Award-winning actor Gil Birmingham
has appeared in more than 40 film and television productions. Gil generated public acclaim for his portrayal as Billy Black in the blockbuster films Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn, based on the best-selling books by Stephenie Meyer
. Gil recently appeared in the film The Love Ranch (2010) with Helen Mirren
and Joe Pesci
, directed by Taylor Hackford
. Gil appears as Wounded Bird in the Oscar Award winning film Rango (2011) with Johnny Depp
. Other film credits include roles in Shouting Secrets with Twilight Saga cast member Chaske Spenser, End of the Spear, Dreamkeeper, Gentle Ben, The Doe Boy, and Love's Long Journey, among others. Currently, Gil is filming The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer
On TV, Gil recently guest starred in several episodes of The Lying Game, and has appeared on Castle, the Mentalist, Nip/Tuck, 10 Items or Less, and Veronica Mars. His powerful portrayal of Dogstar in Steven Spielberg's six-part TV miniseries, Into the West, captured the attention of audiences worldwide.
In addition to acting, Gil is an accomplished guitar player and singer, and performs for fans in a variety of venues with his blues/rock style.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.
Gil Birmingham Facts
|Hell or High Water|
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon|
|The Lone Ranger|
|Into the West|
|Love's Long Journey|
|Gentle Ben: The Movie|
|Gentle Ben 2: Black Gold|
|The Doe Boy|