Award-winning actor Gil Birmingham (Comanche) has appeared in more than 40 film and television productions. Gil generated public acclaim for his portrayal as "Billy Black" in the blockbuster films Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn, based on the best-selling books by Stephanie Meyer. Gil recently appeared in the film The Love Ranch with Helen Mirren and Joe Pesci, directed by Taylor Hackford. Gil appears as "Wounded Bird" in the Academy Award®-winning film Rango with Johnny Depp. He recently finished filming Crooked Arrows with Brandon Routh (Superman Returns). Other film credits include roles in Shouting Secrets, End of the Spear, Dreamkeeper, Gentle Ben, The Doe Boy and Love's Long Journey. Currently, Gil is filming The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer.
On TV, Gil recently guest starred in several episodes of The Lying Game, and has appeared on Castle, The Mentalist, Nip/Tuck, 10 Items or Less and Veronica Mars. His powerful portrayal of “Dogstar” in Steven Spielberg's six-part TV miniseries, Into the West, captured the attention of audiences worldwide.
In addition to acting, Gil is an accomplished guitar player and singer, and performs for fans in a variety of venues with his blues/rock style. For his complete filmography, visit www.gilbirmingham.com.