Billy Crudup - Updated Jul 2024

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Billy Crudup

Billy Crudup is a popular American Actor. Billy Crudup is widely known for portraying the role of Michael Holloway in the television series titled Gypsy in 2017.

Early Life and Childhood

Billy Crudup was born on July 8, 1968, in the city of Manhasset, New York, United States. His age is 55 years as of 2023 and his full name is William Gaither Crudup.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Cancer by date of birth.

Talking about his family members, his father’s name is Thomas Henry Crudup III and his mother’s name is Georgann Gaither. Likewise, he has two brothers named Tommy Crudup, and Brooks Crudup and both of them are producers by profession.

Billy Crudup – Education

In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Florida. Later, he graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Then, he completed a Master of Fine Arts from New York University in 1994.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, after graduating from the Tisch School of the Arts, he began his professional acting career in theater. He appeared in several Off-Broadway and regional productions, gaining recognition for his strong performances on stage.

Similarly, his breakthrough role came with the 2000 film titled Almost Famous directed by Cameron Crowe. He appeared in several films such as Big Fish, Trust the Man, Dedication, Eat Pray Love, Too Big to Fail, Blood Ties, The Longest Week, Jackie, Justice League, After the Wedding, Die in a Gunfight, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and so on.

Likewise, he appeared in several television series such as Gypsy in 2017, At Home with Amy Sedaris in 2019, The Morning Show in 2019, The Last Movie Stars in 2022, and Hello Tomorrow in 2023. He has also appeared in short films such as The Ballas of G.I. Joe in 2009, and Alien: Covenant- Prologue: Last Supper in 2017.

Furthermore, he has been recognized with several prestigious award nominations and wins. Apart from his Tony Award nomination for The Coast of Utopia in 2007, he has been nominated for various film and television awards, including Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Additionally, he voiced the character of Henry Allen, the father of Barry Allen (The Flash), in the DC animated film titled Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox in 2013. He has also worked on stage and has received critical acclaim for his performances in various Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Billy Crudup

Caption: Billy Crudup into his character. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Crudup has not endorsed any brand till now or seen promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. Similarly, no clue is available on the web regarding the products he has supported. Also, he has never provided any information related to the brands or companies he has ever endorsed.

Awards and Nomination

Crudup won Clarence Derwent Award in 1995, the National Board of Review in 1998, the Western Heritage Award in 1999, Paris Film Festival Award in 2000, the Online Film Critics Society Award in 2001, and Berlin International Film Festival Award in 2007.

Similarly, he won Awards Circuit Community Award in 2015, Film Independent Spirit Award in 2016, Online Film & Television Association Award in 2020, Gold Derby Award in 2016, Screen Actors Guild Award in 2016, Critics Choice Award in 2020, Primetime Emmy Award in 2020.

Billy Crudup – Net Worth 2023

Crudup has an estimated net worth of around $10 million, but his exact salary is unavailable. Similarly, most of his income is generated from his acting profession. Additionally, he has worked very hard to get this fame and is still working actively in his career.

Relationship Status

Crudup married Naomi Watts on June 9, 2023. Naomi is a beautiful actress by profession. They met on the set of the Netflix drama series Gypsy in 2017 and started dating each other. Moreover, they both don’t have children together. However, in the past, he was married to actress Mary-Louise Parker from 1996 to 2004. They have a son together named William Atticus Parker. Then he dated actress Claire Danes from 2004 to 2006.

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Caption: Billy Crudup with his wife. Source: Instagram


Crudup has always been in controversy due to his relationships. He cheated on his first wife Mary-Louise Parker and dated actress Claire Danes when his wife was seven months pregnant with their son. Later, he ended his relationship with Danes and dated actress Naomi Watts.

Body Measurements

Crudup is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 73kg. Similarly, he has a good body structure but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has a beautiful pair of dark brown eyes and greyish hair. Also, his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 11(US).

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Caption: Billy Crudup posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Crudup is active on Instagram. He has 7.5K followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @billycrudupsource. Moreover, he is not available on Facebook as well as Twitter.