Release of his book, "Absolutely Mahvelous", by Billy with Dick Schaap
2 Print Biographies |
11 Interviews |
12 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
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.
Is one of the few non-African Americans on Saturday Night Live
(1975) to perform in a "blackface" routine, but in full make-up prosthetics and as a realistic, non-stereotypical character.
His act often has imitations of people from the 1930s-40s