William Eugene "Billy" Burrows (born 18 September 1949), better known by his stage name Billy Drago, is an American actor who portrayed the main antagonist of the series, John Bly.

He is best known for his numerous roles as villains in television and motion pictures. Some of his film appearances include Clint Eastwood western Pale Rider and Brian De Palma hit The Untouchables.

Early lifeEdit

William Burrows was born on 18 September 1949 in Hugoton, Kansas to William and Gladys Burrows. He took his grandmother's maiden name as his stage name to keep from being confused with another actor. His father was of Chiricahua Apache descent and his mother Romany. After graduating high school, he worked as a stuntman at Boot Hill in Dodge City, Kansas, later attending the University of Kansas. He became a radio host for a time before joining an acting company that took him to Canada and then New York City.

Drago is the father of actor Darren E. Burrows. He was married to actress Silvana Gallardo until her death in 2012.

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