Drago, Billy 1949- (Bill Drago)

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Drago, Billy 1949- (Bill Drago)


Original name, Billy Eugene Burrows; born November 30, 1949, in Hugoton, KS; son of Billy Joe and Lillie Doris (maiden name, Smith) Burrows; married Silvana Gallardo (an actress and drama consultant), 1980; children: Darren E. (an actor). Education: Attended University of Kansas.


Agent—Julia Buchwald, Don Buchwald and Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA 90048.


Actor and producer. Also works as acting instructor. Worked as a stunt performer at a western theme park in Dodge City, KS; radio disc jockey in Winfield, KS, and Falfurias, TX; host of a radio music program in Kansas City, MO.


Film Appearances:

Crow scout, Windwalker, Pacific International, 1980.

Garbage man, Cutter's Way (also known as Cutter and Bone), United Artists, 1981.

Deputy Mather, Pale Ride, Warner Bros., 1985.

Mickey, Invasion U.S.A., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1985.

Snow, Vamp, New World, 1986.

Snake, Hunter's Blood, Concorde, 1986.

Frank Nitti, The Untouchables, 1987.

Syszek, Banzai Runner, Vidmark Entertainment, 1987.

Dr. Highwater, Hero and the Terror, Media Home Entertainment, 1988.

Edward Anthony Heller, Freeway, New World, 1988.

Cabalistas leader, Dark Before Dawn, PSM, 1988.

Billy "Spider" Masters, True Blood, Fries Home Video, 1989.

Cyril, Prime Suspect (also known as Trauma), 1989.

Ramon Cota, Delta Force 2: Operation Stranglehold (also known as Delta Force 2 and Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection), 1990.

Scalia, Gwang tin lung foo wooi (also known as China White, The Deadly Sin, Rumbling Sky Dragon Tiger Meeting, and Hong tian long hu hui), 1991.

Cowboy, Diplomatic Immunity, Fries Distribution, 1991.

Captain Krantz, Martial Law 2: Undercover (also known as Karate Cop and Martial Law II), 1991.

Mark Langford, Secret Games, Imperial Entertainment, 1992.

Lucky Luciano, The Outfit, MCA/Universal Home Video, 1993.

Diego, Lady Dragon II (also known as Angel of Fury), Imperial Entertainment, 1993.

Danton Vachs, Death Ring, New Line Home Video, 1993.

Danny Bench, Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (also known as Cyborg 2), 1993.

Jose Maria Carlos, Deadly Heroes, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1993.

Kay, Lunarcop (also known as Solar Force), Astrocop Productions, 1995.

Daniel "Danny" Stein, The Takeover, Artist View Entertainment, 1995.

Reverend James, Never Say Die, 1995.

Kilgore, Phoenix, Continental Film, 1995.

Drifting School, 1995.

Anthony, Mirror, Mirror III: The Voyeur (also known as Mirror, Mirror III), 1996.

Wells, Mad Dog Time (also known as Trigger Happy), United Artists, 1996.

Adrian Dunn, Sci-Fighters, Triboro Entertainment, 1996.

Keith, A Doll in the Dark, 1997.

General Monticito Frantacino, Lima: Breaking the Silence, Martien Holdings, 1998.

Alex Goddard, Strike Zone, 1999.

Dante, Very Mean Men, Miracle Entertainment, 2000.

Frederick Champion, Mirror, Mirror IV: Reflection, Worldwide Entertainment, 2000.

Shakes Montrose, Death Game, Ardustry Entertainment, 2001.

Esteban, Deceivers, 2002.

Crazy old man, Welcome to America, Risk Entertainment, 2002.

Desert Rose, Red Rock Films, 2002.

Lenny Grant, The Circuit, Amsell Entertainment, 2002.

Zeke, Mysterious Skin, TLA Releasing/Tartan USA, 2004.

Father, Somewhere in the Middle (short film), 2004.

Worn Like a Tattoo (short film), 2004.

Black Hand Kelly, Tremors 4: The Legend Begins, Universal Studios Home Video, 2004.

Mr. Fallow, Fort Doom (also known as Devil's Raiders), SNP, 2004.

Old Indian, El muerto, Bleiberg Entertainment, 2005.

Asmodeus, Demon Hunter, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2005.

Harry, Blood Relic, MTI Home Video, 2005.

Drake, Seven Mummies, American World Pictures, 2006.

Papa Jupiter, The Hills Have Eyes, Fox Searchlight, 2006.

Man in black, Soul Searchers, Soul Searchers Productions, 2006.

Zephyr's stepfather, Lime Salted Love, 2006.

The lady, Moving McAllister, Promenade Pictures, 2007.

Dr. Frankfurt, Zombie Hunters, Mars Entertainment Group, 2007.

Vladimus, Revamped, Millenium Concepts, 2007.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Mirror, Mirror III: The Voyeur (also known as Mirror, Mirror III), 1996.

Associate producer, Blood Relic, MTI Home Video, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

John Bly, a recurring role, The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (also known as Brisco County, Jr.), Fox, 1993-94.

Barbas, a recurring role, Charmed, The WB, between 1999 and 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Brian, No Other Love, CBS, 1979.

Cutter, Johnny Belinda, CBS, 1982.

Edward Reeves, In Self Defense (also known as Hollow Point), ABC, 1987.

Hank Fulton, Guncrazy, 1992.

Kilgore, Phoenix, Sci-Fi Channel, 1995.

Agent Pierce, Blood Money, 1996.

Carlos Gallindo, Assault on Devil's Island (also known as Shadow Warriors), TNT, 1997.

Mannix, Convict 762, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998.

Branson, Monkey Business, Showtime, 1998.

Damon Fleming, Soccer Dog: The Movie, 1999.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Danny, The Sheriff and the Astronaut, CBS, 1984.

Red Maines, 13 Graves, Fox, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Teetontah, The Chisholms, CBS, 1979.

Rat, North and South II (also known as North and South: Book II), ABC, 1986.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ernie, Strike Force (premiere episode), 1981.

Carl Malick, "Carnal Express," T. J. Hooker, 1983.

"The Life You Save," Cutter to Houston, 1983.

Chico Fuentes, "Renegade Run," Automan, 1984.

"Pen Pals," Hunter, 1984.

"You Don't Hear the One that Gets You," Hardcastle and McCormick, 1985.

(As Bill Drago) "Just Around the Corner," Trapper John, M.D., 1985.

Gangster, "My Fair David," Moonlighting, 1985.

"War Zone," Hunter, 1986.

Leo, "Scales of Justice," Hill Street Blues, 1986.

Freddie, "The Bigger They Are," The Fall Guy, 1986.

Angelo Dupree, "Into the Night," T. J. Hooker, 1986.

Tonio, "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves," The Wizard, 1987.

Edgar Van Horn, "Read My Lips," Friday the 13th (also known as Friday's Curse and Friday the 13th: The Series), 1988.

"Cocoon," Monsters, 1989.

Running Wolf, "Evil in the Night," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1995.

Lou Grissom, "Vendetta," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1998.

Demon of Fear, "From Fear to Eternity," Charmed, The WB, 1999.

Orel Peattie, "Theef," The X-Files, Fox, 2000.

Christopher, "Imprint," Masters of Horror, Showtime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Appeared in "You Rock My World Video," Michael Jackson: The One, CBS, 2004.

Television Work; Movies:

Coproducer, Phoenix, Sci-Fi Channel, 1995.



Mysterious stranger in "Silent Running" segment, Mike + the Mechanics: A Closer Look, Atlantic Video,1989.

Thug in "You Rock My World" segment, Michael Jackson: Number Ones, Sony Music Entertainment, 2003.

You're on the Set of "Tremors 4: The Legend Begins," Universal Studios Home Video, 2004.

The Making of "Seven Mummies," American World Pictures, 2005.

Himself, Demons Among Us, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2006.

Surviving the Hills: Making of "The Hills Have Eyes," Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Imprinting: The Making of "Imprint," Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2006.

I Am the Film Director of Love: An Interview with Takashi Mike, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2006.

Coproduced and appeared in the instructional video The Acting Class.



Psychotronic Video, Issue 39, 2003, pp. 48-53.

Xpose, June, 2004, pp. 50-54.