"Billy Connolly's World Tour of Australia" (1996)
5 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
5 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Sir Billy Connolly
6' (1.83 m)
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[on his belief that Robin Williams
was trying to say goodbye when they last spoke] On the last phone call he said, 'I love you like a brother' and I said, 'I know you do' and he said, 'Are you sure you know?' and I said, 'Yes'. Robin worried about everything.
In an article with The Guardian newspaper on 23 September 2001, Connolly revealed his childhood trauma of being sexually abused by his father and physically abused by his aunt. His mother abandoned the family when he was 3 years old and the family lived in poverty with Connolly sharing a sofa bed with his father. This led to him drinking and doing drugs which he would overcome with the help of ...
Tangential storytelling in stand-up comedy performances, often featuring multilayered digressions from original story.
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