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Billy Boyd stars in the Encore miniseries, "Moby Dick," as Elijah.

Billy Boyd attained worldwide fame and acclaim with his portrayal of Peregrin "Pippin" Took in Peter Jackson's epic film trilogy of "The Lord of the Rings," which won 11 Academy Awards, including the Best Picture prize, and Peter Weir's "Master and Commander: the Far Side of the World," which won 2 Academy Awards.

Boyd's other film credits include "Stone of Destiny," "On a Clear Day," "Flying Scotsman," the voice of Glen / Glenda in "Seed of Chucky," "An Urban Ghost Story," "The Soldier's Leap," "Save Angel Hope," "Glenn, the Flying Robot," "Jusqu'a Toi" ("Every Jack Has a Jill") and "Carmel."

He has toured the UK in stage productions of "Trainspotting," "Widows," "Caledonia Dreaming" and "The Ballard of Crazy Paola." He starred in David Greig's "San Diego," which opened the 2003 Edinburgh International Festival. In 2006 he performed in "Home: Glasgow" which was the first ever show for the National Theatre of Scotland and in 2007 he appeared at the Edinburgh Festival with "Uncommitted Crimes."

Billy co-starred with Gregor Fisher in the BBC2 series "Empty" and recently appeared in Jack Osborne's "Adrenaline Junkie." Billy is also a skilled singer and musician who plays the bass, drums and guitar. He appears with his band Beecake and recently toured in the U.S.


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Age: 48 years old
Birthday: August 28, 1968
Height: 5' 6 ½"
Nickname: Bill
Full Name / Real Name: William Boyd
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Wife: Ali McKinnon (12/29/2010, 1 child)

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