Early and personal lifeEdit
Connolly was born at home in Anderston, Glasgow. He grew up in a tenement in the same inner-city area. Connolly has five children. He is married to Pamela Stephenson, the mother of his three youngest children.
Connolly has acted in many movies including: Indecent Proposal (1993), Mrs. Brown (1997), The Boondock Saints (1999), The Debt Collector (1999), The Man Who Sued God (2001), The Last Samurai (2003) and Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004). He provided his voice for the movies Open Season (2006) and Brave (2012).
Connolly has been repeatedly voted Britain's best comedian by television viewers. He is also a folk musician and television presenter.
- Stephenson, Pamela. Billy, HarperCollins, 2001
- "Pamela and Billy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
- Billy Connolly has cancer surgery
- "Billy Connolly confronts his losing battle with Parkinson's disease". Newshub. Retrieved 2019-01-03.
- Connolly collects CBE