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.
- Was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
- Based the voice of Lou the Cop (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Sylvester Stallone' (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).
- Both sets of his grandparents came from Salonika in northern Greece.
- Based the voice of Apu (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on the "standard" 7-11 employee and on 'Peter Sellers' (qv)' character Hrundi V. Bakshi in _The Party (1968)_ (qv).
- He is close friends with actor 'Matthew Perry (I)' (qv).
- Attended college with 'Oliver Platt' (qv); attended acting school with 'Sharon Stone (I)' (qv).
- Based the voice of Moe the bartender (_"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Al Pacino' (qv).