Billy Bob Thornton lists in Beverly Hills for $10 million

Billy Bob Thornton lists in Beverly Hills for $10 million
Billy Bob Thornton, co-writer, director and a cast member in the film "Jayne Mansfield's Car," poses at the premiere of the film at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival in September 2012. (Chris Pizzello / Invision / Associated Press)


Billy Bob Thornton

has listed his mansion in Beverly Hills for sale at $9.995 million.

Built in 1929, his 11,012-square-foot Spanish-style house features a two-story living room, a recording studio, a gym, a library, nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The walled and gated lot of more than a half-acre includes a swimming pool, a spa, fountains and a paddle tennis court.


Thornton bought the property with his then-wife

Angelina Jolie

in 2000 for $3.75 million from former

Guns N' Roses



(Saul Hudson), according to L.A. Times archives.

Thornton, 57, directed, wrote and starred in the movie "Sling Blade" (1996), for which he won a best screenplay adaptation Oscar. He subsequently appeared in "The Apostle" (1997), "Armageddon" (1998) and "Pushing Tin" (1999). This year, he directed, co-wrote and appears in "

Jayne Mansfield

's Car." Thornton also is a blues singer-songwriter and has released several albums.

Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency is the listing agent.

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