• Name: Billy Zane
  • Date of Birth: February 24, 1966
  • Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Mini-bio: Actor Billy Zane kicked off his stage career in his hometown of Chicago. Able to harness his spoiled-brat countenance and quirky gestures to invoke either sympathy or repulsion, Zane has been seen pri... read morencipally in secondary roles in such films as Back to the Future (1985), Memphis Belle (1990), Orlando (1992), and Posse (1993). His most flamboyant role was as the young drifter who -- obvious to everyone but the hero and heroine -- is not what he seems in the Australian thriller Dead Calm (1989). Zane had a rare starring role in the filmization of the once popular comic strip The Phantom (1996), in which he showed off his lithe, muscular physique in a form-fitting purple body suit and performed many of the stylish film's daring stunts himself. The following year he had a lead role in the most successful film of his career, playing Kate Winslet's vile fiancÚ in Titanic. Zane is the younger brother of film and TV actress Lisa Zane. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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  • Was engaged to Leonor Varela (Blade II). The two met on the set of "Cleopatra".

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