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'Weird Al' Yankovic


Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959, in the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood. He first took up the accordion when a salesman came around to solicit business for a music school. His parents, Mary (Vivalda) and Nick Yankovic, decided on the accordion because of polka king Frankie Yankovic (no relation). As a child and young teen, Al ... See full bio »
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 2012-2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Ghetto Supastar by Pras (2014) ... (performer: "Polka Power!")
- Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas at Ground Zero")
- Rico Suave by Gerardo (2012) ... (performer: "Taco Grande")
  My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Pinkie Pride (2014) ... (music: "The Goof Off") / (performer: "The Super Duper Party Pony", "The Goof Off", "Cheese Confesses")
  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode dated 1 July 2013 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Eat It" - uncredited) / (performer: "Eat It" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Kamandi at Earth's End #4 (2013) ... ("UHF", uncredited)
- Starstream #1 (2012) ... ("Livin' in the Fridge")
- Catwoman: Guardian of Gotham #2 (2012) ... ("I Was Only Kidding")
- The Backstreet Project #1 (2011) ... ("Ebay")
- KISS Comics (2011) ... ("Melanie")
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (performer - 8 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (writer - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012)
- Thirty Years of EPCOT Part Three: The 1990s and 2000s (2012) ... (performer: "Nature Trail to Hell")
- Star Tours: The Adventures Continue! Part Two (2012) ... (lyrics: "The Saga Begins" (parody of "American Pie")) / (performer: "The Saga Begins" (parody of "American Pie"))
- Season One Outtakes Special Hosted by Kill Bosby! (2012) ... (writer: "Skipper Dan" - as Al Yankovic)
- It's a Small World Holiday: Part Two (2012) ... (performer: "Polka Face!")
- Halloween Time at Disneyland (2011) ... (performer: "Nature Trail to Hell") / (writer: "Nature Trail to Hell")
 2012 Brows Held High (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Idiots (2012) ... ("Dare to Be Stupid")
  How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Noretta (2011) ... (lyrics: "Like a Surgeon" - uncredited) / (performer: "Like a Surgeon" - uncredited)
 2011 Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 10 Animated Dinosaur Documentaries (2011) ... (performer: "Jurassic Park")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #3.95 (2011) ... (performer: "Dare to Be Stupid", "TMZ", "Yoda", "Beer Barrel Polka", "Another One Rides the Bus", "Polka Face" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dare to Be Stupid", "TMZ", "Yoda", "Another One Rides the Bus", "Polka Face" - uncredited)
  Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Lost World: Jurassic Park (2011) ... (performer: "Jurassic Park" - uncredited)
- The Next Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuckups (2010) ... (performer: "Everything You Know is Wrong" - uncredited)
- Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuckups (2009) ... (performer: "Everything You Know Is Wrong" - uncredited) / (writer: "Everything You Know Is Wrong" - uncredited)
  SuperNews! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009)
- The Christmas Bailout (2009) ... (performer: "Ringtone" - as Weird Al Yankovic) / (writer: "Ringtone" - as Weird Al Yankovic)
- 'Weird Al' Collabo-Jam (2009) ... (performer: "Ringtone") / (writer: "Ringtone")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2007)
- Amazing Moments in Music (2007) ... (performer: "UHF") / (writer: "UHF")
- World's Best Love Songs (2006) ... (performer: "You're Pitiful") / (writer: "You're Pitiful")
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (performer: "The Saga Begins")
 2007 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Salame (2007) ... (performer: "Here She Comes 2", "Here She Comes" - uncredited)
  Robot Chicken (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- The Munnery (2006) ... (performer: "Weasel Stomping Day") / (writer: "Weasel Stomping Day")
  Lilo & Stitch: The Series (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Tank: Experiment 526 (2003) ... (music: "Minstrel Ditties") / (performer: "Minstrel Ditties") / (writer: "Minstrel Ditties")
 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) (performer: "Fat", "Amish Paradise", "It's All About the Pentiums", "You Don't Love Me Anymore", "Bedrock Anthem", "Headline News", "Dare to Be Stupid", "Eat It", "UHF", "One More Minute", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "This is the Life", "Spy Hard", "Christmas at Ground Zero", "Bob") / (writer: "You Don't Love Me Anymore", "Dare to Be Stupid", "UHF", "One More Minute", "This is the Life", "Spy Hard", "Christmas at Ground Zero", "Bob")
 2003 Weird Al Presents Al-TV (TV Special) ("A Complicated Song", "Trash Day", "Angry White Boy Polka", "Ebay", "Couch Potato") / (performer: "Bob", "A Complicated Song", "Trash Day", "Harvey the Wonder Hamster", "Angry White Boy Polka", "Ebay", "Couch Potato") / (writer: "Bob", "Harvey the Wonder Hamster")
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Three Gays of the Condo (2003) ... (performer: "Homer and Marge")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) (performer: "Polka Power!", "My Baby's In Love With Eddie Vedder", "The Night Santa Went Crazy", "Dare to Be Stupid", "It's All About The Pentiums", "Germs", "One More Minute", "I Lost on Jeopardy", "Bedrock Anthem", "Amish Paradise")
 1999 Pokemon: Power of One ("Polkamon")
  The Weird Al Show (TV Series) (performer - 12 episodes, 1997) (writer - 11 episodes, 1997) (lyrics - 5 episodes, 1997)
- Al Gets Robbed (1997) ... (performer: "Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies" - uncredited) / (writer: "Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies" - uncredited)
- The Obligatory Holiday Episode (1997) ... (performer: "Auld Lang Syne", "I'm a Little Kitty" - uncredited) / (writer: "I'm a Little Kitty" - uncredited)
- The Competition (1997) ... (lyrics: "Headline News" - uncredited) / (performer: "Headline News" - uncredited)
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hamster (1997) ... (lyrics: "Livin' in the Fridge", "Fat" - uncredited) / (performer: "Harvey the Wonder Hamster", "Livin' in the Fridge", "Fat" - uncredited) / (writer: "Harvey the Wonder Hamster" - uncredited)
- Al Plays Hooky (1997) ... (performer: "You Don't Love Me Anymore" - uncredited) / (writer: "You Don't Love Me Anymore" - uncredited)
 1997 George of the Jungle (performer: "George of the Jungle")
 1996 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos (Video) (performer: "Gump", "UHF", "This is The Life", "Headline News", "Amish Paradise", "I Lost on Jeopardy", "You Don't Love Me Anymore", "Bedrock Anthem")
 1996 Spy Hard (performer: "Spy Hard Theme") / (producer: "Spy Hard Theme") / (writer: "Spy Hard Theme")
 1995 Without Walls (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- J'accuse: The Vegetarians (1995) ... (performer: "Eat It" - uncredited)
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Attack of the the Eye Creatures (1992) ... (writer: "Gotta Boogie")
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video) (performer: "I Lost on Jeopardy" - as Weird Al Yankovic)
 1989 UHF (lyrics: "THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT") / (performer: "UHF", "FUN ZONE", "LET ME BE YOUR HOG", "SPATULA CITY", "GANDHI II") / (writer: "UHF", "FUN ZONE", "LET ME BE YOUR HOG", "SPATULA CITY", "GANDHI II")
  New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Episode #29.17 (1985) ... (performer: "Dare To Be Stupid" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dare To Be Stupid" - uncredited)
 1984 Forbidden Fruit (Video) (performer: "Eat it") / (writer: "Eat it")
 1981 Tomorrow Coast to Coast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 April 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Another One Rides the Bus")
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Other Works:

Album: "TV Album", 1995 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Weird Al | 'Weird' Al Yankovic | Al Yankovic | Weird Al Yankovic | Weird Al Yankovich

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

A lot of rap songs don't usually have a lot of melody per se. See more »

Trivia:

Has directed music videos by other artists, notably "Only a Fool" by The Black Crowes, and "The River" by the boy-band Hanson (which was itself a parody of Titanic (1997)). See more »

Trademark:

His long, curly hair See more »

Nickname:

The Weird One See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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