Birthday: 24-11-1942
Age: 76
Star sign: Sagittarius
Born in Anderston, Glasgow, on 24th of November 1942, Billy Connolly also famously known as The Big Yin is among the 100 greatest comedians. He is Scottish by nationality. His family includes his mother Mary, father William and an elder sister. When he was 4 years old, his mother fled with a guy as she herself was in her teenage and abandoned her two children and husband. He was under the care of two of his aunts while his father was fighting a war. 

The aunts however, weren’t good with him. He was constantly told by the aunts that he is stupid and this left a lasting impact on him. He still recalls those times and it gives him a shudder. The school he took his education from wasn’t a very friendly one either. It was St. Peter’s School, and then his education came to an end with St. Gerard School. 

His religious views are that he is an atheist and doesn’t trust any organization that brainwashes people’s mind. He is extremely averted to the Catholic Church. This is because the church norms didn’t permit his father to file a divorce against his wife even after she had abandoned him for another guy. This led to a heavy built-up frustration within his father which was vented out by abusing Billy sexually from the time when he was 10 till he was 15 years old. 

When Billy was 12 he made a decision that he would become a comedian. He started developing a profound interest in music when he was 14. Billy graduated from school with a degree of engineering of his own and another one which belonged to someone else and he had it with him by mistake. He worked as a delivery boy for a bookshop and also for a Bakery to earn a living. Connolly had to go through a surgery when he was diagnosed with an early staged prostate cancer and was also treated in October 2014 for Parkinson’s disease. He was married first to Iris Pressagh and had two daughters with him. When they got divorced Billy got their custody and then married on December 2nd, 1989 to Pamela Stephenson. They have 3 daughters to themselves. He started a group in 1965 known as the Humblebums and also wrote plays like Red Runner (1979) and appeared in movies like Garfield: The Tale of Two Kitties (2006), Brave (2012) etc.
Billy Campbell English Actor

Billy Campbell

Billy Campbell is an American actor born on 7 July 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. As a television actor he is popular for his role in Once and Again as Rick Sammler. Billy also played the prominent role of the gay lover Luke Fuller in Dynasty in 1981. The show was one of the top-rated shows in America. Billy parents divorced when he was two years old. Billy is a fan of rugby and loved it since schooldays and wanted to make a career in the game. Billy did his schooling from Western Albemarle High School. Billy played the role of Husband of music sensation Jennifer Lopez in the thriller named Enough in 2001. Billy made his debut in the industry as the role of Gordan in The Rookies in years 1973. He played the lead roles in the popular TV shows Moon over Miami, Once and again, The 4400 and The Helix. Billy in his career did 38 TV shows playing some strong roles and earned good responses. Billy made his debut in the film industry in 1982 with the film How Sleep the Brave where he played the role of Strikner. Billy also starred for the role of Abraham Lincoln in one of the TV shows which was adapted from the book, Killing Lincoln in 2013. Currently, he is doing 10 Things I Hate About Life, and the release date is unannounced. Billy did 26 movies in his career and played strong character roles. Billy was nominated for Golden Globe for the best actor for drama series. Billy had to face many struggles before getting fame and is a very highly dedicated actor who loves his work hard and makes his way.

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Billy Crudup

Georgann and Thomas Henry gave birth to Billy Crudup on 8th of July 1968 in Manhasset, New York. They also have two other sons, Tommy and Brooks. Crudup spent most of his raising period in Texas and Florida. He went to St. Thomas High school in the year 1986 located in Florida. He admits that he was a clown to his entire class and used to try and act funny for his friends and family. Billy was a part of the Boys Scout at the time when he was in Texas. He took an undergraduate degree in Speech Communication from University of North Carolina. It was while his graduation that he confessed his new found love for acting. He went on to study further in Tisch School of Arts, New York University where he took a degree of Masters in Fine arts and joined a theater group named The Lab! Here. He did his debut in Broadway with Arcadia which was much appreciated and received awards like Outstanding Newcomer Award and Theater Award. Crudup is extremely fond of playing Golf. He dated Mary Louise Parker in 1996. They have a son named William Atticus Parker who was born on the 7th of January 2004. When Parker was seven months pregnant with William, Crudup and Parker broke up in 2003. Billy then dated Claire Danes for four years before they broke up. He is among the Actors Centre’s Board of Directors in New York. Billy makes huge money by ‘voice-acting’. He made appearances in movies like Mission Impossible III, Sleeper (1996) etc and has won 5 awards which includes Tony Award, Western Heritage Award, OFCS Award, NBR Award and Paris Film Festival. He has also received a nomination in the Tony Award for The Elephant Man which is a Broadway production and another nomination for The Pillowman.

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