Talented Canadian actor Billy Wickman joins the cast of AMC's Hell on Wheels premiering August 2, 2014 9/8 Central.
Canadian Actor Billy Wickman
Online PR News – 24-July-2014 – Vancouver – Billy Wickman's acting career is busier than ever with a multitude of notable projects on the horizon. Billy returns to television with an amazing recurring Guest Star role on the hit AMC show Hell on Wheels on August 2, 2014. He portrays the new law in town opposite Anson Mount, Common, Colm Meany, Jann Arden among others. Billy has a major recurring role this season on this Emmy nominated and critically acclaimed show.
“"I'm a big fan of Hell on Wheels. To be working on such a great show, with the amazing people at AMC, is a thrill and a great opportunity"”
Billy Wickman’s star is shining brighter than ever. Growing up on the Vancouver Island, as the sixth of seven children Billy found his passion for performing at a young age, with musical theatre and later as a stand-up comic, sought after film and television actor. Not prepared to slow down anytime soon, Billy has been busy working between Vancouver and the Calgary set of AMC’s hit show Hell on Wheels as the new law in town. Billy also can be seen in the Hollywood blockbuster Seventh Son starring Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges and Kit Harrington which will be released in early 2015. Some of Billy’s other acting credits include Seventh Son, Psych (Guest Star), Supernatural, The Killing, Falling Skies (recurring), Endgame, The A-Team, The Five People you Meet in Heaven, among many others. Type 1 diabetic since age 11, Billy continues to volunteer with the JDRF and inspire children with diabetes.
Billy also worked as SpokesPerson for Future Shop Canada for over 3 years. He is also a successful voice over actor with credits including Capcom’s Dead Rising 3 - Chaos Rising, McDonald’s, Bell Mobilitiy, Toyota, NFB, Worksafe BC among many others. Billy is passionate about theatre and hosts a monthly comedy show at the YukYuk’s in Vancouver. In between working on big Hollywood productions, he enjoys writing and creating his own content and has a web-series called “The Game Genies” produced by his company “iRoll Video”. Billy’s other interests include science literacy for children, float tanks and sustainable energy awareness.
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