Apr. 25th, 1964
Queens, New York, USA
5' 11 1/2
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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.
- Had a son, Hal Azaria, on June 6, 2009 with girlfriend 'Katie Wright (I)' (qv).
- His family is of Sephardic Jewish background.
- Based the voice of Comic Book Guy (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on his college roommate.
- 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".
- Appeared in two films in 1999 with the word "Mystery" in the title: _Mystery, Alaska (1999)_ (qv) and _Mystery Men (1999)_ (qv).
- Was a camper at the real life Camp Towanda, where the movie _Wet Hot American Summer (2001)_ (qv) was filmed.
- Based the voice of quack Dr. Nick Rivera (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Desi Arnaz' (qv).