Billy Campbell Movies and Career Information
Jul 07, 1959
Actor and Producer
William Oliver "Billy" Campbell (born July 7, 1959) is an American film and television actor. Campbell is probably most famous for his portrayal of Rick Sammler on the ABC series Once and Again for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series. Among his other well-known roles are a gay gynecologist, Dr. Jon Philip Fielding, in all three of the television miniseries adaptations of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City novels, and as Carter Buckley in seven episodes of the second season of television series The O.C.. He had a recurring role as Jordan Collier on the USA Network original series The 4400. His film credits include The Rocketeer, Bram Stoker's Dracula and Enough. He was also known for his recurring role as Detective Joey Indelli on the 1986-88 NBC series Crime Story. Campbell's first prominent television role was that of Luke Fuller, Steven Carrington's lover on Dynasty during Season Five (1984-1985) and the beginning of Season Six (1985-1986.) Campbell was the second choice of the producers of Star Trek: The Next Generation (September 28, 1987 – May 23, 1994) to play the role of William Riker, but lost the role to Jonathan Frakes.