William Edward "Billy" Crystal (born Mairch 14, 1948)[1] is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, an telly host.

Billy Crystal
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Crystal at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Birth nameWilliam Edward Crystal
Born (1948-03-14) 14 Mairch 1948 (age 73)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Alma materTisch Schuil o Airts
Years active1975–present
GenresObservational comedy, muisical comedy, sketch comedy, surreal humor, sarcasm, satire
SpooseJanice Goldfinger (m. 1970)
ChilderJennifer Crystal Foley
Lindsay Crystal


  1. On page 17 of his book 700 Sundays, Crystal displays his birth announcement, which gives his first two names as "William Edward", not "William Jacob" Crystal, Billy (2005). 700 Sundays. Grand Central Publishing. p. 17. ISBN 978-0446578677. Sunday Number One. I'm born. March 14, 1948, in Manhattan at Doctor's [sic] Hospital overlooking Gracie Mansion. 7:30 in the morning.