Billy Boyd

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Billy Boyd

Boyd at Comic-Con International 2004
Born William Boyd
28 August 1968 (1968-08-28) (age 45)
Scotland Glasgow, Scotland
Website
http://www.billyboyd.net/
Billy Boyd at Ring*Con 2005.

Billy Boyd (born August 28, 1968, in Glasgow) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for playing Peregrin Took in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy (2001-2003) and Barrett Bonden in Peter Weir's movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003).

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As well as being an actor, he can sing, and play the guitar, bass, and drums. He wrote and sang a song in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. He worked as a book-binder for 6 years before becoming an actor. One of the books he bound was The Lord of the Rings.

He lives in a house in Lesmahagow with his girlfriend, Alison McKinnon. On April 26, 2006, he and McKinnon had their first child: Jack William Boyd.

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