Oct. 8th, 1959
Buffalo, New York, USA
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Nick Bakay (born Octoder 8, 1959) is a native of Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Kenyon College in Ohio.
In 1983, Bakay graduated from the Professional Acting Program at SMU in Dallas, Texas with an MFA (Master of Fine Arts).
After moving to New York, he spent the early part of his acting career performing in numerous theater productions. At the same time, he became a contributing editor for National Lampoon magazine, writing features and fake letters to the editor, and also creating a comic strip called The Evil Clown. This led to a writing job and starring roles in two cable series, Night After Night (1989) and Sports Monster (1990). After landing a job as writer and sidekick/announcer on The Dennis Miller Show (1992), Bakay decided it was time to move to Los Angeles. Since that time he has written, performed and guest-starred in many television series.
Bakay met his wife Robin while working at Comedy Central, where she was writing and producing on-air promos. They married in February 1994 and have two children together, and now live in West Hollywood along with a dog and two cats, one of whom is named Salem, for his character on Sabrina. Robin is a former Playboy model who did a nude layout in the July 1984 issue under her maiden name Robin Avener. She was not the official playmate in the issue, but rather a feature in the magazine. At the time she was working as an advertising executive at a Madison Avenue firm.
He is a Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan.
He is still friends with Angry Beavers co-star 'Richard Horvitz'.
- Is a huge fan of the Buffalo Bills football team.
- Used to collect Comic Books
- Has been good friends with 'Bill Fagerbakke' (qv) since they were roommates in college.
- Says that when meeting children, he gets equal recognition for being Salem (from _"Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" (1996)_ (qv) or Norbert (from _"The Angry Beavers" (1997)_ (qv).
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