Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 90

Birthday 1948-03-14

Place of Birth Long Beach, Long Island, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Bill Crystal

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate
2019 Standing Up, Falling Down as Marty
2019 Untogether as David
2018 Andre the Giant as Himself
2018 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
2017 This Is Bob Hope... as Narrator (voice)
2017 Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me as Self
2016 The Comedian as Billy Crystal
2015 Kareem: Minority of One
2015 First Pitch
2015 The Comedians (13 episodes) as Billy
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Himself
2014 700 Sundays
2014 Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of The Comic Strip as Himself
2014 Party Central as Mike (voice)
2014 And the Oscar Goes To... as Himself - Interviewee
2013 The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall as Himself
2013 Monsters University as Michael "Mike" Wazowski (voice)
2012 Parental Guidance as Artie Decker
2012 Small Apartments as Burt Walnut
2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis as Himself
2011 Pixar 25 Magic Moments as Himself
2010 I'm Still Here as Himself
2010 Tooth Fairy as Jerry (uncredited)
2007 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project as Himself
2007 The Pixar Story as Himself
2007 Sicko as Himself
2007 Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s & '70s
2006 Tony Bennett: An American Classic as Himself
2006 Kings of Comedy USA as Himself
2006 Miraculous Make-up: Creating Miracle Max
2006 Cars as Mike Car (voice)
2005 Mantle as Himself
2004 The Tony Danza Show (1 episode)
2003 Christmas from Hollywood
2002 Billy Connolly A Bafta Tribute as Himself
2002 Analyze That as Dr. Ben Sobel
2002 Liberty's Kids (40 episodes)
2002 Mike's New Car as Mike (voice)
2001 Muhammad Ali - Through The Eyes Of The World
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Michael "Mike" Wazowski (voice)
2001 The Concert for New York City
2001 As You Wish: The Story of The Princess Bride
2001 America's Sweethearts as Lee Phillips
2001 The Journey as Himself
2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle as Mattress Salesman
1999 Analyze This as Dr. Ben Sobel
1999 Get Bruce! as Himself
1998 My Giant as Sam 'Sammy' Kamin
1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy
1997 Deconstructing Harry as Larry/The Devil
1997 Fathers' Day as Jack Lawrence
1996 Hamlet as First Gravedigger
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1 episode)
1995 Forget Paris as Mickey Gordon
1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss as The Voice of America
1994 Friends (1 episode) as Tim
1994 Baseball (9 episodes) as Himself (voice)
1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold as Mitch Robbins
1994 The Critic (33 episodes)
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Guest Caller - Jack
1992 Mr. Saturday Night as Buddy Young Jr.
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1 episode) as himself
1991 City Slickers as Mitch Robbins
1989 Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow as himself
1989 Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary as Himself
1989 When Harry Met Sally... as Harry Burns
1988 Flitterabend (1 episode)
1988 Memories of Me as Abbie
1988 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do as Danny Doyle
1987 Throw Momma from the Train as Larry Donner
1987 The Princess Bride as Miracle Max
1986 Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started as himself
1986 Running Scared as Danny Costanzo
1986 Comic Relief (8 episodes) as Himself - Host
1985 The Three Little Pigs as Larry
1984 This Is Spinal Tap as Morty the Mime
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Larry
1980 Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb as Lieutenant Jacob 'Jake' Beser
1980 Animalympics as Rugs Turkell
1978 Human Feelings as Miles Gordon
1978 Rabbit Test as Lionel Carpenter
1977 Soap (93 episodes) as Jodie Dallas
1977 SST: Death Flight as David
1975 Saturday Night Live (17 episodes) as Various
1971 All in the Family (1 episode)

Production

2002 Analyze That Executive Producer
2001 America's Sweethearts Producer
1999 Analyze This Executive Producer
1998 My Giant Producer
1995 Forget Paris Producer
1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Producer
1992 Mr. Saturday Night Producer
1991 City Slickers Executive Producer

Writing

2001 America's Sweethearts Screenplay
1998 My Giant Story
1995 Forget Paris Screenplay
1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Screenplay
1992 Mr. Saturday Night Writer
1988 Memories of Me Writer
1975 Saturday Night Live (770 episodes)Writer
1953 The Academy Awards (17 episodes)Writer

Directing

2001 61* Director
1995 Forget Paris Director
1992 Mr. Saturday Night Director
1986 Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started Director

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