‘I LEARNED A LOT WORKING WITH BRAD & ANGE'
Woman's Day Australia|November 16, 2020
From Tinseltown to terrorists, SAS star Mark Billingham has seen it all

After spending 27 years with the UK’s elite SAS, TV star Mark “Billy” Billingham worked as a bodyguard for some of the world’s biggest A-listers – including actor Tom Cruise and model Kate Moss – before becoming a permanent fixture with former lovebirds Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and their six children.

“The biggest concern for them was the kidnapping of the kids, it’s all about money,” the 53-year-old said of his 18 months working alongside the famous couple.

“Angie and Brad are very worried about who goes near the children.”

But beyond the glitz and glam of guarding Tinseltown’s most loved, Billy’s work has involved some scary moments including terrifying run-ins with terrorists and capturing an IRA sniper using himself as bait, which saw the TV star and author awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery.

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