William Gaither Crudup, also professionally known as Billy Crudup is an American actor, best known for his role in the theatrical show, The Coast of Utopia. With the professional career of over 30 years, he has appeared in many films, TV series and stage shows. Some of his popular films include Big Fish, Mission: Impossible III, Watchmen and Justice League. Moreover, he is the winner of the Tony Award.
The American actor was born on July 8, 1968, in Manhasset, New York, United States. He was born to father Thomas Henry Crudup III and mother Georgann Gaither. As for siblings, he has two brothers; Tommy and Brooks.
Crudup belongs to American nationality and white by ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer. His parents divorced during his childhood and remarried before the divorce. When he was eight, he moved to Texas with his family.
As for academic qualification, he completed his high school course from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1986. He received a degree in acting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Later, he graduated from prestigious Tisch School of the Arts holding degree in Master of Fine Arts in 1994.
Crudup is in an intimate relationship with actress Naomi Watts. The couple started dating since 2017. They met on the set of Netflix series Gypsy while working together for the show.
Moreover, the pair were seen holding hands on the street in New York in July 2017. It’s been two years of them living together without any contradiction and satisfied with the current relationship.
The American actor previously had a relationship with American actress Mary Louis Parker. They began dating in 1996 however the relationship did not last long until the couple split in November 2003. Mary gave birth to a son William Atticus Parker.
The main reason for the breakup was Billy was found having a relationship with American actress Claire Danes while Parker was seven months pregnant. Claire and Billy started dating since 2003 and broke up after four years of relationship.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American actor Billy Crudup has successfully accumulated an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars. The main source of his earnings is from acting in films, TV series and stage performances.
Moreover, he earned an astounding salary of $1 million for his performance in the 2000 comedy-drama Almost Famous. Some of his popular films earned hundreds of millions of dollar and are given below:
|1||Alien: Covenant||Chris Oram||$97-111 million||$$240.9 million|
|2||Mission: Impossible III||John Musgrave||$150 million||$397 million|
|3||Justice League||Dr. Henry Allen||$300 million||$657.9 million|
Crudup started his acting career in the undergraduate acting company, LAB! Theater after completing the undergraduate study. Following then, he worked at UNC-STV’s show, General College.
He made a film debut in 1996 movie Sleepers as Tommy Marcano. In the same year, he also played in the film Everyone Says I Love You as Ken Risley. His last movie is Where’d You Go, Bernadette where he starred as Elgie Branch in 2019. He appeared alongside Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, James Urbaniak, and others.
Some of the several movies, Billy starred are Grind (1997), Without Limits (1998), Jesus’ Son (1999), Almost Famous (2000), Big Fish (2003), Watchmen (2009), The Watch (2012), Jackie (2016), After the Wedding (2019) and many more.
In addition to films, he also played in the TV series and made a debut in Too Big to Fall as Timothy Geithner in 2011. Other television series he worked are Gypsy as Michael Holloway in 2017 and Top of the Morning as Cory Ellison in 2019.
Furthermore, the American actor worked in theater shows since 1994 and some of them are Arcadia (1995), Oedipus (1998), The Elephant Man (2002), The Pillowman (2005), The Coast of Utopia (2006-2007), No Man’s Land (2013), Harry Clark (2017-2018) and others.
Billy Crudup is an American actor, best known for his role Almost Famous, The Coast of Utopia, Public Enemies, and Mission: Impossible III.
Billy Crudup is 51 years old as of 2019.
Billy Crudup is 5 feet 8.5 inches or 1.74 meters tall.
As of July 2019, Billy Crudup has a net worth of $6 million.