Billy Vera

Billy Vera

Highest Rated: 68% The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)

Lowest Rated: 68% The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)

Birthday: May 28, 1944

Birthplace: Riverside, California, USA

Actor-musician Billy Vera made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen for more than two decades. Vera's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Peter Weller comedic fantasy "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension" (1984) and "Blind Date" (1987) with Kim Basinger. He had a part on the television special "A Soul Session: James Brown & Friends" (Cinemax, 1986-87). He also appeared in the TV movie "Tonight's the Night" (ABC, 1986-87). Vera also contributed music to the Louis Gossett Jr. action flick "Iron Eagle II" (1988). In the eighties and the nineties, Vera devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Accused" with Jodie Foster (1988), "Ragin' Cajun" with Samantha Eggar (1990) and "Late For Dinner" with Brian Wimmer (1991). Vera had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties and the early 2000s, including "Ride With the Wind" (ABC, 1993-94), "Disney's Greatest Hits on Ice" (CBS, 1994-95) and "Duets" (2000). His credits also expanded to "Jack the Dog" (2002) starring Nestor Carbonell. Vera most recently appeared on the documentary "'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris" (2007) with Peter Bogdanovich.

Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dancing at the Harvest Moon Self - 2002
No Score Yet 64% Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys Sal (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Finish Line The Doormouse (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 20% Desperate for Love Unknown (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baja Oklahoma Lonnie Slocum (Character) - 1988
68% 69% The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension Pinky Carruthers (Character) - 1984

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baywatch Nights Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baywatch Unknown (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wiseguy Johnny Romanowski (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alice Unknown (Guest Star) 1985

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