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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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  • Video review: 'Watchmen'

    Video review: 'Watchmen'
    Alan Moore was right. There isn't a movie in his landmark graphic novel "Watchmen" -- at least not a really good one. What we get instead is something acceptable but pedestrian, an adaptation that is more a prisoner of its story than the master of it....
  • '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...
  • "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon": first guests

     
    We've got the full line-up of first guests on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." Here it is, with commentary: **Monday, March 2 ??? Show 0001 - Guests include Robert De Niro, Justin Timberlake and musical guest Van Morrison [Timberlake,......
  • TV This Week: From 'Worst Cooks' to 'Watchmen'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 3 - 9, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SUNDAY The new docu-soap "Secrets of Aspen" charts the lives of sexy single ladies Star, Erin, Shana, Robin, Laura......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: A rat becomes a chef

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies GOURMET: Patton Oswalt lends the voice for a Parisian rat who enjoys fine food in 2007's "Ratatouille," at 9......
  • Julia Roberts visits Oprah Winfrey, promotes ‘Eat Pray Love’

     
    Julia Roberts visits “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to talk about her family and to promote her new movie, “Eat Pray Love.” “I sort of worship my husband,” Roberts tells Winfrey. “He takes my breath away.” She...
  • Friday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Train performs; Jennie Garth. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Penelope Ann Miller; Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez and 2010 contestants. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Dr. Jill Biden; John......
  • Movie Review: Eat Pray Love

     
    The generations of American women who have grown up with, identified with and love Julia Roberts may relish her  star turn in Eat Pray Love, one woman's journey in search of herself and other things. “Looking in all the wrong places,” she...
  • Billy Crudup, Kathleen Turner, Matthew Rhys set for 2010-11 L.A. Theatre Works season [Updated]

     
    The stars have aligned for L.A. Theatre Works' upcoming 2010-11 season. The company, which presents new and classic plays that are recorded for radio in front of a live audience, will mount 10 productions with a bevy of celebrity talent......
  • Billy Crudup as Timothy Geithner — 'Eat Pray TARP'?

     
    Billy Crudup let it slip Monday that he's up to play Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in HBO's incarnation of the book "Too Big to Fail." "Well, I hope it works now," the "Eat Pray Love" star told Fox Business Network. "This isn't going out on the air,...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Oliver Stone's Wall Street. Hedge fund giants.

     
    AIG plots exit. Two years after the government rescued it, American International Group is making concrete plans to pay back Washington and regain its independence. Oliver Stone's Wall Street. Oliver Stone walks a reporter through his decidedly critical...