Billy Magnussen - Wikipedia

  • Early life[edit]
  • Acting career[edit]
  • Stage[edit]
  • Film[edit]
  • Television[edit]
  • Music career[edit]
  • Filmography[edit]
  • Film[edit]
  • Television[edit]
  • References[edit]
  • External links[edit]
  • Chris Pine & Billy Magnussen Agony Into The Woods

  • William Gregory Magnussen[1] (born April 20, 1985) is an American actor.

    Early life[edit]

    Magnussen was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the son of Daina, an aerobics instructor, and Greg Magnussen, a professional bodybuilder and kickboxer. He has two younger brothers.[2][3][4] His maternal grandparents were Lithuanian immigrants. He grew up in Queens around Woodhaven Blvd. until the age of 10, when he moved with his family to Cumming, Georgia. Magnussen graduated from South Forsyth High School in 2003 and later graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

    Acting career[edit]


    Magnussen made his Broadway stage debut in 2007's The Ritz, starring Rosie Perez.[5] In 2012, he was cast alongside David Hyde Pierce and Sigourney Weaver in Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, premiering at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey, prior to its move to Lincoln Center in New York City. It then moved to the John Golden Theatre, where it was nominated for six Tony Awards. Magnussen was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Spike. In 2014, he starred Off-Broadway with Anna Gunn in a critically acclaimed production of Sex with Strangers directed by David Schwimmer at the Second Stage Theatre.[6]


    Magnussen appeared in the films Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet and Happy Tears, which stars Demi Moore and Parker Posey. He stars as Claude in the film Twelve, which was released July 30, 2010. He played Neil Thomas, a World War II hero, in the 2011 film The Lost Valentine, based on the book of the same name by James Michael Pratt, which aired on CBS on January 30, 2011. That same year, he also played Thor in Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress. In 2012, he starred in the independent feature Surviving Family.

    Magnussen starred in his breakout role as Rapunzel's Prince in Rob Marshall's 2014 film Into the Woods. In 2016, Magnussen appeared in The Great Gilly Hopkins, opposite Kathy Bates, as Ellis, the social worker in charge of Gilly Hopkins, played by Canadian actress Sophie Nelisse. The role was originally written for a female in the novel and stage play. In 2017, Magnussen was cast in a newly created role as Prince Anders in Disney's live-action adaptation of Aladdin directed by Guy Ritchie.


    Magnussen played Kato Kaelin on the first season of American Crime Story, about the O. J. Simpson murder case. He is known for his role on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, where he took over the role of Casey Hughes on January 29, 2008.[7] He guest-starred on The CW's series The Beautiful Life: TBL in 2009. He guest-starred on Boardwalk Empire as Roger McAlister, Gillian Darmody's lover, and was the stand-in for Jimmy Darmody's corpse.

    He also guest-starred on Law & Order Criminal Intent, in the 10th-season episode "Icarus", and on Law & Order, in the 19th-season episode, "Sweetie". Magnussen appeared in four episodes of The Divide, and guest-starred on NCIS: Los Angeles in episode 3 of season 2, titled "Borderline". In 2017, Magnussen guest-starred as Russ Snyder on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.[8][9]

    Music career[edit]

    Magnussen once was the bass player and a contributing songwriter for the New York City-based rock band The Dash.[10] He plays guitar in the New York City-based band Reserved for Rondee.[11][12]




    2008–2010As the World TurnsCasey HughesRole held: January 29, 2008 – September 17, 2010
    2008Law & OrderCody LarsonEpisode: "Sweetie"
    2009Unusuals, TheThe UnusualsBo KeeblerEpisode: "The Dentist"
    2009Beautiful Life: TBL, TheThe Beautiful Life: TBLAlex Marinelli3 episodes
    2010NCIS: Los AngelesCpl Allen ReedEpisode: "Borderline"
    2011Lost Valentine, TheThe Lost ValentineNeil ThomasTelevision film
    2011In Plain SightJonathan Collins / Yonni PeterschwimEpisode: "Something A-mish"
    2011Law & Order: Criminal IntentMarc LandryEpisode: "Icarus"
    2012Blue BloodsRand HilbertEpisode: "Collateral Damage"
    2012CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationDet. Michael Crenshaw2 episodes
    2012Boardwalk EmpireRoger McAllister2 episodes
    2013Your Pretty Face Is Going to HellSpencerEpisode: "Schmickler83!"
    2014It Could Be WorseCompetitionWeb series; episode: "Uncharted Territory"
    2014Leftovers, TheThe LeftoversMarcusEpisode: "Guest"
    2014Divide, TheThe DivideEric Zale4 episodes
    2015Good Wife, TheThe Good WifeChris FifeEpisode: "Open Source"
    2016People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, TheThe People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime StoryKato Kaelin3 episodes
    2017Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtRuss Snyder2 episodes
    2017Friends from CollegeSeanEpisode: "All-Nighter"
    2017Get ShortyNathan Hill6 episodes
    2017Black MirrorValdackEpisode: "USS Callister"


    External links[edit]

    1. ^ abMatthew Blank. "PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Tony Nominee Billy Magnussen". Playbill. 
    2. ^"Five Things to Know About Twelve's Billy Magnussen". Retrieved 31 December 2017. 
    3. ^"Photos! Roll in the Hay with Anna Gunn & Billy Magnussen on Opening Night of Sex with Strangers". Retrieved 31 December 2017. 
    4. ^"Billy Magnussen and mother Daina Photo (2013-06-09)". Retrieved 31 December 2017. 
    5. ^"Billy Magnussen Joins 'As the World Turns'". Retrieved 31 December 2017. 
    6. ^Charles Isherwood,Reading Between the Sheets: Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen Star in ‘Sex With Strangers’,New York Times, July 30, 2014, retrieved May 6, 2015
    7. ^Billy Magnussen: As The World Turns on CBSArchived 2010-02-02 at the Wayback Machine.
    8. ^Carlock, Robert (2017-05-19), Kimmy and the Trolley Problem!, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, retrieved 2018-01-25 
    9. ^Engler, Michael (2017-05-19), Kimmy Googles the Internet!, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, retrieved 2018-01-25 
    10. ^"Billy Magnussen". Daytime Confidential. Retrieved 31 December 2017. 
    11. ^"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
    12. ^"Reserved For Rondee". Retrieved 31 December 2017. 

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