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Bill Hader



Bill Hader is an Emmy-award winning actor, writer, producer, and comedian who attended New York Film Academy in 1996. He was a regular and writer on Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2013 and appeared on a total of 160 episodes over the course of his 8-season tenure. Bill currently stars in HBO’s dark comedy “Barry” which he also writes, directs, and co-created. He was nominated for 5 Emmy Awards for “Barry” and his return to SNL in 2018, and recently won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2018 for his work on the show. Most recently, Bill won the 2019 Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series and the 2019 Critic’s Choice Award Winner for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for “Barry.”

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