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David Hyde Pierce


David Hyde Pierce was born on 3 April 1959 in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. He is the youngest child of George and Laura Pierce (both deceased) and has two older sisters (Barbara and Nancy) and an older brother (Thomas). As a child, he was very interested in music (particularly piano) and regularly played the organ at his local church (Bethesda... See full bio »
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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 26 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Robots from Wickham Park (Short)
Dr. Niles Crane (uncredited)
 1997-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Cecil Terwilliger / Felix
- Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... Felix (voice)
- Funeral for a Fiend (2007) ... Cecil Terwilliger (voice)
 2009 Stingray Sam
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Forever Plaid
The Narrator
 2006 The Amazing Screw-On Head (TV Short)
Emperor Zombie (voice)
 2004 Hellboy
Abe Sapien (voice, uncredited)
 2003 Gary the Rat (TV Series)
Addison
- Strange Bedfellows (2003) ... Addison (voice)
 2002 Disney's Treasure Planet (Video Game)
Doctor Doppler (voice, as David Pierce)
 2001 Laud Weiner (Short)
Laud Weiner
 2001 Osmosis Jones
Drix (voice)
 2001/I Happy Birthday
Barney
 2001 Titus (TV Series)
Jerry October
- Life Forward (2001) ... Jerry October
 2000 Isn't She Great
Michael Hastings
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Perry (The Deaf Rehearsal Pianist)
 1998-1999 Hercules (TV Series)
Daedalus / Mr. Daedalus
- Hercules and the Poseidon's Cup Adventure (1998) ... Mr. Daedalus (voice)
- Hercules and the Minotaur (1998) ... Daedalus (voice)
- Hercules and the River Styx (1998) ... Daedalus (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life (Video Game)
Slim (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life
Slim (voice)
 1995-1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Jimmy Callahan / Dr. Niles Crane
- Caroline and the Cat Dancer (1996) ... Jimmy Callahan
 1996 Mighty Ducks (TV Series)
Baron von Lichtenstamp
- A Traitor Among Us (1996) ... Baron von Lichtenstamp (voice, as David Hyde-Pierce)
- The First Face-Off: Part 2 (1996) ... Baron von Lichtenstamp (voice, as David Hyde-Pierce)
- The First Face-Off: Part 1 (1996) ... Baron von Lichtenstamp (voice, as David Hyde-Pierce)
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Jack Henson
- The Sentence (1996) ... Dr. Jack Henson
 1995 Ripple (Short)
Peter
 1995 Nixon
John Dean
 1995 The Adventures of Hyperman (TV Series)
Buttons The Chimp
- Emma Is History/Appalling 13 (1995) ... Buttons The Chimp (voice)
 1994 Wolf
Roy
 1992 Dream On (TV Series)
Jerry Dorfer
- The Guilty Party (1992) ... Jerry Dorfer
 1991 The Fisher King
Lou Rosen (as David Pierce)
 1991 Little Man Tate
Garth Emmerick (as David Pierce)
 1990 Across Five Aprils
Union Soldier (as David Pierce)
 1988 Knightwatch (TV Series)
Gibson
- Friday Knight (1988) ... Gibson
 1988 The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (Short)
Businessman (as David Pierce)
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Monsieur Henri
 1988 Crossing Delancey
Mark (as David Pierce)
 1988 Vampire's Kiss
Theater Guy (as David Pierce)
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City
Bartender at Fashion Show
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
NSA Agent Carruthers
- Mig 21 (1987) ... NSA Agent Carruthers (as David Pierce)
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
O'Neill
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1987) ... O'Neill (as David Pierce)
 1985 Moving Violations
Immigration Officer (as David Pierce)
 1984 The Terminator
Tanker Partner (as David Pierce)
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Summer, 1980 saw him as a member of the non-Equity acting interns for the Williamstown Theatre Company (Williamstown, MA). He played a cadet in Cyrano de Bergerac, which starred Frank Langella and Stephen Collins, and sang in their cabaret. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Hyde-Pierce | David Pierce

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

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. See more »

Trivia:

Companion of Brian Hargrove since the early '80s. David said in his Tony award acceptance speech in 2007 that he has been with Brian for 24 years. They moved together to Los Angeles (where they still live) in the early '90s. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive, mellow voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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