Billy Crystal Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Feb, 2016
Facts of Billy Crystal
Date of Birth: 1948 , March-14
Age: 71 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Billy Crystal
Birth Name William Edward Crystal
Nick Name Billy
Father Jack Crystal
Mother Helen Crystal
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Upper East Side, New York City, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 45 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 77 KG
Married Yes
Married to Janice Crystal (m. 1970)
Children Jennifer Crystal Foley, Lindsay Crystal
Education Tisch School of the Arts
Awards Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2007
TV Show Soap, Saturday Night Live, Liberty's Kids
Siblings Richard Crystal, Joel Crystal
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The famous actor, writer, producer, comedian and director of American nationality, has been known best for appearing in the ABC sitcom Soap s Jodie Dallas. He was born in the 14th of March, 1948 to mother Helen and father Jack Crystal. His success and expertise in the field of entertainment has made his bio and career details searched widely by his fans and critics around the world.

Born in Manhattan, Crystal was enrolled in the Long Beach High School for his education. After graduating from there on 1965, he attended the Marshall University and then the Naasau Community College as well as the New York University. After graduating with a BFA from the School of Fine Arts, Crystal performed in The Improv and Catch a Rising Star regularly. He later appeared also on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, The Hollywood Square, The $20,000 Pyramid as well as All Star Secrets. His rise to fame in the entertainment fraternity however came up only after he started appearing as Jodie Dallas on Soap. He appeared as a gay character and was critically acclaimed for his role. He also released a single on 1985, which was on No. 58 in the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. and was named You Look Marvelous. His other endeavors include acting in Faerie Tale Theatre, Muppets Tonight as well as on The Comedians.

Cystal then played a film role in Rabbit Test, followed by This is Spinal Tap as Morty. He then appeared in films like Running Scared, The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers, Mr. Saturday Night, and Parental Guidance and later provided the voice for the Monsters Inc. he also hosted the Academy Awards and has appeared in Broadway production of 700 Sundays. He has also hosted several other wards shows and has gained popularity through it.

As far as the personal life of this versatile personality is to be taken into consideration, it has been known that he has been married. He is devoted towards his spouse and has never been associated with any girlfriend from the show business in his tenure in the entertainment fraternity. He has been married to his spouse Janice Goldfinger since June, 1970 and the couple has never had any issued related to divorce ever since. They met in their college, had an affair and their love eventually turned into marriage. The couple has two children together. Their first daughter Jennifer is an actress while their second child, Lindsay is a producer. They are grandparents to their children’s children too. The family resides in California and seems to be doing pretty well.

Billy Crystal has a net worth of a whopping 45 million dollars and a huge salary paralleled to the net worth. He has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and a presentable personality liked by people all around.

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