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Billy Crystal

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Biography

Crystal at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

William Edward "Billy" Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes When Harry Met Sally... (1989), City Slickers (1991), and Analyze This (1999) and providing the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. franchise.

Fact file

  • Birth name: William Edward Crystal
  • Born: March 14, 1948 (age 67) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Medium: Stand-up, film, television, theatre, books
  • Alma mater: Tisch School of Arts
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Genres: Observational comedy, musical comedy, sketch comedy, surreal humor, sarcasm, satire
  • Spouse: Janice Goldfinger (m. 1970)
  • Children: Jennifer Crystal Foley Lindsay Crystal

Read more about Billy Crystal at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Meg Ryan Friars Club honors Billy Crystal with Entertainment Icon Award, Arrivals, New York, USA - 12 Nov 2018
Variety, 2018-11-13 19:58:25
Robert De Niro may have been the target of the Donald Trump-supporting pipe bomb mailer, but that isn’t stopping the Oscar winner from trashing the president. Just two days after playing Robert Mueller again on “Saturday Night Live,” De Niro zinged the commander-in-chief with more verbal zingers. In presenting Billy ...

Quavo, Gisele Bundchen and Billy Crystal Get Competitive Playing 'Catchphrase' On 'Fallon': Watch
Billboard, 2018-10-05 16:01:18
Only Jimmy Fallon could get Migos' Quavo, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Billy Crystal to gather for a hilarious competition. The special...

Billy Crystal Brings Stars to Read His New Play Live for Audible
NY Times Theater, 2018-09-06 12:58:37
“Have a Nice Day,” a play by Mr. Crystal and Quinton Peeples, will be read by Mr. Crystal, Annette Bening and Kevin Kline, Oct. 7-8, courtesy of Audible.

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