Sunday, July 12 and 19 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET both nights)
Golden Globe nominee Billy Campbell stars in NBC's new miniseries "Meteor" as Jack Crowe, a Los Angeles police officer who tries to protect his family from his crazy and corrupt ex-partner, Calvin Stark (Michael Rooker, "JFK"), as well as from the meteorites falling from the sky.
Billy Campbell recently appeared in the Dreamworks Feature Film "Ghost Town," opposite Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear and Tea Leoni. He also recently worked as a regular on the USA Network original series "The 4400," which premiered its fourth season in June 2007.
Campbell grew up in Charlottesville, Va., and attended the American Academy of Art in Chicago where he studied illustration. He was trained at the Ted Liss Studio for the Performing Arts and the Players Workshop of Second City in Chicago and Howard Fine in Los Angeles.
He made his television debut as a guest star in the network series "Family Ties" and "Hotel" before becoming a series regular as the character Luke Fuller in the long-running prime time drama "Dynasty." His other television credits include a series regular role in NBC's "Crime Story" and "Moon Over Miami." Campbell appeared in the Armistead Maupin acclaimed miniseries "Tales of the City" and "More Tales of the City," with Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis; "Max Q"; and "Monday After the Miracle," with Roma Downey and Moira Kelly. He also starred as Moses in the critically acclaimed NBC miniseries "In the Beginning," co-starring Martin Landau and Jacqueline Bissett, and he played Ted Bundy in the USA Network original movie "The Stranger Beside Me."
Campbell starred with Sela Ward in the critically acclaimed drama "Once and Again." During the series run, the show was nominated in 1999 for a Golden Globe for Best Drama Series and Campbell was recognized with a nomination for Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series-Drama. He also won a People's Choice Award for Best Male Performer in a New Series.
Campbell is still recognized for the cult classic "The Rocketeer" with Jennifer Connelly. His feature film credits include "Gettysburg, "The Night We Never Met," "Bram Stoker's Dracula" and "Enough" opposite Jennifer Lopez
Among his stage credits, Campbell starred in "Fortinbras," for which he received a 1996 Ovation Award, as well as "Backbone of America," "Hamlet," "Guys & Dolls" and "The Best Man."
From May 2005 to June 2006, Campbell served as part of the crew on the tall ship Picton Castle, sailing to more than 20 countries around the world, delivering supplies and educational materials.