- In high school, he hosted a student-produced TV show called You Can't Do That on Channel One.
- As a teen, sold Christmas trees for three holiday seasons.
- After moving to Los Angeles, he joined the famed Second City comedy troupe.
- Was discovered by Will & Grace star Megan Mullally while he was performing at a comedy club with the group Animals from the Future; she later recommended him to SNL's Lorne Michaels.
- Worked as a field agent on MTV's Punk'd.
- Received a 2012 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series; with his nomination he became Saturday Night Live's first male cast member since Eddie Murphy in 1983 to receive a nod.
- Left Saturday Night Live in May 2013 after eight seasons, and signed on soon after to write full-time for Comedy Central's South Park.
- Became the voice of snack legend Mr. Peanut in 2013.
- On a 2016 episode of Find Your Roots, discovered he is descended from Edward I of England and Charlemagne.
- 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Nominee
- 2017, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Nominee
- 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
- 2016, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
- 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Winner
- 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
- 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy: Nominee
- Maggie Carey — Wife
- Kara — Sister
- Harper Hader — Daughter
- Hayley Hader — Daughter
- Sherri Hader — Mother
- Katie — Sister
- Hannah Kathryn Hader — Daughter
- Bill Hader — Father
- Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
- Birth Name: William Hader
- Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
- Profession: Actor, Writer, Voice talent
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