Billy Campbell

Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can’t just ride along. You’re learning to steer the ship, navigation; you’re pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you’re cooking.

“Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw … Read More

I’ve done some things that have been quite interesting, but as grateful as I am for having been on ‘Dynasty,’ it was just so cheesy. That’s half the reason it was so much fun for people to watch, but it’s not so fun to have to say those lines.

“I’ve done some things that have been quite interesting, but as grateful as I am for having been on ‘Dynasty,’ it was just so cheesy. … Read More

Oh, I’m nerdy about science fiction and fantasy and graphic novels and reading, and I’m nerdy about board games. My favorite board game is a board game I’m working on right now. It’s a game of Napoleonic era naval warfare, and it’s going to be fun.

“Oh, I’m nerdy about science fiction and fantasy and graphic novels and reading, and I’m nerdy about board games. My favorite board game is a … Read More

The first trip I remember taking was on the train from Virginia up to New York City, watching the summertime countryside rolling past the window. They used white linen tablecloths in the dining car in those days, and real silver. I love trains to this day. Maybe that was the beginning of my fixation with leisurely modes of travel.

“The first trip I remember taking was on the train from Virginia up to New York City, watching the summertime countryside rolling past the window. … Read More

There have been times when I’ve been asked to do things and I’ve thought, “This is great! This is a great script. But, I do not believe myself in this role.” I pretend I’m the producer and I think, “If I was making this movie, would I cast myself in this part?,” and if that doesn’t feel right to me, then I don’t even go audition for it.

“There have been times when I’ve been asked to do things and I’ve thought, “This is great! This is a great script. But, I do … Read More