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Billy Campbell

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The American television actor Billy Campbell was born on July 7, 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He came to prominence playing Luke Fuller on Dynasty, the gay lover of character Steven Carrington, on what was then the top-rated TV show in America. He followed this up playing Detective Joey Indelli on Crime Story.He lost out on the role of William Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation to Jonathan Frakes, but won the title role in the sci-fi movie _The Rocketeer (1991). In 1993, he was cast in the lead of the detective series _Moon Over Miami (1993)_, but it was soon canceled. He then played Dr. Jon Fielding, another gay character, on the controversial miniseries Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City and its sequels, but arguably is best known for his role as Rick Sammler on Once and Again. Subsequently, he had recurring role on The O.C. before playing Jordan Collier on the sci-fi series The 4400. He also appeared in the 2009 revival of Melrose Place.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'The Rocketeer' -- Actor Saves 3 Men After Boat Capsizes

'The Rocketeer'
Actor Saves 3 Men After Boat Capsizes

Billy Campbell -- who played the title role in the 1991 classic "The Rocketeer" -- is being hailed as a hero this week after rushing to the aid of three men whose boat had capsized at sea. … READ MORE >

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