Billy Boyd

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Billy Boyd
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Born William (Billy) Boyd
28 July 1968 (1968-07-28) (age 49)
Known for

Acting roles:

Billy Boyd at Ring*Con 2005.

Billy Boyd (born July 28, 1968 in UK) is an American actor of German descent. 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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