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BILL HADER (Willy): Actor, writer, comedian, producer and repertory player, Bill Hader recently completed his seventh season as a regular cast member on NBC's venerable comedy institution "Saturday Night Live" and has segued into the feature film world with an impressive list of credits under his belt. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hader made an early splash on "SNL" in 2005 with his uncanny impressions including, most notably, Al Pacino and Vincent Price. In 2012, Hader received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on the show.
More recently, Hader co-starred Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in Sony Pictures' Men in Black 3.
In 2009, Hader reunited with Ben Stiller for the worldwide hit, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. He also appeared in Miramax's Adventureland, which reunited Hader with his Superbad director, Greg Mottola and SNL cast mate, Kristin Wiig.
Hader found great success in 2008 with his role as Jason Segel's step-brother in the box-office surprise hit Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Hader also made a memorable cameo role in the summer action/comedy Pineapple Express.
In 2009, Hader appeared in the summer blockbuster comedy Tropic Thunder. Nominated "Best Comedy" for the BFCA Critics' Choice Awards, the film was directed and written by Ben Stiller, who also starred in the film. Hader was joined by Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, Brandon T. Jackson and Matthew McConaughey to earn "Best Ensemble Cast" by the 2008 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards. Hader also won an Emmy Award in 2009 for his work as a producer on Comedy Central's "South Park."
Hader had a full slate of film work in the summer of 2007 which began with a role in Judd Apatow's critically-acclaimed box-office hit Knocked Up. Hader immediately followed this up with a performance in another Apatow release as a wayward policeman opposite Seth Rogen in Superbad for Columbia Pictures.
Hader released Paul in 2011, another Mottola-directed film in which he appeares alongside a star-studded cast of Jane Lynch, Simon Pegg, Sigourney Weaver, Jason Batemen, Wiig, and Rogen, who voices the title character, an alien named Paul.
Hader has also voiced several animated characters including Flint Lockwood in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which earned "Best Animated Feature" nominations for the Golden Globes, the Annie Awards, the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Satellite Awards, as well as characters in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Doogal and Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil. Other film credits for Hader include You, Me, and Dupree and Hot Rod.
This year, Hader will lend his voice to the DreamWorks animated feature Turbo, alongside Paul Giamatti and Ryan Reynolds. Later this year, Hader will reprise his role as "Flint Lockwood" in the highly anticipated sequel Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.
A Second City Los Angeles alum, Hader currently lives in New York with his wife, filmmaker Maggie Carey and their daughter.
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