Actor/writer/director/producer Bill Hader has become one of the most sought-after comedy minds in Hollywood. This year, Hader will make his directorial debut with the upcoming HBO pitch black comedy series, Barry, premiering on March 18th, 2018. Serving as co-writer and executive producer with Alec Berg, Hader stars in the series as a hit man from the Midwest who moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the local theatre arts scene. On the big screen, Hader is currently in production on the upcoming Disney Christmas film Noelle. Set for release on November 18th, 2019, he co-stars opposite of Anna Kendrick, Shirley MacLaine, Billy Eichner and Julie Hagerty.
Hader made an early splash in 2005 as a regular cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live with his uncanny impressions. Heralded by New York Magazine as, SNL’s new secret weapon, Hader boasted impersonations and sarcasm delivered with eviscerating deftness.” Hader received 2 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
After finishing his eighth and final season on SNL that same year, Hader went on to work with his former SNL cast mates, Fred Armisen and Seth Meyers IFC’s, to co-create and star in Documentary Now! Its debut season was named one of the best TV shows of 2015 by The New York Times in its year-end roundup, and was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series category.
On the film side, Hader has a vast array of credits including Trainwreck, Superbad, Pineapple Express, and Tropic Thunder. He segued with a dramatic role in 2014’s critically-acclaimed feature film The Skeleton Twins opposite Kirsten Wiig.