According to The Hollywood Reporter, comedian and Broadway vet Billy Crystal has inked a deal with Henry Holt and Company publishers for $4 million to write a humor book on aging. The book's release will coincide with Crystal's 65th birthday in March of 2013.
Crystal won the 2005 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event for 700 Sundays, a two-act, one-man play, which he conceived and wrote about his parents and his childhood growing up on Long Island.
The comedian hosted the Academy Awards broadcast in 1990-1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, and 2004 and 2012. His nine times as the M.C. is second only to Bob Hope's 18 in most ceremonies hosted. Crystal was a cast member of Saturday Night Live. His film's include When Harry Met Sally and City Slickers.
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