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Billy Crudup

Known as much for his rigorous career choices as for his talent and chiseled good looks, Billy Crudup has been straddling the line between serious actor and "it" leading man for several years. Crudup was born in 1968 in Manhasset, New York (a Long Island suburb), the middle child in a family of three boys. He is the son of Georgann (Gaither) and ... See full bio »

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 2017 Gypsy (TV Series) (pre-production)
Michael Holloway
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... Michael Holloway
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... Michael Holloway
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... Michael Holloway
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Michael Holloway
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Michael Holloway
 2016 Life at These Speeds (completed)
Coach K
 2016 20th Century Women
 2016/V Jackie
The Journalist
 2016 Youth in Oregon
Brian Gleason
 2015/I Spotlight
Eric Macleish
 2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment
Dr. Philip Zimbardo
 2014 Glass Chin
J.J. Cook
 2014 Rudderless
 2013/I Blood Ties
 2012/I The Watch
Neighbor (uncredited)
 2011 Too Big to Fail (TV Movie)
Timothy Geithner
 2011 Thin Ice
 2009 The Ballad of G.I. Joe (Video short)
 2008 Pretty Bird
Curtis Prentiss
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Julien Levade
 2001 World Traveler
 1999 Jesus' Son
 1998 Monument Ave.
 1997 Princess Mononoke
Ashitaka (English version, voice)
 1997 Grind
 1996 Sleepers
 1987 General College (TV Series)
Jason Matthews
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Stage play: Arcadia-playing Septimus Hodge, at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center (Broadway), New York. Written by Tom Stoppard; directed by Trevor Nunn; also starring: Lisa Banes (Lady Croom), Blair Brown (Hannah Jarvis), Richard Clarke (Jellaby), Jennifer Dundas (Thomasina Coverly), Victor Garber (Bernard Nightingale), Paul ... See more »

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5 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

William Crudup


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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I wish I could say that when I didn't agree with a director I defer to him, but I think sometimes I'm a little self-righteous. See more »


Was nominated for Broadway's 2002 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for portraying the title character of John Merrick in a revival of "The Elephant Man." See more »

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