Billy Crystal

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 89
William Edward Crystal is an American actor, voice artist, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live. He then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s... read more

William Edward Crystal is an American actor, voice artist, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live. He then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes The Princess Bride (1987), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), City Slickers (1991), Mr. Saturday Night (1992) and Analyze This (1999), and providing the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. films, starting in 2001. He will reprise his role in the upcoming Disney+ series Monsters at Work (2020).

Birth Name

William Edward Crystal

Born

Sunday, 14 March 1948

Links

Actor Filmography

Robin Williams: Laugh Until You Cry Self 2022
The 27th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Self - Honoree 2022
History of the Sitcom Jode Dallas 2021
Monsters at Work Mike 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
City of Ali Self 2021
Here Today Charlie Berns / Charlie Burnz 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Himself (archive footage) / Self 2021
Feeding America Comedy Festival Self 2020
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Robin Williams: Laugh Until You Cry Self 2022
The 27th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Self - Honoree 2022
History of the Sitcom Jode Dallas 2021
Monsters at Work Mike 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
City of Ali Self 2021
Here Today Charlie Berns / Charlie Burnz 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Himself (archive footage) / Self 2021
Feeding America Comedy Festival Self 2020
Never Have I Ever Billy Crystal 2020
Standing Up, Falling Down Marty 2020
Visible: Out on Television Self (actor - Soap) 2020
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Guest 2019
The Movies Self - Actor, Self - Actor, Monsters, Inc., Self - Actor, This is Spinal Tap 2019
Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate 2019
Untogether David 2019
Which Witch? 2019
Shut Up and Dribble Self 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Self / Best Friend of Robin 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Andre the Giant Self 2018
The 71st Annual Tony Awards Self 2017
The Comedian Billy Crystal 2016
Everything Is Copy Harry Burns 2016
Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg Self 2016
Kareem: Minority of One Self 2015
Jay Leno's Garage Himself - Comedian / Actor 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self, Self - Guest 2015
Live from New York! Self 2015
The Comedians Billy / Billy Crystal 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Nominee & Presenter 2014
Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip Himself 2014
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Self 2014
Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays Self 2014
Party Central Mike / Mike (voice) 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest, Self 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self - Nine-Time Oscar Host / Himself - Interviewee 2014
Broad City Mickey Gordon 2014
The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall Self / Himself 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Monsters University Mike / Mike Wazowski (voice) 2013
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Self / Emmy nominee 2013
Parental Guidance Artie Decker 2012
Christmas in Rockefeller Center Himself 2012
Katie Self - Guest 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America Mezz Mezzrow 2012
Small Apartments Burt Walnut 2012
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 2012
Inside Comedy Self 2012
Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis Himself / Self 2011
The Love We Make Self 2011
Close Up Self - Interviewee 2011
Web Therapy Garreth Pink 2011
When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren Billy Crystal / Harry Burns / Harry 2011
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2011
I'm Still Here Billy Crystal / Himself 2010
Tooth Fairy Jerry 2010
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief Self 2010
30 for 30 Self 2009
Modern Family Billy Crystal 2009
The Jay Leno Show Self - Guest 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Studio 42 with Bob Costas Self 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self - Host 2009
Web Therapy Garreth Pink 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self 2008
Comic Relief: The Greatest... and the Latest Self 2008
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself / Self 2007
The Pixar Story Himself / Self 2007
Chelsea Lately Artie Decker in 'Parental Guidance' 2007
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition Self 2007
The Spirit of Money Self 2007
Sicko Himself / Self 2007
Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s and '70s 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest, Self 2007
Tony Bennett: An American Classic Himself / Self - Speaker 2006
Comic Relief 2006 Self - Host 2006
CollegeHumor Originals Billy Crystal 2006
Cars Mike Car / Mike Car (voice) 2006
The 78th Annual Academy Awards Self (In Opening Segment) 2006
Who Needs Sleep? Self 2006
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self - Guest 2005
20 to 1 Harry Burns 2005
Mantle Himself / Self 2005
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases Self 2005
The 59th Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 2005
Costas Now Self 2005
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found Self 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Howl's Moving Castle Calcifer 2004
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
The Insider Himself 2004
Tell Them Who You Are Self 2004
The 76th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 2004
Christmas from Hollywood 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Guest 2003
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton Self - Guest 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest, Himself 2003
Freedom: A History of US Union Soldier 2003
Analyze That Ben Sobel / Dr. Ben Sobel 2002
Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 John Adams 2002
American Idol Self 2002
Mike's New Car Mike (voice) / Mike 2002
Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World Self 2001
The Bernie Mac Show Billy Crystal 2001
Monsters, Inc. Mike / Mike Wazowski (voice) 2001
The Concert for New York City Self 2001
As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' Self 2001
America's Sweethearts Lee Phillips 2001
Primetime Glick Self 2001
61* Fan in Stadium Stand 2001
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Mattress Salesman 2000
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Self 2000
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 2000
American Movie Academy Awards EmCee 1999
Saturday Night Live 25 Fernando Lamas / Self 1999
The Martin Short Show Self 1999
Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales Narrator 1999
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Self 1999
Analyze This Dr. Ben Sobel 1999
ESPN SportsCentury Self 1999
The Directors Self 1999
Get Bruce Himself / Self 1999
Comedy Lab Self 1998
Comic Relief VIII Self - Host 1998
My Giant Sam 'Sammy' Kamin 1998
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1998
Pesel Ha'Zahav Self 1998
Deconstructing Harry Larry / The Devil / Larry/The Devil 1997
The View Himself - Guest, Himself 1997
Fathers' Day Jack Lawrence 1997
The 69th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1997
Stand Tall Himself / Self 1997
Hamlet First Gravedigger 1996
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
Mundo VIP Self 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Muppets Tonight Self 1996
Comic Relief VII Self - Host 1995
20 Years of Comedy on HBO Self 1995
Forget Paris Mickey Gordon / Mickey 1995
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Self - Commentator (segment "Extra Point"), Self - Commentator 1995
In Search of Dr. Seuss The Voice of America / America (voice) 1994
Friends Tim 1994
Baseball Himself (voice), Self / Himself (voice), Himself (voice) / Self 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self - Guest 1994
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Mitch Robbins 1994
All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Self / Self (archive footage) 1994
Dennis Miller Live Self - Guest, Self 1994
The Critic Gary Grossman 1994
Comic Relief VI Self - Host 1994
Modern Marvels Customer 1993
But... Seriously Self 1993
Frasier Jack 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest, Self - Guest, Himself - Surprise Guest / Shows up unscheduled with a pony, Himself, Himself - Attending New York Yankee's spring traning in Tampa 1993
The 65th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1993
Friday Night Self 1992
Mr. Saturday Night Buddy Young Jr. 1992
The Larry Sanders Show Billy Crystal 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
Getaway Self 1992
The 64th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1992
Oscar's Greatest Moments Self 1992
Comic Relief V Self 1992
City Slickers Mitch Robbins 1991
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1991
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1990
Wolf Trap Presents Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday Celebration Self 1990
Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow himself / Self 1989
The 61st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1989
Comic Relief III Self 1989
The 31st Annual Grammy Awards Self - Host 1989
When Harry Met Sally... Harry Burns 1989
Inside Edition Self 1988
Memories of Me Abbie 1988
The 60th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1988
The 30th Annual Grammy Awards Self - Host 1988
An All-Star Toast to the Improv Self 1988
Throw Momma from the Train Larry Donner 1987
The Princess Bride Miracle Max 1987
The Wil Shriner Show Himself - Guest 1987
Biography Self 1987
The 29th Annual Grammy Awards Self - Host 1987
Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Billy Crystal Special himself / Self / Fernando / Sammy Davis Jr / Buddy Young Jr 1986
Running Scared Danny Costanzo 1986
American Masters Narrator 1986
Comic Relief Self 1986
The 28th Annual Grammy Awards Self 1986
George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special Self 1986
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
The Richard Belzer Show Self - Guest 1984
This Is Spinal Tap Morty the Mime 1984
Not Necessarily the News Himself 1983
Faerie Tale Theatre Larry 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1982
The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour Self - Host 1982
Darkroom Paddy 1981
Simon & Simon Ben Crane 1981
Entertainment Tonight Self, Himself 1981
Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb Lieutenant Jacob 'Jake' Beser / Jake Beser 1980
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour Self 1980
Fridays Self - Guest Host 1980
Animalympics Rugs Turkell / Joey Gongolong / Art Antica 1980
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Danny Doyle 1979
60 Minutes Self 1979
Human Feelings Miles Gordon 1978
Live Wednesday Self 1978
America 2-Night Self 1978
Rabbit Test Lionel Carpenter 1978
Soap Jodie Dallas 1977
The Love Boat Newton Weems 1977
SST: Death Flight David 1977
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Gabe Kaplan Self 1977
Sha Na Na Self 1977
The Barbara Walters Summer Special Self 1976
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Various, Fernando Lamas / Buddy Young Jr. / Harvey / Rabbi, Himself / Howard Cosell / Fernando Lamas, Himself / Various, Howard Cosell / Prince / Dale Butterworth / Hunter / Robert Latta / Little Caesar, Pop / Billy / Leonard Willoughby / Lew Goldman / Joe Garagiola, Prince / Fernando Lamas / Himself / Joe Franklin, Sammy Davis Jr. / Fernando Lamas / Self - Co-Host, Self, Various / Self - Host, Willie / Rose Cosell / Tony Minetti / Fernando Lamas 1975
Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell Self 1975
Keep on Truckin' Self 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
Rock Concert Self 1973
All in the Family Al Bender 1971
Sesame Street Ricky 1969
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself - Comedian, Himself - Guest Host, Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian, Himself - Co-Host 1961

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2014 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Nominated
2014 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special Nominated
2012 Emmy Outstanding Special Class Programs Nominated
2012 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Nominated
2004 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
2000 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program Won
1997 Emmy Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program Won
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Won
1991 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Won
1990 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
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