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'Weird Al' Yankovic


Few would have guessed that "Weird Al" Yankovic - who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show - would go on to become a pop culture icon and the biggest-selling comedy recording artist of all time, with classic song and music video parodies such as "Eat It," "Like a Surgeon," "... See full bio »

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UHF
UHF George Newman
(1989)
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(2009)

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  Fandom Fights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Cain McMillan vs Jessica Morgan (2018) ... (performer: "White and Nerdy") / (writer: "White and Nerdy")
  Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (performer - 36 episodes, 2010 - 2018) (writer - 8 episodes, 2010 - 2016) (lyrics - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (arranger - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- Comic Book Quickies #8 (2018) ... (performer: "Polka Your Eyes Out")
- Stormwatch #0 (2017) ... (arranger: "Bohemian Polka") / (performer: "Bohemian Polka")
- Batman: Odyssey #1 (2017) ... (performer: "Polka Your Eyes Out")
- Delicious in Dungeon, Vol. 1 (2017) ... (lyrics: "Eat It") / (performer: "Eat It")
- Ultimate Power #4 (2017) ... (performer: "Polka Power")
 2018 Lethal Weapon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Leo Getz Hitched (2018) ... (performer: "Lasagna")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2015)
- Lin-Manuel Miranda & 'Weird Al' Yankovic/Macaulay Culkin/U.S. Men's Curling Team/Francis and the Lights (2018) ... (performer: "The Hamilton Polka") / (writer: "The Hamilton Polka")
- Ricky Gervais/Lin-Manuel Miranda/Sabrina Carpenter (2017) ... (performer: "Polka Party!", "Shout" (uncredited), "Papa Don't Preach" (uncredited))
- Blake Lively/Brian Grazer/Nate Bargatze (2015) ... (lyrics: "My Bologna", "King of Suede" - uncredited) / (performer: "Sports Song", "My Bologna", "King of Suede" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sports Song" - uncredited)
  The Walking Dead (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Mercy (2017) ... (performer: "Another One Rides the Bus" - uncredited) / (writer: "Another One Rides the Bus" - uncredited)
 2016-2017 Milo Murphy's Law (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Love Toboggan/The Island of Lost Dakotas (2017) ... (performer: "Toboggan of Love")
- Battle of the Bands/The Math Book (2017) ... (performer: "A Bumpy Ride Tonight")
- We're Going to the Zoo/School Dance (2017) ... (performer: "Just Roll With It")
- Family Vacation/Murphy's Lard (2017) ... (performer: "Murphy Family Vacation")
- Party of Peril/Smooth Opera-tor (2016) ... (performer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2017 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (performer: "Captain Underpants Theme Song") / (writer: "Captain Underpants Theme Song" - as Al Yankovic)
 2017 How to Be a Latin Lover (performer: "Happy Birthday") / (writer: "Happy Birthday" - as Al Yankovic)
  Quick Reviews with Maverick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Hate Mail (2017) ... (performer: "I Lost on Jeopardy") / (writer: "I Lost on Jeopardy")
  Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Nick Kroll/Stephen Amell/Grant Gustin/Melissa Benoist/'Weird' Al Yankovic (2016) ... (performer: "Foil") / (writer: "Foil")
  The Comix Scrutinizer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Jack: Trixi and Tet (2016) ... (performer: "Christmas at Ground Zero") / (writer: "Christmas at Ground Zero")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2016) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012)
- "Ridin" by Chamillionaire (2016) ... (performer: "White & Nerdy") / (writer: "White & Nerdy")
- Ghetto Supastar by Pras (2014) ... (performer: "Polka Power!")
- Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas at Ground Zero") / (writer: "Christmas at Ground Zero")
- Rico Suave by Gerardo (2012) ... (lyrics: "Taco Grande") / (performer: "Taco Grande")
 2015-2016 Galavant (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The One True King (To Unite Them All) (2016) ... (performer: "Season 2 Finale" - uncredited)
- Completely Mad... Alena (2015) ... (performer: "Hey, Hey, We're the Monks" - uncredited)
  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (performer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015)
- Episode dated 28 August 2015 (2015) ... (lyrics: "White & Nerdy") / (performer: "White & Nerdy")
- Episode dated 1 July 2013 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Eat It" - uncredited) / (performer: "Eat It" - uncredited)
 2015 Transformers: The Movie, The Parody (Short) (performer: "Dare to Be Stupid") / (writer: "Dare to Be Stupid")
 2014 The Galavant Showcase (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Hey, Hey, We're The Monks")
  The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Sean Hayes/Weird Al Yankovic (2014) ... (performer: "Lame Claim to Fame") / (writer: "Lame Claim to Fame")
  The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The One with the TV Host Perks (2014) ... (performer: "Dare to Be Stupid") / (writer: "Dare to Be Stupid")
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Tacky (Video short) (performer: "Tacky") / (writer: "Tacky")
 2014 MenT (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- MenT a Dogg - Unturned (DayZ+Minecraft mix) (2014) ... (writer: "Amish Paradise")
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Handy (Video short) (performer: "Handy") / (writer: "Handy")
 2014 Weird Al Yankovic: Word Crimes (Video short) (lyrics: "Word Crimes") / (performer: "Word Crimes")
  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")
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (writer - 5 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")
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010)
- 'Gangnam Style' by Psy (2012) ... (performer: "Eat It", "The White Stuff") / (writer: "Eat It", "The White Stuff")
- Bedrock (2010) ... (lyrics: "Bedrock Anthem") / (performer: "Bedrock Anthem")
 2012 Brows Held High (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Idiots (2012) ... ("Dare to Be Stupid")
  Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season Zero (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- #2 (2012) ... (performer: "Everything You Know Is Wrong") / (writer: "Everything You Know Is Wrong")
  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")
 2011 CrazyJoshCravy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Achy Breaky Song (2011) ... (lyrics: "Achy Breaky Song")
 2011 Weird Al Yankovic: Stop Forwarding That Crap to Me (Video short) (performer: "Stop Forwarding That Crap to Me") / (writer: "Stop Forwarding That Crap to Me")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #3.95 (2011) ... (lyrics: "TMZ", "Yoda", "Another One Rides the Bus" - uncredited) / (performer: "Dare to Be Stupid", "TMZ", "Yoda", "Beer Barrel Polka", "Another One Rides the Bus", "Polka Face" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dare to Be Stupid", "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)
 2011 Hot Coffee (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Sue Ya" - as Weird Al Yankovic) / (writer: "I'll Sue Ya" - as Weird Al Yankovic)
 2010 Yogi Bear (lyrics: "Lasagna" - as Al Yankovic) / (performer: "Lasagna" - as Weird Al) / (writer: "Lasagna" - as Al Yankovic)
  Rude Tube (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Epic Fails (2010) ... (lyrics: "Eat It" - uncredited) / (performer: "Eat It" - uncredited)
 2010 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Circus (2010) ... (performer: "Circus Parade" - 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")
 2009 The Dating Game (Short) (performer: "White & Nerdy") / (writer: "White & Nerdy")
 2003-2008 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- That '90s Show (2008) ... (performer: "Brain Freeze")
- Three Gays of the Condo (2003) ... (performer: "Homer and Marge")
  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")
 2006 'Weird Al' Yankovic: White & Nerdy (Video short) (performer: "White & Nerdy") / (writer: "White & Nerdy")
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (performer: "Theme from Rocky XIII", "Pretty Fly for a Rabbi", "I Think I'm a Clone Now", "Trash Day", "Young, Dumb and Ugly")
 2005 Derailroaded (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead") / (writer: "I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead")
 2004 AMV Hell (Short) (performer: "Like a Surgeon")
  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) (lyrics: "Fat", "Amish Paradise", "It's All About the Pentiums", "Smells Like Nirvana", "Bedrock Anthem", "Gump", "Jurassic Park", "Headline News", "Eat It", "Like a Surgeon", "Money for Nothing / Beverly Hillbillies*", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "Living with a Hernia", "Ricky", "The Saga Begins") / (performer: "Fat", "Amish Paradise", "It's All About the Pentiums", "Smells Like Nirvana", "You Don't Love Me Anymore", "Bedrock Anthem", "Gump", "Jurassic Park", "Headline News", "Dare to Be Stupid", "Eat It", "Like a Surgeon", "UHF", "Money for Nothing / Beverly Hillbillies*", "One More Minute", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "This is the Life", "Living with a Hernia", "Spy Hard", "Ricky", "Christmas at Ground Zero", "Bob", "The Saga Begins") / (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")
 2000 Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1 (Video) (lyrics: "Fat") / (performer: "Fat")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) ("Polka Power!") / (lyrics: "Gump", "It's All About the Pentiums", "Like a Surgeon", "Pretty Fly For a Rabbi", "Another One Rides The Bus", "I Love Rocky Road", "Achy Breaky Song", "Jurassic Park", "Grapefruit Diet", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "Eat It", "Smells Like Nirvana", "Bedrock Anthem", "Amish Paradise", "Fat", "The Saga Begins", "Yoda") / (performer: "Gump", "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", "Like a Surgeon", "Pretty Fly For a Rabbi", "Another One Rides The Bus", "I Love Rocky Road", "Achy Breaky Song", "Jurassic Park", "Grapefruit Diet", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "Eat It", "Smells Like Nirvana", "Bedrock Anthem", "Amish Paradise", "Fat", "The Saga Begins", "Yoda") / (writer: "My Baby's In Love With Eddie Vedder", "The Night Santa Went Crazy", "Dare to Be Stupid", "Germs", "One More Minute", "Grapefruit Diet")
 1999 Pitch People (Documentary) (performer: "Mr. Popeil") / (writer: "Mr. Popeil" - as Al Yankovic)
 1999 Sabrina, the Animated Series (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Witchy Grrrls (1999) ... (performer: "Electric Shaver" - uncredited)
 1999 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 ("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")
 1992-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Terror from the Year 5000 (1997) ... (writer: "Gotta Boogie" - uncredited)
- Attack of the Eye Creatures (1992) ... (writer: "Gotta Boogie")
 1996 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos (Video) (lyrics: "Ricky", "Gump", "Headline News", "Amish Paradise", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "I Love Rocky Road", "Bedrock Anthem", "Eat It") / (performer: "Ricky", "Gump", "UHF", "This is The Life", "Headline News", "Amish Paradise", "I Lost On Jeopardy", "You Don't Love Me Anymore", "I Love Rocky Road", "Bedrock Anthem", "Eat It") / (writer: "UHF", "This is The Life", "You Don't Love Me Anymore")
 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)
 1994 The Flintstones (performer: "BEDROCK ANTHEM")
 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")
 1988 Weird Al Yankovic: Fat (Video short) (lyrics: "Fat") / (performer: "Fat")
 1988 Demented Top 20 Video Countdown (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Eat It") / (performer: "Dare To Be Stupid", "Eat It") / (writer: "Dare To Be Stupid")
 1987 Down and Out with Donald Duck (TV Movie) (arranger: "I Want a New Duck") / (performer: "I Want a New Duck")
 1987 DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Eat It") / (performer: "Eat It")
 1986 The Transformers: The Movie (performer: "Dare to Be Stupid") / (writer: "Dare to Be Stupid")
 1985 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Dare to Be Stupid (Video short) (performer: "Dare To Be Stupid") / (writer: "Dare To Be Stupid")
  American Bandstand (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1985) (writer - 2 episodes, 1985)
- Episode #29.16 (1985) ... (performer: "Dare To Be Stupid" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dare To Be Stupid" - uncredited)
- Episode #28.45 (1985) ... (performer: "Like a Surgeon") / (writer: "Like a Surgeon")
 1984 Forbidden Fruit (Video) (performer: "Eat it") / (writer: "Eat it")
 1984 Johnny Dangerously (performer: "This Is The Life (Theme From 'Johnny Dangerously')") / (writer: "This Is The Life (Theme From 'Johnny Dangerously')")
 1981 Tomorrow Coast to Coast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 April 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Another One Rides the Bus")
 1979 My Bologna (Short) (performer: "My Bologna") / (writer: "My Bologna")
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Other Works:

Album: "Straight Outta Lynwood", 2006 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 6 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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So that's why one of my rules of parody writing is that it's gotta be funny regardless of whether you know the source material. It has to work on its own merit. See more »

Trivia:

Was offered the opening spot for the European leg of Michael Jackson's "Bad" tour. However, he was involved in the production of his movie UHF (1989) at the time, and respectfully declined. See more »

Trademark:

Hawaiian shirt, canvas shoes and (until 1997) glasses See more »

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The Weird One See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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