Harry Shearer

Birth Name: 
Harry Julius Shearer
Thursday, December 23, 1943
Birth Place: 
Los Angeles, California, USA

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. (IMDb)


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