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Billy Crystal

Name in Native Language: "William Edward Crystal" (English/EN)
Film Director / Writer / Television Director / Film Producer / Television Presenter / Screenwriter / Comedian / Television Producer | * 03/14/1948 (73) | Long Beach, Long Island, New York (United States of America (USA))
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William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, writer and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 1980s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live. He then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes Rabbit Test (1978), Running Scared (1986), The Princess Bride (1987), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Memories of Me (1988), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), ()
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William Edward "Billy" Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian and film director. 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... and City Slickers. He has hosted the Academy Awards eight times.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Billy Crystal

3x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show Glaad Excellence in Media Award Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Disney Legends Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 12x Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 3x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special 3x TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Made for Television Movie Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Best Sports Movie Espy Award Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-person Show Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album

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Movies with Billy Crystal as Actor(86)

as Charlie Berns2021 Here Today
as David2019 Untogether
as himself2018 Andre the Giant
as Narrator (voice)2017 This Is Bob Hope...
as himself2016 The Comedian
as Himself - Interviewee2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Mike (voice)2014 Party Central
as Michael "Mike" Wazowski (voice)2013 Monsters University
as Burt Walnut2012 Small Apartments
as Artie Decker2012 Parental Guidance
as himself2011 Pixar 25 Magic Moments
as Jerry (uncredited)2010 Tooth Fairy
as himself2010 I'm Still Here
as himself2007 Sicko
as himself2007 The Pixar Story
as Mike Car (voice)2006 Cars
as himself2005 Mantle
as Calcifer (English Dub)2004 Howl's Moving Castle
as Dr. Ben Sobel2002 Analyze That
as Mike (voice)2002 Mike's New Car
as Lee Phillips2001 America's Sweethearts
as himself2001 The Journey
as Michael "Mike" Wazowski (voice)2001 Monsters, Inc.
as Mattress Salesman2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
as Dr. Ben Sobel1999 Analyze This
as himself1999 Get Bruce!
as Sam 'Sammy' Kamin1998 My Giant
as Himself - Host (segment "75 Years of Laughter")1998 Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory
as Larry/The Devil1997 Deconstructing Harry
as Jack Lawrence1997 Fathers' Day
as himself1997 Stand Tall
as First Gravedigger1996 Hamlet
as Mickey Gordon1995 Forget Paris
as The Voice of America1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss
as himself1994 A Century of Cinema
as Buddy Young Jr.1992 Mr. Saturday Night
as Mitch Robbins1991 City Slickers
as Harry Burns1989 When Harry Met Sally...
as Abbie1988 Memories of Me
as Miracle Max1987 The Princess Bride
as Larry Donner1987 Throw Momma from the Train
as Danny Costanzo1986 Running Scared
as Morty the Mime1984 This Is Spinal Tap
as Rugs Turkell1980 Animalympics
as Lieutenant Jacob 'Jake' Beser1980 Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb
as Danny Doyle1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
as Miles Gordon1978 Human Feelings
as Lionel Carpenter1978 Rabbit Test
as David1977 SST: Death Flight

TV Shows/Series with Billy Crystal as Actor(20)

as Mike Wazowski (voice)2021 Monsters at Work
as Billy2015 The Comedians
as Tim1994 Friends
as Himself (voice)1994 Baseball
as Guest Caller - Jack1993 Frasier
as Larry1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as Newton Weems1977 The Love Boat
as Jodie Dallas1977 Soap
as Various1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Billy Crystal as Crew(26)

Directing/Director2021 Here Today
Production/Producer2021 Here Today
Writing/Adaptation2021 Here Today
Writing/Writer2021 Here Today
Production/Executive Producer2020 Standing Up, Falling Down
Writing/Writer2014 Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays
Production/Executive Producer2002 Analyze That
Directing/Director2001 61*
Production/Executive Producer2001 61*
Writing/Screenplay2001 America's Sweethearts
Production/Producer2001 America's Sweethearts
Production/Executive Producer1999 Analyze This
Writing/Story1998 My Giant
Production/Producer1998 My Giant
Directing/Director1995 Forget Paris
Writing/Screenplay1995 Forget Paris
Production/Producer1995 Forget Paris
Directing/Director1992 Mr. Saturday Night
Writing/Writer1992 Mr. Saturday Night
Production/Producer1992 Mr. Saturday Night
Production/Executive Producer1991 City Slickers
Writing/Writer1988 Memories of Me

TV Shows/Series with Billy Crystal as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1975 Saturday Night Live

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Billy Crystal
Born: Sunday, 03/14 1948 (March) in Long Beach, Long Island, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 73 years + 140 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Nassau Community College, Marshall University, Long Beach High School
Member of: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Janice Crystal
Other names for Billy Crystal (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Bill Crystal"
Billy Crystal frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Rob Reiner (13x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (12x, Actor)
Marc Shaiman (11x, Crew)
Alec Baldwin (10x, Actor)
John Lasseter (10x, Crew)
Pete Docter (10x, Crew)
Joe Ranft (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:597, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/09/2021