Billy Bob Thornton was born on August 4, 1955 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Virginia Roberta (... Born: August 4, 1955 He is the older brother of James Donald (Jimmy Don) (born in 1958 and now deceased) and John David (born in 1969). Other notable movies included A Simple … Billy Bob Thornton's Married Life, Spouse. He won an Academy Award for his screenplay of Sling Blade (1996), which he also starred in and directed. SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Billy Bob Thornton stood at the foot of a lane inside the Bowlmor bowling alley and arcade here and squinted at a rack of … Thornton and his present spouse, Connie are united as a life partner for over five years now. Billy Bob Thornton was born on August 4, 1955 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Virginia Roberta (Faulkner), a psychic, and William Raymond (Billy Ray) Thornton, an educator, high school history teacher, and basketball coach (now deceased). Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio Texas. Billy Bob Thornton is currently married to his spouse Connie Angland. With Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Emilio Echevarría, Jason Patric. The couple tied the knot on 22nd October 2014 in Los Angeles. Billy Bob Thornton, American actor, writer, director, and musician known for his versatility and eccentric personality. Directed by John Lee Hancock.