kids encyclopedia robot

Billy Boyd facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Billy Boyd
BillyBoyd ComicCon.jpg
William Boyd

(1968-08-28) 28 August 1968 (age 55)
Known for Acting roles:
Billy Boyd
Billy Boyd at Ring*Con 2005.

Billy Boyd (born August 28, 1968, in Glasgow) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for playing Peregrin Took in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy (2001-2003) and Barrett Bonden in Peter Weir's movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003).


As well as being an actor, he can sing, and play the guitar, bass, and drums. He wrote and sang a song in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. He worked as a book-binder for 6 years before becoming an actor. One of the books he bound was The Lord of the Rings.

He lives in a house in Lesmahagow with his girlfriend, Alison McKinnon. On April 26, 2006, he and McKinnon had their first child: Jack William Boyd.

kids search engine
Billy Boyd Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.