Birth Place: Bath and North East Somerset, GB
Bill Bailey was a British comedian, musician and actor recognized for his trademark long hair and beard. His diverse career included stints as a rock musician, stand-up comic, quiz show fixture and familiar actor in both television and film. His wide-ranging talents and distinctive look, as well as an unapologetic fondness for nerdish pursuits (his son Dax was named for a character in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (syndicated 1993-99)) earned him an especially unique and devoted fan base.
Born Mark Bailey (his stage name was inspired by the father of an early girlfriend, who used to sing the jazz standard "Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey?" at him) to a medically-inclined family, he ... Continue Bio >>
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