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Robin Williams’ Kids and Billy Crystal Honor Late Actor at San Francisco Giants Game

Last night at Game 5 of the World Series in San Francisco, Robin Williams’ children ZakCody, and Zelda honored their late father with longtime family friend Billy Crystal.

Just before the SF Giants took on the Kansas City Royals, Zak Williams, 31, threw out the ceremonial first pitch, while Billy Crystal played catcher behind home plate in…

Kaitlyn Laurie | October 27, 2014 - 11:40 am

Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal’s Robin Williams Tribute Will Hit You in the Feels

Television lost one of its greatest actors earlier this month when Robin Williams took his own life in his Tiburon, Calif. home at the age of 63. To pay tribute to the comedian, actor Billy Crystal took the Emmy Awards stage during this year’s ceremony to remember his close friend, recalling the time the two improvised…

Gabrielle Chung | August 25, 2014 - 10:36 pm

Billy Crystal Will Honor Robin Williams at the 2014 Emmy Awards

Robin Williams will continue to be honored at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

Billy Crystal, the late actor’s longtime friend and former Father’s Day co-star, will pay tribute to him during the awards show on Monday following his heartbreaking death last week.

Kendall Fisher | August 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Watch: Jay Z, Tiger Woods, Billy Crystal and More Salute Derek Jeter in New Nike Ad

Let the Derek Jeter goodbyes begin.

There’s still a lot of baseball to be played in Jeter’s final season, but Nike has taken the lead in celebrating the New York Yankees shortstop’s career.

Peggy Truong | July 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Watch Kim Kardashian, Oprah and Others Bid Jay Leno Goodbye with a ‘Sound of Music’ Parody

In honor of Jay Leno’s final Tonight Show, Billy Crystal called every number in his phonebook—no one knows how he got Kim Kardashian’s phone number—to arrange a little send off for TV’s biggest chin.

The crew, which includes Jack Black, Kim Kardashian, Chris Paul, Sheryl Crow, Jim Parsons, Carol Burnett and Oprah Winfrey,…

Robert Kessler | February 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Famous Roles That Were Almost Played By Other Actors

“Actors search for rejection,” Charlie Chaplin once said. “If they don’t get it they reject themselves.”

Fortunately, actors don’t have to search that hard to find the rejection they crave, as even the biggest stars are constantly turned down for roles. So click through the gallery and see some famous roles that could…

Robert Kessler | June 11, 2013 - 8:30 am

‘Parental Guidance’ Review: Billy Crystal and Bette Midler Struggle to Revive Outdated Comedy Cliches (MOVIE REVIEW)

This Christmas, comic A-listers from the 80s and 90s Billy Crystal and Bette Midler return to the big screen in Parental Guidance, a new comedy contrasting old-school parenting with contemporary over-weaning.

Director Andy Fickman and writers Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse (re-written by Crystal stalwarts Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel) march through a…

Jordan Riefe | December 21, 2012 - 7:40 pm

‘Monsters University,’ ‘Monsters, Inc. 3D’ Footage Unveiled During USC-Notre Dame Football Game

Disney didn’t provide attendees with a varsity jacket embroidered with their last names or even an old-school letterman’s sweater, but the studio earned a “Gimme an A” for effort introducing footage from two upcoming Pixar projects, Monsters, Inc. 3D and Monsters University.

Inviting a small group of reporters to the University of Southern…

Todd Gilchrist | November 28, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Topsy Labs Ranks Most Tweeted About Oscar Moments!

The Oscars might be over, but people couldn’t stop talking about Hollywood’s biggest night — especially on Twitter!

Social intelligence engine Topsy Labs ranked some of the Academy Awards most tweeted about moments from fashion to Billy Crystal’s hosting chops.

So, what had people tweeting up a storm?

Amanda Hasaka | February 27, 2012 - 8:00 pm

Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel Hunt Down Billy Crystal in New Oscars Trailer (VIDEO)

January’s here and that could only mean one thing — the start of awards season!

The folks behind the Academy Awards recently released an official trailer for film’s biggest night. Starring Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel, the epic teaser has the two Transformers co-stars searching the world for this year’s Oscars host.

Gabrielle Chung | January 6, 2012 - 2:15 pm

Flashback Friday: Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ (VIDEO)

Let the count down to New Year’s commence!

As you gear up for the big night, make sure your celebratory ducks are in a row.

Glitzy black-tie attire? Check. Goofy, too-large-for-your-face 2013 glasses? Check. How about a date to kiss at midnight?

If you don’t have that last one…

Celebuzz | January 5, 2012 - 7:30 pm

Academy Award-Worthy Shots: Top 10 Oscar Hosts

It takes good acting to win an Oscar, but what does it take to host the entire ceremony?
For the past 80 years, the producers of the Academy Awards have searched for hosts with the ability to work an audience.
Hosting is the most important job of the night. So take some time…

Celebuzz | August 6, 2008 - 12:20 pm