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Billy Crystal
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Born March 14, 1948 (1948-03-14) (age 71)
Occupation Actor, writer, producer, director, singer, comedian, television host
Known for

Acting roles:

  • "Jodie Dallas" in Soap
  • Various characters in Saturday Night Live
  • "Miracle Max" in The Princess Bride
  • "Harry Burns" in When Harry Met Sally...
  • "Mitch Robbins" in City Slickers and City Slickers II
  • "Mike Wazowski" in Monsters, Inc.
Spouse(s)
Janice Crystal (m. 1970)
Children Jennifer Crystal
Lindsay Crystal
Awards

Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in Special Events
1989 The 31st Annual Grammy Awards
Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
1990 Midnight Train to Moscow
1991 The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
1992 The 64th Annual Academy Awards

Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
1991 The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
1998 The 70th Annual Academy Awards

Billy Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning American actor, writer, producer, comedian, singer, movie director and television host. He became famous in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC Comedy-drama, Soap. Crystal was a castmember of Saturday Night Live. He became a Hollywood movie star during the late 1980s and the 1990s, appearing in the box office successes When Harry Met Sally... and City Slickers.

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