Famous as :Actor, comedian, musician
Birth Name :William Connolly, Jr.
Birth Date :November 24, 1942
Birth Place :Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Spouse :Iris Pressagh (27-Jun-69 - 1-Aug-85), Pamela Stephenson (actress, since 20-Dec-89)
Claim to fame :As John Brown in "Mrs Brown" (1997)
Actor/comedian Billy Connolly opened up about his health struggles. The Scottish star "recently underwent minor surgery in America after being diagnosed with the very early stages of prostate cancer." His rep said, "The operation was a total success and Billy is fully recovered."...
Funnyman Billy Connolly has paid tribute to his friend and former singing partner Gerry Rafferty, hailing the late musician as "a true genius". Rafferty joined the Scottish comedian's folk group the Humblebums before rising to fame in the 1970s with "Stealers Wheel"....