Jayne, Billy 1969– (Billy Jacoby, William Jayne)

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JAYNE, Billy 1969
(Billy Jacoby, William Jayne)


Original name, William Jacoby; born April 10, 1969, in Flushing, Queens, New York, NY; grandson of Lou Jacobi (an actor); married April Wayne; children: Miles.

Addresses: Agent Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor. Appeared in several television commercials.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, Young Artist Foundation, best young actor in a new television series, 1984, and Young Artist Award, best young actor in a television series, 1985, both for It's Not Easy; Young Artist Award nomination, exceptional performance by a young actormotion picture, 1986, for Just One of the Guys; Young Artist Award, exceptional performance by a young actor guest starring in a television comedy or drama series, 1987, for The Golden Girls; Young Artist Award, best young actor guest starring in a television drama, 1988, for 21 Jump Street.


Film Appearances:

James, The Runner Stumbles, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1979.

The boy thief, Back Roads, Warner Bros., 1981.

(As Billy Jacoby) Curtis Taylor, Bloody Birthday (also known as Creepers ), Prism, 1981.

(As Billy Jacoby) Young Dar, The Beastmaster (also known as BeastmasterDer Befreier ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1982.

Young Harry, Hospital Massacre, Cannon, 1982.

Justin Leahy, Superstition (also known as The Witch ), 1982, Almi Pictures, 1985.

(As Billy Jacoby) Brett Camber, Cujo, Warner Bros., 1983.

(As Billy Jacoby) Davey Ackerman, Man, Woman and Child, Paramount, 1983.

(As Billy Jacoby) Zock Maxwell, "Bishop of Battle" segment, Nightmares, Universal, 1983.

(As Billy Jacoby) David Prescott, Reckless, MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1984.

(As Billy Jacoby) Buddy Griffith, Just One of the Guys, Columbia, 1985.

(As Billy Jacoby) D. A., Party Camp, 1986, Lightning Pictures, 1987.

(As Billy Jacoby) Tom Phillips, Demonwarp, Vidmark Entertainment, 1988.

(As Billy Jacoby) Wesley Littlejohn, Dr. Alien (also known as I Was a Teenage Sex Maniac and IWas a Teenage Sex Mutant ), Full Moon, 1988.

The 'Burbs, Universal, 1989.

Lars, Road Kill, Trident Releasing, 1999.

Young Tony "Mouth" Donato, The Crew, Buena Vista, 2000.

Appeared in the independent film Front Line.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rudi Stein, The Bad News Bears, CBS, 19791980.

Voices, Scooby and ScrappyDoo (animated), ABC, 19791980.

(As Billy Jacoby) Mark Weston, Maggie, ABC, 19811982.

(As Billy Jacoby) Voice of Petey the puppy, Scooby & ScrappyDoo/The Puppy's New Adventures (animated; also known as The Scooby and ScrappyDoo Puppy Hour and The ScoobyDoo Puppy Hour ), ABC, 19821983.

(As Billy Jacoby) Matthew Townsend, It's Not Easy, ABC, 1983.

(As Billy Jacoby) Voice of Petey the puppy, The Puppy's Further Adventures (animated), ABC, 19831984.

Brad, Silver Spoons, NBC, 19851986.

Voice of Tom Jaren, Lazer Tag Academy (animated), NBC, 19861987.

(As William Jayne) Mikey Randall, Parker Lewis Can't Lose (also known as Parker Lewis ), Fox, 19901993.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Mel Kurth, Murder in Texas, NBC, 1981.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Billy Jacoby) David Williams, The Ghosts of Buxley Hall, NBC, 1980.

(As Billy Jacoby) Joe Navotny, Angel on My Shoulder, ABC, 1980.

(As Billy Jacoby) Older boy, Crazy Times, ABC, 1981.

Whittle, The B.R.A.T. Patrol, ABC, 1986.

Spring Fling!, ABC, 1995.

Mike, Breaking Through (also known as After the Silence ), ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Ivan, The Horrible Honchos, 1977.

(As Billy Jacoby) Alvin, The Big Hex of Little Lulu (also known as Little Lulu ), ABC, 1979.

Oscar, Animal Talk, CBS, 1980.

Jimmy Smiley, The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, ABC, 1981.

How to Eat Like a Kid, NBC, 1981.

Newsboy, Working (musical), PBS, 1982.

Bill Slocum, The Red Room Riddle, ABC, 1983.

(As William Jayne) Bill McCallister, The Girl with the Crazy Brother, CBS, 1990.

Idols, Fox, 1991.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tucker, "Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 1," Galactica 1980, ABC, 1980.

(As Billy Jacoby) Herbie Geller, "HartShaped Murder," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1981.

Jeff, "Alice's Halloween Surprise," Alice, CBS, 1981.

Eddie, "Neighbors," Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, CBS, 1982.

(As Billy Jacoby) Nicky, "The OutofTowners," The A-Team, NBC, 1983.

Brad Gaines, "Dust Child," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1984.

(As Billy Jacoby) Petey Coombs, "The New Man," Tales form the Darkside, syndicated, 1984.

(As Billy Jacoby) David, "On Golden Girls," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1985.

Ernie, "The Fearless Five," Small Wonder, syndicated, 1985.

Jack Craig, "El Dorado," The Wizard, CBS, 1986.

(As Billy Jacoby) Jeffery, "The Trouble with Harry," The A-Team, NBC, 1986.

Mark Dorian, "America, What a Town," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.

"Bad Blood," Rags to Riches, NBC, 1987.

(As Billy Jacoby) Al, "The Charmings Get Robbed," The Charmings, ABC, 1988.

"On the Land, on the Sea, and in the Halls," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1988.

(As Billy Jacoby) "TenCent Hero," The Young Riders, ABC, 1989.

Billy McBride, "Chapter Five," Murder One, ABC, 1995.

T. J. Rutherford, John Grisham's The Client (also known as Client ), CBS, 1995.

Derek Malloy, "Flashpoint," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996.

Voice, "Bird of Prey," Extreme Ghostbusters (animated), syndicated, 1997.

Billy Waters, "The Wendigo," Charmed, The WB, 1999.

The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2001.