Billy was born in 1942 in Glasgow to William (an instrument technician) and Mary (a hospital cafeteria worker). Billy attended St. Gerard's Secondary School in Glasgow.
He work as a welder and boiler in the Glasgow shipyards before moving into a career in stand-up comedy and folk singing.
His popularity grew throughout the 70s and 80s, turning him into an international star by the 1990s. He moved into straight acting with a role in Mrs. Brown opposite Judi Dench.
Billy married Iris Pressagh, an interior designer, in 1969, and divorced in 1985. They had two children: Jamie (b. 1969) and Cara (b. 1973). He married a second time to Pamela Stephenson in 1989, a former comedian and now a Psychologist. They have three daughters: Daisy (b. 1983), Amy (b. 1986) and Scarlett Layla (b. 1988).
Billy Connolly's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|Fuck||Nov 10, 2006||Himself||9.0|
|Overnight||Nov 10, 2004||Himself||8.9|
|The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Dec 14, 2012||Dain Ironfoot||8.2|
|Pocahontas||Jun 23, 1995||Ben||8.0|
|White Oleander||Oct 11, 2002||Barry Kolker||7.9|
|Fido||Jun 15, 2007||Fido||7.5|
|Who Is Cletis Tout?||Jul 26, 2002||Dr. Mike Savian||7.5|
|The Last Samurai||Dec 5, 2003||Zebulon Gant||7.4|
|The Boondock Saints||Jan 21, 2000||Il Duce||7.4|
|Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown||Jul 18, 1997||John Brown||7.2|
|Brave||Jun 22, 2012||King Fergus / Fergus / King Fergus||7.2|
|An Everlasting Piece||Dec 25, 2000||Scalper||7.0|
|Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events||Dec 17, 2004||Uncle Monty||6.7|
|The Aristocrats||Jul 29, 2005||Himself||6.5|
|Open Season||Sep 29, 2006||McSquizzy||6.3|
|The X Files: I Want to Believe||Jul 25, 2008||Father Joseph Crissman||6.2|
|Quartet||Dec 28, 2012||Wilf / Wilf / Wilf Bond||6.2|
|The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day||Oct 30, 2009||Poppa||6.1|
|Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties||Jun 16, 2006||Dargis||6.1|
|Indecent Proposal||Apr 7, 1993||Auction M.C.||5.3|
|Gulliver's Travels||Dec 25, 2010||King Of Lilliputia||4.4|
|Timeline||Nov 26, 2003||Professor E.A. Johnston||4.2|
|The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Dec 13, 2013||Dain Ironfoot||tbd|
|The Hobbit: There and Back Again||Dec 17, 2014||Dain||tbd|