William George Zane Jr. (born February 24, 1966) is an American actor.He is perhaps best known for playing Caledon Hockley in the epic romance disaster film Titanic (1997). His other works include Back to the Future (1985) and its sequel Back to the Future Part II (1989), Dead Calm (1989), Memphis Belle (1989), Tombstone (1993), Demon Knight (1995), The Phantom (1996) and the video game Kingdom Hearts (2002).
Zane was married to actress Lisa Collins from 1989 until 1995. He was also engaged for a time to Chilean actress Leonor Varela, his co-star in the television film Cleopatra (1999).Zane was later engaged to marry British model-turned-actress Kelly Brook, whom he met when they co-starred in the movie Survival Island (2005), also known as Three. They split in April 2008, got back together again shortly thereafter, then ended the relationship in August 2008. Zane dated Croatian model Jasmina Hdagha in 2010, but they broke up later that year.Through a friend he met American model Candice Neil who is the mother of his two daughters and to whom he is also currently engaged. Their first daughter, Ava Catherine, was born in 2011, and their second daughter, Gia, was born in 2014.In 1999, Zane participated in the first Gumball 3000 rally, driving a 1964 Aston Martin DB5.Zane is also an abstract expressionist painter. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Zane was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Thalia and William George Zane Sr., both of whom were amateur actors and founders of a school for medical technicians. His parents are both of Greek descent (from Chios through his mother and Mani through his father), and his family's original surname, "Zanetakos", was anglicized to "Zane" by his parents, who also raised him in the Greek Orthodox faith. He has an older sister, Lisa Zane, who is an actress and singer.After completing a year abroad in Switzerland at The American School in Switzerland (TASIS), Zane graduated from Francis W. Parker School and attended Harand Camp of the Theater Arts, located in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
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Ghosts of War
A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.
A newly engaged couple finds the home of their dreams and it quickly becomes a nightmare when the previous owner's friend continues squatting in their guest house. The turf war ruins their house, thei...
Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War
The Lt. is a lieutenant. Robert Cappa and his platoon of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers have to defend a vital supply depot from being captured by German soldiers.
Billy Zane, Randy Couture and Ed Morrone are all in this action-packed thriller about a mercenary hired to protect a couple hiding out in Central America from a ruthless crime family. A group of mafia...
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A group of people known as the "The Boys" set out to take down corrupt superheros with no more than a willingness to fight dirty and blue-collar work ethic.
The Great War
In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.
Cliffs of Freedom
The timeless story of an ill-fated romance between a young Greek village girl and a conflicted Turkish officer during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821.
Ordinary people are forced to go pedal to the metal in a deadly race for freedom when a curfew is in effect. During this contest, alliances and friends are lost.
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Holmes & Watson
The detective and the doctor. There is a murder at Buckingham Palace. The queen will become the next victim if they don't solve the case in four days.
Zel, a lonely young man's life changes when his enigmatic neighbour offers to help him overcome social anxiety.
Tormented by the memories of her late-husband's suicide, Vanessa's life is further complicated by the arrival of her step-son, who will soon inherit all of his father's wealth.
Michael Hutchence: The Last Rockstar
Following an extensive, two-year Seven News investigation spanning four continents and five countries, hidden bank vaults housing Michael’s prized treasures are unlocked; his diary is opened; his fina...
Blue World Order
After a nuclear war decimated the northern hemisphere, the surviving population in the south became desperate and violent. Society is collapsing and an infectious bacteria is threatening to destroy th...
A Seattle DJ uses his on-air charisma to create a fake conservative radio personality. The Palm Beach Film Festival had the best comedy. The LA Film Festival had the best director. Arthur L produced i...
Sniper: Ultimate Kill
A drug lord pays an assassin to kill his enemies. With no enemies left alive, Morales grows stronger and gains control of more routes into the United States. Two people were sent by the Drug Enforceme...
The Adventure Club
With the help of his friends, a boy begins an adventure to find his fortune after finding an ancient puzzle box.
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When an opposing company tries to take them out of the business, they are modelling again.
Dead Rising: Endgame
Chase Carter is an investigative reporter who has to stop a secret government conspiracy in the zombie-ridden East Mission City.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...
Sniper: Ghost Shooter
Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are working. When battles lead to the deaths of snipers by ghost shooter who know their exact location, tensions boil as a security breech is suspected. Someone is w...
When Grace becomes the prime suspect in the murder of her roommate Molly, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically questionable ex-pat lawyer ...
An ex-DJ who is trying to live a normal life in London is dragged back into the seductive drug-fuelled world of Ibiza nightclubs. This breezy comedy thriller stars Lyndon Ogbourne (Emmerdale) as Conno...
A Winter Rose
A young singer in Los Angeles named Winter Rose is chosen to be the successor to a world-famous star who is retiring because of a cancer diagnosis.
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West of Redemption
A man and his wife living in a remote farmhouse are interrupted by a stranger, who is taken prisoner and interrogated by the husband.
When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comical events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lie...
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard
A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town.
The Ganzfeld Haunting
Reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment.
Barabbas or Jesus Barabbas (literally "son of the father" or "Jesus, son of the father" respectively) is a figure in the account of the Passion of Christ, in which he is the insurrectionary whom Ponti...
An Iraqi immigrant hit man, GUIDO, gets mixed up in a deal gone bad and is forced to transport a corpse across the country, with several Albanian assassins and the FBI on his trail. When his Mexican-A...
Beyond the Game
The plot is not known at this time.
Mining for Ruby
Jack is a widowed "end-of-the-roader" struggling with his continued depression as he falls for Ruby, a passionate environmental engineering grad student who is involved in a poisonous waste controvers...
Ghost of Goodnight Lane
The pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house when a co-worker is dead. Will they ever get out alive?
The Carcharias Corporation is a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. They were kidnapped and drugged on the eve of the last round of interviews. They were trapped to...
They are going to spend a weekend together at Kevin's lake house. When she received a text from her best friend that she found out about a love affair between the two, she was left with a hunger for r...
A Green Story
Van Vlahakis left Greece five decades ago with 22 dollars in his pocket. He arrived in the US hoping for a better future for him and his family. Eftichios as is his Greek name not only managed to live...
Blood of Redemption
Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circ...
Reflections on Titanic
An enthralling and fast-paced four-part documentary feature that covers the making of one of the last major Hollywood epics; Titanic. Cast and crew speak on setting the sinking of the ship against a c...
According to Hannah, Dodge City, Kansas is the "wickedest city on earth". With the help of young Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and Mary.
A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.
The Kill Hole
The shadow of war follows a troubled Iraq War vet as he is forced to pursue one of his own into the Pacific Northwest wilderness to finally confront a war crime that has haunted them both.
A polygamist colony in southern Utah has a rambunctious girl named Rachel. Rachel found a cassette tape on her 15th birthday. Having never seen anything like it before, Rachel plays the cassette tape....
Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director who commands respect and admiration from his fans. Can Jack Jr. be his son? His legacy should be maintained?
Titanic: 100 Years On
The "unsinkable" floating palace set sail from Southampton on 10th April 1912 on her maiden voyage to New York. An iceberg ended this monumental journey 5 days later. Only 705 of the passengers and cr...
An evil leprechaun who has been imprisoned within the roots of a majestic old oak tree is accidentally set loose on St. March Patrick's Day is celebrated. He took revenge on the descendants of the peo...
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption
Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom f...
Hungarian matchmakers are hired to make a Hollywood star fall in love with a Russian businessman's spoiled brat sister. If they succeed, they will get a million dollars, but if they fail, they will ha...
John is willing to take a calculated risk. When he meets Stan, he discovers that there's more to gambling than just greyhounds and horses. After beinglured by her huge payoffs, John was sucked into a ...
After a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide, Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans.
A once famous and now washed-up Hollywood screenwriter is trying to finish his latest script by an unrealistic deadline. He is in the middle of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician'...
When she arrives, Sara wants to know the city. Sara would like to be taken under her wing by Rebecca. Rebecca becomes resentful when Sara makes more friends. After Sara moved in with her new boyfriend...
Brandon Beckett, the son of the previous film's star Thomas Beckett, takes up the mantle and goes on a mission of his own.
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There is a tale about childhood best friends that have a secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a full scholarship...
The Deep End
The tragedies and triumphs of five earnest twenty-something first-year associates fighting to stay afloat in one of Los Angeles' top law firms.
Enemies Among Us
The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web stretching from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get...
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It is possible to follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world's worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
The Hessen Affair
In 1945 a group of victorious American officers discover a cache of German jewels and attempt to fence them in New York.
A TV documentary crew arrive on a remote island in the Philippines to film a survival special. Their back-to-the-wild adventure proves to be more terrifying than they ever could have imagined
Evil - In the Time of Heroes
The story begins at the end of the first Kako movie. The survivors meet up with a group of other barricaded survivors and must take care of the zombies as well as other random Greeks that have taken a...
The Gold Retrievers
A boy and his dog have to search for a local treasure in order to save their house from being foreclosed.
A beautiful aspiring young-magician, who aspires to be a magician, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her best friends, Elena and Vera, in order to see a magic act The dark windows are mirrored b...
Attack on Darfur
The dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or stay behind and help some of the victims they have encountered is faced by American journalists in Sudan.
A middle aged music composer finds himself trapped in the seductive web of a young, sexy vocalist who is looking for her own fifteen seconds of fame.
Love n' Dancing
There is an instant connection between an English teacher and a West Coast Swing champion dancer. What was missing in their lives can be fulfilled by the other. They want to win the title together. Th...
A young couple on the run take a family father as a hostage and are shocked to learn that he is a serial killer who just murdered the family. With the police on the outside and the killer on the insid...
The Man Who Came Back
Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against in...
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She has been a bad girl. She can't remember anything after an 8-day coma. Her best friend is by her side with a cocktail and the 4-1-1 on every dirty deed. Sam doesn't like her old self when she piece...
A Greek History Professor and his daughter travel to a Greek Island for one last chance to finish his thesis before he loses his grant. His daughter attempts to match her father with the local women w...
A doctor and his daughter are frightened by zombies at a truck stop.
An invading force is trying to get to planet Earth.
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Shawn Spencer's police officer father helped him develop a keen eye for detail. Shawn was wrongly accused of a crime because of his tips to the police. Shawn has no choice but to use his abilities to ...
Dr. Taylor is haunted by a past that isn't his own. A hallucinatory drug gives him the power to see visions of vicious crimes, but when he discovers that the father he never knew was responsible, it w...
The Last Drop
Different groups are looking for Nazi gold.
The Pleasure Drivers
There are three different stories of an adulterous therapist, a young girl, and a vicious lesbian hit woman. It is described as funny and sexy. The Pleasure Drivers look at the shadow side of Los Ange...
A millionaire and his wife are stranded on a desert island with their former deckhand after a yachting accident.
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq
The movie opens with a fictionalized depiction of a real-life incident: the arrest of 11 Turkish special forces soldiers and 13 civilians by the U.S. Colonel William C commanded the 173rd Airborne. Th...
Gary Oldman plays Lynch, a charming hit man in a dark comedy that is reminiscent of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Dead Fish is a chaotic tale of criminals looking for love, money and...
In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from a freak show and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vamp...
In Overnight, a man's misadventures in making a movie are chronicled. The story begins with a Boston-bred bartender selling his first script for a movie.
Crop circles are appearing in Joe's corn fields. When Joe's cousin, his five college friends and Willingham happen upon the designs, they unleash terror.
A newly promoted book editor discovers a manuscript buried in her predecessor's office. She embarked on a journey to find the author after being moved by the passionate love story and drawing parallel...
Three American students are visiting the mountain homeland of Vlad Tepes, and they are facing death and spiritual torment.
A hardcore US racist skinhead is the leader of a gang that is dedicated to fighting the enemy. He's hiding a secret because he's a brilliant scholar who's questioning the tenets of his faith has left ...
It's time to clear the runway for the three-time male model of the year. "He's so hot right now, he's going to steal this year's award", says the hippie-chic. The young man could be turned into a kill...
A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris is juggling directing a sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, and dealing with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend.
The Diamond of Jeru
Based on Louis L'Amour novel, The Diamond of Jeru tells the story of an American scientist and his wife who hire an ex-pat war veteren to act as a guide on a journey up an unchartered Borneo river in ...
The Shadow Men are beings of darkness and destruction. One such Shadow Man, Os (Zane), is confronted by the White Warrior, a being of light, and given the chance to change his ways or die. After the W...
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StevenHarper runs the school as best he can while dealing with the demands of the faculty, students and their parents.
Little Richard fired Jimi Hendrix for getting too flamboyant.
Howard Hughes: His Women and His Movies
Howard Hughes staked his fame on many things, including his credits as a producer, director and pilot. He's best known for his skills as a Casanova, romancing Jean Harlow, Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, ...
A reporter loses his wife and daughter to a plane crash, but when the sole survivor appears, he learns that it wasn't a mere accident, but a conspiracy involving children.
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Promise Her Anything
A quaint small town that hasn't paid taxes since World War II draws the attention of an ambitious tax inspector in this comedy starring Billy Zane and Patrick Bergin.
At the age of 18, Julius Caesar brought Cleopatra to him. Caesar has a son by the 18 year old queen. His Roman followers don't like the union. Caesar had only a daughter by his wife, so he chose Octav...
Three escaped convicts are hiding in a home and waiting to catch a ferry.
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The Charmed Ones were supposed to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each sister possesses unique magical powers that grow and evolve while trying to maintain normal ...
So Graham Norton
So Graham Norton was a British television programme, hosted by Irish personality Graham Norton. It ran from 3 July 1998 to 1 March 2002.
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
A mental patient escapes from a mental hospital and robs a bank.
The 1998 black comedy film Susan's Plan starred Nastassja Kinski, Dan Aykroyd, Billy Zane, Rob Schneider, and Michael Biehn. The plot revolves around Susan's plan to kill her former husband and collec...
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
When news of John Smith's death reaches America, Pocahontas is devastated. She and John Rolfe are going to London to meet with the King of England to create peace and respect between the two great lan...
Rose Bukater was 101 years old when she told her story. Rose is boarding with her mom. Third-class tickets were won by Jack and Fabrizio. The entire story of Titanic's departure was told by Rose.
This World, Then the Fireworks
Marty was forced to leave Chicago and his family because he uncovered too much police corruption. He went back to his hometown on the California coast to see his mother and sister, who he had an inces...
The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Rick Morgan, an American engineer who runs a mine in East Africa, is approached one day by his friend Jim Scott, who needs someplace to store canisters of toxic waste. Morgan had to leave the country ...
Head Above Water
Judge George takes his wife on a vacation. George accompanies Lance on a fishing trip. After Kent died, Nathalie tried to hide the evidence. After the body is found, the events of the previous night c...
Reflections on a Crime
Mimi Rogers was tried for the death seven years ago. On the night before she becomes the first woman in over 40 years to be executed in a federal penitentiary, she befriends the lone, curious prison g...
The Silence of the Hams
A serial killer is being investigated by a federal agent and assisted by a doctor in a maximum security jail.
Faith believes that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley", but she has yet to meet him. When it seems that she may be able to meet the man of her dreams, Faith impulsively flies to Venice. She ...
A risky mission against a weapon dealer resulted in the death of a top agent. She is revived with high-tech medicine and artificial body parts. She returns as a superwoman and continues her fight agai...
A police detective is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. A prostitution named Lisa escaped her life after an of...
A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. Their leader is looking for the men who killed his father.
Betrayal of the Dove
A divorced mother is afraid for her life after a friend gets her a date with a doctor.
In the thriving mining town of Tombstone, legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil in pursuit of their collective fortune. Earp is forced to wear a Ba...
Justice, a young African-American poet, is the main character. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Irene, a thirty-something housewife with a successfull husband and a young son, has her life thrown in a spin when she becomes attracted to Billy, a member of a landscape crew outside her house. When ...
A soldier is in the jungle. His job is to find rebels and take them out. Beckett's partners were lost on such missions. Richard Miller is with him.
Blood and Concrete
A dimwitted thug encounters a strung out, suicidal young woman and an unlikely relationship develops as they work together to make a break for new horizons.
Billy Zane leads a group of money-hungry relatives who want to take over his ailing uncle's industrial empire.
Colin Firth plays a California forest Ranger who is looking for his bride and discovers that she has a dark side.
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Laura Palmer's body was washed up on a beach in Washington state. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her death only to uncover a web of mystery that leads him deep into the hear...
A World War II bomber is piloted by a young crew. After making one more bombing raid, the crew can go home. The crew was told before their last flight that the target was the heavily-defended city of ...
Megaville has an elected president, but the entire system is rife with corruption. Megaville encourages all forms of media, but this freedom has aided the distribution of pornography and violent movie...
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Tales from the Crypt
The Crypt Keeper has fun and frightening things to do. Back in the day, there were stories in the comics. Pick up your poison at the bar. Will honeymooners fulfill their vow?
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers
The true story of the two cousins who were known as the Hillside Stranglers.
A couple from Australia take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm weather conditions, they come across a ship with one survivor who is...
A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Back to the Future Part II
Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster, as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family troubles in the bud. Things are going wrong and Biff Tannen ...
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Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Produc...
Heart of the City
Heart of the City is a crime drama that aired on the ABC television network from September 1986 to January 1987.
Lieutenant Mike Torello and his pursuit of Ray Luca are the subject of a hard-boiled tale.
The Brotherhood of Justice
A group of high school students, led by a rich boy, are sick of school violence and decided to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". Things quickly get out of control after the...
A large ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small town and are followed by bounty hunters who are opposed by militant townspeople.
The Ballet of the Nations
Satan and Ballet Master Death talk about how chaos can be reintroduced into a society. Ballet Master Death was instructed by Satan to assemble an orchestra of human passions in order to provide the mu...
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