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 voice work in the anime and video game industries.
Some of his more renowned roles for anime include, Jet Black from the highly popular Cowboy Bebop, G. Junior/Cyborg 005 from Cyborg 009, Bear Walken from Gungrave, Godwyn from Last Exile, Col. Millard Johnson from the Macross Plus OVA, and Antigonos from Reign: The Conqueror.
In addition to the numerous anime roles, he has voiced Barett Wallace from the CG movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children and has lent his voice to copious characters in other video games.
Finally, Beau has appeared in many TV shows, Dramas, and movies. Some of these roles include Colonel Klesko in JAG, Dr. Brent Kessler in CSI: Miami, Willie Dandridge in Cold Case, and the movies The American President (as Agent Cooper) and Detective 'Fitz' Fitzsimmons in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.