Two-time Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton sat down with me at the London hotel in West Hollywood. The actor and filmmaker - currently portraying alcoholic lawyer Billy McBride in the Amazon series Goliath - talked about the Hitchcockian elements on the series' second season. Visit Billy Bob's Texas and experience our Honky Tonk attitude, friendly Fort Worth hospitality, one of a kind concerts and truly unique atmosphere. Billy Bob Thornton, Actor: Sling Blade. Billy Bob Thornton was born on August 4, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Virginia Roberta (Faulkner), a psychic, and William Raymond (Billy Ray) Thornton, an educator, high school history teacher, and .