Billy Burke is an American actor and musician best known for his role as Charlie Swan in the Twilight films; and for his role as Gary Matheson in the second season of the television action series 24, from 2002-2003.
He currently stars as Miles Matheson, a former Marine and warrior who's been living a reclusive life, in the post-apocalyptic science fiction drama series Revolution, since 2012.
He starred opposite John Travolta and Joaquin Phoenix in the film Ladder 49, and Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling in Fracture. His television credits include roles in Rizzoli & Isles, The Closer, Fringe, Talk to Me, My Boys and Monk.
Burke was born in Bellingham, Washington. He is married to actress Pollyanna Rose; they have a daughter named Bluesy LaRue Burke.