Jul. 7th, 1959
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
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William Oliver "Billy" Campbell (born July 7, 1959) is a American film and television actor. In television, he is best known for his roles as Rick Sammler on Once and Again, as Det. Joey Indelli on Crime Story, and as Dr. Jon Fielding on the Tales of the City Miniseries. He is also known for his recurring role as Luke Fuller in Dynasty which was his first prominent role. His most notable films include The Rocketeer, Bram Stoker's Dracula and Enough. He also portrayed Darren Richmond on the AMC television series The Killing.
Campbell was born in Charlottesville, Virginia. He attended Western Ablemarle High School. His parents divorced when he was two years old. He has volunteered as an actor with the Young Storytellers Program. He is good friends with actor and Crime Story co-star 'Stephen Lang'. Campbell portrayed General George Pickett in the 2003 film Gods and Generals, a part previously played by Lang in the 1993 film Gettysburg in which Campbell also co-starred.
Subsequently, he had recurring role on The O.C. (2003) before playing Jordan Collier on the sci-fi series The 4400 (2004). He also appeared in the 2009 revival of Melrose Place (2009).
During the filming of 1991's The Rocketeer, he began a romance with co-star 'Jennifer Connelly', 11 years his junior. They were involved for five years before they broke up in 1996.
Campbell is a rugby enthusiast, having played rugby with the Chicago Lions RFC and the Santa Monica Rugby Club.
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