Billy Gallo has been a working actor for the past 25 years since his arrival to Hollywood from Brooklyn, New York, where he grew up.  He has appeared in blockbuster films such as “Pretty Woman”, directed by Gary Marshall, playing opposite Julia Roberts and Richard Gere as “Carlos”, the pimp.  He also appeared in the Academy Award winning best picture, “Crash” with Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Terrance Howard, Ryan Phillipe and many others.  The movie was honored by the Screen Actor’s Guild for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Motion Picture. 

His first leading role was in the cult classic movie, “Night of the Demons”, which did so well three sequels and a remake were made.  Other credits include “Fool’s Gold”, which appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, a comedy in which he played the lead opposite Camryn Manheim.

Billy has also appeared in other motion pictures such as “Against the Law”, “10th & Wolf” with Giovanni Ribisi and James Marsden and his idol, Dennis Hopper.  Other films include “Have Love, Will Travel”, which premiered in the Cinevegas Film Festival where he portrayed a psychopath.  In his latest film, “The Nail: the Story of Joey Nardonne”, Billy plays an abusive father alongside William Forsythe, Dayanara Torres and Tony Luke.

Although Billy is best known for the intense roles he plays, his early work consisted of comedic roles. He starred as “Booch”, opposite Mathew Perry in the sitcom “Boys Will be Boys” , “Mr. Al” in “Who’s the Boss” with Alyssa Milano and Tony Danza and as Christina Applegate’s boyfriend “Stitch” on “Married with Children” and many other comedies. 

Billy has had recurring roles on television shows such as “Life Goes On”, “Walker Texas Ranger”, “NYPD Blue” and more. He was cast in Jerry Bruckheimer’s first television show, “Soldier of Fortune”.  Since then, he has starred on many of Mr. Bruckheimer’s television shows including “CSI New York”, “CSI Miami”, “Without a Trace” and “Cold Case”.  He has also appeared on “JAG”, “Judging Amy” and “ER”.

Billy also wrote, produced and starred in “The Kings of Brooklyn”, a feature film based on his childhood friends who became involved in Wall Street.  Billy shot the union film on location in the streets of New York, which was one of his childhood dreams. The film won Best Picture in the New York Independent Film Festival and Best Drama in the Los Angeles Film Festival. 

Billy was cast in the play “The Way of the Wise Guy’ in the role of real life mobster Sonny Black, which was played by Michael Madsen in the movie “Donnie Brasco”.  The play was written and directed by Academy Award winner Bobby Moresco and was based on the real life of FBI Agent Joseph D. Pistone, A.K.A. Donnie Brasco.  The play ran in Chicago and received great reviews.

Billy lives in Los Angeles with his wife and his young son and is now playing the most important role of his life: Father.