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Nov 23, 2013   Leave a Comment Interview

Few young stage actors can resist the lure of Hollywood once they’ve gotten a breakout film role. Billy Crudup, on the other hand, has made theater a priority for almost two decades, seeking out complex character roles that require much more than movie star handsomeness. Between screen credits in Almost Famous, Big Fish, Watchmen, Too Big to Fail and many more, Crudup has earned three Tony nominations and a Best Featured Actor Tony Award for playing Russian literary critic Vissarion Belinsky in The Coast of Utopia. He’s currently juggling the roles of Lucky in Waiting for Godot and Foster in No Man’s Land, yet another big challenge he says he feels “extremely fortunate” to tackle. For his Role Call, Crudup chose his Tony roles, his first film hit and a smaller scale movie that was especially meaningful. Continue @

Nov 23, 2013   Leave a Comment Upcoming

This year has seen quite a few actors trying their hand behind the camera, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lake Bell and Jason Bateman releasing their feature-length directorials. Poised to join their ranks next year is William H. Macy with the Billy Crudup-starring “Rudderless,” his first feature film effort following an HBO TV movie way, way back in 1988. And now we can see the result as the first stills from the film have arrived online for your viewing pleasure. First announced this past spring, the indie drama follows Crudup as a grieving father who forms a band after discovering music written by his late son. Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Laurence Fishburne, Felicity Huffman and Macy himself round out the cast. Here’s the full synopsis: Continue @

Nov 23, 2013   Leave a Comment Interview

Name: Billy Crudup

Age: 45
Neighborhood: Soho
Occupation: Actor, currently appearing alongside Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, and Shuler Hensley in Waiting for Godot and No Man’s Land, performed in repertory at the Cort Theatre on Broadway.
Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? It’s a tie between Mohamed from Rosa Maria Pizza, who used to let my brother and me buy slices on credit, or Holden Caulfield.
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Nov 17, 2013   Leave a Comment Stage

The revival of Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land played its first preview Oct. 31 at 8 PM at Broadway’s Cort Theatre. The production plays in repertory with Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, which began performances Oct. 26. Continue @

Nov 17, 2013   Leave a Comment Media/Videos

Originally taped – September, 1998