Billy Burke: Five Questions Answered

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Billy Burke

If you’re searching for Billy Burke the actor who starred in the Charlie Swan in “Twilight” you’re at the right place. However, if you’re searching for the other Billy Burke who is an Evangelist and President of itinerant healing ministry, you’re still at the right place just that we don’t have much information about other than he’s a preacher.

Now back to our main Billy, Burke has appeared in many television series and TV shows and here’s everything you need to know about him based on the questions you’ve been asking search engines.

How old is Billy Burke?

Billy Burke is 53 years old. He was born on November 25, 1966, in Everett, Washington as William Albert. There are no details about his parents or their occupation, also, information about his siblings is unavailable.

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As a kid, he attended Sehome High School during which he taught himself guitar and piano, wrote songs and formed a band and performed at the national battle-of-the-bands competition. Making music was his first love but his stint at the Western Washington University in Bellingham where he studied drama changed his career path and he became an actor. His acting debut was in 1990.

Career: Who played the role of Charlie Swan in Twilight

Billy Burke played the role of Charlie Swan in the romantic fantasy film “Twilight” and it sequels. The film is based on Stephenie Meyer’s 2005 novel of the same name. This film focuses on the development of the relationship between Bella Swan (a teenage girl) and Edward Cullen (a vampire), and the subsequent efforts of Edward and his family to keep Bella safe from a coven of evil vampires. The film did very well in the box office grossing up 393 million dollars in a shoe-string budget of 37 million dollars.

However, Billy’s career started in 1990 when he played a part in the film “Daredreamer”. His acting credits grew as his career advanced. His television series debut came in 1994 when he appeared as a guy in the club on Fox’s “Party of Five”. He played the role of Ari in the science fiction television series “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”.

When the 90s came and gone, his first project in the year 2000 was in the medical drama television series “Wonderland” where he played the role of Dr. Abe Matthews in 5 episodes on ABC. Billy also appeared on Fox’s action-drama series “24” as Gary Matheson.

Back to motion pictures, in February 2010, Burke was cast as Jonah King, the chief antagonist featured in the thriller “Drive Angry”, the film was directed by Patrick Lussier and co-starred Amber Heard, Nicolas Cage, and William Fichtner.

Between 2009-2012. He appeared in the police procedural drama series “The Closer” as Phillip Stroh, a serial rapist, and murderer. Same year, he was cast as the lead in the NBC science-fiction series “Revolution”, created by Eric Kripke and produced by J.J. Abrams. From 2015-2017, Burke starred as veterinary pathologist Mitch Morgan in CBS’s “Zoo”, based on the James Patterson novel. In 2018, he played the role of Rowan Quinn in “FBI”.

Billy Burke is also having a stellar career as a singer. Recorded four original songs with Phil Ramone as part of a deal with Warner Brothers Records. He has released two albums. In 2010, Burke released an album titled Removed. His second album, The Underkill, was released in 2018. He still has much to offer the entertainment world in films and music.

Is Billy Burke still married to Pollyanna Rose?

One is always careful when talking about the marriage status of celebrities because a split can happen within seconds. Sometimes, couples who are at the verge of divorce can even hold hands like lovers and attend an award event just to keep up appearances for the night.

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But as for Billy, we are sure of his marital status. He was formerly married to Pollyanna Rose. He married the actress on 15 June 2008. They have a daughter named Bluesy LaRue Burke. When their divorce was finalized in 2017, they put up their LA home for sale. Billy is single at the moment and hasn’t disclosed if he will be getting married again.

How much is Billy Burke Worth and how tall is the actor?

Billy Burke is worth a fortune. And what do you call a fortune? Surely 5 million dollars is a whole lot of money. The actor has a net worth of 5 million dollars as of the end of 2019. His career is still active and there are signs already that his net worth will surpass this figure in the future.

Billy Burke stands a height of 6 ft or 1.83 meters. A giant maybe, he is also a screenwriter and producer having co-produced the film “Something More” in 2003.

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