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American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, and writer Bill Hader. His work in the parody “Documentary Now,” the animated series “South Park,” and the variety program “Saturday Night Live” earned him three Emmy nominations. He is also well-known for his comedic roles in numerous films, such as “You, Me and Dupree,” “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” “Men in Black 3,” and “Maggie’s Plan.” Hader had prominent roles as a voice actor in “The Angry Birds Movie,” “Inside Out,” and “Chance of Meatballs.” The multitalented celebrity is currently one of the most sought-after individuals in the industry. His work is admired by millions, and he serves as an inspiration to a great number of youthful professionals. Hader was born and reared in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his two younger sisters. As a child, he experienced difficulty. Even though he was never bullied at school, he never quite blended in. He spent the majority of his time reading and viewing films. Hader attended ‘The Art Institute of Phoenix’ and Scottsdale Community College in the future. Personality-wise, the actor is divorced. Together with his ex-wife, writer and director Maggie Carey, he has three daughters.

Bill’s Early Profession

Bill Hader pulled out of college and relocated to Los Angeles in 1999. He began his career as a production assistant and moved on to work on “Spider-Man,” “James Dean,” and “Collateral Damage.” In 2004, he appeared in the documentary ‘Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy’. Then, he worked as a post-production assistant for the reality television series ‘The Surreal Life’. Hader was ultimately hired as an assistant editor by Triage Entertainment.

He eventually developed an interest in comedy and, along with Matt Offerman, Mel Cowan, and Eric Filipkowski, founded a sketch comedy group. Their band ‘Animals from the Future’ began performing in Van Nuys backyard concerts. Following this, Hader became an assistant editor for the American cooking program ‘Iron Chef America.’

As a Television and Film Actor

Hader was recruited as a featured player on “Saturday Night Live” in 2005 while working on “Iron Chef America.” He made his film debut the following year in the comedy “You, Me, and Dupree.” Soon after, he appeared in a number of films, including “Knocked Up,” “The Brothers Solomon,” “Hot Rod,” and “Superbad.” The following year, in 2008, Hader appeared in the films Pineapple Express, Tropical Thunder, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He appeared in four episodes of the comedy series ‘Human Giant’ in the same year.

The American performer had voice roles in ‘Xavier: Renegade Angel’ and ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ in 2009. In the same year, he collaborated with other renowned actors in the films Adventureland, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Year One, and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Hader next supplied a voiceover in the 2010 flick ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ and also began serving as a voice artist in ‘The Venture Bros’. Soon after, he appeared in ‘Funny or Die Presents as an athletic trainer.

The actor contributed to ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Mindy Project’ between 2012 and 2014. During this period, he also appeared in ‘Men in Black 3’ and ‘The Skeleton Twins’. Also in 2013, he began portraying Giuseppe Malocchio in ‘The Awesomes, an animated comedy series.

Then, in 2015, Hader made his debut as a leading man in the romantic comedy Trainwreck. In the same year, he provided the voice for Fear in the Disney-Pixar film “Inside Out.” Then, he provided his vocal for “The Angry Birds Movie,” “Finding Dory,” and “Power Rangers.” Hader hosted a 2018 episode of ‘Saturday Night Live.’

Bill’s Added Works

Bill Hader has produced a variety of short films, including ‘Sounds Good to Me: Remastering the String,’ ‘The Jeannie Tate Show,’ and ‘Back in the Day,’ to date. Since the show’s twelfth season, he has served as a creative consultant and producer for ‘South Park’. He has also appeared on Punk’d on MTV. In the second season of ‘Xavier: Renegade Angel,’ the American performer has portrayed a variety of characters. Once, he co-wrote a Spider-Man short story titled “The Short Halloween.”

In July 2008, Hader starred in and co-wrote the web series ‘The Line on Crackle’. He provided his vocal for the audiobook version of Sarah Vowell’s ‘The Wordy Shipmates.’ On Thursday, October 14, 2010, he portrayed Kevin in the live episode of ’30 Rock.’ Hader hosted the 2011 and 2012 seasons of ‘Essentials, Jr on TCM.

In 2013, he supplanted actor/singer Robert Downey Jr. as Mr. Peanut after signing a contract with the snack food company Planters. Two years later, he portrayed the 99th Precinct commander on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine.’ In the same year, the American actor also began working on the mockumentary series ‘Documentary Now for IFC. Additionally, he has provided his vocal for the YouTube channel Bad Lip Reading. In 2018, Hader created and began starring in the television series ‘Barry.’

Bill’s Personal Life

Bill Hader was born on June 7, 1978, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to dance instructor Sherri Renee and truck driver, restaurant manager, and occasional stand-up comedian William Thomas Hader. His younger sisters are named Kara and Katie. Hader attended Cascia Hall Preparatory, Patrick Henry Elementary, and Edison Junior High School. After enrolling at The Art Institute of Phoenix, he continued his education at Scottsdale Community College.

In terms of his personal life, the actor wed fellow writer-director Maggie Carey in 2006. Three daughters were born to the couple: Hannah Kathryn, Harper, and Hayley Clementine. They separated in 2017 and concluded their divorce in March 2018.

Estimated Net Worth

Bill Hader is an American actor, comedian, and writer with a $14 million net worth. Bill Hader has played a multitude of roles in numerous film and television productions. He also has a number of credits as a voice actor, demonstrating his proficiency in this field.