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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

'When Harry Met Sally' reunion: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Rob Reiner deconstruct the orgasm scene
USA Today Movies, 2019-04-12 17:46:02
When director Rob Reiner, Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal got together to talk "When Harry Met Sally" Thursday night, naturally that fake orgasm scene came up.         

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Variety, 2019-04-10 16:15:55
Billy Crystal turned 70 years old in March, but don’t think that means the actor-writer-director-comedian is slowing down. “I remember when they asked George Burns if he would ever retire. He said, ‘To what? What would I do?’” Crystal says with a laugh. “That’s how I feel.” Far from retiring, ...

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Variety, 2019-03-01 18:43:21
Emmy-nominated actress Katherine Helmond, best known for her role on “Who’s the Boss?,” died on Feb. 23 at her Los Angeles home due to complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 89. The star, whose career spanned over five decades, played matriarch Jessica Tate on Billy Crystal’s primetime soap opera sitcom ...

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