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 voices for the movies Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006), Open Season (2006 and 2008), 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