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Phil Hartman (I) (1948–1998)


Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, and English descent. The family moved to the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 49) in Encino, California, USA

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Known For

NewsRadio
NewsRadio Bill McNeal
(1995-1998)
Small Soldiers
Small Soldiers Phil Fimple
(1998)
So I Married an Axe Murderer
So I Married an Axe Murderer Ranger John 'Vicky' Johnson
(1993)
Jingle All the Way
Jingle All the Way Ted Maltin
(1996)

Filmography

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 1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Game Show Host
- The Empress' Nightingale (1999) ... Game Show Host (voice)
 1998 Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night (Video)
Chauncey (voice)
 1990-1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Troy McClure / Lionel Hutz / Bill Clinton / ...
- Bart the Mother (1998) ... Troy McClure (voice)
- This Little Wiggy (1998) ... Troy McClure (voice)
- Lisa the Simpson (1998) ... Troy McClure (voice)
- Das Bus (1998) ... Troy McClure (voice)
- Realty Bites (1997) ... Lionel Hutz (voice)
 1998 Small Soldiers
Phil Fimple
 1996-1998 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Randy / Phillip
- Eat, Drink, Dick, Mary (1998) ... Randy
- Lonely Dick (1996) ... Phillip
 1995-1998 NewsRadio (TV Series)
Bill McNeal
- Sinking Ship (1998) ... Bill McNeal
- Jackass Junior High (1998) ... Bill McNeal
- 4:20 (1998) ... Bill McNeal
- Monster Rancher (1998) ... Bill McNeal
- Copy Machine (1998) ... Bill McNeal
 1998 Blasto (Video Game)
Capt. Blasto (voice)
 1997 The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (Video Game)
Troy McClure / Lionel Hutz (voice)
 1997 The Second Civil War (TV Movie)
The President
 1996 Jingle All the Way
Ted Maltin
 1996 Van Halen: Video Hits Vol. 1 (Video)
Waldo (voice, uncredited)
 1985-1996 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Announcer / Charlton Heston / ...
- Dana Carvey/Dr. Dre (1996) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- John Goodman/The Pretenders (1994) ... Various
- Emilio Estevez/Pearl Jam (1994) ... Various
- Kelsey Grammer/Dwight Yoakam (1994) ... Various
- Helen Hunt/Snoop Doggy Dogg (1994) ... Various / Elton John
 1996 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Man on Phone
- The Package (1996) ... Man on Phone (voice, uncredited)
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Host
- Caroline and the Letter (1996) ... Host (uncredited)
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
Maj. Colin Thorn
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series)
Larry King
- The Mountain Dew Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Larry King
 1995 Night Stand (TV Series)
Gunther
- Illegal Alien Star Search (1995) ... Gunther
 1995 State of the Union: Undressed (TV Movie)
President Bill Clinton
 1995 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Otto Friedling
- A Moveable Feast (1995) ... Otto Friedling
 1995 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series)
Midget Clown / Announcer On Russian filmreel
- Stimpy's Pet/Ren's Brain (1995) ... Midget Clown (voice)
- Space Dogged/Feud for Sale (1995) ... Announcer On Russian filmreel
 1995 The Show Formerly Known as the Martin Short Show (TV Movie)
Announcer / Douglas Bowles / Voice of Jackie Rogers, Sr.
 1995 Stuart Saves His Family
Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1995 Houseguest
Gary Young
 1994 Extra Terrorestrial Alien Encounter (Short)
T.O.M. 2000 aka Technobotic Oratorical Mechanism series 2000 (voice)
 1994 The Crazysitter
The Salesman
 1994 The Pagemaster
Tom Morgan (voice)
 1994 Greedy
Frank
 1994 The Critic (TV Series)
Adolph Hitmaker / Bernie Wasserman / Prof. Blowhard
- Eyes on the Prize (1994) ... Adolph Hitmaker / Bernie Wasserman / Prof. Blowhard (voice)
 1993 The Twelve Days of Christmas (TV Movie)
Hollyberry (voice)
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series)
Dan Anchorman
 1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer
Ranger John 'Vicky' Johnson
 1993 Coneheads
Marlax
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Phil Hartman
- The Stalker (1993) ... Phil Hartman
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie)
Man in Abstinence Commercial (uncredited)
 1993 CB4
Virgil Robinson
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1
Comic Cop
 1991-1992 Tom & Jerry Kids Show (TV Series)
Calaboose Cal
- Penthouse Mouse/12 Angry Sheep/The Ant Attack (1992) ... Calaboose Cal (voice)
 1992 Eek!stravaganza (TV Series)
Psycho Bunny / Monkeynaut #1
- Cape Fur (1992) ... Psycho Bunny (voice)
- Eek vs. the Flying Saucers (1992) ... Monkeynaut #1 (voice)
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Phil Diamond
- Lewis and Son (1992) ... Phil Diamond
 1992 Fish Police (TV Series)
Inspector C. Bass
- A Fish Out of Water (1992) ... Inspector C. Bass (voice)
 1991 One Special Victory (TV Movie)
Mike Rutten
 1991 Darkwing Duck (TV Series)
Paddywhack
- The Haunting of Mr. Banana Brain (1991) ... Paddywhack (voice)
 1991 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Dimitri
- Mind Pollution (1991) ... Dimitri (voice)
 1991 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Tim Cornell
- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? (1991) ... Tim Cornell
 1991 TaleSpin (TV Series)
Ace London
- Mach One for the Gipper (1991) ... Ace London (voice)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series)
Octavius
- Whale's Tales (1990) ... Octavius (voice)
 1990 Bobby's World (TV Series)
- My Dad Can Fix Anything (1990) ... (voice)
 1990 Gravedale High (TV Series)
Billy Headstone
- Cleo's Pen Pal (1990) ... Billy Headstone (voice)
 1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Pity the Poor Pirate (1990) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1990 Quick Change
Hal Edison
 1990 Red Pepper (TV Movie)
Red Pepper (voice)
 1988-1989 Fantastic Max (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Boo Who? (1989) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Cooking Mother's Goose (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Loon in the Moon (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982-1989 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Smurfs That Time Forgot: Part 1/Smurfs That Time Forgot: Part 2 (1989) ... Additional Voices (voice, as Philip Hartman)
- Smurf on the Wild Side: Part 1/Smurf on the Wild Side: Part 2 (1987) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Smurfquest: Part 1/Smurfquest: Part 2 (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Smurf Who Couldn't Say No (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1989 Kiki's Delivery Service
Jiji (English version, voice)
 1989 How I Got Into College
Bennedict, SAT Coach
 1989 On the Television (TV Series)
Various
- M. Superior ... Various
 1989 Fletch Lives
Bly Manager
 1987 Foofur (TV Series)
- Annabell Gets Framed/Scary Harry (1987) ... (voice)
- Look Homeward, Foofur (1987) ... (voice)
- Fencer Gets Soul/You Bet Your Life (1987) ... (voice)
- Rocki's Big Fib/Bye, Bye, Birdie (1987) ... (voice)
- Annabell Goes Punk/Puppy Love (1987) ... (voice)
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series)
Captain Frye
- Scrooge's Pet (1987) ... Captain Frye (voice)
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Baseball Announcer (segment "Murray in Videoland") (voice)
 1987 Spaceballs
Dink (voice, uncredited)
 1987 The Brave Little Toaster
Air Conditioner / Hanging Lamp (voice)
 1987 Blind Date
Ted Davis
 1986 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Henry Mitchell / George Wilson / Ruff
- Yankee Doodle Dennis/Dennis the Barnstormer/Trial & Error (1986) ... Henry Mitchell / George Wilson / Ruff (voice)
- Pool Haul/Fool for Gold/Nothin' to Be Afraid Of (1986) ... Henry Mitchell / George Wilson / Ruff (voice)
- Heroes Unwelcome/The Martians Are Coming/Ancient Olympics (1986) ... Henry Mitchell / George Wilson / Ruff (voice)
- Wanted: Scarface Wilson/Ruff Come Home/10-4 Dennis (1986) ... Henry Mitchell / George Wilson / Ruff (voice)
- Back to the Drawing Board/Part-Time Helper/G.I. George (1986) ... Henry Mitchell / George Wilson / Ruff (voice)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos!
Sam (as Philip E. Hartmann)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series)
Captain Carl
- Party! (1986) ... Captain Carl
- Stolen Apples (1986) ... Captain Carl
- The Restaurant (1986) ... Captain Carl
- Now You See Me, Now You Don't (1986) ... Captain Carl
- Luau for Two (1986) ... Captain Carl
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
Fred (as Phil E. Hartmann)
 1986 Ruthless People
Newsreader (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Last Resort
Jean-Michel
 1985 The Jetsons (TV Series)
School Patrol Robots / Executive Vice President
- Boy George (1985) ... School Patrol Robots / Executive Vice President (voice, as Philip Hartmann)
 1985 Challenge of the GoBots (TV Series)
Professor Von Joy / Hans-Cuff / Staks / ...
- The Fall of Gobotron: Part 3 (1985) ... Professor Von Joy / Hans-Cuff / Staks (voice)
- Gameworld (1985) ... Hans Cuff (voice)
- Scooter Enhanced (1985) ... Professor Von Joy (voice)
 1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (TV Series)
Vaccu-Spook Auctioneer
- Reflections in a Ghoulish Eye (1985) ... Vaccu-Spook Auctioneer (voice, as Philip Hartmann)
 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Reporter
 1984 Van Halen: Hot for Teacher (Video short)
Waldo (voice)
 1984 Pink Panther and Sons (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Panky's Pet (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (TV Series)
Igor / Ghost of Dr. Van Helsing
- A Halloween Hassle at Dracula's Castle (1984) ... Igor / Ghost of Dr. Van Helsing (voice)
 1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
News Reader at the Beginning
- The Legacy of Garwood Huddle (1984) ... News Reader at the Beginning (voice, uncredited)
 1984 Cheeseball Presents (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1984 Weekend Pass
Joe Chicago
 1983 The Dukes (TV Series)
Additional voices / Freddy Flenders / Reporter
- A Hogg in the Foggy Bogg (1983) ... Additional voices (voice)
- The Dukes in Hollywood (1983) ... Freddy Flenders / Reporter (voice)
- The Canadian Caper (1983) ... Additional voices (voice)
- A Dickens of a Christmas (1983) ... Additional voices (voice)
- The Kid from Madrid (1983) ... Additional voices (voice)
 1983 The Pop 'N' Rocker Game (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode dated 1 January 1983 (1983) ... Announcer
 1982 The Little Rascals (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Rascal's Revenge (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982 Pandemonium
Reporter (as Phil Hartmann)
 1981 The Pee Wee Herman Show (TV Movie)
Kap'n Karl
 1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie
Chick Hazard Private Eye (Groundling)
 1980 The Gong Show Movie
Man at Airport with Gun (as Phil Hartmann)
 1980 The Six O'Clock Follies (TV Series)
 1979 Stunt Rock (as Phil Hartmann)
 1979 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (13 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (62 credits)

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Other Works:

Phil Hartman provided the voice for one of the two birds in the opening of the revamped "Tiki Room" attraction in Walt Disney World. (Don Rickels provided the other voice) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 8 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Phil 'Brain-on-a-Stick' Hartman | Philip Hartman | Phil E. Hartmann | Philip E. Hartmann | Philip Hartmann | Phil Hartmann | Phil Hart-on-the-Stick Man

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm 49-years-old and I'm cautious of the fact that very few people in comedy have careers after age 50. I think there's a notion in our society, and it maybe valid, that people aren't as funny when they get older. It's a stigma still attached to the rebelliousness of youth. I do believe that sooner or later I'll get those great roles like Gary Sinise's part in Forrest Gump (1994) or Tommy Lee ... See more »

Trivia:

Despite being known for playing boorish characters, he had a reputation as one of the nicest, most well-liked actors in Hollywood with many of his co-stars and directors describing him as a true professional and a joy to work with. See more »

Trademark:

Game show announcer voice See more »

Nickname:

The Sultan of Smarm See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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