Billy Connolly BioGraphy

The full name of him is Sir William Connolly. His birth name is William Connolly. He has Successfully got the important Order of the British Empire Award. Apart from being a Scottish actor, he is also a performer, presenter, musician and retired comedian.

Billy Connolly BioGraphy

Billy came to this world on 24 November 1942. His birthplace is Anderston, Glasgow, United Kingdom. The house where the actor was born was on linoleum at 69 Dover Street, three floors up in Anderston, Glasgow. His religion is Catholic. His father’s name is William Connolly and mother’s name is Mary Connolly. His parents were partly of Irish descent. When the actor turned four, his mother left him and his father in 1946. William served as an engineer in the Royal Air Force in Burma. William was fighting a bloody war in Burma. During that time the Germans were doing all kinds of nonsense on the city. He lived at the dock with his siblings and father. Near the dock was a teenager living in a slum with two children.Big Yin has an older sister and a younger brother. The elder sister’s name is Florence Connolly. His younger brother name is Michael Connolly. His sister was a professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. His sister is no more in this world. She died on January 9, 2003. His younger brother is an American author.


His mother worked in a hospital cafeteria and his grandfather was an Irish immigrant. In 1946, while his father was serving in the army, his mother left the family, and Billy and his sister raised their aunts, Margaret and Mona. He attended St. Peter’s Primary School and Saint-Gerard High School.

Personal Life

This actor married Iris Pressagh in 1969. Billy split from Iris in 1981. And both of them got divorced in 1985. The actor had a total death on 30 December 1985 due to being an alcoholic. Billy’s father died of a stroke in March 1988. His mother died of neuron disease in 1993. On 20 December 1989, this actor married Stephenson in Fiji. Billy had been living with Stephenson since 1981.The actor has four daughters and one son. The names of his daughters are Cara Connolly, Scarlett Connolly, Daisy Connolly and Amy Connolly. And his son’s name is Jamie Connolly. Billy had two children from his first marriage. And three children were from the second marriage. In 2001, he became a grandfather. Their daughter Cara Connolly gave birth to a baby boy in 2001. Whose name he named Walter.

Real Name Sir William Connolly
Other Name Billy
Age 78 year old
Date Of Birth 24 November 1942
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Gender Male
Birth Place Anderston, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Film
  • Stand-up
  • Television
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
  • Blue comedy
  • Musical comedy
  • Observational comedy
Father Name William Connolly
Mother Name Mary McLean
Sister Name Florence Connolly
Brother Name Michael Connolly
Children  Name
  • Cara Connolly
  • Jamie Connolly
  • Scarlett Connolly
  • Daisy Connolly
  • Amy Connolly
Wife Name Pamela Stephenson ​(m. 1989)
School Name St. Gerard’s Secondary School
College Name Strathclyde
Qualification Honorary degree
Physical Status
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Height 6ft 0 or 182.9 cm
Weight 75 KG
Body Type Fit
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Grey
Biceps Size Approx 40 inches
Waist size Approx 40 inches
Bust size Approx 34 inches
Body Color White
Relationship Status
Married Status Yes
Any Affair No
Ex- wife  Name Iris Pressagh ​(m. 1969; div. 1985)​
Wife Name Pamela Stephenson ​(m. 1989)


This actor started his acting career in 1975. He played Jody / Paddy in 2 episodes of Play for Today from 1975 to 1976. After that he did two television series in 1980. First he did Not the Nine O’Clock News in which he did many roles and second he played Bogle McNeep in Worzel Gummidge. Played several roles in 6 episodes of The Kenny Everett Television Show from 1982 to 1983. In 1983 he played the role of Androcles in Androcles and the Lion.In 1978, he played the role of Blakey in Absolution (British thriller film). In 1983, he played the role of Hawkeye McGillicuddy in the film Bullshot. After this he played Bobby Binns in 2 episodes of Tickle on the Tum from 1984 to 1985. He then played the role of Delgado in the 1985 film Water. From 1985 to 1987 he appeared in episodes of Super Gran: “Supergran and the Course of True Love”; also played the role of Angus McSporran in the theme composer. After that in 1985 he played the role of Des in Blue Money (English television comedy film). In 1988 he played The Dosser in Episode: “It’s a Wonderful Life, Too” of City Lights.

Net Worth

The net worth of this brilliant actor is around twenty million dollar.

Social Media

Talking about the social media account of Sir William Connolly, this actor is active only on Facebook and Twitter. Apart from this, he did not create his user id on any other social media account. On Facebook, she is from the user id of @SirBillyConnolly. He has 671,736 followers on Facebook. On the same Twitter, he is from the user id of @Billy_Connolly. Where he has 224.9K Followers.

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