Connolly & Robin Williams Scotland
Billy Connolly (right) jokes with fellow comedian Robin Williams after he ran the hill race at the Lonach Highland Games in Strathdon near Balmoral in Scotland.
Pete Postlethwaite AKA Peter William Postlethwaite Born: 16-Feb-1946 Birthplace: Warrington, Cheshire, England Died: 2-Jan-2011 Location of death: Shropshire, England Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor Nationality: England Executive summary: In the Name of the Father
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly in front of Buckingham Palace during...
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly in front of Buckingham Palace during a visit to London, 26th July 1974. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
Haunted by his greatest hit: Baker Street made him rich beyond his dreams, but it plunged Gerry Rafferty into drunken self-destruction
He lived for years as a depressive recluse — and listened to his famous hit song Baker Street over and over again.
Billy Connolly 'doesn't recognise close friends any more' as he continues to battle Parkinson's Disease
The Scottish comic's close friend Michael Parkinson made the sad admission during an appearance on Saturday Morning with James Martin
Billy Connolly: his 36 funniest, wisest quotes
"Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!”Billy Connolly is pictured here in the film The Big Man (1990); Liam Neeson and Hugh Grant also starred in the film.
Billy Connolly receives knighthood for his services to entertainment
The British comedian joked that he should be called 'Lancelot' as he had the honour bestowed upon him during an Investiture ceremony at London's Buckingham Palace.
Vintage postcard, no. 950. Photo: British Lion. English actor, film director and producer Richard Attenborough (1923) won two Oscars for Gandhi in 1983. He has also won four BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. As an actor he is known for his roles in Brighton Rock (1947), The Great Escape (1963) and Jurassic Park (1993).