Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal

Highest Rated: 100% Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me (2017)

Lowest Rated: 17% City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)

Birthday: Mar 14, 1948

Birthplace: Long Beach, New York, USA

Renaissance man Billy Crystal would rightfully earn his place as one of Hollywood's most endearing stars over the course of his career. Comedian-actor-writer-director-producer-emcee, and even major league ball player, were all hats the perpetually peppy entertainer wore at one time or another. Cutting his comedic teeth as a young boy while he and his older brothers learned to "work the room" performing for family at home in New York, Crystal would be prowling the comedy clubs of the city by his late teens. He made a name for himself on television, most notably as a mid-1980s cast member of "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ) and with two HBO comedy specials, but it was in film favorites like "When Harry Met Sally" (1989) and "City Slickers" (1991) where Crystal solidified his status as a full-fledged movie star. As a frequent host of the annual Academy Awards, Crystal also found himself regarded as arguably the best emcee the ceremony had ever had, save Bob Hope. In addition to onscreen efforts such as "Analyze This" (1999), Crystal would lend his vocal talents to the Disney/Pixar mega-hit "Monsters, Inc." (2001). In 2004, Crystal mounted a one-man Broadway show dedicated to the memory of his late father, and in 2008 even realized his childhood dream of playing a game as a New York Yankee. As either a performer or a personality, Crystal remained one of the most versatile, prolific and beloved figures in entertainment.

Highest rated movies

The Princess Bride
Hamlet
This Is Spinal Tap Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
When Harry Met Sally...
City Slickers
Standing Up, Falling Down
Deconstructing Harry

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
47% 93% Here Today Charlie Burnz (Character),
Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$2.8M 2021
87% 86% Standing Up, Falling Down Marty (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2019
94% 89% Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Unknown (Character) - 2018
42% 26% Untogether David (Character) - 2018
100% 100% Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me Self - 2017
24% 28% The Comedian Self $1.7M 2016
No Score Yet 65% Party Central Mike (Voice) - 2014
80% 81% Monsters University Mike Wazowski (Voice) $268.5M 2013
30% 41% Small Apartments Burt Walnut (Character) - 2012
18% 59% Parental Guidance Artie Decker (Character),
Producer
$77.3M 2012
88% 66% Tell Them Who You Are Self $38.6K 2004
No Score Yet 93% Howl's Moving Castle Calcifer (Voice) $4.7M 2004
27% 39% Analyze That Ben Sobel (Character),
Executive Producer
$32.1M 2002
96% 90% Monsters, Inc. Mike Wazowski (Voice) $494K 2001
32% 40% America's Sweethearts Lee Phillips (Character),
Writer,
Producer
$93.6M 2001
85% 90% 61 Director,
Executive Producer
- 2001
43% 20% The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Mattress Salesman (uncredited) (Character) $26M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Analyze This/Analyze That Dr. Ben Sobel (Character) - 1999
69% 62% Analyze This Dr. Ben Sobel (Character),
Executive Producer
$106.8M 1999
71% 44% Get Bruce! Self $43.2K 1999
19% 25% My Giant Sam 'Sammy' Kamin (Character),
Writer,
Producer
$8M 1998
25% 26% Fathers' Day Jack Lawrence (Character) $28.7M 1997
73% 82% Deconstructing Harry Larry / The Devil (Harry's Character) (Character) $10.7M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Survival on the Mountain Executive Producer - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Steve Allen's 75th Birthday Celebration Unknown (Character) - 1997
95% 89% Hamlet First Gravedigger (Character) $4.4M 1996
50% 56% Forget Paris Mickey Gordon (Character),
Director,
Producer,
Screenwriter
$32M 1995
17% 31% City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Mitch Robbins (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
$43.4M 1994
58% 38% Mr. Saturday Night Buddy Young, Jr. (Character),
Director,
Writer,
Producer
$12.6M 1992
90% 64% City Slickers Mitch Robbins (Character),
Executive Producer
$119.8M 1991
No Score Yet 80% The Best of Dr. Seuss Unknown (Character) - 1989
91% 89% When Harry Met Sally... Harry Burns (Character) $90.4M 1989
No Score Yet 45% Memories of Me Abbie (Character),
Writer,
Producer
$3.3M 1988
63% 54% Throw Momma From the Train Larry Donner (Character) $54.4M 1987
97% 94% The Princess Bride Miracle Max (Character) $26.9M 1987
57% 58% Running Scared Danny Costanzo (Character) $37.6M 1986
95% 92% This Is Spinal Tap Morty the Mime (Character) $188.8K 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Danny Doyle (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 88% Animalympics Unknown (Voice) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Human Feelings Miles Gordon (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 25% Rabbit Test Lionel Carpenter (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet SST: Death Flight David (Character) - 1977

TV

Credit
67% 82% Monsters at Work Mike (Voice) 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2019-2021 2015-2017 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2021 2013
No Score Yet 50% The Kelly Clarkson Show Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2021
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2021 2018-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2021 2012-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The View Guest 2021 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dish Nation Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today With Hoda & Jenna Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS News Sunday Morning Guest 2021 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning: Saturday Guest 2021
No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2019-2020 2015-2016
No Score Yet 56% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2014-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Real Time With Bill Maher Guest 2017 2015 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.TV Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Studio Spotlight Unknown (Character) 2015
58% 78% The Comedians Billy Crystal (Character),
Executive Producer
2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2015 2013 2011 1999
No Score Yet 75% Late Show With David Letterman Guest 2013-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star),
Host
2015 1984-1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Hollywood's Greatest Unknown (Character) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Guest 2013-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Katie Guest 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Q With Jian Ghomeshi Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet EP Daily Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainers: With Byron Allen Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Larry King Now Guest 2012
31% No Score Yet The Jay Leno Show Guest 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Make 'em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Host 2009
68% No Score Yet American Idol Guest 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bernie Mac Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio Guest 1997
No Score Yet 94% Friends Tim (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Muppets Tonight Guest 1996
93% 95% Frasier Jack (Guest Voice) 1995
85% 79% The Critic Unknown (Guest Voice) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Carson Unknown (Character),
Guest
1986 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soap Unknown (Character) 1977-1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb Unknown (Character) 1980
No Score Yet 88% All in the Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1976

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