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Billy Crystal

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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

In the news

elskes
Variety, 2017-10-10 13:22:01
Banijay International has acquired worldwide format rights to “Gotcha,” a new youth prank series co-produced by Billy Crystal, in the run up to Mipcom. The series is co-produced by Crystal’s banner Jennilind Productions, as well as Bunim/Murray Productions (“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”) and Nutz Productions (“Greenhouse Academy”). “Gotcha” is ...

patsaperstein
Variety, 2017-09-25 15:00:51
It’s no secret “The Princess Bride” was not a box office success when it opened in 1987. And it’s also no secret that thanks to home video, cable, DVD, and now Blu-ray, the charmingly funny fractured fairy tale directed by Rob Reiner and adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 ...

dturchianovariety
Variety, 2017-09-25 12:00:09
Before Don Rickles passed away just a month shy of his 91st birthday in April 2017, he shot a new talk show style short-form series entitled “Dinner with Don” for AARP Studios. Now, just months later, AARP is premiering the full series online and Variety has obtained Billy Crystal’s episode ...

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