Fast Facts

  • First voice he provided for The Simpsons, Moe the bartender, was inspired by Al Pacino's character in Dog Day Afternoon (1975).
  • Made his film debut as a cop in the blockbuster Pretty Woman (1990).
  • Nominated for a 1997 SAG Award for his role as the gay houseboy in The Birdcage (1996), a part he based partially on his grandmother Esther.
  • Befriended Oliver Platt when both were students at Tufts University; the two co-starred as onscreen pals in the Showtime drama series Huff (2004-06).
  • Made his Broadway debut in the 2005 musical Monty Python's Spamalot and earned a Tony nomination for his performance.
  • Has worked with Ben Stiller on comedy films including Mystery Men (1999), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), Along Came Polly (2004), and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009).

Awards

  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Nominee
  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Winner
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Winner
  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Winner
  • 2005, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance: Winner
  • 2002, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Winner

Relationships

  • Stephanie Azaria — Sister
  • Elise Azaria — Sister
  • Helen Hunt — Ex-wife
  • Albert Azaria — Father
  • Katie Wright — Significant Other
  • Hal — Son

College

  • Tufts University, Medford, MA (BFA in Drama)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Hank Albert Azaria
  • Birth Place: Forest Hills, NY
  • Birthday: April 25, 1964, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor

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