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Billy Crawford

Biography

Co-host with Luis Manzano of Pilipinas Got Skill who released the tune ‘You Didn’t Expect That.’ He attended the Professional Executing Arts College in NY, along with Mandy Moore and Nina Sky. His tune “Trackin'” reached #5 in France and #1 in holland. He was wedded to Marie Courchinoux from 2006 until 2011. He also dated Nikki Gil, a Filipino vocalist and celebrity. When he was fourteen, Crawford surely got to end up being among Michael Jackson’s back-up dancers on the 1995 MTV Video Music Honours.

Quick Facts


Full Name Billy Crawford
Date Of Birth May 16, 1982
Place Of Birth Manila, Philippines
Height 1.78 m
Profession Pop Singer
Education Professional Children's School, Professional Performing Arts School
Nationality American, Philippine
Spouse Marie Courchinoux
Parents Jack Crawford, Mayette Ledesma
Partner Coleen García
Awards PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Male TV Host, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Talent Search Program Host, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Game Show Host, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Reality/Game Show Host, NRJ Music Award for International Male Artist of the Year
Nominations PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Reality Show Host, NRJ Music Award for International Breakthrough of the Year, Awit Award for Best Dance Recording
Movies Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, Moron 5 and the Crying Lady, Moron 5.2: The Transformation, Momzillas, Pardina at ang mga duwende, Pahiram Ng Isang Umaga, Eh kasi bata, Dino Dinero, That Thing Called Tanga Na, A Second Chance, Sandakot na bala, Kasalanan ang buhayin ka, Bote, dyaryo, garapa, Lost Command, Everlasting Love, Juan Tanga, super naman, at ang kambal na tiyanak, Sarah Geronimo: The Next One
TV Shows It's Showtime, ASAP, Pilipinas Got Talent, Your Face Sounds Familiar, Pinoy Boyband Superstar, Celebrity Playtime, That's Entertainment, Panahon Ko 'to!: Ang Game Show ng Buhay Ko, Star Power, Pinoy Dream Academy, Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition, Little Big Shots
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1At age 3, he was singing at a bowling alley In Manila that his mother visited often when a talent scout spotted him. He was immediately cast in a TV commercial.
2A Filipino-American musician and actor.
3Known around Europe and Asia with songs "When You Think About Me", "Never My Love", "Steamy Nights" and "Bright Lights.".
4Aside from the Philippines, he has been living in New York City and Los Angeles, California in USA (since 1998), Paris in France, and UK.
5A multilingual, he is fluent in two major Philippine languages, his native Tagalog as well as Cebuano. His second language is American English and he is conversational in European French.
6Become the youngest member of the "That's Entertainment" at age 7.
7Born in Manila, Philippines to a Filipina mother Mayette and an American father Jack.
8Has two half-brothers on his father's side.
9Attended International Christian Academy (the same school attended by Rico Yan and Christian Bautista) in the Philippines until the age of 11.
10He was three years old, and singing at a bowling alley his mother frequented, when a talent scout discovered him. He was soon cast in various commercials.
11Was given a star plaque at the Eastwood Walk of Fame in Philippines in 2007 and was the first inductee that year. Eastwood Walk of Fame (initiated by German Moreno is Philippines' version of Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
12In 2007, GMA Network launched the reality dance competition "Move: The Search for Billy Crawford's Pinoy Dancers" which the international pop star himself hosted. The competition is a search for six dancers that will complete his concert act in the Philippines.
13Won best male international artist, beating, among others, Robbie Williams, at the NRJ music awards in Cannes, France on Jan. 18, 2003. A year earlier, he was awarded for 2002 NRJ Music Awards for "Best Newcomer of the Year" at France. NJR is a French-based radio group.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That Thing Called Tanga Na2016
A Second Chance2015/IVPedro
Moron 5.2: The Transformation2014Isaac
Momzillas2013Elwood
Toda Max2013TV SeriesPao
Moron 5 and the Crying Lady2012Isaac
It's Showtime2012TV Series
Record Breaker Concert2010TV MovieGuest Performer
Maalaala mo kaya2009TV SeriesToto
Feb-ibig2009TV SeriesBuboy
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist2005Cheche
Taong Gubat1993as Billy Joe Crawford
Eh kasi bata1991Daryll (as Billy Joe Crawford)
Dino Dinero1990as Billy Joe Crawford
Juan Tanga, super naman, at ang kambal na tiyanak1990
Kasalanan ang buhayin ka1990as Billy Joe Crawford
Everlasting Love1989as Billy Joe
Bote, dyaryo, garapa1989as Billy Joe
Pahiram ng isang umaga1989Chad (as Billy Joe Crawford)
Pardina at ang mga duwende1989Bambi (as Billy Joe)
Sandakot na bala1988
Moises Platon1988David (as Billy Joe Crawford)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Just the 3 of Us2016performer: "Getting to Know Each Other Too Well"
Feb-ibig2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Astérix et les Vikings2006performer: "Super Freak"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sarah G Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Pinoy Big Brother2012TV SeriesHimself - Pilipinas Got Talent Host / Presenter
Gandang gabi Vice2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
Pilipinas Got Talent2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Pinoy Dream Academy2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition2007TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Partner
Tout le monde en parle2006TV SeriesHimself
20h10 pétantes2005TV SeriesHimself
CAUETivi2005TV SeriesHimself
Big City Tour2005Video documentaryHimself
Showbiz No. 12004TV SeriesHimself
A.S.A.P.2004TV SeriesHimself
On a tout essayé2004TV SeriesHimself
La méthode Cauet2003TV SeriesHimself
Hyper show2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops NL2002TV SeriesHimself
TMF Awards 20022002TV SpecialPerformer
Fully Booked1999TV SeriesHimself
That's Entertainment1986TV SeriesHimself (as Billy Joe)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Maalaala mo kaya2011TV SeriesHimself
On a tout essayé2004TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops NL2002TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Adapted Reality/Competition Program HostPilipinas Got Talent (2010)· Luis Manzano
2007International Artist AwardFAMAS Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Adapted Reality/Competition Program HostPilipinas Got Talent (2010)
1990FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest Child ActorPahiram ng isang umaga (1989)
1989FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest Child ActorSandakot na bala (1988)


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