Billy Crudup Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Feb, 2020
Facts of Billy Crudup
Date of Birth: 1968 , July-8
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Billy Crudup
Birth Name William Gaither Crudup
Father Thomas Henry Crudup
Mother Georgann (née Gaither)
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Manhansset
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Film, TV shows
Net Worth $6 million
Affair with Mary-Louise Parker and Claire Danes
Girlfriend Naomi Watts
Married No
Children One
Education New York University
Movies Spotlight, Justice League, Alien: Covenant
TV Show Too Big to Fail, Gypsy, The Morning Show
Siblings Tommy Crudup and Brooks Crudup
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Billy Crudup is a Tony Award-winning American actor who grabbed widespread attention following his roles in Justice League, Without Limits, and Almost Famous. Crudup won the Tony Award for his incredible performance in Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia. Crudup is also known for his roles in Gypsy, The Morning Show, and Watchmen.

Graduated From University of North Carolina

Billy Crudup was born on 8th July 1968, in Manhasset, New York, the United States to mother Georgann Gaither and father Thomas Henry Crudup III. He is American by nationality and white by ethnicity. He has two brothers, Tommy Crudup, an executive producer, and Brooks Crudup, a producer.

Billy's family moved to Texas when he was eight years old. Later, the family relocated to Florida. He attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, graduating in 1986.

He later enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. He joined the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and received a Master of Fine Arts in 1994.

Debuted From 'General College'

Billy Crudup began his acting career with the role of Jason Matthews in the television series General College. Later, he played Tommy Marcano in the legal crime drama film Sleepers in 1996.

His other film roles came in Inventing the Abbotts, Monument Ave, and Grind. In 1998, Crudup portrayed the role of Steve Prefontaine in the biographical sports film Without Limits.

In 2000, Billy starred as Russell Hammond in the comedy-drama film Almost Famous. Big Fish, Mission: Impossible III and Pretty Bird were also one of his notable films.

Billy Crudup in Justice League's Film Scene SOURCE: IMDb

Crudup portrayed the iconic role of Dr. Henry Allen in the superhero film Justice League in 2017 alongside Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, and Gal Gadot. The same year, he was cast in the horror film Alien: Covenant and psychological thriller web series Gypsy.

Talking about his recent appearance, Billy appeared as Cory Ellison in the drama web television series The Morning Show. She worked alongside Nestor CarbonellJennifer Aniston, Mark Duplass, Karen Pittman, and Jack Davenport during his 10-episode-long stint on the show.

Crudup Fathers A Child with Ex-Girlfriend Mary-Louise Parker

'Justice League' star, Billy Crudup, started dating renowned actress Mary-Louise Parker in 1996. After around seven-years-long relationship, they ended their relationship in 2003, when Parker was seven months pregnant with Crudup's child. Parker gave birth to their only child, a son William Atticus Parker on January 7, 2004.

Billy Crudup with her girlfriend, Naomi Watts SOURCE: Hello Magazine

After Mary-Louise, Crudup dated Emmy Award-winning actress, Claire Danes. The two dated for a couple of years before parting their ways in 2006. Since 2017, Billy has been in a romantic relationship with prominent actress and producer, Naomi Watts.

The Gypsy costars started dating from July 2017 but their relationship was confirmed only after they were spotted holding hands at BAFTA after-party in London in February 2018.

What is Billy Crudup's Net Worth?

The 51-year-old The Morning Show actor earns a decent sum of fortune from his professional acting career. As of February 2020, he's estimated to have a net worth of $6 million.

In 2017, Crudup was featured in the superhero film Justice League. The film was a commercial success that collected $657.9 at Box Office against the budget of $300 million.