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Billy Connolly

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   William "Billy" Connolly, Jr., CBE (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname The Big Yin (The Big One).His first trade, in the early 1960s, was as a welder (specifically a boilermaker) in the Glasgow shipyards, but he gave it up towards the end of the decade to pursue a career as a folk singer in the Humblebums and subsequently as a soloist. In the early 1970s he made the transition from folk-singer with a comedic persona to fully-fledged comedian, a role in which he continues. He also became an actor, and has appeared in such films as Indecent Proposal (1993); Mrs. Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA; The Boondock Saints (1999); The Man Who Sued God (2001); Water (1985);The Last Samurai (2003); Timeline (2003); Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004); Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006); and The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008). Connolly reprised his role as Noah "Il Duce" MacManus in Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. Connolly appears as the King of Lilliput in the 2010 remake of Gulliver′s Travels. Description above from the Wikipedia article Billy Connolly , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 24, 1942 In Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the movie Big Banana Feet 1976-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Hobbit: The Orc of Gundabad 2015-05-01
Known For
Filmography
Movie The Hobbit: The Orc of Gundabad Dain 2015-05-01
Movie The Hobbit: The Dwarves of Erebor Dain 2015-01-01
Movie Ημερολόγιο Διακοπών Gordy McLeod 2014-09-26
Movie Χόμπιτ: Η Μάχη Των Πέντε Στρατών Dain 2014-12-10
Movie Χόμπιτ: Η Ερημιά Του Νοσφιστή Dain Ironfoot 2013-12-11
Movie Brave King Fergus (voice) 2012-06-21
Movie Κουαρτέτο Wilf Bond 2012-09-08
Movie Gulliver's Travels King Theodore 2010-12-25
Movie Αγγελοι Τιμωροί 2: Η Εκδίκηση Αρχίζει Poppa Il Duce 2009-11-24
Movie The X Files: I Want to Believe Father Joseph Crissman 2008-07-24
Movie Wisdom Himself 2008-10-07
Movie Οι Ήρωες του Δάσους 2 McSquizzy (voice) 2008-09-24
Movie Garfield 2: Μια ιστορία δύο γατάκια Dargis 2006-06-15
Movie Οι Ήρωες του Δάσους McSquizzy (voice) 2006-09-29
Movie Fuck Himself 2005-11-07
Movie Λέμονι Σνίκετ: Μια σειρά από ατυχή γεγονότα Dr. Montgomery Montgomery 2004-12-16
Movie Ο Τελευταίος Σαμουράι Zebulon Gant 2003-12-05
Movie White Oleander Barry Kolker 2002-10-11
Series The Ray Martin Show Himself - Guest 2001-10-01
Movie Beautiful Joe Joe 2000-06-09
Movie Αγγελοι Τιμωροί II Duce 1999-01-22
Movie Still Crazy Hughie 1998-10-30
Movie Mrs Brown John Brown 1997-07-18
Movie Τα Μάπετ στο νησί των θησαυρών Billy Bones 1996-02-16
Movie Ποκαχόντας Ben (voice) 1995-06-14
Movie Ανήθικη Πρόταση Auction M.C. 1993-04-07
Movie Absolution Blakey 1978-06-05
Movie Big Banana Feet Himself 1976-01-01