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Billy the Ham Actor (2007)
Hollywood's future "king" tries his hand at acting.
Plot summary

Before moving to Hollywood and calling himself Clark, "Billy" Gable struggles as a young actor in Oregon. He gets trapped in a love triangle with actress Franz Dorfler and drama coach Josephine Dillon. When Franz hits the road with a traveling show, Billy becomes Josephine's prize pupil. She helps transform him from rough character actor to polished leading man. Billy must reconcile his feelings for Franz while deciding the future of his acting career.

 
Memorable quotes

Franz: "You were really funny as the baby."
Billy: "Thanks. Trouble is I was also funny as the detective."

Rex Jewell: "That boy lacks even the slightest gift for the stage."

 
Genres
Biography | Comedy | Drama
 
Cast

Billy Gable
Franz Dorfler
Josephine Dillon
Rex Jewell