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Billy Dragoo net worth:
$1.5 Million

Billy Dragoo information

Billy Dragoo information

Birth date: September 18, 1949
Birth place: Hugoton, Kansas, United States
Height:1.79 m
Profession:Actor
Education:University of Kansas
Nationality:American
Spouse:Silvana Gallardo
Children:Darren E. Burrows
Parents:Gladys Burrows, William Burrows

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William Eugene Burrows Jr. was born on 18 September, 1949, in Hugoton, Kansas USA, of Chiricahua Apache and Romany ancestry. Billy is an actor, best known for his various villainous roles on both television and film – one of his best-known performances is in the Clint Eastwood film “Pale Rider”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Billy Drago? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $1.5 million, mostly earned through his career as an actor. Another role he was well-known for is his performance in Brian De Palma’s “The Untouchables”, but all of his achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.

Billy Drago Net Worth $1.5 million

Billy is the son of actor/director William Eugene Burrows, Sr. He took on his grandmother’s maiden name as a stage name when he started acting. While attending high school, he worked as a stuntman at Boot Hill, then after matriculating, he enrolled at the University of Kansas. After graduation he worked as a radio host for some time before joining an acting company, working in Canada before moving to New York City.

He started his career in 1979 with minor parts in several popular films, including “Windwalker” which was directed by Academy Award winner Kieth Merrill. He then appeared in the thriller ‘Cutter’s Way” which starred Jeff Bridges and Lisa Eichhorn, and thanks to these opportunities, Drago then started to guest star in numerous television shows, such as “Hill Street Blues” and “Moonlighting”.

He also had a guest appearance in “Walker, Texas Ranger” which starred Chuck Norris. In 1987, Billy would gain a lot of popularity as well as net worth when he became part of the film “The Untouchables” as Al Capone’s henchman Frank Nitti. The film was a commercial and critical success, gaining four Academy Award nominations with one win. As his popularity grew, he was then cast in more television roles, including the highly popular series “The X-Files”, so his net worth was rising steadily.

In 1999, Billy was cast in the series “Charmed” as the demon Barabas; he was only meant to appear in a single episode, but fan popularity helped him gain additional appearances during the five seasons of the show. He continued making films during this period too, including “Delta Force 2” and “Pale Rider”. In 2001, he made an appearance in the music video of “You Rock My World” by Michael Jackson, and was also a part of the music video “Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)” in which he played a mysterious stranger. In 2004, he was cast in the film “Mysterious Skin”, and became a part of the remake of the horror film “The Hills Have Eyes” which is based on the 1977 Wes Craven film. He was then cast in “Children of the Corn: Genesis” and the “Masters of Horror” episode “Imprint”, which was actually never shown allegedly because unspecified ‘disturbing content’.

For his personal life, it is known that Drago married actress Silvana Gallardo and their son is actor Darren E. Burrows; their marriage lasted from 1980 up to their divorce in 2012.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Red Man's View2016pre-productionThe Stranger
Sunset at Dawn2015filmingThe Mentor (rumored)
Shades of Vengeance2015pre-productionShades (rumored)
The Dance2014/VThe Stranger
Low Down2014Lew
Black Asylum2013ShortLeonard Gorman
Night of the Templar2012Shauna the Chef
Birth of an Outlaw2012ShortBoss
Balls to the Wall2011Belthagor
Children of the Corn: Genesis2011Preacher
The Fallen Angel2010ShortLucifer
World's End2010Edward
The Ritual2009/IIThe Man in Black
Ghost Town2009TV MovieReb Halland
Dark Moon Rising2009Thibodeaux
Rounds2008Edward
Copperhead2008TV MovieJesse Evans
Supernatural2008TV SeriesDoc Benton
3 Stories About Evil2008ShortMr. Harris
Zombie Hunters2007Dr. Frankfurt
Revamped2007VideoVladimus
Moving McAllister2007The Lady
The Dead One2007The Old Indian
Lime Salted Love2006Zephyr's Stepdad
Soul Searchers2006
The Hills Have Eyes2006Papa Jupiter
Seven Mummies2006Drake
Masters of Horror2006TV SeriesChristopher
13 Graves2006TV MovieRed Maines
Blood Relic2005VideoHarry
Demon Hunter2005Asmodeus
Worn Like a Tattoo2004Short
Somewhere in the Middle2004ShortFather
Charmed1999-2004TV SeriesBarbas
Mysterious Skin2004Zeke
Fort Doom2004VideoMr. Fallow
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins2004VideoBlack Hand Kelly
All for Money2003Short
Welcome to America2002Crazy Old Man
The Circuit2002Lenny
Desert Rose2002
Death Game2001Shakes Montrose
Michael Jackson: You Rock My World2001Video shortThug
Mirror, Mirror IV: Reflection2000Frederick Champion
Very Mean Men2000Dante
Strike Zone2000VideoAlex Goddard
The X-Files2000TV SeriesOrel Peattie
Lima: Breaking the Silence1999General Monticito Frantacino
Nash Bridges1999TV SeriesLou Grissom
Soccer Dog: The Movie1999Damon Fleming The Dog Catcher
Monkey Business1998Branson
A Doll in the Dark1997Keith
Convict 7621997Mannix
Assault on Devil's Island1997TV MovieCarlos Gallindo
Blue Devil, Blue Devil1996Macintower
Sci-fighters1996VideoAdrian Dunn
Mad Dog Time1996Wells
Blood Money1996Agent Pierce
Drifting School1995Thomas King
Mirror, Mirror III: The Voyeur1995Anthony
The Takeover1995VideoDaniel Stein
Walker, Texas Ranger1995TV SeriesRunning Wolf
Phoenix1995/IKilgore
Lunarcop1995Kay
Never Say Die1994Reverend James
The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.1993-1994TV SeriesJohn Bly
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow1993VideoDanny Bench
Deadly Heroes1993Jose Maria Carlos
The Outfit1993Lucky Luciano
Lady Dragon 21993Diego
Guncrazy1992Hank Fulton
Death Ring1992VideoDanton Vachs
Secret Games1992VideoMark Langford
Martial Law II: Undercover1991VideoCaptain Krantz
Diplomatic Immunity1991/ICowboy
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection1990Ramon Cota
Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look1989VideoMysterious Stranger (video 'Silent Running')
Prime Suspect1989Cyril
China White1989Scalia
Monsters1989TV Series
True Blood1989Billy 'Spider' Masters
Friday's Curse1988TV SeriesEdgar Van Horne
Freeway1988Edward Anthony Heller
Dark Before Dawn1988Cabalista Leader
Hero and the Terror1988Dr. Highwater
Banzai Runner1987Syszek
The Untouchables1987Frank Nitti
In Self Defense1987TV MovieEdward Reeves
The Wizard1987TV SeriesTonio
Hunter's Blood1986Snake
Vamp1986Snow
T.J. Hooker1983-1986TV SeriesAngelo Dupree / Carl Malek
North and South, Book II1986TV Mini-SeriesRat
The Fall Guy1986TV SeriesFreddie
Hill Street Blues1986TV SeriesLeo
Hunter1984-1986TV SeriesLe Claire / Rosco Ganther
Moonlighting1985TV SeriesGangster in Leather Coat
Trapper John, M.D.1985TV SeriesSnakebite
Invasion U.S.A.1985Mickey
Pale Rider1985Deputy Mather
Hardcastle and McCormick1985TV Series
Partners in Crime1984TV SeriesMan in White Suit
Automan1984TV SeriesChico Fuentes
Cutter to Houston1983TV Series
Johnny Belinda1982TV MovieCutter
Strike Force1981TV SeriesErnie
Cutter's Way1981Garbage Man
Windwalker1980Crow Scout
The Chisholms1979TV Mini-SeriesTeetontah / Teetonkah
No Other Love1979TV MovieBrian

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sandy2016Documentary executive producer filming
Dark Moon Rising2009co-producer
Blood Relic2005Video associate producer
Mirror, Mirror III: The Voyeur1995associate producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lime Salted Love2006

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sandy2016Documentary filming
The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films2014DocumentaryHimself
Underground Entertainment: The Movie2011DocumentarySpankin' Bill
Char·ac·ter: The Interviews2010DocumentaryHimself
I Am the Film Director of Love: An Interview with Takashi Miike2006Video documentary shortHimself
Imprinting: The Making of 'Imprint'2006Video documentaryHimself
Surviving the Hills: Making of 'The Hills Have Eyes'2006Video documentaryHimself
Demons Among Us2006Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Seven Mummies'2005VideoHimself
Michael Jackson: The One2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - video 'You Rock My World'
You're on the Set of 'Tremors 4: The Legend Begins'2004Video documentary shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Michael Jackson: Number Ones2003Video documentaryThug (segment "You Rock My World")
Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater1994TV SeriesDiego

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#Fact
1He and his wife Silvana Gallardo have produced an instructional video to teach acting techniques entitled The Acting Class. The video is used in schools nationwide.
2His ethnic background includes Apache Indian and Romanian Gypsy.
3Frequently guest-stars on the television series Charmed (1998) as the Demon of Fear named Barbas; the indestructible nemesis of the Charmed Ones.
4He is perhaps best known as Frank Nitti, the evil, whiny-voiced assassin with a white suit in The Untouchables (1987).
5He took his mother's family name, Drago, because another actor in SAG had the name Burrows.
6Father of actor Darren E. Burrows.

#Quote
1[on being cast in bad guy roles] I enjoy villains. I've figured out how to get paid for doing what they tried to throw me in jail for when I was a kid. Besides, I'm never going to be the boy next door. That's not who I want to be. So I try to put a little of the dark side into my good guys and a bit of gentleness into my heavies.

#Trademark
1Evil eyes and smile

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