Biography

William Gaither "Billy" Crudup (born July 8, 1968) is an American actor of film and stage. He is well known for his roles as guitarist Russell Hammond in Almost Famous, Will Bloom in Big Fish, and Ashitaka in Princess Mononoke. He also starred in the 2007 romantic comedy film Dedication, alongside Mandy Moore. In 2009, he appeared as Doctor Manhattan in the film Watchmen and as J. Edgar Hoover in the film Public Enemies.

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William Gaither "Billy" Crudup (born July 8, 1968) is an American actor of film and stage. He is well known for his roles as guitarist Russell Hammond in Almost Famous, Will Bloom in Big Fish, and Ashitaka in Princess Mononoke. He also starred in the 2007 romantic comedy film Dedication, alongside Mandy Moore. In 2009, he appeared as Doctor Manhattan in the film Watchmen and as J. Edgar Hoover in the film Public Enemies.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1968-07-08

Place of Birth Manhasset, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • William Crudup
  • William Gaither Crudup

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2020 Flashpoint as Henry Allen
2018 Where'd You Go, Bernadette? as Elgie Fox
2017 Justice League as Henry Allen
2017 Phobos as Oram
2017 Gypsy(10 episodes) as Michael Holloway
2017 Alien: Covenant as Christopher Oram
2017 1 Mile to You as Coach K
2017 Last Supper as Christopher Oram
2017 Youth in Oregon as Brian Gleason
2016 20th Century Women as William
2016 Jackie as The Journalist
2015 Spotlight as Eric Macleish
2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment as Dr. Philip Zimbardo
2014 Rudderless as Sam
2014 The Longest Week as Dylan Tate
2014 Glass Chin as J.J. Cook
2013 Blood Ties as Frank
2012 The Watch as Neighbor
2011 Too Big to Fail as Timothy Geithner
2011 Thin Ice as Randy
2010 Eat Pray Love as Steven
2010 Warren The Ape(1 episode)
2009 The Phenomenon: The Comic That Changed Comics as Himself
2009 Public Enemies as J. Edgar Hoover
2009 Watchmen as Jon Osterman / Dr. Manhattan
2008 Pretty Bird as Curtis
2007 Dedication as Henry Roth
2006 The Good Shepherd as Arch Cummings
2006 Mission: Impossible III as John Musgrave
2005 Trust the Man as Tobey
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2004 Stage Beauty as Ned Kynaston
2003 Big Fish as Will Bloom
2002 World Traveler
2001 Charlotte Gray as Julien Levade
2000 Almost Famous as Russell Hammond
2000 Waking the Dead as Fielding Pierce
1999 Jesus' Son as FH
1998 The Hi-Lo Country as Pete Calder
1998 Monument Ave. as Teddy
1998 Without Limits as Steve Prefontaine
1997 Grind as Eddie
1997 Inventing the Abbotts as Jacey Holt
1996 Everyone Says I Love You as Ken
1996 Sleepers as Tommy Marcano
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)

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