Billy Crystal’s Biggest Regret Is Turning Down Toy Story Buzz Lightyear Role

Posted: 11/05/2021 in Screen Rant Articles


Billy Crystal recently admitted that he still regrets turning down the opportunity to voice Buzz Lightyear in the original Toy Story. While Crystal’s career has been going just fine ever since, there is no denying the cultural impact of Pixar’s first feature-length film. Not to mention all the opportunities for sequels and spin-offs that Crystal missed out on.

The original Toy Story hit theaters on November 19, 1995 and has been heralded as one of the best animated films ever made. To this day, the film still holds onto a rare 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and is beloved by generations of moviegoers. It is no surprise the film spawned 3 sequels, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, and Toy Story 4, all of which have been deemed critical and commercial successes.

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