Billy Bob Thornton

- Is frequently photographed wearing a Houston Colt 45 baseball cap, which has become his trademark.

- Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in October 2004.

- Has numerous tattoos, with at least 6 on his arms, and also on his lower back and hip.

- Owns a penthouse in Paris.

- Has five children: Amanda, William, Henry James, Maddox (adopted) and Bella.

- Gave up smoking after completing 'The Man Who Wasn’t There'.

- Has said that, of all the characters he’s played, his favourite was Davy Crockett in 'The Alamo'.

- He and Dwight Yoakam have their own production company.

- Gained about 50 lbs for his role as the auto mechanic in U-turn.

- Narrated the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals World Series DVD.

- In his contract for each film he does, there is a provision which states that he must have a television with a satellite link so that he can watch the St. Louis Cardinals when they are in season.

- Brad Pitt is now the adoptive father of Thornton’s son Maddox.

- Has been married five times, and has five children.

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