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Billy Connolly

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    • November 24th, 1942
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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Filmography

Acting (40 Credits)

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2016Wild Oats as Chandler
2014What We Did on Our Holiday as Gordie McLeodWatch Free
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Dain
2012Brave as Fergus (voice)
2012Quartet as Wilf Bond
2012What About Dick? as Inspector McGuffin
2011The Ballad of Nessie as Narrator (voice)
2010Gulliver's Travels as King Theodore
2009The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day as Poppa Il Duce
2008The X Files: I Want to Believe as Father Joseph Crissman
2008Open Season 2 as McSquizzy (voice)
2006Fido as FidoWatch Free
2006Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties as Dargis
2006Open Season as McSquizzy (voice)
2004A Series of Unfortunate Events as Dr. Montgomery Montgomery
2003Overnight
2003Timeline as Professor E.A. Johnston
2003The Last Samurai as Zebulon Gant
2002White Oleander as Barry Kolker
2001The Man Who Sued God as Steve Myers
2001Prince Charming as Hamish
2001Who Is Cletis Tout? as Dr Savian
2000Beautiful Joe as Joe
2000Murder with Too Many Notes as Findlay Crawford
2000An Everlasting Piece as Scalper
1999The Debt Collector as Nickie Dryden
1999The Boondock Saints as II Duce
1998Still Crazy as Hughie
1998The Impostors as Mr. Sparks, the Tennis Pro
1997Paws as PC (voice)
1997Mrs. Brown as John Brown
1996Muppet Treasure Island as Billy Bones
1995Pocahontas as Ben (voice)
1993Indecent Proposal as Auction M.C.
1990Crossing the Line as Frankie
1989The Return of the Musketeers as Caddie
1986Head of the Class as Billy MacGregor
1985Water as Delgado Fitzhugh
1983Bullshot Crummond as Hawkeye McGillicuddy
1978Absolution as BlakeyWatch Free

Himself (4 Credits)

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2016Dying Laughing as HimselfWatch Free
2005Fuck as Himself
2005The Aristocrats as Himself
1985Live Aid as Self

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