Billy Hayes Net Worth


Billy Hayes, the famous American actor, director, and writer, has a net worth of $500 thousand. Known for his autobiography ‘Midnight Express’, which inspired the acclaimed film, Hayes has established himself as a successful figure in the entertainment industry.

Key facts:

  • Billy Hayes is an American actor, director, and writer.
  • Hayes gained fame through his autobiography 'Midnight Express' which served as the basis for a successful film adaptation.
  • In 197, while studying in Turkey, Hayes was arrested for attempting to smuggle 4 lbs of hashish out of the country.
  • He served four years and a month in a Turkish prison, with his sentence being extended to a life sentence.
  • In 1975, Hayes escaped from Δ°mralΔ± Prison, which he later wrote about in his book 'Midnight Express'.

Basic Information About Billy Hayes

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Authors
ProfessionsWriter, Actor
Net worth$500,000
Date of birth1947-04-03 (77 years old)
Place of birthNew York City
NationalityUnited States of America
Height5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Billy Hayes win?


Golden Globe

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Billy Hayes awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Grammy - Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television SpecialNomineeMidnight Express1979

Billy Hayes roles

Movie / Series Role
Midnight ExpressWriter
CapitolLen 1 episode, 1985
Banged Up AbroadSelf 1 episode, 2010
StingrayEdward Benton 1 episode, 1987

Interesting Facts about Billy Hayes

  1. Wrote the book Midnight Express which detailed his imprisonment in Turkey from 1970 for drug smuggling to his escape in 1975.

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