Billy Zane
Biographical Information
Born February 24th, 1966
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Productions Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World as John Rolfe
Chicago as Billy Flynn
Charmed as Drake
The Sound of Music as Captain Georg Von Trapp
Recordings Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (original cast recording)
Vocal Type Tenor

Billy Zane is an American actor.


Born in Chicago, Illinois, he studied at the Harand Camp of Theatre Arts and made his screen debut in the first two Back to the Future films as a henchman. He went on to star in increasingly larger roles; beginning with the low budget Megaville before moving onto the blockbusters The Phantom and Titanic, in which he played Caledon Hockley.

As well as film acting, Zane appeared in television productions such as Tales from the Crypt and Charmed, as well as providing voices for Disney in the Pocahontas and Kingdom Hearts series.


Zane sang in a number of varied productions, including whilst voicing John Rolfe in Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World and playing Drake in Charmed, in which he sang "Everything's Kind of Good."

He also appeared in two musicals on stage, playing Billy Flynn in Chicago and Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music.


Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998)

  • Wait 'Till He Sees You (duet)
  • Between Two Worlds (duet)


Charmed (2005)

  • Everything's Kind of Good (solo)


Chicago (2003)

  • All I Care About (contains solo lines)
  • We Both Reached for the Gun (contains solo lines)
  • Razzle Dazzle (contains solo lines)

The Sound of Music (2014)

  • The Sound of Music (reprise)(contains solo lines)
  • No Way to Stop It (contains solo lines)
  • Do-Re-Mi (reprise)
  • Edelweiss (solo)
  • So Long, Farewell (reprise)