Beau Billingslea

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Beau Billingslea

Born

9/1/1953, Charleston, South Carolina

Birth Name

Gender

Male

Also Known As

John Hammond, Beau Billingsley, John Billingslea, John Daniels, Bo Billingsley
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Biography

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Beau Billingslea is a well known and extremely talented voice actor for numerous and popular anime series. But, before that he was a quarterback, a would-be opera singer, and a captain in the military! Beau has done many great things with his life before finally settling in for…more

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  • Trivia

    • In a Cowboy Bebop: The Movie interview, Beau mentions that he likens the interaction of his character Jet with Faye and Spike to parenting his son and daughter.

    • Beau is best known for his voicework of African-Americans or muscular male characters in anime and video games.

    • Beau was a captain in the military (a JAG).

    • Beau's father was born in Macon, Georgia and his mother was born in Malensis, South Carolina.

    • Beau was offered a contract to play baseball out of high school with the Kansas City Athletics. However, his dad told him that he had to go to college, and he did - on a football scholarship!

    • When he was first starting out in the acting industry, Beau did many radio spots for "Honda" and for "Hood".

    • Beau was a quarterback in his High School's football team.

    • Beau juggles.

    • Beau started acting professionally while he attended law school.

    • Beau's favorite anime role to date is Jet Black from the anime series Cowboy Bebop.

    • Beau's son is an attorney.

    • Beau has lent his voice to a copious amount of video games. Some of the most notable ones are:

      'Buckshot' Bill Morgan in Outlaws; Adray Lasbard in Star Ocean: Till the End of Time; Berial in Star Ocean 3: Till the End of Time; Cao Ren and Dian Wei in Dynasty Warriors 4;
      Cao Ren in Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires;
      Cao Ren in Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme Legends;
      Cao Ren in Dynasty Warriors 5;
      Cao Ren in Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires;
      Cao Ren in Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends;
      Dian Wei and Guan Yu in Dynasty Tactics 2;
      Helmer in Xenosaga;
      Jaguar in Neo Contra;
      Jason G in Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance;
      Jim Chapman and Mark Wilkins in Resident Evil Outbreak: File #2;
      Lt. Marcus Snow (Swordman) in Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War;
      Lukas Hayes in Death by Degrees;
      Nexus in Breakdown;
      Quincy in Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance;
      Tony Umeda in Bushido Blade 2;
      Xiahou Yuan in Kessen II

    • Beau uses his experience in the military in some of the roles he plays, including the ones in JAG and Cowboy Bebop.

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