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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

Billy Crystal is tortured Dr. Anthony Fauci on 'Feeding America Comedy Festival'
USA Today TV, 2020-05-11 22:56:27
Billy Crystal portrays an imprisoned Dr. Fauci on the "Feeding America Comedy Festival."        

Review: Ben Schwartz and Billy Crystal shine in old-school comedy 'Standing Up, Falling Down'
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-02-20 16:26:10
'Standing Up, Falling Down' stars Ben Schwartz as a failed comic who moves back home and forms an unlikely friendship with a doctor, Billy Crystal.

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Variety, 2020-01-11 22:42:57
Ultimately pleasant if slight, “Standing Up, Falling Down” arrives at that modest impact despite the fact that the major characters here insist on behaving in ways that are meant to be funny, but too often land more in the “obnoxious” zone. This seriocomedy, with Ben Schwartz as a failed comedian ...

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