Bill Hader
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William Thomas Hader Jr. (born June 7, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. He is the creator, producer, writer, occasional director, and star of the HBO dark comedy series Barry (2018–present), 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 Hot Rod (2007), Superbad (2007), Tropic Thunder (2008), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Adventureland (both 2009), Paul (2011), and Men in Black 3 (2012), as well as leading roles in The Skeleton Twins (2014), Trainwreck (2015), and as an adult Richie Tozier in It Chapter Two (2019). He has also voiced leading and supporting characters in animated films such as the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise (2009–2013), Turbo (2013), Monsters University (2013), Inside Out (2015), Finding Dory (2016), The Angry Birds Movie (2016) and its sequel (2019), Sausage Party (2016), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) and The Addams Family 2 (2021).
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William Thomas Hader Jr. (born June 7, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. He is the creator, producer, writer, occasional director, and star of the HBO dark comedy series Barry (2018–present), 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 Hot Rod (2007), Superbad (2007), Tropic Thunder (2008), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Adventureland (both 2009), Paul (2011), and Men in Black 3 (2012), as well as leading roles in The Skeleton Twins (2014), Trainwreck (2015), and as an adult Richie Tozier in It Chapter Two (2019). He has also voiced leading and supporting characters in animated films such as the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise (2009–2013), Turbo (2013), Monsters University (2013), Inside Out (2015), Finding Dory (2016), The Angry Birds Movie (2016) and its sequel (2019), Sausage Party (2016), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) and The Addams Family 2 (2021).
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Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Saturday Night Live
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Simpsons
The Simpsons
The Office
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Finding Your Roots
Man Seeking Woman
Silicon Valley
South Park
South Park
The Shop
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Adventure Time: Distant Lands
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
30 Rock
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
The Awesomes
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Trek Into Darkness
Saturday Night Live
The Mindy Project
22 Jump Street
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The Venture Bros.
The Venture Bros.
Toy Story 4
This Is 40
Desus & Mero
Monsters University
Knocked Up
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
Pineapple Express
Xavier: Renegade Angel
Men in Black 3
Finding Dory
Tropic Thunder
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Lightyear
The Awesomes
Her
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Riley's First Date?
Funny or Die Presents
The Addams Family 2
Power Rangers
You, Me and Dupree
Paul
The BFG
Adventureland
The Angry Birds Movie
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
The Ambiguously Gay Duo
Superbad
Sausage Party
Beastie Boys Story
The Ambiguously Gay Duo
It Chapter Two
Inside Out
Hot Rod
Noelle
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Xavier: Renegade Angel
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Trainwreck
The Venture Bros.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Barry
The Venture Bros.
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