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Billy Eichner
Billy Eichner
Biographical information
Full name

Billy Eichner


September 18, 1978


New York City, New York

Career information

Actor, comedian, television personality, writer




The Lion King (2019 film)

I've heard her sing "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" with Donald Glover and, I'm telling you, it's [...] good. And that was never my favorite song, to be totally honest. I liked it when Elton John sang it. I love Elton John. I don't want to give too much away about that. They're very — they do not want us talking about it. I will just say that, honestly, it made me cry, and I was not expecting that.
―Billy Eichner on working on The Lion King[1]

Billy Eichner is an American actor, comedian, television personality, and writer. He voices Timon in the 2019 remake of The Lion King.


Eichner graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1996, and from Northwestern University in 2000.[2][3] He is known for being the creator and star of the comedy game show Billy on the Street, and for portraying Craig Middlebrooks on the sitcom Parks and Recreation.



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