Apr 4, 2013
Lincoln is a role to die for
Billy Campbell portrays Abraham Lincoln and Jesse Johnson portrays John Wilkes Booth in the television film Killing Lincoln based on the best-selling book by Bill O'Reilly.i 1 2i 1 2photo credit: National Geographic Channels Nearly 150 years later, President Abraham Lincoln remains a subject of great interest in literature, films and television.
Christian Science Monitor
National Geographic teams with Bill O'Reilly again for 'Killing Jesus' adaptation
Bill O'Reilly 's book 'Killing Jesus,' which will be the basis for the National Geographic adaptation, is due out this September from publisher Henry Holt.
The New Zealand Herald
The star of yet another Lincoln movie talks to Lydia Jenkin about his take on playing the beloved US President In many ways, American character actor Billy Campbell is better qualified to play Abraham Lincoln than the Oscar-winning Daniel Day-Lewis. The 53-year-old has a voice which sounds much like you imagine Lincoln would have sounded - wise and ... (more)
BILLY Campbell grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, the heartland of America's Civil War battlefields, so when it came to playing the role of Abraham Lincoln for a new feature-length docudrama, he barely had to do any research.