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Billy Crystal


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 29 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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Fiction: "Earth Station Charley," Playboy Magazine (USA), December 1986, pp.122-123; 208-209. See more »

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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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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 »

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When he was a child, one of his babysitters was Billie Holiday. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Face

Star Sign:

Pisces

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