Morton, Billy 1958–

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MORTON, Billy 1958–

(Bill Morton, William C. Morton)


Born March 26, 1958, in London, Ontario, Canada; married Heather Herrell, December 27, 1991.

Career: Actor, director, and screenwriter. Also known as Bill Morton. Performer in rock and roll bands.


Film Appearances:

(As William C. Morton) Bashinsky, Hounds of Notre Dame, [Canada], 1980.

Peligro paradas continuas, 1989.

Painted Angels (also known as The Wicked, Wicked West), Sterling Home Entertainment, 1998.

Abajo, Texas Rangers, Miramax/Dimension Films, 2000.

Delbert, Held Up, 2000.

First miner, The Claim (also known as Redemption and Le maitre de Kingdom Come), United Artists, 2000.

Frank, Bad Faith (also known as Cold Blooded and Le delateur), Bedford Entertainment, 2000.

Earl, The Wisher (also known as The Spliced and A froid), American World Pictures/Rampage Entertainment/Screen Media Films, 2002.

Junior, Open Range, Buena Vista, 2003.

Film Director:

The Stuff That Makes You Lift Cars (short film), [Canada], 2002.

The Recital (short film), [Canada], 2003.

Film Sound Designer and Foley Artist:

The Stuff That Makes You Lift Cars (short film), [Canada], 2002.

(And music editor) The Recital (short film), [Canada], 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Ivan, Puttnam's Prairie Emporium, CTV, c. 1988–91.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

John Delaney, Big Bear, CBC and syndicated, 1998.

Ringbone, Johnson County War, The Hallmark Channel, 2002.

Scarred bandit, Roughing It (also known as Mark Twain's "Roughing It"), The Hallmark Channel, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Driver, Paris or Somewhere, 1994.

Jake Wilson, Black Fox: Good Men and Bad, CBS, 1995.

Delivery person, Family Blessings (also known as LaVyrle Spencer's "Family Blessings"), CBS, 1996.

Cowboy, Ebenezer, TNT, 1997.

Killer, Black Light, Showtime, 1998.

Shopkeeper, Stranger in Town, Showtime, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Juke Marmer, "The Jar," The Ray Bradbury Theater, USA Network, 1992.

Gin Toovey, "No Place Like Home," Jake and the Kid, CanWest Global Television and syndicated, 1995.

"The Alliance," Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years, CTV, 1995.

Postal clerk in story "The Day I Became a Secret Agent," "Agent, That's Secret Agent," Incredible Story Studio, YTV, 1997.

Principal in story "Banana Brad and His Skateboard," "Star Struck," Incredible Story Studio, YTV, 1997.

Mr. Jenkins in story "Sports and Soap Opera," "School Crazed," Incredible Story Studio, YTV, 1998.

Reggie Quebec in story "The Competition," "Trading Places," Incredible Story Studio, YTV, 2001.

Peattie, "Dead Dog Rain: Parts 1 & 2," Tom Stone, CBC, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in stage productions.



The Stuff That Makes You Lift Cars (short film), [Canada], 2002.

The Recital (short film), [Canada], 2003.

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