Billy Boyd

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Billy Boyd
William Boyd

(1968-08-28) 28 August 1968 (age 55)
Known forActing roles:
Height169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Billy Boyd at Ring*Con 2005.

Billy Boyd (born 28 August 1968, in Glasgow) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for playing Peregrin Took in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy (20012003) 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 26 April 2006, he and McKinnon had their first child: Jack William Boyd.

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