Hank Azaria

Born Apr 25, 1964

Henry Albert "Hank" Azaria is an American film, television and stage actor, director, voice actor, and comedian. He is noted for being one of the principal voice actors on the animated television series The Simpsons, on which he performs the voices of Moe Szyslak, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson and numerous others.… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on April 25, 1964.


1986 22 Years Old 1 More Event
After arriving in Los Angeles in 1986, Azaria met with Harry Gold who was lukewarm about working with him, but a woman Azaria had "worked with in New York got really furious with him because he said he'd work with me and then didn't," so Gold began sending him out for auditions.
1988 24 Years Old He played Joe in an episode of the sitcom Family Ties in 1988, in which he had one line and the following year he played Steve Stevenson in an episode of Growing Pains. … Read More


1994 30 Years Old …  His relationship with actress Helen Hunt began in 1994; they married in a traditional Jewish ceremony at the couple's home in Southern California on July 17, 1999. … Read More
1995 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  From 1995 to 1999, Azaria had a recurring role in the sitcom Mad About You as Nat Ostertag, the dog walker. … Read More
1996 32 Years Old …  In 1996, Azaria played gay Guatemalan housekeeper Agador Spartacus in the film The Birdcage. … Read More
1998 34 Years Old He appeared in numerous other films in the late 1990s, including Heat (1995), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Celebrity (1998) and worked opposite Gwyneth Paltrow, as Walter Plane, in the 1998 adaptation of Great Expectations. … Read More
…  Azaria was married to actress Helen Hunt from 1999 to 2000. … Read More
2000 36 Years Old The divorce was finalized on December 18, 2000.
2001 37 Years Old But I never went, 'OK, now it's time to get a dramatic role.'" His next dramatic part was in the television film Uprising in 2001. … Read More
2003 39 Years Old In 2003, Azaria played journalist Michael Kelly, the former editor of The New Republic, in the drama film Shattered Glass. … Read More


2007 - 2009 2 More Events
2010 46 Years Old He appeared as Abraham in Year One (2009), Dr. Knight in 2010's Love and Other Drugs, and played Deep Throat director Gerard Damiano in Lovelace (2013).
2011 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Azaria portrayed Gargamel in the computer-animated/live-action adaptation of The Smurfs in 2011. … Read More
2012 48 Years Old 1 More Event
…  However, in 2012 he voiced several insects in a commercial for the Chevrolet Sonic. … Read More


2014 50 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2014, Azaria had a recurring role in the second season of Showtime's Ray Donovan, playing FBI agent Ed Cochran.
2015 51 Years Old Azaria will voice the lead character, Texan border agent Bud Buckwald, in the forthcoming Bordertown, which is slated for 2015.
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