Billy Connolly's biography
William Connolly is 80 years old actor born at Glasgow. He was born on Tuesday 24th of November 1942. He is often nicknamed as The Big Yin. According to year of birth 1942 Billy belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 24th of November means Billy is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is a Fiery sign of Zodiac Belt. These people are highly learned and love to gain knowledge throughout their life.
He is white scottish. Billy is citizen of Scotland. Billy is an adherent of atheism. Billy´s primary profession is to be actor. You can know Billy also as comedian, banjoist, stand-up comedian, film actor, screenwriter, stage actor, singer, composer, guitarist. Billy is recently known as television actor.
Billy Connolly's family
Billy Connolly's wife
She is known as writer. His wife was born on Sunday 4th of December 1949 in Takapuna.
Billy Connolly's ex wife
Billy Connolly's schools
We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: St. Gerard's RC Secondary, St Peter's Boys School, Stewartville St, Glasgow.
Billy Connolly's career
Billy´s main focus is to be actor. He is famous thanks to Fido. Maybe you are curious what instrument does he play ? He plays banjo.
Is Billy Connolly gay ?
Billy is known to be straight.
Awards and competitions
Billy Connolly's Awards
- He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Entertainment.
- Received the Outstanding Contribution to Television and Film Award at the 2012 British Academy Scotland Awards.
- He was awarded the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Entertainment and Charity in East Sussex, England.
Billy Connolly's quotes
- I'm now a Doctor of Letters. Most of them Fs and Bs.
- Life for me is great. I'm a very f***in' wealthy person, I'm married to a very beautiful woman and I get laid with monotonous regularity.
- I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.
- In Scotland, there is no such thing as bad weather - only the wrong clothes.
- Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares?... He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!
- There are two seasons in Scotland - Winter and July.
- I set out to be a cross between Lenny Bruce and Robert the Bruce -- my main thrust was the body and its functions and malfunctions -- the absurdity of the thing.
- Without arts programmes there's only reality TV, and reality TV needs the arts to show it what reality is.
- Jazz makes me want to vomit!
- I've had it with terrorists of all colors and fucking descriptions. Fucking bringing terror to some innocent person's life. Fuck you. Osama Bin Laden lives in a cave, shits in a fucking bucket. Why are we scared of this prick? Fuck you, Bin Laden!
- I don't want to influence anybody so I shut up. I think the Scots will come to a good conclusion in the referendum. They'll get what they deserve.
- The future doesn't exist and neither does the past. Worrying about it is a waste of time and effort.
- [on politicians] Don't vote, it just encourages them.
- Who discovered we could get milk from cows, and what did he think he was doing at the time?
- Irish people don't communicate like anyone else. I was walking in Ireland, and this woman said "Oh, Billy Connolly you're the spitting image of yourself!".
- I think Wilderbeest don't know that they're Wilderbeest. For there are no mirrors on the Serengeti. "Run Wilderbeest! Run for your life!" "I'm not a Wilderbeest! I'm one of those stripey things over there!"
- My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger
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Billy Connolly's height, body shape, eye color
Lets describe how Billy Connolly looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Billy is tall as 6' 0" (183 cm). Body build is average. Billy´s eyes are tinted brown - light. Billy´s hair is shade of grey.
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