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Gil Birmingham: There’s Dramatic Gold in that there Chair

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"It wasn't really that difficult," Gil (above—and locomoting like a mofo) tells us of adapting to Billy's inability to walk.

Gil Birmingham—who plays the wheelchair- bound Billy Black in the smash-hit Twilight series —is as spiritual in real life as he is on the silver screen (albeit practical, too).

Interviewed on Artists on Demand Radio, the San Antonio, Texas, native discusses Billy’s corporeal limitations.

“The essence of characters aren’t really determined by whatever physical challenges they might have,” he tells host Ashleigh Cook.

“I think that’s maybe what I have in common with the character Billy. The soul and essence of an individual isn’t determined by just Continue reading