Billy Drago

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Billy Drago (born September 18, 1949) is an American actor known for his roles as villains in television and motion pictures. Drago was born William Eugene Burrows in Hugoton, Kansas to William and Gladys Burrows. He took his grandmother's maiden name as his stage name to keep from being confused with another actor. After high school he worked as a stuntman at Boot Hill in Dodge City, Kansas. From there he went on to the University of Kansas. After finishing college he was a radio host for a time before joining an acting company taking him first to Canada then on to New York City. Drago is the father of actor Darren E. Burrows. His wife was actress Silvana Gallardo. Drago began his acting career in 1979. His early works were in such films as, No Other Love, Windwalker and the Jeff Bridges vehicle Cutter's Way. He moved forward and appeared in guest starring roles in numerous television series; including: Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting, Walker Texas Ranger and Trapper John, M.D.. Drago is perhaps best known for the role of Al Capone's henchman Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma's 1987 film The Untouchables.
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