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Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953), followed by The Robe (1953). Probably best known for his Saturday Night Live (1975) gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and The Simpsons (1989), where he plays 21 characters. His best film may be This Is Spinal Tap (1984), where he played bass player Derek Smalls. There was also an episode on The Simpsons (1989) where he reprised this role. His film work includes Godzilla (1998), in which "Simpsons" cast members Hank Azaria and Nancy Cartwright also appeared. Shearer has also directed a film, Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002), in which he also stars.

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Dec 23, 1943 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1955-10-02
Latest Project:
Series The Kumars 2014-01-15

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 7 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Simpsons
The Kumars Unknown 2014-01-15
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Outnumbered Unknown 2007
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Supernatural Unknown 2005-09-13
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
The Agency Unknown 2001-09-20
Dawson's Creek Unknown 1998-01-20
Seven Days Unknown 1998-10-07
The Visitor Unknown 1997
Just Shoot Me! Unknown 1997
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Unknown 1996-11-12
Sliders Unknown 1995-03-22
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Ellen Unknown 1994-03-29
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Beavis and Butt-Head Unknown 1993-03-08
Animaniacs Unknown 1993-09-13
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Have I Got News for You Unknown 1990-09-28
The Simpsons Ned Flanders / ... 707 episodes, 1989-2021 1989-12-17
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Unknown 1988
Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
ALF Unknown 1986-09-22
The Golden Girls Unknown 1985-09-14
Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979
Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1976-01-27
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Leave It to Beaver Unknown 1957-04-23
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02