Apr. 25th, 1964
Queens, New York, USA
5' 11 1/2
Guest TV Roles
Bud Buckwald (Voiced)
Himself - Guest
Comic Book Guy (Voiced)
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.
- Based the voice of Comic Book Guy (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on his college roommate.
- Based the voice of Chief Wiggum (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Edward G. Robinson (I)' (qv).
- He is close friends with actor 'Matthew Perry (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.
- Based the voice of quack Dr. Nick Rivera (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Desi Arnaz' (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).
- Had a son, Hal Azaria, on June 6, 2009 with girlfriend 'Katie Wright (I)' (qv).
- Was a bartender in New York at the Arcadia.