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Billy Crystal

The Leonard Lopate Show

Billy Crystal

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Billy Crystal talks to Leonard Lopate about the most powerful and memorable moments of his life and career, from entertaining his relatives as a kid in Long Beach, Long Island, to doing stand-up in the Village to "Saturday Night Live," "When Harry Met Sally," and hosting the Academy Awards.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Billy Crystal

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Billy Crystal was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his career; that night he opened for Blood, Sweat & Tears; and coping with growing older. He also told us that he's a fan of scrimshaw. Find out what else Billy's a fan of! 

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Studio 360

The 2,000 Year Old Man

Friday, May 03, 2013

It began as a time-filler during a lull in the writer’s room; became a favorite party gag; then was captured on a 1961 album — “the comedian’s Bible,” says Billy Crystal. Carl Reiner, as the straight-man interviewer, would paint Mel Brooks, his millennia-old guest, into a corner, and Brooks ...

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Studio 360

Avatar, 2,000 Year-Old Man, Millet

Friday, December 18, 2009

Meet the $380 million dollar man. With its stunning 3-D effects, director James Cameron tells Kurt about the insane ambition and expense it took to complete his new movie "Avatar." Billy Crystal and Rob Reiner recall the genius of Mel Brooks' and Carl Reiner's routine "The 2,000 Year Old Man." What do Sharon Stone, Noam Chomsky, David Hasselhoff, and a komodo dragon have in common? Author Lydia Millet explains.

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