March 14, 1948
75 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
70 kg | 154 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
William Edward Crystal was born in Upper East Side, New York City, New York, United States, on March 14, 1948, is an American actor and comedian.
Young Billy Crystal first started his professional acting career as a part of a comedy trio with two friends, in colleges and coffee houses.
He began solo performing at comedy clubs: The Improv and Catch a Rising Star.
He got his television debut in CBS sitcom All in the Family (1976), in episode "New Year's Wedding", in role as Al Bender.
Billy's breakthrough came as Jodie Dallas in ABC sitcom Soap (1977–1981).
He made his big screen debut in comedy movie Rabbit Test (1978) in role as Lionel.
He landed his directorial debut with comedy drama film Mr. Saturday Night (1992), also starred in role as Buddy Young, Jr.
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He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and won the American Comedy Award Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for his role as Harry Burns in romantic comedy film When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
He directed, wrote, produced and starred as Buddy Young, Jr. in comedy drama movie Mr. Saturday Night (1992), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
He voiced Michael "Mike" Wazowski in animated comedy films:
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Monsters University (2013), for which he was nominated for the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
He played Ben Sobel in gangster comedy films:
Analyze This (1999), for which he won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Comedy Team
Analyze That (2002)
He played Mitch Robbins in Western comedy movies:
City Slickers (1991), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
He was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male Performer - Motion Picture or TV for his role as Miracle Max in fantasy adventure comedy film The Princess Bride (1987).
Throw Momma from the Train (1987) black comedy as Larry Donner
Running Scared (1986) action comedy as Danny Constanzo
Fathers' Day (1997) comedy as Jack Lawrence
He directed, wrote and starred as Mickey Gordon in romantic comedy film Forget Paris (1995).
My Giant (1998) comedy as Sam 'Sammy' Kamin
Parental Guidance (2012) comedy as Artie Decker
America's Sweethearts (2001) romantic comedy as Lee Phillips
He won the UK Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Marty in comedy film Standing Up, Falling Down (2019).
He directed, wrote, produced and starred as Charlie Burnz in comedy drama film Here Today (2021).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for stand-up special, Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow (1989).
He hosted his own variety show, The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour on NBC (1982).
He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live (1984–1985).
He portrayed Garreth Pink in Showtime comedy series Web Therapy (2013-2014).
He starred with Josh Gad as fictional versions of themselves in FX comedy television series The Comedians (2015).
He hosted the Academy Awards nine times (1990-2012), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.
He hosted 31st Annual Grammy Awards (1989), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.
Monsters at Work (2021-2023 ) Disney+ animated series in voice role as Mike Wazowski
Attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.
Graduated from Long Beach High School in Long Beach, New York (1965).
Studied at Nassau Community College in New York.
Studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Graduated from New York University (1970), with a BFA from its School of Fine Arts.
Has two older brothers, Joel and Richard.
Has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in 1991.
He won the Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event for play "700 Sundays" in 2005.
Close friends with Steve Kohut, Whoopi Goldberg and Vlade Divac.
He wrote children's book "I Already Know I Love You".
Fan of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2007.
Huge fan of the Zach Braff sitcom Scrubs (2001).
Collected autographed baseballs and baseball cards.
Lives in Los Angeles neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, California.
He married Janice Goldfinger in 1970, they have two daughters, Jennifer Crystal Foley and Lindsay Crystal.