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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

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Billy Crystal to be saluted by TCM Classic Film Festival in April
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-05 19:40:00
Actor, comedian, author and erstwhile Oscar host Billy Crystal will be honored by Turner Classic Movies during the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival with its annual hand-and-footprint ceremony this spring, organizers announced Tuesday. Best known for his movie roles in “The Princess Bride,” “When...

Variety, 2018-12-20 17:00:53
Billy Crystal has landed his next role, but he won’t need a script this time around. The award-winning comedian and nine-time Oscar host has been tapped to serve as color commentator for the entire Jan. 31 game between the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers and the team’s crosstown rival Lakers. A ...

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