Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria

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Apr. 25th, 1964
Born in
Queens, New York, USA
5' 11 1/2

Hank Azaria's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Simpsons TV Show
The Simpsons
Friends TV Show
Spider-Man (1994) TV Show
Spider-Man (1994)
Mad About You TV Show
Mad About You
Free Agents TV Show
Free Agents
Huff TV Show
Herman's Head TV Show
Herman's Head
Beethoven TV Show
If Not for You TV Show
If Not for You
Imagine That TV Show
Imagine That

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Love and Other Drugs
2009 - Year One
2009 - Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
2007 - The Simpsons Movie
2007 - The Grand
2007 - Chicago 10
2005 - The Aristocrats
2004 - Along Came Polly
2004 - DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
2003 - Shattered Glass
2001 - America's Sweethearts
1999 - Mystery, Alaska
1999 - Mystery Men
1998 - Godzilla
1998 - Great Expectations
1998 - Homegrown
1998 - Celebrity
1997 - Anastasia
1997 - Grosse Pointe Blank
1996 - The Birdcage
1995 - Now and Then
1995 - Heat
1994 - Quiz Show
1990 - Pretty Woman

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Eric Feeble
Reginald Barrington (Voiced)
Comic Book Guy (Voiced)
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Hank Azaria (born April 25, 1964) is an American film, television and stage actor, director, and comedian. He is noted for being one of the principal voice actors on the animated television series The Simpsons.

  • Attended Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, from 1981-1985, but did not receive his B.A. until he completed two courses in L.A. in 1987. Tufts awarded him its Light on the Hill Award in 1999.
  • Had a son, Hal Azaria, on June 6, 2009 with girlfriend 'Katie Wright (I)' (qv).
  • He based his character in _The Birdcage (1996)_ (qv) (a flamboyantly, almost over-exaggeratedly feminine homosexual house servant) on his grandmother, in particular his character's speech.
  • Spent over $300,000 of his own money to make his short film _Nobody's Perfect (2004)_ (qv).
  • A favorite of playwright 'Jenelle Riley' (qv); characters in her shows are frequently hybrids of his name with his _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv) characters (e.g. Hank Wiggum). The lead character in her award-winning film _The Perfect Candidate (2004)_ (qv) is named Frank Grimes, after "Homer's Enemy".
  • Both sets of his grandparents came from Salonika in northern Greece.
  • Attended college with 'Oliver Platt' (qv); attended acting school with 'Sharon Stone (I)' (qv).
  • He and his ex-wife 'Helen Hunt (I)' (qv) have both guest-starred on the TV show _"Friends" (1994)_ (qv), though not in the same episode. 'Paget Brewster' (qv), who plays his wife on _"Huff" (2004)_ (qv), also had a recurring role on _"Friends" (1994)_ (qv).

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