Billy Drago The Untouchables Star Has Died At 73 – Billy Drago, Al Capone’s henchman in the 1987 gangster flick “The Untouchables,” died in Los Angeles on June 24, 2019.
Billy Drago The Untouchables Star Has Died At 73:
Evil Dead franchise star Bruce Campbell tweeted, “Billy Drago Dead: ‘Untouchables’ Actor Dies at 73. Billy played John Bly, a great bad guy on The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. He was sinister and understated on screen, sweet and humble off screen. Safe travels, fellow thespian. Well played!”
Cause Of Billy Drago Death | Billy Drago Wiki:
Billy Drago died on June 24, 2019, Monday of complications from a stroke at the age of 73.
Billy Drago, was an American television and film actor. Billy Drago, best known for his role as Al Capone’s henchman in the 1987 gangster flick “The Untouchables,”. William Eugen Burrows Jr. was born November 30, 1945 in Hugoton, Kansas, into a theatrical family. He is known professionally by his stage name Billy Drago. His father was an actor and director. His father was rumored to be of Chiricahua Apache decent and his mother Romany. Drago was the father of actor Darren E. Burrows. Billy Drago was married to actress Silvana Gallardo (m.1980-2012; her death)
Actress Laura Ortiz, who was a cast alongside Drago in the 2006 horror remake “The Hills Have Eyes,” posted a tribute to the late actor Billy Drago on Instagram Wednesday night.
“Very saddened to hear the news of Billy Drago passing,” she wrote with a couple image from “Hills Have Eyes” set. “He was such an amazing character both on and off the screen. When we were in Morocco filming he’d go off on adventures and no one knew where he was or how to reach him but he’d always show up on time for work with amazing stories of getting lost in the desert and the locals he met and stayed with. Lucky to have worked with you on my first job.”
Texas Chain Saw Massacre 2 actress Caroline Williams wrote, “Made a ridiculous movie called The Drifting School with him, He made it fun.”