Apr. 25th, 1964
Queens, New York, USA
5' 11 1/2
Guest TV Roles[none found]
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.
- Was a camper at the real life Camp Towanda, where the movie _Wet Hot American Summer (2001)_ (qv) was filmed.
- 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 Lou the Cop (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Sylvester Stallone' (qv).
- Attended college with 'Oliver Platt' (qv); attended acting school with 'Sharon Stone (I)' (qv).
- He is close friends with actor 'Matthew Perry (I)' (qv).
- Spent over $300,000 of his own money to make his short film _Nobody's Perfect (2004)_ (qv).
- Engaged to 'Helen Hunt (I)' (qv) in 1997.
- 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.