Who is Billie Eilish?
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell was born on 18 December 2001 under the sign of Sagittarius, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is one of the most popular young musicians, who gained fame with the song “Ocean Eyes”, written and produced by her elder brother, Finneas Baird O’Connell. In 2017, Billie released her debut EP, “Don’t Smile At Me”, while her debut studio album, entitled “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” was issued in 2019, and debuted atop the US Billboard 200 chart; it became the best-performing album of the year and won her three Grammy Awards for Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.
It also topped the charts in the UK, and spawned such hit singles as “All The Good Girls Go To Hell”, “Bury A Friend”, “Wish You Were Gay”, as well as the worldwide hit single “Bad Guy”, which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It earned her two Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
Who is Her Father? Patrick O’Connell Wiki/Bio
Patrick Mead O’Connell was born on 7 July 1957 under the sign of Cancer, in Norwalk, Connecticut USA. He is a 62-year-old actor, known for his appearances in such TV and film titles as “NYPD Blue”, “Iron Man”, and “Life Inside Out”.
Patrick O’Connell made his TV debut in the guest-starring role of Archie Knapp in the ABC soap opera “Loving” in 1983.
He then guest-starred as Michael in the episode “Murder He Wrote” of the action crime drama series “Hunter”, which was followed by his film debut in the role of a detective in Harley Cokeliss’ horror “Dream Demon”, both in 1988. In the following year, Patrick featured as Neil Everest in two episodes of the CBS soap opera “Guiding Light”. In 1992, he guest-starred as Minister in the episode “The Room” of the ABC drama series “Life Goes On”, after which he played Dale in the made-for-TV film “Elvis And The Colonel: The Untold Story” in 1993. During the same year, he made guest-starring appearances as Max the Photographer in the episode “Broadcast Nudes” of the HBO sitcom “The Larry Sanders Show”, and Jack Pike in the episode “Ladies Night Out” of the CBS crime drama series “Silk Stalkings”.
#FOTO: Billie com seus pais Maggie Baird e Patrick O'Connell
In 1994, Patrick landed the role of Joe Hean in the comedy-drama film “Don’t Get Me Started”, written and directed by Arthur Ellis, then did a voice over for the video game “Lands Of Lore III” in 1999. Two years later, Patrick played Henry Kaufman in the episode “Thumb Enchanted Evening” of the ABC police procedural drama series “NYPD Blue”, after which he also guest-starred as Lou in The WB’s fantasy comedy-drama series “Dead Last” and as a bartender in the NBC serial political drama series “The West Wing”. In 2003, Patrick appeared as Father Greenwood in the episode “Revelations” of the CBS police procedural drama series “Without A Trace” and as Kevin Benson in the episode “Little Girl Lost” of the CBS drama series “The Brotherhood Of Poland, New Hampshire”. Two years later, he played Bill Yardley in the CBS crime drama series “Numbers”.
Rise to Fame
In 2006, Patrick provided his voice to two video games – “Desperate Housewives: The Game” and “Splinter Cell: Double Agent”. He then landed the role of a reporter in Jon Favreau’s 2008 superhero film “Iron Man”, starring alongside Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Terrence Howard, and afterwards guest-starred in the NBC daytime soap opera “Days Of Our Lives” in 2011, followed by his portrayal of Skip in the 2013 drama film “Life Inside Out”, co-written by his wife Maggie Baird. In 2016, he guest-starred as Frank in the FX comedy-drama series “Baskets” and as General Mathers in the CBS superhero series “Supergirl”. During the same year, he provided his voice to Claus Hugo Strandberg in the video game “Hitman”.
Who Is Her Mother? Maggie Baird Wiki/Bio
Maggie May Baird was born on 29 March 1959 under the sign of Aries, in Fruita, Colorado USA, and is a 61-year-old actress, singer and songwriter – she learned to play the piano and guitar in her teens. She went to Fruita Monument High School, and upon matriculation in 1977, she enrolled into the University of Utah to study Theater and Dance.
Following her graduation, Maggie moved to New York City to pursue her acting career on stage, performing on Broadway and off-Broadway. She made her television debut in the role of Rhonda Sadowsky in the NBC soap opera “Another World” in 1981.
Six years later, she starred as Taylor Baldwin in the CBS soap opera “As The World Turns”, which was followed by her film debut in the role of Stacy in the 1989 crime drama thriller film “An Innocent Man”, next to Tom Selleck.
In 1991 she relocated to Los Angeles, California and guest-starred as Rachel Malone in the episode “Back To The Suture” of the NBC legal drama series “L.A. Law” (1992). In 1994, she guest-starred as Jessica Ann Pritchard in the episode “The Reunion” of the CBS action crime series “Walker, Texas Ranger”, and played Marjorie Engrams in the CBS family drama series “Picket Fences”.
The Groundlings and Roles on TV and Film
Maggie served as a teacher with the improvisational and comedy sketch troupe ‘The Groundlings’, from 1994 to 2000. While in there, she worked with such actors as Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and Will Ferrell.
Side by side, she also worked on a number of TV and film projects, landing the role of Blanche in the 1995 made-for-TV film “Siringo”, portrayed Tracy’s Mom in Martin Hynes’ 1999 romantic comedy “The Big Split”, and featured as a waitress in the 2000 comedy “Dropping Out”, directed by Mark Osborne. Maggie also guest-starred in such TV series as “Chicago Hope”, “Jack & Jill”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, and “The X-Files”, among others. Moreover, she provided her voice for the video games “Battlezone II: Combat Commander” (1999) and “Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption” (2000).
In 2001, Maggie landed the role of Rebecca in the drama “Manic”, and guest-starred in an episode of the NBC political drama series “The West Wing”, followed by her performance as Mother in two episodes of The WB action sci-fi drama series “Birds Of Prey” in 2002.
Thereafter, she portrayed Cathy Gaffney in the 2004 short film “Sake Bottle Battle” and featured as Linda Sue in the 2005 romance film “Marilyn Hotchkiss’ Ballroom Dancing And Charm School”, written and directed by Randall Miller.
She then did voice overs for such video game series as “EverQuest II”, “Saints Row”, and “Mass Effect”, and by the end of the decade had also guest-starred in such TV series as “Six Feet Under”, “Bones”, and “Privileged”.
Besides that, she released her debut studio album, entitled “We Sail”, in 2009. In 2011, Maggie guest-starred in the NBC daytime soap opera “Days Of Our Lives”, after which she played Laura in the 2013 drama “Life Inside Out”, which she also co-wrote alongside Lori Nasso. Most recently, she portrayed Demeter in the 2016 short fantasy drama film “I Am Be”. During the same year, she also edited the official music video for her daughter’s song “Six Feet Under”.