Billy Van Zandt

Playwright + Director and Actor
Born Dec 13, 1957

William "Billy" Van Zandt is an American playwright and actor.

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1957 Birth Born on December 13, 1957.


1981 23 Years Old In addition to starring in his own plays, he has had roles as an alien Starfleet ensign in Star Trek: The Motion Picture, a military school cadet in the 1981 movie Taps, teenage shark-bait in Jaws 2, and a mobster wannabe in the 1999 film A Wake in Providence, which he also co-wrote.


1990 32 Years Old On television, Billy was a regular cast member on the second season of ABC's Anything but Love and usually does small cameo roles within his own writing-producing television work, notably acting as writer, creative consultant and guest star on the 1990 Valerie Bertinelli series Sydney. … Read More
1992 34 Years Old Van Zandt is the half-brother of musician/actor Steven Van Zandt and brother-in-law of his wife, actress Maureen Van Zandt. He married actress Adrienne Barbeau on December 31, 1992. … Read More


2006 48 Years Old Van Zandt is the co-author and star of the Off-Broadway plays You've Got Hate Mail," "Silent Laughter," "Drop Dead!," and 20 other theatrical plays written with Jane Milmore, including A Night at the Nutcracker," "Wrong WIndow," and summer stock perennial "Love, Sex, and the I.R.S." He also wrote "The Property Known as Garland" for wife Adrienne Barbeau, which ran Off-Broadway at the Actor's Playhouse in 2006. … Read More
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