MORE INFO ON BILLY JACOBY: Billy Jayne (born April 10, 1969) is an American actor, musician, and director. He has been in many films, and has sometimes been credited as Billy Jacoby. His siblings, , , Susan Jayne and Laura Jacoby, are also actors.
Jayne was born in . At the age of three years old, he was visiting his older brother on the set of , for which Scott later won an for Best Supporting Actor. The director needed someone to play Scott in flashbacks, and Billy was selected and began his career.
Scott and Billy have different fathers and therefore different last names. Billy's mom thought it would be best at the time for Billy to use his brother Scott's last name of Jacoby. At the age of seventeen, Billy changed his professional name to coincide with his birth name from Jacoby to Jayne. He has also done years of extensive voice work for cartoons and films.
He was one of the most established child actors from the mid-to the late 80s, starring in numerous guest appearances on famous TV shows as , , as 's 14-year-old rebellious grandson, , .
He is most known for his role in the successful teen show , starring alongside with actor . The show ran from 1990 until 1993. After the show ended he had smaller roles in shows such as , (1995), (1996), (1999), in 2009.
In the late 90s he began to star in and direct big budget commercials for trademarks such as , , and . He is now an established commercial director and producer and acts only occasionally.
Jayne plays, writes and produces music. Mainly a guitar player, he has toured the Persian Gulf for the troops in wartime. Billy has played on stage with