Bill Hader
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William Thomas Hader Jr. (born June 7, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is the creator, producer, writer, director, and star of the HBO dark comedy series Barry (2018–2023), for which he has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards, winning two. Hader's initial success was for his eight-year stint (2005–2013) as a cast member on the long-running NBC variety series Saturday Night Live, for which he received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Peabody Award. He became known for his impressions and especially for his work on the Weekend Update segments, in which he played Stefon Meyers, a flamboyant New York tour guide who recommends unusual nightclubs and parties with bizarre characters with unusual tastes. He is also the star and producer of the IFC mockumentary comedy series Documentary Now! (2015–present) which he co-created along with Fred Armisen and Seth Meyers. Hader has had supporting roles in the films You, Me and Dupree (2006), Hot Rod (2007), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, (2009), Paul (2011), This Is 40 (2012), and 22 Jump Street (2014), as well as leading roles in The Skeleton Twins (2014), Trainwreck (2015), and as an adult Richie Tozier in It Chapter Two (2019). He also is known for his extensive work in voice-over, portraying both leading and supporting characters in films such as the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise (2009–2013), Turbo (2013), Inside Out (2015), The BFG (2016), Power Rangers (2017), Toy Story 4 (2019) and Lightyear (2022).
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William Thomas Hader Jr. (born June 7, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is the creator, producer, writer, director, and star of the HBO dark comedy series Barry (2018–2023), for which he has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards, winning two. Hader's initial success was for his eight-year stint (2005–2013) as a cast member on the long-running NBC variety series Saturday Night Live, for which he received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Peabody Award. He became known for his impressions and especially for his work on the Weekend Update segments, in which he played Stefon Meyers, a flamboyant New York tour guide who recommends unusual nightclubs and parties with bizarre characters with unusual tastes. He is also the star and producer of the IFC mockumentary comedy series Documentary Now! (2015–present) which he co-created along with Fred Armisen and Seth Meyers. Hader has had supporting roles in the films You, Me and Dupree (2006), Hot Rod (2007), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, (2009), Paul (2011), This Is 40 (2012), and 22 Jump Street (2014), as well as leading roles in The Skeleton Twins (2014), Trainwreck (2015), and as an adult Richie Tozier in It Chapter Two (2019). He also is known for his extensive work in voice-over, portraying both leading and supporting characters in films such as the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise (2009–2013), Turbo (2013), Inside Out (2015), The BFG (2016), Power Rangers (2017), Toy Story 4 (2019) and Lightyear (2022).
Known For
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Saturday Night Live
The Daily Show
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Simpsons
Bob's Burgers
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
The Office
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Star vs. the Forces of Evil
Finding Your Roots
Comedy Central Roasts
Drunk History
Man Seeking Woman
Good Mythical Morning
Eli Roth's History of Horror
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Silicon Valley
South Park
The Mindy Project
The Shop
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Adventure Time: Distant Lands
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody's in L.A.
Lights Out with David Spade
30 Rock
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Desus & Mero
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Talking with Chris Hardwick
The Venture Bros.
Mark Twain Prize
Ugly Americans
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Trek Into Darkness
Collateral Damage
22 Jump Street
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Toy Story 4
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
This Is 40
IF
Monsters University
Knocked Up
Pineapple Express
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
Beau Is Afraid
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Men in Black 3
Finding Dory
Tropic Thunder
Lightyear
Her
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
The Awesomes
Riley's First Date?
You, Me and Dupree
The Addams Family 2
Funny or Die Presents
Power Rangers
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
Turbo
Paul
Mufasa: The Lion King
The Angry Birds Movie
Ralph Breaks the Internet
The Angry Birds Movie 2
Adventureland
Superbad
The BFG
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Sausage Party
Beastie Boys Story
The Ambiguously Gay Duo
Mind Candy
It Chapter Two
Hot Rod
Inside Out
6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park
They Came Together
Noelle
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Xavier: Renegade Angel
Trainwreck
Barry
The Cat in the Hat
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
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