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|Full Name:||Billy Crudup|
|Age:||54 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||July 08, 1968|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
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Billy Crudup, the professional name of William Gaither Crudup, is an American actor who is mostly known for portraying a role of Cory Ellison in the Apple TV+ drama series “The Morning Show” since 2019 and has also won the 2020 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama series. He has also won the Festival du Film de Paris Best Actor Award for his role in the drama film “Jesus’ Son” in 1999. He won his 1st Tony Award for his role in Tom Stoppard’s play “The Coast of Utopia”.
Besides on 20th September 2020, Billy Crudup won his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role of Cory Elison in the American drama web television series “The Morning Show” which airs on Apple TV+. His series “The Morning Show” was nominated for 8 Emmy awards among which his award was the only award won. In 2020, he also was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for his role. Previously, his role also earned him a Critic’s Choice Award. The 2020 Emmy Award show was virtually organized and was hosted live by Jimmy Kimmel over the Zoom app considering the rules and regulations of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Billy Crudup is known for what?
As an American actor, he is well-known.
In the Apple TV+ drama series “The Morning Show,” he played Cory Ellison.
Who is Billy Crudup and where did he come from?
Billy Crudup was born in the United States on July 8, 1968, in Manhasset, New York. William Gaither Crudup is his given name. His nationality is American. His race is White, and his zodiac sign is Cancer.
Georgann Crudup (mother) and Thomas Henry Crudup (father) had him as their second child (father). Since being divorced for the first time, his parents remarried. They later split once more. Josiah Crudup, his great-grandfather, was a congressman. Tommy, his older brother, and Brooks, his younger brother, are his siblings. Brooks is a TV producer, while Tommy is an executive producer. William Cotter Jr., a well-known Florida lawyer, was his maternal grandfather.
After living in Texas until he was eight years old, his family relocated to Florida. He attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, where he graduated in 1986. He then went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but dropped out after a year to pursue an acting career. Billy’s family was with him in his decision. Then he began acting for LAB! Theatre, an acting company. After enrolling at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1994, he earned a Master of Arts degree. He also appeared in General Collge, the most popular show on UNC-STV. He also served as the narrator for the “Priceless” advertising ad campaign in the United States. Later, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
Highlights of Billy Crudup’s Career
In 1996, Billy Crudup made his professional acting debut in the American legal crime drama film “Sleepers,” playing Tommy Marcano.
In 1998, he continued his acting career by portraying Steve Prefontaine, a running legend and Olympian, in the American biographical sports film “Without Limits.”
In 1999, he starred as Ashitaka in the English adaptation of the animated film “Princess Mononoke.”
He rose to prominence after playing the lead role of FH in the drama film “Jesus’ Son.”
He was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead and won the Festival du Film de Paris Best Actor Award for his role.
Crydup rose to popularity in the year 2000 after playing Russell Hammond in the American drama film “Almost Famous.”
He was nominated for the other five awards and won the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble for his role.
He also received positive feedback and acclaim from the jury for his performance.
He hasn’t looked back since then in his career and has left his indelible mark on Hollywood.
“World Traveler,” “Big Fish,” “Charlotte Gay,” “The Good Shepherd,” “Watchman,” “Eat Pray Love,” “The Watch,” “Blood Ties,” and “The Longest Weak” are only a few of his film credits.
For his role as John Merrick in the play “The Elephant Man,” he earned his first Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Play in 2002.
Following that, he earned three Tony Award nominations for his roles in various plays.
For his role as Vissarion Belinsky in the play “The Coast of Utopia: Part 1- Voyage,” he received his first Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
In 2018 and 2019, he also worked on the stage play “Harry Clark.”
In the American biographical drama film “Spotlight,” he played Eric MacLeish in the year 2015.
For his role in the film, he received the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award and the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
In 2017, he also played Michael Holloway in the American Netflix drama series “Gypsy.”
He portrayed Oscar Carlson in the American drama film “After the Wedding” in 2019.
He currently plays Cory Elison in “The Morning Show,” an American drama web television series that premiered on Apple TV+ on November 1, 2019.
His performance in the show was well-received, and he was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
In 2020, he received his first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his performance.
He is currently in the midst of filming for his appearance in the series.
What is the name of Billy Crudup’s wife?
Billy Crudup, an American actor, is reportedly dating Naomi Watts and is not married. Watts is a British actress best known for her debut role in “For Love Alone,” an Australian film.
They began dating in 2017 and have been together ever since. They met on the set of the Netflix drama series “Gypsy” for the first time. Throughout his life, he has been involved with a number of actresses.
Previously, he was in a serious relationship with actress Mary-Louise Parker from 1996-2003. They together share a son named, William Atticus Parker who was born in 2004. He left her when she was pregnant with his son.
Then, he dated actress Claire Danes for four years before breaking up with her in 2006. Furthermore, the actor is not active in any social media platform. At present, he is living a happy life in Dallas, Texas.
How much does Billy Crudup earn?
The American actor, Billy Crudup has made a healthy fortune from his profession since debuting in 1996. He has gained huge popularity and great success in his career with his hard work. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2020. His net worth includes all his property and his present earnings. He also makes additional income from his endorsement deals. At present, he is living a luxurious lifestyle with his earnings.
How tall is Billy Crudup?
The 52 years aged, Billy Crudup has a well-maintained body. He has won the hearts of several women with his smile. He is a handsome man with brown hair and a pair of brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8inches(1.74m) and has a body weight of 73kg(161 lbs). His body measurement is 41-34-14 inches. He wears a shoe of size 10(US).