Celebrity Profile

Billy Crystal

  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actor
  • birthday: March 14, 1947
  • accomplishments: Emmy Awards
  • fun faith fact! Made large donations to Jerusalem’s Hebrew University

Billy Crystal is a native New Yorker, whose father was a concert promoter and helped Billy make numerous entertainment connections very early, possibly leading to Billy’s first big break by landing the role of Jodie Dallas in Soap in the 1980s. After hosting Saturday Night Live in 1984, Billy became a regular cast member. Billy’s career as an actor skyrocketed with roles in blockbuster hits like When Harry Met Sally and City Slickers, and he’s been asked to host the Academy Awards 9 times. Billy lives with his wife Janice in California with their family.

sources:

Academy Awards, Saturday Night Live, When Harry Met Sally, Princess Bride
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