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David Hyde Pierce

Mostly Credited As: David Hyde Pierce
Birth Name: David Hyde Pierce
Date Of Birth: April 03, 1959 (Age 55)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Saratoga Springs, New York
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)

David Hyde Pierce


David Hyde Pierce, Born 3rd April 1959 was the youngest of 3 siblings. He was always interested in music and would find time to play Piano and the Organ at his local church. It was during high school that David Hyde Pierce realized that he had a feel for acting and after graduating in 1977, he received the Yaddo Medal for best Dramatic Arts student.

He then went on to Yale university in order to study classical piano, but soon after he got a little bored of music history so he went on to study a double major in English and theater arts due to his interest in Drama.

After moving to New York, he picked up roles in several theater productions and also appeared in cameos for films such as Bright Lights Big City. Then he moved on to bigger things, when he was selected to play Frasier's brother in the hit television series Frasier. He currently resides in Los Angeles and is continuing perform in Theater productions such as Sir Spamalot.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Amazing Screw-On Head (2006)As: Emperor Zombie -- [Voice]
Frasier (1993)As: Dr. Niles Crane
The Powers That Be (1992)As: Rep. Theodore Van Horne
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Himself (Co-Host 1999)
Episode Cast Credits 

Great Performances (1974) 
  Great Performances' 40th Anniversary Celebration 41x05: (Oct/18/2013) As Himself, [Starring Roles]

The View (1997) 
  Season 16, Episode 121 16x121: (Mar/08/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Hyde Pierce, Cast members of Broadway's "Xanadu" 11x07: (Sep/12/2007) As Himself 
  David Hyde Pierce, Martina McBride 10x145: (Apr/10/2007) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 181 07x181: (May/13/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Jay Thomas, David Hyde Pierce, Darlene Love 19x65: (Dec/23/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Hyde Pierce, Howie Day 12x96: (Feb/09/2005) As Himself 
  Kid Scientists, David Hyde Pierce, Andy Greene 05x35: (Oct/30/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Hyde Pierce, Dana Delany, Spice Girls 04x151: (May/14/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The 5 O'Clock Show (2010) 
  Series 1, Show 39 01x39: (Jul/22/2010) As Himself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  July 13, 2010 11x194: (Jul/13/2010) As Himself 

GMTV (1993) 
  July 1, 2010 18x182: (Jul/01/2010) As Himself 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Joanna Lumley, David Hyde Pierce, Hamish & Andy 07x11: (Jun/21/2010) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  David Hyde Pierce, Jason Statham, 26x131: (Mar/03/2008) As Himself 
  David Hyde Pierce/Anna Nalick 23x162: (Apr/19/2005) As Himself 

The Apprentice (US) (2004) 
  A Knight on Broadway 07x04: (Jan/24/2008) As Himself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Funeral for a Fiend 19x08: (Nov/25/2007) Voiced  Cecil Terwilliger 
  Brother From Another Series 08x16: (Feb/23/1997) Voiced  Cecil Terwilliger 

The Saturday Early Show (1997) 
  Father's Day gifts, High-tech first-aid products; Michael Anthony, Mary Jane Clark; Jill Paice, David Hyde Pierce, 10x41: (Jun/09/2007) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  David Hyde Pierce, Arthur Smith, Joss Stone 56x142: (Mar/20/2007) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  David Hyde Pierce, Kate Mara, Dr. Dog 14x103: (Mar/12/2007) As Himself 
  David Hyde Pierce, Craig Ferguson, Yeah Yeah Yeahs 10x118: (May/09/2003) As Himself 
  David Hyde Pierce, Fred Savage 05x27: (Oct/31/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  David Hyde Pierce, Linda Cardellini, Taylor Ware 01x42: (Nov/14/2006) As Himself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Gary Hogeboom, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Torre, Jesse L. Martin 02x57: (Nov/30/2005) As Himself 
  Rosario Dawson, Glynis McCants, Lou Diamond Phillips, Gary Hogeboom 02x56: (Nov/29/2005) As Himself 
  Christianna Hurt, David Hyde Pierce, Rusty Wallace 01x146: (May/09/2005) As Himself 

American Masters (1986) 
  Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned 18x04: (Jul/20/2005) As Himself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 56th Annual Emmy Awards 56x01: (Sep/19/2004) As Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Frasier') 
  The 51st Annual Emmy Awards 51x01: (Sep/12/1999) As Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Frasier') 
  The 50th Annual Emmy Awards 50x01: (Sep/13/1998) As Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Frasier') 
  The 47th Annual Emmy Awards 47x01: (Sep/10/1995) As Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Frasier') 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  David Hyde Pierce, Jean-sebastian Giguere, Jim Belushi & Dan Aykroyd 11x222: (May/23/2003) As Himself 
  David Hyde Pierce, Beyonce Knowles 11x32: (Jul/23/2002) As Himself 
  960916 05x01: (Sep/16/1996) As Himself 
  960219 04x02: (Feb/19/1996) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999) 
  7/31/2002 04x27: (Jul/31/2002) As Himself 

Titus (2000) 
  Life Forward 02x16: (Feb/27/2001) As Jerry (October) 

Disney's Hercules (1998) 
  Hercules and the Green-Eyed Monster 02x13: (Jan/16/1999) Voiced  Daedalus 
  Hercules and the Minotaur 01x32: (Nov/13/1998) Voiced  Daedalus 

The Outer Limits (1995) (1995) 
  The Sentence 02x22: (Aug/04/1996) As Dr. Jack Henson 

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) 
  2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 02x01: (Feb/24/1996) As Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Frasier') 

The Adventures of Hyperman (1995) 
  Emma is History/Appalling 13 01x05: (Dec/16/1995) Voiced  Buttons the Chimp 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  David Hyde Pierce/Live 20x11: (Jan/21/1995) As Himself (Host) 

Crime Story (1986) 
  MIG-21 02x09: (Dec/15/1987) As NSA Agent Carruthers 

Spenser: For Hire (1985) 
  The Man Who Wasn't There 02x21: (May/02/1987) As O'Neill 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



Episode Crew


Loonatics: Unleashed (2005) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
The Comet Cometh 01x06 Nov/05/2005 As: Director
Going Underground 01x05 Oct/29/2005 As: Director
Weathering Heights 01x04 Oct/08/2005 As: Director
Trivia

Most well known for the role of Niles, Frasiers brother in the television show Frasier.

David Hyde Pierce won 11 straight emmy's for his role in Frasier, giving him the record for most emmy's won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Series

He does Kickboxing

Had a job once as a security guard

Acieved a double major in English and theatre arts when he graduated from Yale University

Plays piano and organ

David Hyde Pierce is an active member in the fight against Alzheimer's. This effects him greatly because his grandfather suffered it.

David Hyde Pierce Quotes

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