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Billy Crystal


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 28 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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(late 1980s) TV commercials: Diet Pepsi 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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[on his life as a university student] I have to admit I was a little bit of a misfit. I was a film directing major at NYU - I'm still not sure why I became a directing major when I was really an actor and a comedian. It was a class of film people and my professor was Marty [Martin Scorsese]. Mr. Scorsese, as I called him, which I still do when I see him because he gave me a C. See more »

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Used to be the opening act for Sammy Davis Jr.. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Face

Star Sign:

Pisces

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