Billy Crystal

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William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, writer and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 1980s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live. Crystal then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes Rabbit Test (1978), Running Scared (1986), The Princess Bride (1987), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Memories of Me (1988), When Harry Met Sally... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Crystal has received more than 5,912,253 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Billy Crystal is the 964th most popular actor (down from 884th in 2019), the 1,804th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,712th in 2019) and the 477th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.20

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  • 5.46

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Among actors, Billy Crystal ranks 964 out of 10,030Before him are Michael Fassbender, Richard Jenkins, Anna May Wong, Cüneyt Arkın, Andie MacDowell, and Anita Pallenberg. After him are Kelly Lynch, Carrie-Anne Moss, Florinda Bolkan, Michel Serrault, Michael Dudikoff, and Tatsuya Nakadai.

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Among people born in 1948, Billy Crystal ranks 83Before him are John Noble, Susan Atkins, Johnny Ramone, Amadou Toumani Touré, Charles Simonyi, and Nicolae Timofti. After him are Bill Ward, Salvador Puig Antich, Theo Jansen, István Sándorfi, William Daniel Phillips, and Charles Taylor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Crystal ranks 1,804 out of 15,968Before him are Jim Henson (1936), Richard Jenkins (1947), Anna May Wong (1905), Alfred G. Gilman (1941), Dan Inosanto (1936), and Andie MacDowell (1958). After him are Martha Stewart (1941), Kelly Lynch (1959), Nicholas Sparks (1965), DJ Khaled (1975), Jim Garrison (1921), and Kanye West (1977).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Billy Crystal ranks 477Before him are Randolph Scott (1898), Laura Dern (1967), Linda Gray (1940), Richard Jenkins (1947), Anna May Wong (1905), and Andie MacDowell (1958). After him are Kelly Lynch (1959), Michael Dudikoff (1954), Kim Hunter (1922), Don Ameche (1908), Judd Hirsch (1935), and John Carradine (1906).

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