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Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal is an actor and comedian. He has starred in such films as "When Harry Met Sally" and "Monsters, Inc."
Billy Crystal is an actor and comedian. He has starred in such films as "When Harry Met Sally" and "Monsters, Inc." « Show less

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  • Funny or Die on a mission to live large

    Funny or Die on a mission to live large
    There's a pig. And it's wearing a Donald Trump wig. It's a hectic Wednesday afternoon at the Hollywood offices of the comedy website-turned-digital entertainment studio Funny or Die. The company just celebrated its fourth birthday, and there's a national...
  • 'The Social Network' and 'The King's Speech' face off at the Academy Awards

    'The Social Network' and 'The King's Speech' face off at the Academy Awards
    So will it be "The King's Speech" or "The Social Network" that wins the top prize Sunday at the 83rd Academy Awards? "The Social Network," the acclaimed drama about how Harvard computer nerds created the social networking site Facebook, had been the...
  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...
  • Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul

    Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul
    Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
  • Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars

    Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars
    Seven years ago, I was asked to cover the Academy Awards from backstage. To get the necessary credentials, I had to be personally vetted by producer Gil Cates. As I made my way along the shiny floor of the Oscar production offices, I was prepared for Oz,...
  • Television Review: Anne Hathaway and James Franco play it safe

    Television Review: Anne Hathaway and James Franco play it safe
    They played it safe, and who could blame them? The 83rd Academy Awards opened with hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco taking an "Inception"-inspired journey through the dreams of former host Alec Baldwin, dreams that turned out to be clips from...
  • 'New Year's Eve' premiere: Hilary Swank sees every day as a new start

     
    Josh Duhamel gushes about his wife Fergie, Hilary Swank talks about her gaffe in Chechnya and more at the star-studded Hollywood premiere of the new movie "New Year's Eve."...
  • Oscars 2012: What time do the Academy Awards start on TV?

     
    Academy Awards: Oscars ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m. PST on ABC. Can this years show beat the Grammys' blockbuster ratings?...
  • TV THIS WEEK: Feb. 26 - March 3

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 26 - March 3 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 26 - March 3 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings......
  • Academy Awards 2012: Follow the Oscars live on Twitter

     
    Oscars 2012: At the 2012 Academy Awards, it might seem that everything old is new again. Best picture contenders "The Artist," "Hugo" and "Midnight in Paris" hark back to the early days of cinema. Billy Crystal will be back for his ninth time as host. And...
  • Oscars 2012: Predictions? Here are five good story lines to follow

     
    Oscars: Predictions? There may be more suspense off-stage than on. Billy Crystal hosts, Sacha Baron Cohen frolics and Meryl Streep attempts to win at the 84th annual Oscars....
  • Academy Awards 2012: All eyes on Crystal, Cohen [Video]

     
    Oscars 2012: Billy Crystal is back as host and all eyes will be on the comic for his ninth stint at the Academy Awards....