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.
- 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).
- Was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
- Spent over $300,000 of his own money to make his short film _Nobody's Perfect (2004)_ (qv).
- Based the voice of Moe the bartender (_"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Al Pacino' (qv).
- 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.
- Was a bartender in New York at the Arcadia.
- Based the voice of Lou the Cop (in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv)) on actor 'Sylvester Stallone' (qv).