Billy Drago

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Full Name Billy Drago
Age 74 Years Old
Nick Name Billy
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date November 30th, 1945
Birth Place Hugoton, Kansas

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An American television and film actor is named for Billy Drago. Some of his notable movies include Clint Eastwood's western Pale Rider and Brian De Palma's The Untouchables. Also, he had recurring roles in the television series The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. and Charmed. Overall, he is a very talented actor. 

Bruce Campbell Pays Tribute to Billy Drago

Beloved character actor Billy Drago passed away earlier this week at the age of 73, and his death appears to be courting some pretty heartfelt tributes. Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell recently took to Twitter to share his memories of Drago, who he worked with on the 1990s western television series The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Campbell remembered Drago, who played John Bly on the series, as "sweet and humble off-screen", and wished the actor "safe travels" in his passing. 

What is the cause of his death?

The cause of his death is from complications of a stroke.

When and Where did Billy Drago die?

At the age of 73 on 24th June 2019, Billy Drago died in Los Angeles, California, the USA. 

What is the birth name of Billy Drago?

William Eugene Burrows Jr. is the birth name of Billy Drago.

When and where was Billy Drago born (Early Life)?

On 30th November 1945, Billy Drago was born in Hugoton, Kansas, the USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Sagittarius. He is the son of William Franklin Burrows Jr, and Gladys Marie Wilcox (1917-1993). As per his education, he attended the University of Kansas and after his college, he joined an acting company.  

Who is the wife of Billy Drago?

Billy Drago was a married person. He was married to Silvana Gallardo in the year 1980 but her wife died in 2012. With her, he has two sons. One of the names of his son is Darren E. Burrows. His son appeared Northern Exposure and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

How tall is Billy Drago?

At the age of 72, Billy Drago’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) or approximately 1.8 meters or 70 inches. There is no information regarding his body measurements including his weight and more at present.

How much is the net worth of Billy Drago?

The net worth of this famous actor is estimated to have $2 Million at the time of his death but his exact salary is still unknown. 

What makes Drago famous?

  • Drago initially started his acting career from the year 1979 where his early films included No Other Love, Windwalker, and the Jeff Bridges vehicle Cutter's Way.
  • He then went on to guest star in numerous television series, including Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting, Walker Texas Ranger and Trapper John, M.D.
  • He is well-known for the role of Al Capone's henchman Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma's 1987 film The Untouchables.
  • He had appeared in numerous films and television roles; the latter list included The X-Files and a recurring role in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
  • He played the demon Barbas in the WB series Charmed in the year 1999. 
  • His film resume includes Delta Force 2, Tremors 4: The Legend Begins, and Pale Rider.
  • He was featured in Michael Jackson's 2001 music video "You Rock My World".
  • His other film roles include Gregg Araki's 2004 film Mysterious Skin, the remake of horror film The Hills Have Eyes, Children of the Corn: Genesis, and Takashi Miike's Masters of Horror episode "Imprint", which Showtime pulled from the air due to "disturbing content."