Billie Vee is a Greek / British actor and screenwriter.
Born in Athens, Greece under the name Vasiliki Vlachou, Billie received her degree in Theatre Studies from the University of Athens Philosophy Department and was trained in the Art Theatre Drama School (Theatro Technis Karolos Koun). She has worked in film, TV and theatre in Greece, Cyprus and the UK where she was mainly based for 12 years.
She has been nominated twice for Best Actor in Hamilton Film Festival and in St Albans Film Festival.
While in the UK she was dedicated to continuous self-improvement and development of her craft as an actor, but also broadened her creative reach, making a name for herself, as a writer and producer.
Sparrow’s Call, directed by Tim Kent, is her first feature film as a writer in which she stars opposite David Bark-Jones. Filmed in the summer of 2021 in London during Covid, it was completed in 2023. It was taken to the Cannes Film Festival market, after Media Luna acquiring its international sales rights. It had its premiere and was also the closing film of the 36th Panorama of the European Cinema.
Her past work as an actor / writer includes:
Testing Greta directed by Abbie Lucas, led by herself alongside Cherise Silvestri. It has won the Greeks of the World Award at the 40th Drama Film Festival, has been a REMI winner at the 51st Worldfest-Houston and has been selected for the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival, British Urban Film Festival and many festivals around the world. It’s currently on Amazon .
Testing Greta tore me up. The writing and acting were perfect and I thought very highly of the director’s work, as well. I was very moved… most by Billie Vee’s performance which was so nuanced. I thought it was tremendous.’ Bobby Roth – Director ‘Prison Break’, ‘Lost’
Sins of Solitude is a mini comedy web series, directed by Abbie Lucas which was filmed from a distance during the first Covid-19 lockdown entirely on phones and was very well received by thousand of viewers. It was listed on British Comedy Guide
Two Persons Max directed by Tim Kent , an award winning entertaining psychological thriller where she plays alongside Jessica-Jane Stafford, was her screenwriting debut.
In the UK as a performer Billie appeared in shows at the Pleasance Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Old Red Lion, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, New Diorama Theatre, Hen and Chickens as well as in independent films, TV movies and pilots (including The Cloaking dir Sam Bradford), commercials and corporate work. She is an experienced medical role player and a voice over artist.
In Greece, she recently filmed for the medical TV series I Kliniki as one of the lead actors and performed in Metaxourgeio Theatre in the play Φοβάμαι, ταυρομάχε directed by Anna Vagena. She was also in the screenwriting team of the TV series Min Arxizeis ti Mourmoura