Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal

American comedian, actor, and filmmaker
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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), City Slickers (1991), Mr. Saturday Night (1992), Analyze This (1999), and Parental Guidance (2012). He provided the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. franchise, and Cars (2006). He will reprise his role in the upcoming Disney+ series Monsters at Work (2021).

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Billy Crystal was born on Sunday, 14 March 1948 in Doctors Hospital, Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. His full name at birth was William Edward Crystal. He is best known as an actor. Crystal's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Billy attended high school at Long Beach High School, Lido Beach, Long Island, New York, USA (1965). For university, he studied at Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA (Transferred to Nassau Community College, State University of New York, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA). He is considered to be politically left leaning and is affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). His religion is listed as Jewish. He is 5' 7" (170 cm) tall and weighs 154 lbs (70 kg) with an average build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $45,000,000 US dollars. Billy Crystal is 76 years old and his zodiac star sign is Pisces.

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Full name at birth
William Edward Crystal
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Claim to fame
Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap (1977–81), Harry Burns in When Harry Met Sally (1989)
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Date of birth
14 March 1948
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Place of birth
Doctors Hospital, Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Actor, comedian, director, producer, writer, television host
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 7" (170 cm)
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Weight
154 lbs (70 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Wide forehead
  • Receding hairline
  • Tends to wear thin round-rimmed glasses
  • Large smile
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Pacific Palisades, California, USA
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Net worth
$45,000,000 USD
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High school
Long Beach High School, Lido Beach, Long Island, New York, USA (1965)
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University
  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA (Transferred to Nassau Community College, State University of New York, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA)
  • Nassau Community College, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA
  • B.F.A., New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (1970)
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Talent agency
  • The Spanky Taylor Company
  • William Morris Agency
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Partner: Janice Crystal (Married) 2 children
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Billy Crystal and Janice Goldfinger
Was at Royal Wedding but didn't go inside. Had same hat as Fergie's daughter.
  • When he was a child, one of his babysitters was Billie Holiday.
  • Was cast as Rob Reiner's best friend in the 1976 "All in the Family" (1971) episode "New Year's Wedding" and became his best friend in real life.
  • Is a partial owner of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and is a New York Yankee fan. The 2 baseball teams played each other in the 2001 World Series, Arizona ended up winning.
  • Fan of the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • His father was a concert promoter, who also ran a famous record store on 42nd Street, New York.

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