Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal

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Billy Crystal has created one of the most versatile and prolific careers in the entertainment industry. Beginning with the popular series Soap, he went on to phenomenal success on Saturday Night Live. A writer, director, and producer, Billy Crystal was the first comedian to perform in the then-Soviet Union with his HBO special Midnight Train to Moscow. In addition, he has hosted the Grammy Awards and the Oscars on numerous occasions.

His children's book, I Already Know I Love You was an instant New York Times bestseller. Some of Billy's most memorable films include Running Scared, Throw Momma From the Train, The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers, Mr. Saturday Night, Forget Paris, Hamlet, Deconstructing Harry, Father's Day, My Giant, Analyze This and That, America's Sweethearts, and Disney's record-breaking Monsters Inc. Crystal's film 61* for HBO showcased him as a director and a producer, garnering 12 Emmy nominations and the prestigious Directors Guild nomination.