Hank Azaria

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Hank Azaria
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Hank Azaria in November 2005
Born Henry Albert Azaria
April 25, 1964 (1964-04-25) (age 52)
Queens, New York, USA
Occupation Actor, voice actor, comedian, producer
Known for Acting roles:
Moe Syzlak, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, and Apu on The Simpsons
Agador Spartacus in The Birdcage
Spouse(s) Helen Hunt (m. 1999-2000; divorced)
Katie Wright (m. ?–present)
Children 1
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast in a Motion Picture
1996 The Birdcage

Hank Azaria (born April 25, 1964) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and producer. He is best known for his roles as Moe, Apu, Krusty the Klown, Chief Wiggum, and many other characters on the Fox animated television series The Simpsons. He also appeared in movies such as The Birdcage (1996), and on stage as Sir Lancelot in the Monty Python-inspired musical, Spamalot. He was also once married to actress Helen Hunt from 1999 until there divorce in 2000, he is currently married to Katie Wright. He recently has appeared in Showtime's original series, Huff.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Pretty Woman Detective
1994 Quiz Show Albert Freedman
1995 Heat Alan Marciano
Now and Then Bud Kent
1996 The Birdcage Agador Spartacus
1997 Grosse Pointe Blank Steven Lardner
Anastasia Bartok (voice)
1998 Chicken Little (voice) Short
Great Expectations Walter Plane
Homegrown Carter
Godzilla Victor 'Animal' Palotti
Celebrity David
1999 Cradle Will Rock Marc Blitzstein
Mystery Men Jeff/The Blue Raja
Mystery, Alaska Charles Danner
2000 C-Scam
2001 America's Sweethearts Hector Gorgonzolas
2002 Bark! Sam
2003 Shattered Glass Michael Kelly
2004 Nobody's Perfect Ray Short
Also director, producer and writer
Along Came Polly Claude
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Young Patches O'Houlihan
Eulogy Daniel Collins
2007 Chicago 10 Abbie Hoffman / Allen Ginsberg / Various (voices) Documentary
TV screening as part of Independent Lens (2008)
The Grand Mike 'The Bike' Heslov
The Simpsons Movie Various characters Voice
Run Fatboy Run Whit
2008 Immigrants Jóska (voice) English dub[1]
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Kahmunrah / The Thinker / Abraham Lincoln
Year One Abraham
2010 Love & Other Drugs Dr. Stan Knight
2011 Hop Carlos
Phil
Voice
The Smurfs Gargamel
Happy Feet Two The Mighty Sven Voice
The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol Gargamel (voice) Short
2013 Lovelace Gerard Damiano
The Smurfs 2 Gargamel
2015 Oppenheimer Strategies Srul Katz Filming
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1986 Joe Bash Maldonado Episode: "Pilot" (deleted scene)
1987 Morning Maggie Philly McAllister Movie
1988 Frank Nitti: The Enforcer Movie
Family Ties Joe Episode: "Designing Woman"
1989 Growing Pains Steve Stevenson Episode: "The New Deal: Part 2"
1989–present The Simpsons Various characters (voices) Series regular (season 2–present; recurring cast in season 1)
1990 The Rock Tony Solomon
Hollywood Dog Hollywood Dog (voice) Episode: "Pilot" (not picked up)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Jerry Episode: "Mistaken Identity"
Babes Tony Episode: "Rent Strike"
1991–94 Herman's Head Jay Nichols 72 episodes
1994 Beethoven Killer / Ned / Traffic Cop / Harv / Ex-Con / Firemen (voices) 4 episodes
1994–96 Spider-Man: The Animated Series Eddie Brock / Venom (voice) 8 episodes
1994, 2001–03 Friends David 5 episodes (recurring)
1995 Tales from the Crypt Richard Episode: "Doctor of Horror"
What-a-Cartoon Elmo (voice) Episode: "The Fat Cats in 'Drip Dry Drips"
If Not for You Craig Schaeffer 8 episodes
1995–99 Mad About You Nat Ostertag 16 episodes (recurring)
1998 Stressed Eric Eric (voice) American dub
1999 Tuesdays with Morrie Mitch Albom TV film
2000 Fail Safe Prof. Groeteschele Live dramatic broadcast
2001 Futurama Harold Zoid (voice) Episode: "That's Lobstertainment!"
Uprising Mordechaj Anielewicz Movie
2002 Imagine That John Miller 5 episodes
Also executive producer
2004–06 Huff Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt 25 episodes
Also producer and executive producer for some episodes
2008 Independent Lens Abbie Hoffman / Allen Ginsberg TV documentary series
Episode: "Chicago 10"
2011 The Cleveland Show Comic Book Guy (voice) Episode: "Hot Cocoa Bang Bang"
Free Agents Alex Taylor 8 episodes
2012 Stand Up to Cancer Moe Szyslak / Apu / Rafael (voice) TV special
2013 The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow Gargamel (voice) Short
Timms Valley Chaz Babcock (voice) Pilot
2013–15 Family Guy Reginald Barrington / Nigel Harpington / Various (voices) 3 episodes
2014–15 Ray Donovan Ed Cochran 10 episodes
2016 Bordertown Bud Buckwald (voice) Main role: 13 episodes
The Wizard of Lies Frank DiPascali TV film
Direct-to-video
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Cool Blue Buzz
1999 Bartok the Magnificent Bartok (voice) Also producer
2010 Gamechangers Ep. 3: A Legend in the Booth Jim Brockmire Short
2014 The Simpsons Take the Bowl Apu / Himself
Video games
Year Title Role
1996 The Simpsons Cartoon Studio Various characters
1997 Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok Bartok
1997 The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield Various characters
2001 The Simpsons Wrestling
The Simpsons Road Rage
2002 The Simpsons Skateboarding
2003 The Simpsons Hit & Run
2005 Friends: The One With All The Trivia David
2007 The Simpsons Game Various characters
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Kahmunrah / The Thinker
2012 The Simpsons: Tapped Out Various characters
2015 Lego Dimensions Chief Wiggum
Documentary
Year Title Role
2005 The Aristocrats Himself
2010 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story
2013 I Know That Voice
Theater
Year Title Role
2003 Sexual Perversity in Chicago Bernard
2004–05 Spamalot
  • Sir Lancelot
  • French Taunter
  • Tim the Enchanter
  • Knight who says Ni
2007 The Farnsworth Invention David Sarnoff
Theme park rides
Year Title Role
2008 The Simpsons Ride Various characters

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Immigrants". Immigrants: The Movie.com. http://www.immigrantsthemovie.com/kezdo_eng.php. Retrieved 2008-12-26.