Billy Crystal

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Birthday
14, 1948
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
14, 1948 (age 69)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Comedic actor who starred in such popular films as City Slickers, Forget Paris, and Analyze This. He received an American Comedy Award in 1989 for his leading role in When Harry Met Sally.

Before Fame

He received a scholarship to Marshall University to play baseball.

Trivia

Between the years of 1990 and 2012, he hosted the Academy Awards nine times, second most to Bob Hope. His most notable voice role came as Mike Wazowski in Monsters, Inc.

Family Life

As a child growing up in New York as the son of Commodore Records executive Jack Crystal, he counted jazz musicians Pee Wee Russell and Arvell Shaw among his friends and was sometimes babysat by singer Billie Holiday. He married Janice Crystal in 1970 and he has two daughters named Jennifer and Lindsay.

Associated With

He co-starred with Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally.

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