Comedic actor who starred in such popular films as City Slickers, Forget Paris, and Analyze This. He received an American Comedy Award in 1989 for his leading role in When Harry Met Sally.
He hosted the Academy Awards numerous times.
He co-starred with Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally.
He received a scholarship to Marshall University to play baseball.
As a child growing up in New York as the son of Commodore Records executive Jack Crystal, he counted jazz musicians Pee Wee Russell and Arvell Shaw among his friends and was sometimes babysat by singer Billie Holiday. He married Janice Crystal in 1970 and he has two daughters named Jennifer and Lindsay.
- The meaning of the name Crystal: Earth Mineral Or Brilliant Glass