Billy Eichner is an American actor, comedian, and producer. He is in the lead role and the executive producer of the show billy on the street, which is a comedy game show which was broadcasted on truTV. He was also nominated for the daytime EMMY award for outstanding game show host in the year 2013.
Quick facts about billy
Born- September 8, 1978, New York, USA
Education- Stuyvesant high school, northwestern university
Active years- 2005- present
Genres- improvisational comedy, sketch comedy, and physical comedy
Personal life of billy
Billy is a native of Queens, which is in the USA, and grew up in forest hills. He graduated from northwestern university with a degree of BA in theatre. Billy is Jewish and gay.
- Billy gained attention as the host and writer of the creation nation, a live talk show acclaimed in New York. In the year 2011, billy starred in a show named billy on the street. This was broadcasted on truTV and is also available on a platform called Netflix. This show is about billy, in which he goes in the streets of New York and asks random people some random questions or compete in some trivia games. He also has some celebrities in the show as hi guest who goes with him on the streets or plays games with him. Billy also starred in a Hulu original series named difficult people. The project was initially set up in the United States network. The series started broadcasting on April 5 of the year 2015. In 2017, he joined the cast of a show named American horror story for his roles in the seventh and the eighth seasons. In 2019, Eichner provided the voice of Timon in Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King from director Jon Favreau. Eichner said that Timon such a significant role that allows you to do so much. The more influential the project and the bigger the names you’re working with, the more you have to ignore it. If you get to the soundstage and you’re thinking, ‘Oh my God, what a full-circle moment! Nathan Lane did it originally! Beyoncé’s in this!’ then you’re paralyzed creatively. You have to put that out of your head to get the job done.