William Hader Jr. is a multifaceted American entertainer born on June 7, 1978, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Best known for his eight-year run on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (SNL), Hader became a household name with his impressions and his recurring character Stefon Meyers, a quirky New York nightclub guide. His time on SNL earned him four Emmy nominations and a Peabody Award.
Hader didn’t stop at sketch comedy. He co-created and starred in the HBO dark comedy series “Barry,” wearing multiple hats as its producer, writer, and director. The show has earned him eight Emmy nominations, with wins for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He also stars in and produces IFC’s “Documentary Now!” along with Fred Armisen and Seth Meyers.
Hader has showcased his talent on the big screen with supporting roles in films like “Hot Rod,” “Superbad,” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” and lead roles in “The Skeleton Twins” and “Trainwreck.” He played the adult version of Richie Tozier in “It Chapter Two.” He’s also lent his voice to animated films including the “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” franchise, “Turbo,” “Inside Out,” “Power Rangers,” and “Toy Story 4.”