John ‘Beau’ Billingslea is a really popular and talented American movie, television as well as voice actor. He is best known for voicing the character of Jet Black in the hit anime named Cowboy Bebop. Beau Billingslea is also known for voicing the character of Oregon in Digimon and also Ay, the Fourth Raikage in Naruto Shippuden. Aside from voicing characters, he has also appeared in numerous TV shows and movies like Just Jordan, The Hannah Montana Movie, Star Trek Into Darkness, and many more.

Quick Info
Full NameBeau Billingslea
Date of Birth1944
Birth PlaceCharleston, South Carolina, USA
OccupationFilm Actor, Voice Actor, Voice Acting, Soldier
Age77 years old
Height5 feet 8 inches(1.72m)
Net worth$40 Million
HometownMeriden, Connecticut, U.S.

Early Life and Bio

He was born in the year 1944 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America (USA). His parents’ names are not disclosed, nonetheless, his mother was from South Carolina and her father was from Georgia. He and his family relocated to Meriden, Connecticut as a kid. We will update this section as soon as we have more information about his early life or family members.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

His nationality is American. Beau Billingslea belongs to the  African-American ethnicity. His religion is not known.

He is 77 years old.

Beau Billingslea has an average build of height 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 m and weighs 65 kg or 143.3 lbs. His body measurements like the size of his chest, waist, and biceps are not known. His shoe size is also not known. The color of his hair is black. The color of his eyes is brown.

His zodiac sign is also not known as he hasn’t revealed his birth date and month.

Education: Schooling/University

He studied at the Maloney High School. He used to play sports in his high school and was a really good athlete as well. He was good at football, basketball, and baseball. After the completion of high school, he attended the University of Connecticut.

Because of his athleticism, he was offered a contract with the Kansas City Athletics, but he turned it down and instead started studying at the University of Connecticut. He continued playing football and even was declared the co-captain of the football team of the university.

Finally, in 1966, he graduated from his university with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. After that, he enrolled in the UConn Law School and passed the Connecticut bar exam in the year 1969.

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Beau Billingslea made his live-action movie debut in 1977 in Alex Joseph and His Wives as FBI Agent Vernon Wood. After that, he was cast as Donny in 1982’s Night Shift. In 1998, he played the character of Detective Fitzsimmons in the movie named Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.

He also played the character of Mayor in 2009 in Hannah Montana: The Movie. Similarly, he was also seen in 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness where he portrayed the character of Captain Abbott. The movie stars Chris Pine, Karl Urban,  Alice Eve, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Simon Pegg, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller, Nazneen Contractor, and many more. 

TV Shows

He has done numerous TV shows in his career. He made his first appearance on television in 1984 in the TV show named Hunter where he played the character of Officer Bolin. He has also appeared in 1989’s Murder, She Wrote as the character of Kei Murray.

Furthermore, in 1997, he played the character of Agent Scanlon in Murphy Brown. He was also seen portraying the character of Deputy Warden Jim Cullen in NYPD Blue (2001). He was cast as Grant Cunningham in Just Jordan (2007-2008).

His most recent live-action TV series was the 2016’s Star Trek Continues as the character of Vulcan Vice Admiral Storm.


Beau Billingslea is mostly popular for voicing characters in numerous Anime. His first job as a voice actor was in 1998’s Outlaw Star as the narrator. He is also really famous for giving his voice to the character named Jet Black in Cowboy Bebop (1999).

Beau Billingslea has also been cast as the voice actor of Ay, the Fourth Raikage in Naruto: Shippuden (2009-2015).  In 2017, he voiced Light Nostrade in Hunter x Hunter. Likewise, he voiced the character of Valga ‘Rom’ Cromwell in 2018’s Re: Zero – Starting Life in Another World.

Video Games

Aside from playing in movies, television series and voicing characters in anime, he has also voiced characters in video games. His work in video games includes Dynasty Warriors (2003-2014), Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006), Naruto (2011-2016), WildStar (2014), Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise (2020), and Fallout 76 (2018).

Personal Life: Relationships

He is married to Cecelia Billingslea. It is not known as to when they tied their knot. The lovely couple has been blessed with a son and a daughter. Their names are not disclosed. Beau is leading a happily married life.

There are no records of his past relationships.

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Awards and Achievements

Even though he has worked in numerous movies and television shows, he has not been honored with many prestigious awards yet. It is shocking as he is a talented actor and has worked very hard throughout his career.

What is Beau Billingslea’s Net Worth?

The 77 years old actor has been working in the movies and television industry since 1977. Beau Billingslea has amassed a fortune for himself. He is estimated to have a net worth of a whopping $40 Million.

Social Media Presence

Beau Billingslea has not been active on his social media for a long time. He has 3,368 followers on Twitter (@BeauBillingslea) and hasn’t been active on it since 2015. He is not on any other social media platform like Facebook or Instagram. However, since the Twitter account is not verified, we cannot speak for sure about its validity.


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