SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Billy Campbell

Full / Real Name: William Oliver Campbell
Born: 07 July 1959 (64 years old)
Gender: Male

Rate:

8.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Billy Campbell is an American actor best known for his starring role in the television series Once and Again (1999-2002), as well as for his role as a gay gynaecologist, Dr. Jon Philip Fielding, in all three of the television mini-series adaptations of Armistead Maupin's novels of the same title: Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, and Further Tales of the City.

He is also known for his role as Carter Buckley in the second season of The O.C., and for his starring role as Jordan Collier on the sci-fi series The 4400 (from 2004-2007).

He also starred as mayoral candidate Darren Richmond in the mystery drama television series The Killing, from 2011-2012.

His film credits include The Rocketeer, Bram Stoker's Dracula and Enough.

Campbell was the second choice of the producers of Star Trek: The Next Generation to play the role of William Riker, but lost the role to Jonathan Frakes. Campbell would later appear as a guest star in the second season episode "The Outrageous Okona".

His first prominent role was that of Luke Fuller, Steven Carrington's lover, on Dynasty, in 1984/5. This role is also oddly notable in that Campbell was one of only two cast members whose characters actually did die in the infamous Dynasty Wedding Massacre in 1985 (the other victim being Ali MacGraw's character, Lady Ashley Mitchell).

In 2000, he was named one of the "World's 50 Most Beautiful People" by People magazine.

Recently, he has made a successful career out of playing villains, such as a messianic abduction survivor on The 4400 (although this character is not necessarily villainous), a college professor accused of raping a student (played by a fellow Law & Order: Special Victims Unit special guest star, Shannyn Sossamon) in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and serial killer Ted Bundy in the made-for-TV movie The Stranger Beside Me, based on true crime author Ann Rule's book.

He also has appeared as a serial killer who defends himself in the television series Shark, in 2007.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Luke Fuller

Dr. Bruce Manlius

Lyle

Dr. Clint Webber

Trent Campbell

Dr. Alan Farragut

Dr. Alan Farragut

Ron Polikoff

Ben Brinkley

Rick Sammler

Wayne Callison

Wayne Callison

Capt. Thadiun Okona

Jordan Collier

Jordan Collier

Jordan Collier

Jordan Collier

Darren Richmond

Darren Richmond

Darren Richmond

Carter Buckley

Tom Bartos


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Thursday 20 June 2024

Federer: Twelve Final Days airs on Prime Video and new comedy Bookie begins on M-Net.


Gallery! Who's who in kykNET & kie's new telenovela Skemergrond

Arendsvlei and 7de Laan cast hook up, down on the farm. Your ultimate guide to the characters.


Come Dine With Me South Africa now casting for Season 10 - with extra locations!

We asked for it and it's happened. The show invades Mbombela, Bloem and Rustenburg along with three previous cities.


New on TV today: Wednesday 19 June 2024

Holocaust drama We Were the Lucky Ones drops on Disney+ as Netflix tells the story of Black Barbie.


Binnelanders Teasers - July 2024

Newcomers move in. Binneland gets a new paediatrician and Ella is cautious about her latest flatmate.


New on TV today: Tuesday 18 June

K-Reality show Agents of Mystery drops on Netflix and the "Chicago" trio returns to M-Net.


New on TV today: Monday 17 June 2024

New drama Ha Molefi starts on Mzansi Magic and Sister Boniface Mysteries unfold on BBC Brit.


New on TV today: Sunday 16 June 2024

Married at First Sight Mzansi begins on 161 and House of the Dragon returns live in the early hours of Monday.


New on TV today: Saturday 15 June

K-drama comedy Miss Night and Day drops on Netflix and eReality takes a Gaycation.


Queen Modjadji drama unfolds as series airs on TV

It's been a queendom for centuries but now there's a king who must step aside for a queen.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.