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Billy Crystal was born on March 14, 1948 in New York. He is the youngest of three sons born to Helen (Gabler) and Jack Crystal. His father was a well-known concert promoter who co-founded Commodore Records and his mother was a homemaker. His family were Jewish immigrants from Russia, Austria, and Lithuania. With his father in the music business, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 29 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 The Comedians (TV Series) (completed)
 2014 Party Central (Short)
Mike (voice)
 2013 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Garreth Pink
- No Place Like Home (2013) ... Garreth Pink
 2013 Monsters University
Mike (voice)
 2010/I Tooth Fairy
Jerry (uncredited)
 2006 Cars
Mike Car (voice)
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Calcifer (English version, voice)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Union Soldier
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Union Soldier
 2002 Mike's New Car (Video short)
Mike (voice)
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Billy Crystal
- Secrets and Lies (2002) ... Billy Crystal
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Mike Wazowski (voice)
 2001 61* (TV Movie)
Fan in Stadium Stand (uncredited)
 2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
Mattress Salesman (uncredited)
 1999 Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
Tim
- The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion (1997) ... Tim (uncredited)
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Jack
- Leapin' Lizards (1995) ... Jack (voice)
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie)
The Voice of America (voice)
 1994 The Critic (TV Series)
Gary Grossman
- L.A. Jay (1994) ... Gary Grossman (voice)
 1992 Horton Hatches the Egg (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1988 Memories of Me
Abbie
 1986-1988 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Ricky
- Episode #19.69 (1988) ... Ricky
- Episode #18.9 (1986) ... Ricky
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Ben Crane
- Quint Is Out (1985) ... Ben Crane
 1984-1985 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Fernando Lamas / Willie / ...
- Howard Cosell/Greg Kihn (1985) ... Willie / Rose Cosell / Tony Minetti / ...
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
- Pamela Sue Martin/Power Station (1985) ... Various
- Harry Anderson/Bryan Adams (1985) ... Various
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Larry
- The Three Little Pigs (1985) ... Larry
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 3 (TV Series)
Tony Manetti
 1982 World of Magic (TV Movie)
Billy Crystal
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
Paddy
- Make-Up (1981) ... Paddy
 1980 Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Jacob 'Jake' Beser
 1980 Animalympics
Rugs Turkell / Joey Gongolong / Art Antica (voice)
 1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Movie)
Danny Doyle
 1979 The T.V. Show (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Newton Weems
 1978 Human Feelings (TV Movie)
Miles Gordon
 1978 Rabbit Test
Lionel Carpenter
 1977 SST: Death Flight (TV Movie)
David
 1976 All in the Family (TV Series)
Al Bender
- New Year's Wedding (1976) ... Al Bender
 1975 Keep on Truckin' (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "700 Sundays". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 11 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Crystal

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on hosting the Academy Awards] Whatever your approach, the world is a rough room. And it's a big room. Not everybody is going to like what you have to say. But when you're up there, look like you want to be there. You're the captain of show business that night. That's your job. See more »

Trivia:

Auditioned for the role of Jack Tripper on Three's Company (1977) - the character of a straight man impersonating a gay man. Ironically, he went on to play the role of Jody Dallas on Soap (1977) - the first openly gay character on prime-time network television. See more »

Trademark:

His act often has imitations of people from the 1930s-40s

Nickname:

Face

Star Sign:

Pisces

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