Billy Drago (born September 18, 1949) is an American actor known for his roles as villains in television and motion pictures.
Drago began his acting career in 1979. His early works were in such films as, No Other Love, Windwalker and the Jeff Bridges vehicle Cutter’s Way. He moved forward and appeared in guest starring roles in numerous television series; including: Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting, Walker Texas Ranger and Trapper John, M.D..
Drago is perhaps best known for the role of Al Capone’s henchman Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma’s 1987 film The Untouchables. Since that point he has appeared in numerous films and television roles; his more recent television résumé includes The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. and The X-Files.
In 1998 he played the demon Barbas in the WB series Charmed. His character was supposed to appear in only one episode, but due to popularity with fans he was brought back for many other episodes.
His ongoing film resume includes… read more