Bill Hader is currently in his eighth season as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Hader recently earned an Emmy nomination in 2012 as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on the show.
In 2009, Hader won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for his work as a producer on South Park. Hader’s other TV credits include a guest appearance on IFC’s Portlandia alongside his SNL co-star Fred Armisen and a recurring role in FOX’s new sitcom The Mindy Project opposite Mindy Kaling.
Hader has an impressive list of feature film credits to his name, including several Judd Apatow productions such as the hit comedies Superbad (2007) and Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008). He has also appeared in Apatow’s Knocked Up (2007) and Pineapple Express (2008). In 2009, Hader co-starred in Greg Mottola’s critically acclaimed feature Adventureland, opposite Kristen Wiig; Hader co-starred in the box-office hit Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) with Ben Stiller and Tropic Thunder (2008) opposite Tom Cruise. Hader was the lead voice in the 3-D animated film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) opposite Anna Faris, which earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. In 2011 he appeared in the comedy feature Paul with Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Kristen Wiig. The 2012 blockbuster Men in Black 3 featured Hader as the iconic Andy Warhol.
Hader’s upcoming films include the indie drama The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2013) opposite James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain; The Skeleton Twins (2013), a drama co-starring Kristen Wiig; the Larry David improvised movie Clear History (2014) for HBO, directed by Greg Mottola – which will be their fourth collaboration; and The To Do List (2013), a film written and directed by Hader’s wife Maggie Carey. Hader will also be doing voiceover for the upcoming animated movies Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013), Turbo (2013) with Ryan Reynolds and Me and My Shadow with Josh Gad.
Bill is a lifelong film buff and gets to share his passion for the art and history of movies as the host of TCM’s Essentials, Jr., where he introduces classic films that everyone in the family, including kids, will love.
Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hader is a Second City Los Angeles alum. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and their two daughters.