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Barry Hansen (II)

Doctor Demento (Barry Hansen) was one of man most responsible for launching friend "Weird Al" Yankovic's music career. When Al was in college, Demento heard his music and asked Al to come on Demento's music show. With help from Demento, Al launched his highly successful music career. See full bio »

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Known For

Jandek on Corwood
(2003)
Under the Smogberry Trees
(2016)
The Compleat Al
The Compleat Al Music Department
(1985)

Filmography

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 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video)
Dr. Demento ("Ricky - Headline News") / Cashier ("I Love Rocky Road") / Proctor ("I Lost on Jeopardy") (uncredited)
 1996 Bad Hair Day: The Videos (Video short)
Dr. Demento (Headline News) (uncredited)
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- Sideshow Bob Roberts (1994) ... Dr. Demento (voice, as Dr. Demento)
 1992 The 'Weird Al' Yankovic Video Library: His Greatest Hits (Video short)
Dr. Demento (Ricky) / Cashier (I Love Rocky Road) / Proctor (I Lost on Jeopardy) (uncredited)
 1992 Body Parts
The Ten-Second Wonder (as 'Doctor' Devlen)
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video)
Dr. Demento (as Dr. Demento)
 1989 UHF
Whipped Cream Eater (as Dr. Demento)
 1989 Lobster Man from Mars
Narrator (voice, as Dr. Demento)
 1988 Demented Top 20 Video Countdown (TV Movie)
Dr. Demento (as Dr. Demento)
 1980 Fish Heads (Short)
Homeless Man (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book _Rhino's Cruise Through the Blues_. San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books, 2000. ISBN 0879306254 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

Dr. Demento | 'Doctor' Devlen | Barret Hansen
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Trivia:

Owner of the world's largest private collection of comedy and novelty recordings. See more »

Trademark:

Wears a top hat on all his television appearances

Nickname:

Doctor Demento

Star Sign:

Aries

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