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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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The Weird Al Show
The Weird Al Show Dr. Demento / Himself
Some Jerk with a Camera


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 2014-2015 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- Back to the Future: The Ride - Part I (2015) ... Dr. Demento (as Barret Hansen)
 2014 Dave Does Disney (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- Fantasmic Part 3 (2014) ... Dr. Demento
 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)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hamster (1997) ... Dr. Demento
 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)
 1994 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Headline News (Video short)
 1994 Bobby's World (TV Series)
- Bobby's Big Boo-Boo (1994) ... (voice, as Barret Hansen)
 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)
 1984 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Eat It (Video short)
Man in Picture (as Dr. Demento)
 1984 'Weird Al' Yankovic: I Lost on Jeopardy (Video short)
Crew member (as Dr. Demento)
 1983 'Weird Al' Yankovic: I Love Rocky Road (Video short)
Cashier (uncredited)
 1983 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Ricky (Video short)
Dr. Demento (as Dr. Demento)
 1980 Barnes & Barnes: Fish Heads (Short)
Homeless Man (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "The Very Best of Dr. Demento", 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Demento | 'Doctor' Devlen | Barret Hansen

Did You Know?


Attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he received his Master's degree in music. See more »


Wears a top hat on all his television appearances


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