Hank Azaria

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Hank Albert Azaria
  • Birth Place: Forest Hills, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/25/1964, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Hank Azaria 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).
  • Hank Azaria Relationships:
  • Stephanie Azaria - Sister
  • Katie Wright - Significant Other
  • Hal - Son
  • Elise Azaria - Sister
  • Helen Hunt - Ex-wife
  • Albert Azaria - Father
  • Hank Azaria Awards:
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2005 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - 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
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Winner
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Nominee
  • College:
  • Tufts University, Medford, MA (BFA in Drama)

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