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Billy Crudup Love Affairs, Children, & Career: Seven Facts About The Morning Show Cast

Hendrix Published On Fri Feb 14 2020   Modified On Tue Feb 18 2020
Billy Crudup Love Affairs, Children, & Career: Seven Facts About The Morning Show Cast

Billy Crudup is a well-known actor whose performance in The Coast of Utopia won him a Tony Award. In addition to this, he has also worked in some stellar movies like Almost Famous, Big Fish, etc.

In 2020, he received critical acclaim and audience praise for his work on the Apple TV+ drama The Morning Show working alongside Jennifer Aniston, Bel Powley, Karen Pittman, Nestor Carbonell, etc. According to GQ, he is the best thing about The Morning Show.

7. Billy Crudup Is Dating Naomi Watts

Crudup is one of the mainstream stars of 2020 and anything he does makes the news, but he has been dating Gypsy co-star Naomi Watts since 2017.

She split from Liev Schreiber in 2016 and had said that she was not interested in dating anyone. However, the actress is dating Billy as of February 2020 but she is not a wife. The representatives from the pair have refused to comment on their relationship.

6. He Starred On Almost Famous

Although not one of his best-known movies, Billy was one of the centerpieces of the comedy-drama Almost Famous in which he acted alongside Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee among others.

Crudup was a star in Almost Famous
Crudup was a star in Almost Famous 
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The film was a flop the box office but has become a cult classic in the years following its release. The film was also ranked 79th in a poll conducted by the BBC of the greatest film since 2000.

5. Crudup Has A Son Named William Atticus Parker

Billy dated Mary- Louise Parker in the past. They started their relationship in 1996 and Parker was seven months pregnant with their son William Atticus Parker in November 2003 when they separated.

Their son was born on January 7, 2004, when he was already with then-girlfriend Claire Danes.

4. The Leading Man Is Also A Theater Artist

Crudup has worked in various theater productions including The Elephant Man for which he received a Tony Award nomination.

Some of his other famous stage works are The Coast of Utopia, Waiting for Godot, Arcadia, No Man's Land, etc.

3. He Is 51 years Old As Of February 2020

Billy Crudup was born William Gaither Crudup on July 8, 1968, in Manhasset, New York, U.S. to Thomas Henry Crudup III and Georganne Gaither. He grew up in New York where he attended his local schools. After this, he went to Saint Thomas Aquinas High School.

After graduating from High School in 1986, he went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

2. His Acting Career Began In 1996

The actor started acting in 1996 with the film Sleepers. After this, he was actively involved in the acting industry with films like Inventing the Abbotts, Without Limits, etc. among others.

The breakthrough role of his career came in 1998 with the film The Hi-Lo Country. His well-known films include Mission: Impossible III, Spotlight, etc.

1. Billy’s Performance In The Morning Show Is Critically Acclaimed

The Morning Show is one of the best shows of 2019, is streaming on Apple TV+ and has made a must-watch reputation.

Billy as his character on The Morning Show
Billy as his character on The Morning Show
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Depicting the lives of the people who do the early morning show it explores the topics of workplace harassment among others.

The show stars like Jack Davenport, Bel Powley, Jennifer Aniston, and Reese Witherspoon among a few.