Actor Billy Brown from “Dexter” Wiki
Billy Brown was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio on 30 October 1970, in Inglewood, California USA which means that he is 48 years old and his nationality is American. Billy is best known as the actor who worked on prominent movie and TV projects such as “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”, “Cloverfield” and “Dexter”.
So just how rich is Billy Brown as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, this actor has net worth of over $2 million, accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned field. He hasn’t disclosed any information regarding his assets such as houses and cars, but working hard has surely allowed him to be able to take care of himself and be financially stable.
Ethnicity and Background
When it comes to Brown’s ethnicity, he is Black and has dark eyes. Judging from the photos available on the internet, Billy has a fit figure. Unfortunately, he hasn’t shared any information about his early life and formative years with the media, nor about his relationship status, as he prefers to keep some things behind the closed door.
Billy made his acting debut in 1993 with a minor role in “Dreamrider”, and in the same year joined the cast of “Geronimo: An American Legend”. As of 2007, the actor had two projects, “The Beautician and the Beast” and “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”. The latter movie follows the story of a research team sent to Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs, and received a generally positive response from the audience. Working on it, Brown had a chance to collaborate with prominent actors such as Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite and gain more exposure in the media, In early 2000s, he provided voice recordings for several video games including “Jet Set Radio Future” and “Superman: The Man of Steel”. In the upcoming period, he continued working in that field, providing recordings for games such as “Hot Shots Golf Fore!”, “Steel Battalion” and “Superman: The Man of Steel”.
In 2004, the actor briefly appeared in “NCIS”, and in the following year portrayed Griffin in “House of the Dead 2”. In the same year, he worked on three episodes of “E-Ring”, in which he played the role of MSgt. Meeks, then in 2007 was cast to play Tweety McDaniel in the TV series “Dirt”, which follows the story of a tabloid editor who tries to make a name for herself in the journalistic world. In 2011, he had two notable projects, “Lights Out” and “Dexter”, portraying Death Row Reynolds in 11 episodes of the former series. In the latter series, Billy was cast to play Det. Mike Anderson, following the life of Dexter Morgan, who works for the Miami Police by day but is a serial killer by night. “Dexter” received generally positive response and critical acclaim, winning two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy in numerous categories, in addition to being rewarded with numerous other awards, plus being nominated for a BAFTA TV Award and Actor Award, as well as 100 more awards. Working on the mentioned project allowed Billy to establish himself in the acting world, and gain recognition among the media.
As of 2012, the actor began portraying August Marks in “Sons of Anarchy”, remaining in the show over the course of the following two years. In 2013, Brown joined the cast of “Hostages”, sharing the small screen with actors such as Toni Collette, Tate Donovan, Rhys Coiro and Dylan McDermott, and in the next year began playing the role of Nate Lahey in “How to Get Away with Murder”, a critically acclaimed TV series that follows the lives of a group of law students and their criminal defense professor as they get involved in a twisted murder plot that changes their lives. Overall, the actor has had more than 50 acting gigs.
Billy was recently interviewed by Men’s Journal, in which he spoke about his workout routine, but surprisingly revealed that he doesn’t have a trainer. He also spoke about that in another interview, saying “Everyday you’re in the gym, you’ve won. You’ve won against the inertia that wants to keep you out of the gym. Everyday you run up the stairs or you take a walk, you could’ve been the guy sitting on his ass not doing it. So you’ve won.”
Unfortunately, Billy isn’t active on social media either, which makes it hard for his fans to get in touch with him, however, many people still talk about him. On 30 October, fans and his colleagues wished him happy birthday, including a tweet from Viola Davis, who posted a photo of them with the caption “Happy birthday to my talented #HTGAWM co-star & true gentleman, #BillyBrown!” Fans of his series “How to Get Away With a Murder” also tweet about him, and one enthusiast said “These Nate and Annalise Scenes are breaking my heart. They are both so broken and trying to heal. Such meaningful interactions tonight.”