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
|Fido||Jun 15, 2007||Fido||8.8|
|White Oleander||Oct 11, 2002||Barry Kolker||7.9|
|The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Dec 13, 2013||Dain Ironfoot||7.8|
|Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown||Jul 18, 1997||John Brown||7.3|
|Brave||Jun 22, 2012||King Fergus / Fergus / King Fergus||7.3|
|Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events||Dec 17, 2004||Uncle Monty||6.7|
|The Aristocrats||Jul 29, 2005||Himself||6.4|
|Quartet||Dec 28, 2012||Wilf / Wilf / Wilf Bond||6.2|