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Overview (2)

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bill Hader was born on June 7, 1978 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Skeleton Twins (2014), Inside Out (2015) and Trainwreck (2015). He has been married to Maggie Carey since 2006. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Maggie Carey (2006 - present) (filed for divorce) (3 children)

Trivia (21)

Member of the sketch comedy group Animals from the Future.
Attended Cascia Hall Prep School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
His wife, Maggie Carey, is a filmmaker who has won awards for both documentaries and narrative films.
Father manages an air freight company. Mother is a dance teacher.
His Saturday Night Live (1975) audition was him performing impressions of Al Pacino, James Mason, Tony Blair, and Peter Falk as Vinnie Vedecci, his Italian talk-show host character.
Monty Python, This Is Spinal Tap (1984), and early 'Woody Allen (I)' and Mel Brooks movies are his biggest comedic influences [Empire Online April 2008].
Part of Judd Apatow's stock company of actors. He has appeared in five of his films.
Has been in six films that have grossed over 100 million dollars (Knocked Up (2007), Superbad (2007), Tropic Thunder (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009).
Is a producer on the 13th season of South Park (1997).
In an interview with Conan O'Brien, Star Wars-fan Bill stated that he knew the first time he saw his then-girlfriend's apartment, she would be his wife: she had "Star Wars" curtains in her living room.
Is allergic to peanuts.
Hader and wife Maggie Carey welcomed their first child, daughter Hannah Kathryn, on October 6, 2009. Their second daughter, Harper, was born on July 28, 2012 and third daughter, Hayley Clementine, on November 15, 2014.
New York, NY: Announced he would leave _"Saturday Night Live" (1974)_ at the end of the 2013 season, May 18, as he plans to move to Los Angeles so both he and his filmmaker wife Maggie Carey can pursue more opportunities there. [May 2013]
He has German, Danish, Irish, and English ancestry.
Has a severe allergic reaction to peanuts. In 2013 he was chosen to replace Robert Downey Jr. as the commercial voice of "Mr. Peanut".
He originally moved to LA with plans of becoming a director - being a comedian or actor was never something he thought of doing.
Met his wife Maggie while performing in a comedy troupe in a backyard in Van Nuys. She was sitting in the front row, and afterwards they were introduced by a mutual friend.
The story his character in Hot Rod tells about tripping on acid and getting a piece of metal stuck in his eye actually happened to one of his friends, who he then took to watch the film.
During his audition he was really nervous, but then while doing his Vinny Vedecci impression Tina Fey laughed. He said it made him relax and helped him get through the audition and have fun.
Would have panic attacks before a show while on SNL. His wife would often come down and do Lamaze breathing with him.
While a guest on the PBS genealogy show "Finding Your Roots," Hader discovered that he is directly descended from both King Edward I of England and Charlemagne, the King of the Franks and the first Holy Roman Emperor who (during the early Middle Ages) united most of Western Europe.

Personal Quotes (4)

[re leaving 'SNL'] It was a hard decision, but it has to happen at some point. It got to a point where I said, 'Maybe it's just time to go' ...I'd heard stories that you get very emotional in those conversations, and I've had other people tell me, 'Oh, I cried.' I didn't, but I did think I was about to faint.
[re 'SNL' continuing without him] There's a new sensibility happening, and if it isn't totally apparent on the show yet, I see it on Wednesdays at the table reads. I found myself looking up and watching the new people do their sketches. I like watching Kate McKinnon do something - there's a joy in seeing a new move from somebody and going, 'Oh, she can do that.'
Yeah, improvising only really works 100% when you're with somebody.
A lot of times I think people, when they're doing a movie that's a family movie, they're worried about this being too esoteric or too dark or too weird.

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