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Billy Crystal was born on March 14, 1948 in Long Beach, Long Island, 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... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 30 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Comedians (TV Series)
Billy Crystal
- Overhear (2015) ... Billy Crystal
- Partners (2015) ... Billy Crystal
- Red, White & Working Blue (2015) ... Billy Crystal
- Misdirection (2015) ... Billy Crystal
- Damage Control (2015) ... Billy Crystal
 1984-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Fernando Lamas / Dr. Hankin / ...
- Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) ... Dr. Hankin (uncredited)
- Howard Cosell/Greg Kihn (1985) ... Willie / Rose Cosell / Tony Minetti / ...
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
- Pamela Sue Martin/Power Station (1985) ... Various
 2013-2014 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Garreth Pink
- Arguing in Agreement (2014) ... Garreth Pink
- Call in the Light (2014) ... Garreth Pink
- No Place Like Home (2013) ... Garreth Pink
 2014 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Garreth Pink
- Marriage Sack (2014) ... Garreth Pink
- Call Me Dad (2014) ... Garreth Pink
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Union Soldier
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Union Soldier
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Billy Crystal
- Secrets and Lies (2002) ... Billy Crystal
 2001 61* (TV Movie)
Fan in Stadium Stand (uncredited)
 1999 Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales (TV Movie)
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
- 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)
 1986-1988 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #19.69 (1988) ... Ricky
- Episode #18.9 (1986) ... Ricky
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Ben Crane
- Quint Is Out (1985) ... Ben Crane
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
- The Three Little Pigs (1985) ... Larry
 1982 World of Magic (TV Movie)
Billy Crystal
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
- Make-Up (1981) ... Paddy
 1980 Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Jacob 'Jake' Beser
 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
 1977 SST: Death Flight (TV Movie)
 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, "Still Foolin' 'em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going and Where the Hell Are My Keys?". See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 12 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Crystal


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place. See more »


Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 124-126. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »


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



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