One of the weirdest mainstays of Bill Crystal’s stand-up act, something he’s been doing since the 1970s, is his portrayal of a withered old African-American jazz musician. To play the character, Crystal scrunches up his face, affects a raspy voice, and shuffles around the stage. Show More Summary
Comedy icons such as Steve Martin, Billy Crystal and countless others pay tribute to the late Garry Shandling, who passed away earlier today.
Jerry Seinfeld says he'll never host the Oscars. Eddie Murphy agreed to do it, then backed out. And Billy Crystal seems to have permanently retired his Oscar host crown. So who out there should take on the high-profile gig after Chris Rock? It is a pretty thankless job, but here are a few people we thing could pull it off.
In the hilarious 1991 movie City Slickers, the Jack Palance character, Curly, gives a secret to Mitch (Billy Crystal). Holding up his index finger, Curly explains that you need to figure out your one thing and stick to it. Of course the secret is both to have "one thing" and also know how to determine what it should be. Show More Summary
This trend better not spread to the USA! Maybe this guy was only mostly dead, as Billy Crystal’s Miracle Max character said in The Princess Bride. The dead body of
Billy Crystal finally weighs in on that annoying impression Ted Cruz has been doing of his ?Princess Bride? character all over the campaign trail.
In his appearance at the New York Comedy Festival on Thursday, Billy Crystal shared several of his favorite memories of Robin Williams—shedding light on Williams’s dark sense of humor in the process. Crystal recalled how the late comedian was a “close friend and brother to me,” and how Williams acted... More »
When speaking to a local New Hampshire ABC affiliate Thursday, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz went on a long aside about his favorite scene from the movie "The Princess Bride."
Jimmy Fallon is getting used to the idea of allowing celebrity guest comedians to "tag in" for his monologues on The Tonight Show. On Wednesday night's show, Fallon invited Billy Crystal to add several tags on a series of jokes about how old presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are. Bonus points for noticing […]
Matt Lauer sat down to chat with comedy legend Billy Crystal for the first of TODAY's new "Matt on a Bench" series.
After uttering a slew of jokes about Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate, Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon made sure to play the role of equal opportunity offender during Wednesday’s monologue by teaming with comedian Billy Crystal to mock Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for being “so old” (in borrowing a bit often employed in the Jay Leno days).
He also produced movies such as “Good Morning, Vietnam” and “Throw Momma From the Train.”
Larry Brezner, a Hollywood producer and manager who helped shape the career of top comic actors including Robin Williams and Billy Crystal, died Oct. 5 at a hospital in Duarte, Calif. He was 73.He was diagnosed with leukemia this year, said his business partner David Steinberg.Read full article >>
Mandy Patinkin came away with a bruise, and for some takes Cary Elwes had to be replaced with a mannequin.
I wish I loved people as much as Jerry Weintraub. Then Billy Crystal would do shtick about me, George Clooney would imitate me, Matt Damon would tell personal stories about me and Paul Anka would personalize the lyrics of “My Way” for me. It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock and […] The post Jerry’s Memorial appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Billy Crystal’s character Miracle Max has a small part in the movie The Princess Bride. In fact, he’s only onscreen for about five minutes. But he still ended up being a major character in our memories, because he crammed a half-hour of comedy into that small role. Show More Summary
What’s the fastest and easiest way to make Mark Cuban happy? Easy, blast DeAndre Jordan with a water cannon. Dj, Chris Paul and Billy Crystal were in San Pedro, CA filming a commercial for the upcoming NBA season which featured none other than DeAndre Jordan getting doused with a water cannon while out on a […]
Here's video that should make Mark Cuban happy -- DeAndre Jordan getting shot with a water cannon... right in front of Billy Crystal.
NEW YORK—Admitting that he could simply no longer continue living a lie, veteran actor, comedian, and self-professed New York Yankees fanatic Billy Crystal tearfully confessed Thursday that he has never seen or attended a single Yankees game in his life, and indeed has absolutely no idea who or what the Yankees even are. Show More Summary
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