In 1982, he attended the American School in Switzerland.
His high school days were spent at Francis Parker High School in Chicago, Illinois.
Daryl Hannah and Jennifer Bealsalso attended Parker, prior to Billy`s attendance.
Within three weeks, he won his very first big screen role in Back to the Future (1985), playing the part of Match, one of Biff`s thugs. Then after a small role in the film Critters (1986), he landed starring roles in several television movies. It was on the set of this movie that he met his future wife, Lisa Collins. In 1996, Billy starred in The Phantom (1996) and in 1997 as Cal Hockley in the billion dollar grossing Titanic (1997).Then in 1999, he starred in the television movie Cleopatra (1999) (TV) where he met his soon-to-be fiance, actress Leonor Varela from whom he subsequently split. (born February 24, 1966) is an American actor and producer.He is best known for playing Hughie in Dead Calm (1989), Kit Walker / The Phantom in The Phantom (1996), Caledon Hockley in Titanic (1997), and Mr. on 24th February, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and educated at Francis Parker High School, Chicago, IL, he is famous for The Phantom, The Mummy in a career that spans 1985–present. Born: 24-Feb-1966Birthplace: Chicago, ILGender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor Nationality: United States Executive summary: The Phantom Family name was Zanetakos. E The Believer (19-Jan-2001) Hendrix (17-Sep-2000) Sole Survivor (13-Sep-2000) Cleopatra (23-May-1999) Morgan's Ferry (1999) Susan's Plan (29-Oct-1998) I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (13-Sep-1998) Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (4-Aug-1998) Titanic (1-Nov-1997) · Cal Hockley This World, Then the Fireworks (11-Jul-1997) Head Above Water (7-Nov-1996) · Kent The Phantom (7-Jun-1996) · The Phantom Danger Zone (1996) Demon Knight (13-Jan-1995) The Set Up (1995) Only You (17-Sep-1994) · The False Damon Bradley The Silence of the Hams (13-Jul-1994) Reflections on a Crime (10-Jun-1994) Tombstone (25-Dec-1993) · Mr. Thomas Bradley Alien Agent (17-Jul-2007) The Mad (22-May-2007) Memory (27-Dec-2006) · Taylor Briggs Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (31-Jan-2006) Three (16-Nov-2005) Blood Rayne (23-Oct-2005) · Elrich The Pleasure Drivers (2005) The Last Drop (2005) Silver City (27-Aug-2004) · Chandler Tyson Bet Your Life (4-Aug-2004) Dead Fish (2004) The Kiss (14-Sep-2003) Overnight (12-Jun-2003) · Himself Vlad (16-May-2003) Silent Warnings (3-May-2003) Landspeed (11-Jun-2002) · Michael Sanger Claim (Jun-2002) Invincible (18-Nov-2001) The Diamond of Jeru (6-Nov-2001) CQ (12-May-2001) · Mr.
Roberts Journey to Promethea (2010) · King Laypach Enemies Among Us (2010) · Graham Darfur (23-Nov-2009) The Gold Retrievers (12-Sep-2009) Blue Seduction (6-Apr-2009) · Mikey Taylor The Hessen Affair (2009) Love N' Dancing (14-May-2008) · Kent Krandel The Man Who Came Back (8-Feb-2008) · Ezra Fishtales (24-Aug-2007) · Dr. 1995)Girlfriend: Leonor Varela (actress, dated 1999-2000, broken engagement)Girlfriend: Kelly Brook (model/actress, dating since 2004, engaged to be married) High School: Francis Parker High School, Chicago, IL Afghanistan World Foundation Celebrity Committee Obama for America Greek Ancestry Zoolander 2 (4-Feb-2016) Two Jacks (25-Aug-2012) Electrick Children (10-Feb-2012) The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (17-Jan-2012) Mercenaries (May-2011) Sniper: Reloaded (26-Apr-2011) The Roommate (4-Feb-2011) · Prof.Fabian Poetic Justice (23-Jul-1993) · Brad Posse (14-May-1993) · Col.Graham Lake Consequence (28-Feb-1993) Sniper (29-Jan-1993) · Richard Miller Flashfire (1993) Betrayal of the Dove (1993) Orlando (16-Sep-1992) · Shelmerdine Blood and Concrete (6-Sep-1991) Femme Fatale (23-May-1991) Memphis Belle (7-Sep-1990) · Lt.William George Zane Jr., better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966, in Chicago, Illinois, USA to parents William George Zane Sr. Both of his parents ran a medical technical school.Billy also has a sister named Lisa Zane, an actress born in 1961. In his early teens, he attended Harand Camp of the Theater Arts in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.