Billy Crudup Biography

Billy Crudup

Quick Facts Of Billy Crudup

Celebrated Name Billy Crudup
Age 52 Years
Nick Name Billy
Birth Name William Gaither Crudup
Birth Date 1968-07-08
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Manhasset, New York
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Cancer
Famous For Famous as an American actor
Best Known For Known for his role of Cory Ellison in the Apple TV+ drama series "The Morning Show"
Mother Georgann Crudup
Father Thomas Henry Crudup
Siblings 2
Brothers Tommy and Brooks
High School Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
University University of North Carolina
College / University New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
Educational Qualification Master of Arts degree
Net Worth $6 million
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Measurement 41-34-14 inches
Height 5ft. 8inch.(1.73m)
Weight 78kg
Shoe Size 10(US)
Girlfriend Naomi Watts
Son William Atticus Parker

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.

What is Billy Crudup famous for?

  • Famous as an American actor
  • Known for his role of Cory Ellison in the Apple TV+ drama series "The Morning Show"

Where is Billy Crudup from?

Billy Crudup was born on July 8, 1968, in Manhasset, New York, United States. His birth name is William Gaither Crudup. American is his nationality. His ethnicity is White while Cancer is his zodiac sign. 

He was born as the second son of Georgann Crudup(mother) and Thomas Henry Crudup(father). His parents remarried after they got divorced for the first time. Later, they again got divorced. His great-grandfather was a Congressman Josiah Crudup. He has an elder brother, Tommy, and a younger brother, Brooks. Tommy is an executive producer while Brooks is a TV producer. His maternal grandfather was William Cotter Jr. who was a well-known Florida lawyer.

When he was 8 years old, his family moved to Florida after living in Texas. He did his schooling from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School and got graduated in 1986. Later, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which he left after a year to pursue a career in acting. His family supported Billy in his decision.

 Then, he started doing acting for an acting company, LAB! Theatre. In 1994, he graduated with a Master of Arts degree after enrolling at the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He also acted on the UNC-STV's most popular show, General Collge. He also worked as the narrator for the US television ad campaign "Priceless". Later, he moved to Los Angels to continue his career as an actor.

Billy Crudup Career: Highlights

  • Billy Crudup started his professional acting career in 1996 by appearing in the role of Tommy Marcano in the American legal crime drama film "Sleepers". 
  • He continued his acting career by playing the lead role of running Legend and Olympian, Steve Prefontaine in the American biographical sports film "Without Limits" in 1998.
  • In 1999, he acted in the English version of the animated movie "Princess Mononoke" in the starring role of Ashitaka.
  • He started gaining recognition after he played the lead role of FH in the drama film "Jesus' Son".
  • He also won the Festival du Film de Paris Best Actor Award for his role and he also was nominated Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.
  • In the year 2000, Crydup rose into prominence after he portrayed the role of Russell Hammond in the American drama film "Almost Famous".
  • For his role, he won the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble and also received the other five awards nominations.
  • He also received good reviews and acclaims from the juries for his role.
  • Since then he has not looked back in his career and has made his huge mark on Hollywood.
  • He has appeared in many movies like "World Traveler", "Big Fish", "Charlotte Gay", "The Good Shepherd", "Watchman", "Eat Pray Love", "The Watch", "Blood Ties", and "The Longest Weak".
  • In 2002, he received his first Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his role as John Merrick in the play "The Elephant Man".

Billy Crudup Awards

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  • Then, he went on to receive three Tony Award Nomination for his roles in different plays.
  • Out of which, he won his first Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role of Vissarion Belinsky in the play "The Coast of Utopia: Part 1- Voyage".
  • He also worked in the stage play "Harry Clark" in 2018 and 2019.
  • In the year 2015, he played the role of Eric MacLeish in the American biographical drama film "Spotlight".
  • He won the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award and SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role in the movie.
  • He also portrayed the role of Michael Holloway in the American Netflix drama series "Gypsy" in 2017.
  • In 2019, he played the role of Oscar Carlson in the American drama film "After the Wedding".
  • He currently portrays the main role of Cory Elison in the American drama web television series "The Morning Show" which premiered on Apple TV+ on November 1, 2019.
  • His role in the series has been appreciated a lot and also has received a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
  • His role also earned him his first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2020.
  • At present, he is busy doing the shooting for his role in the series.

Billy Crudup married

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Who is Billy Crudup's wife?

The American actor, Billy Crudup is not married till the date but is currently dating Naomi Watts. Watts is a British actress who is mostly known for her debut role in the Australian movie "For Love Alone".

They started dating each other in 2017. They first met each other on the set of the Netflix drama series "Gypsy". He has been in a relationship with many actresses throughout his life.

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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.

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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).