Billy Magnussen

His maternal grandparents were Lithuanian immigrants.

Graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Plays in a band in New York City Reserved for Rondee.

Born in New York City before moving with his family to Cumming, GA.

His mother was his date to the Tony awards.

Appeared in two films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards: The Big Short (2015) and Bridge of Spies (2015).

Credits Robin Williams as one of the reasons he started acting.

Known For


Cast Credits

Get Shorty (2017)
Guest starring as Nathan Hill (5 episodes)
American Crime Story (2016)
Guest starring as Kato Kaelin (3 episodes)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
Guest starring as Russ Snyder (2 episodes)
The Leftovers (2014)
Guest starring as Marcus
  • Episode 1x06: Guest (Aug 3, 2014)
Black Mirror (2011)
Guest starring as Valdack
Blue Bloods (2010)
Guest starring as Rand Hilbert
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Guest starring as Roger McAllister (2 episodes)
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Guest starring as Marine Corporal Allen Reed
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Chris Fife
In Plain Sight (2008)
Guest starring as Yonni Peterschwim
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Guest starring as Marc Landry
  • Episode 10x07: Icarus (Jun 19, 2011)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Detective Michael Crenshaw (2 episodes)
As the World Turns (1987)
Starring as Casey Hughes (12 episodes)