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Billy Crudup

Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup confirmed his interest in acting and Broadway early on, earning an MFA from Tisch School of the Arts.

His first big-screen role was in the indie film "Grind," where he played 20-year-old Eddie Dolan, who was just released after an 18-month stretch in prison. In 2000, the actor hit big with audiences and critics in the Cameron Crowe film "Almost Famous," where he got to use his dramatic and comedic abilities in the role of rocker Russell Hammond.

Crudup will star as Jon Osterman/Dr. Manhattan in "The Watchmen." He'll also play opposite Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in the film "Public Enemies".

During the 1996 Broadway run of "Bus Stop," Crudup started...
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Billy Crudup confirmed his interest in acting and Broadway early on, earning an MFA from Tisch School of the Arts.

His first big-screen role was in the indie film "Grind," where he played 20-year-old Eddie Dolan, who was just released after an 18-month stretch in prison. In 2000, the actor hit big with audiences and critics in the Cameron Crowe film "Almost Famous," where he got to use his dramatic and comedic abilities in the role of rocker Russell Hammond.

Crudup will star as Jon Osterman/Dr. Manhattan in "The Watchmen." He'll also play opposite Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in the film "Public Enemies".

During the 1996 Broadway run of "Bus Stop," Crudup started dating Mary-Louise Parker. He split with the then-pregnant girlfriend in 2004 for his "Stage Beauty" co-star Claire Danes.
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  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Tony Awards 2011: Pictures from the Beacon Theatre red carpet arrivals

     
    Tony Awards 2011: Pictures from the Beacon Theatre red carpet. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Edie Falco, Ellen Barkin, Samuel L. Jackson and James Earl Jones are only a few stars on the red carpet for the 2011 Tony Awards....
  • Monster Mash: Intiman Theatre back? Kirsten Dunst joins cast

     
    Kirsten Dunst will join Mark Ruffalo and Billy Crudup in a screen adaptation of Adam Rapp's Pulitzer finalist play "Red Light Winter." The Intiman Theatre in Seattle is launching a $1 million fundraising campaign to revive its suspended operations....
  • Seth Rogen plays trophy husband at Sundance Film Festival

     
    Seth Rogen is playing trophy husband at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Seth Rogen's wife Lauren Miller is producer and star of "For A Good Time Call," a Sundance entry, and Rogen is by her side helping her promote and sell the project....
  • 'Eat Pray Love'

    'Eat Pray Love'
    Though she risks being upstaged by the great scenery, Julia Roberts is the show in director Ryan Murphy's ("Glee") version of Elizabeth Gilbert's autobiographical best-seller. Roberts-as-Gilbert takes off on a literal odyssey of self-discovery after...
  • 'Thin Ice' review: Sometimes it's more solid than you expect

    'Thin Ice' review: Sometimes it's more solid than you expect
    *** (out of four) Call me a sucker, but “Thin Ice” played me like a violin. In fact, a violin holds together a situation that seems like a retread through minor indie territory covered recently by “Cedar Rapids” and “Win...
  • Thin Ice

    Thin Ice
    Sometimes seeing so many movies can be a problem. How can a film lover or critic watch this movie and not think of Fargo, The Red Violin, House of Games, Criminal, and John Dahl’s The Last Seduction? Heck, even the violin shop is called Dahl’s...
  • Willam Belli dishes on 'Drag Race'

    Willam Belli dishes on 'Drag Race'
    On this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," Willam Belli infuriated Phi Phi O'Hara, tossed off hilarious one-liners and got kicked off for a mysterious rule infraction to be revealed at the finale. He also recently starred in a spoof video "Chow Down (At...
  • 'The Watch' review: Still looking for laughs

    'The Watch' review: Still looking for laughs
    ** (out of four) A movie called “The Watch” couldn't have worse timing. Just because 20th Century Fox changed the film's title from “Neighborhood Watch” to “The Watch” doesn't mean the comedy about an (eventually)...
  • The Watch

    The Watch
    When I was going to bring a friend to the screening of this, he asked what many people probably did when they arrived at the theatre. “What is ‘The Watch’? I never heard of it.” When you explain it’s the Ben Stiller/Vince...
  • What you need to know about 'Watchmen'

    What you need to know about 'Watchmen'
    Who watches the Watchmen? Soon, we will. At least, that's what Warner Bros. and DC Comics are counting on when their next comic book adaptation, "Watchmen," hits theaters in March. Many moviegoers got a sneak peek of the film before seeing " The Dark...