Billy Crystal is one of the most beloved comedians of our time. Born and raised in New York, he honed his craft in the city’s bustling comedy scene before making it big on Saturday Night Live. He went on to star in numerous hit films, most notably When Harry Met Sally and City Slickers, which earned him critical praise and several accolades. Crystal’s wit and sharp humor earned him multiple Emmy Awards for his hosting of the Academy Awards, where his opening monologues became legendary performances in their own right. His unforgettable characters and unmistakable voice have made him a staple of American pop culture, and his long list of awards and accolades speaks volumes to his talent and influence in the entertainment industry.