Credited as David Pierce, he played Kruger, the banjo-playing reporter, in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's "The Front Page" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, with Christopher Reeve, Edward Herrmann, Celeste Holm, Kate Burton, and Zeljko Ivanek in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was the director.
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David Hyde-Pierce | David Pierce
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I can vividly recall telling a joke in, like, second grade and realizing it was funnier if I didn't laugh. I've been deadpan ever since.
Holds the record for being nominated for most Best Supporting Actor Emmys for a character, "Dr. Niles Crane" on Frasier
(1993). He was nominated 11 times.