Movie)
Sharp Claw
 2005 End of the Spear
Moipa (uncredited)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Older Dog Star
- Ghost Dance (2005) ... Older Dog Star
- Casualties of War (2005) ... Older Dog Star
- Hell on Wheels (2005) ... Older Dog Star
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... Older Dog Star
 2005 Medical Investigation (TV Series)
Walter Shephard
- Tribe (2005) ... Walter Shephard
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie)
Sam
 2003 The Lone Ranger (TV Movie)
One Horn
 2003 Gentle Ben 2: Black Gold (TV Movie)
Pete
 2002 Body & Soul (TV Series)
Oz
- Graveyard Shift (2002) ... Oz
- Shadow Boxing (2002) ... Oz
- Yes Master (2002) ... Oz
- The Curse (2002) ... Oz
- Saviors (2002) ... Oz
 2002 Gentle Ben (TV Movie)
Pete
 2002 Skins
Sonny Yellow Lodge
 2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Roland
- The Uncle from V.A.L. (2001) ... Roland
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
Bernard
- Americans (2001) ... Bernard
 2001 The Doe Boy
Manny
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Jim's Dad
- Tamper Proof Seal (1999) ... Jim's Dad (voice)
 1999 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun (Video Game)
Ghostalker (voice)
 1997 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Brave #1
- Safe Passage (1997) ... Brave #1
 1997 NightMan (TV Series)
Vargas
- I Left My Heart (1997) ... Vargas
 1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Peru Man
- Inca Mummy Girl (1997) ... Peru Man
 1997 The Legend of Calamity Jane (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Rebellion à Philadelphie (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Quand le rideau tomb (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Eaux troubles (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Protégé (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
- Par delà de la vengeance (1997) ... Additional Voices (English version, voice)
 1996 Le jaguar
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Deputy
- Desperation (1987) ... Deputy
 1987 House II: The Second Story
Featured Warrior
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
Cop
- Chapel of Glass (1986) ... Cop
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Alternate Names:

Billy Black

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development, 1981.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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