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Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
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The Simpsons (1989- Present).
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Hank Albert Azaria (born April 25, 1964) is an American film and television actor, director, comedian and voice artist. He is famous for his long-running career as one of the principal voice actors on the animated television series The Simpsons. He performs the voices of Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, and numerous other characters.
He became better known through his appearances in films such as The Birdcage, Godzilla, and Along Came Polly. He starred in the drama Huff, playing the titular character, to critical acclaim, as well as appearing in the popular stage musical Spamalot. Originally more of a comic actor, in recent years Azaria has taken on more dramatic roles including Tuesdays With Morrie and Uprising. Married to Helen Hunt from 1999 until 2000, he has won four Emmys and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Azaria was born and grew up in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, the son of Judaeo-Spanish-speaking Sephardic Jewish parents from Thessaloniki, Greece. His father, Albert, ran several dress-manufacturing businesses, while his mother raised him and his two older sisters, Stephanie and Elise. Before marrying his father, Azaria`s mother had been a publicist for Columbia Pictures, promoting films in Latin American countries, as she was fluent in both English and Spanish. Both of his parents loved all forms of show business, which spurred him on to become an actor. Azaria graduated from The Kew Forest School in Forest Hills, and later studied drama at Tufts University until 1985, before training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. There he met Oliver Platt, with whom he became best friends; Azaria noted that "Oliver was a better actor than I was in college, and he really inspired me." Together the pair starred in various college stage productions including The Merchant of Venice. Azaria originally hoped to become a full-time theater actor so he and Platt set up their own company: "Big Theatre". A stage production of Harold Pinter`s The Dumb Waiter was the only thing they ever performed. Azaria`s first job was a commercial advertising Italian television when he was seventeen years old. He soon realised that television was a better calling and moved to Los Angeles. Before leaving New York, Azaria worked for several years as a bartender.
In the early 1990s, Azaria was engaged to actress Julie Warner. In 1994, Azaria began a relationship with actress Helen Hunt, and married her in a traditional Jewish ceremony at the couple`s home in Southern California on July 17, 1999. Azaria had appeared in Mad About You with Hunt, as well the Simpsons episode "Dumbbell Indemnity" when Hunt played Moe`s girlfriend Renée. After a year of marriage, Azaria moved out of their home and began staying in a Bel-Air hotel. After being separated for six months, citing "irreconcilable differences" Hunt filed for divorce, which went through on December 18, 2000. Azaria remains best friends with Oliver Platt and is godfather to Platt`s son George. Politically Azaria supports the Democratic Party, enjoys the music of Elvis Costello, and would be a therapist if he were not an actor. He considers The Godfather trilogy to be what inspired him to become an actor, and counts Peter Sellers and Walt Frazier as his heroes.
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Kew-Forest School, Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
B.F.A. Drama, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States (1987)
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Hank Albert Azaria
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Henry Albert "Hank" Azaria ( ə-ZAIR-ee-ə; born April 25, 1964) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and producer. He is noted for being one of the principal voice actors on the animated television sitcom The Simpsons (1989–present), playing Moe Szyslak, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson and numerous others. After attending Tufts University, Azaria joined the series with little voice acting experience, but became a regular in its second season, with many of his performances on the show being based on famous actors and characters.
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Film, Television And Stage Actor, Director, Producer, Writer, Voice Actor, And Comedian.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York
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William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
twitter.com/HankAzaria, www.facebook.com/HankAzaria, www.nndb.com/people/584/000023515/
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Dating||Katie Wright and Hank Azaria
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Katie Wright and Hank Azaria have been dating since 2007.
Hank Azaria was previously married to Helen Hunt (1994 - 2000).
He has also been in relationships with Sheryl Crow (2006) and Summer Altice (2000).
Hank Azaria has a son named Hal, age 7.
Hank Azaria is a 52 year old American Actor. Born Hank Albert Azaria on 25th April, 1964 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, United States and educated at Kew-Forest School, Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, he is famous for The Simpsons (1989- Present). in a career that spans 1986–present. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Hank Azaria has been in 4 on-screen matchups, notably with Catherine Zeta-Jones in America's Sweethearts (2001), Debra Messing in Along Came Polly (2004), Lisa Kudrow in Friends (1994) and Lolita Davidovich in Now and Then (1995).
Hank Azaria is a member of the following lists:
American Jewish comedians,
Jewish male comedians and
Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners.
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Posted by Hanni-e-Kunst 11 hours ago
Ein sympatischer Mensch , freut mich , das Ihm Deutschland nahe ist , viel ...
Posted by papa 2 days ago
all i can say very beautiful and talented [ajs on iwatch]
Posted by elvisdreamer 2 days ago
gorgeous as ever,looked beautiful in the colorful leggings, love your longe...
Posted by Nicoel Carino 3 days ago
he is so nice. i love there narnia movies very much