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Harry Shearer

Mostly Credited As: Harry Shearer
Sometimes Credited As: Harry J. Shearer

Birth Name: Harry Julius Shearer
Date Of Birth: December 23, 1943 (Age 70)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5' 6 ½" (1.68 m)

Harry Shearer


Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. He first appeared with the classic Abbott and Costello in "Abbott and Costello go to Mars" in 1953 followed by "The Robe". Probably best known for his Saturday Night live gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and "The Simpsons" where he plays 17 characters. His best film may be _This is Spinal Tap (1984)_ where he played Derek Smalls on the bass. There was also an episode on the Simpson's where he reprised this role. Also appeared in Godzilla where other Simpsons cast members Hank Azaria & Nancy Cartwright appeared. Harry Shearer has also directed a film, Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002), in which he also stars.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Nixon's the One (2014)As: Richard M Nixon
The Simpsons (1989)As: Mr. Burns, Smithers, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Ned Flanders, Seymour Skinner, Otto, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert, Lenny, Rev. Lovejoy, Various -- [Voice]
Fernwood 2Night (1977)As: Harry Shearer
Saturday Night Live (1975)As: Various (1979-1980, 1984-1985)
Episode Cast Credits 

Sunday Brunch (2012) 
  Greg Wise, Harry Shearer, Ella Eyre, Pat Cash 03x18: (Jun/22/2014) As Himself 

The Alan Titchmarsh Show (2007) 
  Series 14, Episode 14 14x14: (Feb/06/2014) As Himself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  January 29, 2014 15x29: (Jan/29/2014) As Himself 

The Kumars (2014) 
  Episode 3 01x03: (Jan/29/2014) As Himself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 4, Show 17 04x17: (Sep/24/2013) As Himself 

Have I Got News for You (1990) 
  Damian Lewis, Nigel Farage, Harry Shearer 44x05: (Nov/09/2012) As Himself 

Conan (2010) 
  Seth Swisher's Sushi Switcharoo 02x157: (Oct/23/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Playhouse Presents (2012) 
  Nixon's the One 01x03: (Apr/26/2012) As Nixon 

Live With... (2012) 
  April 16, 2012 01x06: (Apr/16/2012) As Himself 

Never Mind the Buzzcocks (UK) (1996) 
  Claudia Winkleman, Harry Shearer, Little Boots, Jamelia, Tom Basden 23x06: (Nov/04/2009) As Himself 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Harry Shearer, Eddie Izzard, Travis 04x01: (Oct/02/2008) As Himself 

Anderson Cooper 360° (2003) 
  December 31, 2007 05x253: (Dec/31/2007) As Himself 

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Episode 106 05x16: (Aug/31/2007) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Andy Samberg, Harry Shearer, Tegan & Sara 14x173: (Jul/31/2007) As Himself 
  Kirsten Dunst, Harry Shearer, Corinne Bailey Rae 14x23: (Oct/18/2006) As Himself 
  Tom Brokaw, Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Steve Earle 10x37: (Nov/20/2002) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Aisha Tyler, Harry Shearer, Taylor Williamson 03x26: (Feb/13/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Rosie O'Donnell, Harry Shearer 02x57: (Apr/04/2006) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Harry Shearer, Vera Farmiga, Mat Kearney 14x82: (Jan/18/2007) As Himself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Harry Shearer 02x148: (Nov/28/2006) As Himself 

Jeopardy! (1964) 
  Celebrity Jeopardy! 5 23x47: (Nov/14/2006) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Kyle MacLachlan; Harry Shearer, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey 10x49: (Nov/10/2006) As Himself 
  Season 6, Episode 159 06x159: (Apr/10/2003) As Himself 

CBS News Sunday Morning (1979) 
  Season 25, Episode 33 25x33: (Apr/13/2003) As Himself 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Cast of "The Simpsons" 09x09: (Feb/09/2003) As Himself 

Dawson's Creek (1998) 
  The Graduate 04x22: (May/16/2001) As Principal Peskin, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Unusual Suspects 04x08: (Nov/22/2000) As Principal Peskin, [Special Guest Stars]

Where Are They Now? (1999) 
  This is Spinal Tap 02x21: (Nov/07/2000) As Himself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Spinal Tap 02x05: (Sep/08/2000) As Derek Smalls 

Jack & Jill (1999) 
  Fear and Loathing in Gotham 01x07: (Nov/14/1999) As Dr. Madison 

Just Shoot Me (1997) 
  A Divorce to Remember 04x01: (Sep/21/1999) As Larry Fenwick 

7 Days (1998) 
  EBEs 01x19: (May/12/1999) As Walter Landis 

The Visitor (1997) 
  Fear of Flying 01x02: (Sep/26/1997) As Louis Faraday 

ER (1994) 
  Calling Dr. Hathaway 03x19: (Apr/24/1997) As John Smythe 

Friends (1994) 
  The One With the Fake Monica 01x21: (Apr/27/1995) As Dr. Baldharar 

Sliders (1995) 
  Pilot (2) 01x02: (Mar/22/1995) Voiced  Day Tripper, [Uncredited]
  Pilot (1) 01x01: (Mar/22/1995) Voiced  Day Tripper, [Uncredited]

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Safe Sex 08x06: (Nov/11/1993) As Gordon Huyck 

The Golden Girls (1985) 
  The President's Coming! The President's Coming! (2) 05x26: (May/05/1990) Voiced  George Bush 

Miami Vice (1984) 
  The Cows of October 04x12: (Feb/05/1988) As Timothy Anderson 

ALF (1986) 
  Pennsylvania 6-5000 01x04: (Oct/13/1986) As Larry 

Laverne & Shirley (1976) 
  Star Peepers 07x14: (Feb/02/1982) As Tidmore 
  Bus Stop 03x18: (Feb/14/1978) As Interviewer 
  The Second Almost Annual Shotz Talent Show 03x16: (Jan/31/1978) As Max Shotz 
  Guinea Pigs 02x14: (Jan/18/1977) As Harold 

Stockard Channing: In Just Friends (1979) 
  The Ziegenfuss Force 01x10: (May/06/1979) As Saul 

Serpico (1976) 
  The Deadly Game (Apr/24/1976) As Hippy 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  The Night the World Ended 02x31: (Apr/28/1957) As Street Kid 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  Cab Driver 05x29: (Apr/14/1957) As Timmy 

The Jack Benny Program (1950) 
  Relaxing After the Show 06x02: (Oct/09/1955) As Young Writer, [Uncredited]
  Jack Takes Beavers to the Fair 05x12: (Mar/06/1955) As Harry 
  Jack as a Child 04x02: (Oct/04/1953) As Young Jack Benny 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  The Valencia Cake 04x01: (Sep/26/1955) As guest star 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Saturday Night Live (1975)• Staff Writer (1979-1980, 1984)

Episode Crew


Laverne & Shirley (1976) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Hi, Neighbor 01x12 Apr/27/1976 As: Writer
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