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Harry Julius Shearer was born on the 23th December 1943, in Los Angeles, California USA, and he is known as a man of many talents. He works as a comedian, actor, voice artist, director, producer, host, musician, etc. However, he is best known to the world for being a voice artist in the TV series “The Simpsons”. Besides that, he is also recognized by his work at the “Saturday Night Live”. His career has been active since the 1950s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Harry Shearer is? According to sources, it is estimated that Shearer’s net worth is $65 million; his salary per TV episode is $300,000. The main source of this amount of money is his career in the entertainment industry. Additional to this, Shearer has appeared in a number of movies and TV shows, which have also added to his net worth.

Harry Shearer Net Worth $65 Million

Harry Shearer was raised in Los Angeles, by his parents, Mack Shearer and Dora Warren, who were Jewish immigrants from Poland and Austria. He started earning money working for the school newspaper “Daily Bruin”, during his studies at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), before he continued his education at Harvard University. Soon after, he decided to leave The University and pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

Shearer’s professional career began when he was still a child; he had his first audition at the age of four. When he was seven years old, he appeared in the Jack Benny Program, even before he made his debut film appearance in the “Abbot and Costello Go to Mars” (1953). In the same year he was also cast in the film “The Robe” (1953). Until the beginning of the 1960s, Shearer appeared in various TV series, including “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” (1957), “Leave It To Beaver” (1957), “The Reader’s Digest” (1955-1956), and several others. After he appeared in the pilot episode of “Leave It to Beaver”, his parents thought it would be better for him to leave the acting world until his childhood ended. Regardless, from 1969 to 1976, he was a member of the radio comedy group called “The Credibility Gap”, alongside Michael McKean, David Lander and Richard Beebe.

Shearer continued with acting in 1976, appearing in an episode of the TV series “Serpico”, and in 1977, he was featured in the film “American Raspberry”. In 1979, he was hired as a writer for the Saturday Night Live show, but left in 1980 after an argument with other writers and cast members; nevertheless, the show inspired him to develop more as a writer, which resulted in a film creation in 1984 entitled “The Spinal Tap”, which increased his net worth by a large margin, as the film became a major success. In 1989, Shearer was hired as a member of the animated TV series “The Simpsons”, which became a main source of his net worth, considering the longevity of the series, and that his salary is $300,000 per episode. During the show, Shearer has voiced numerous characters, including Kent Brockman, Ned Flanders, Charles Montgomery Burns, Seymour Skinner, and several others.

To speak further of his successful career in the entertainment industry, Harry has appeared in the TV series “Nixon’s The One” (2013), as President Richard Nixon, “Dawson’s Creek” (2001-2002), “Friends” (1995), and numerous others, which have contributed to his net worth. He has also made numerous film appearances, such as in “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” (2002), which he also directed, “The Simpson Movie” (2007), and “The Truman Show”, to mention a few.

Overall, Shearer has appeared in more than 160 TV and film titles, during his 60 year long career, and for his achievements, Harry has been rewarded with several prestigious awards, including the Primetime Emmy award for the Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for the “Simpsons”, and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the St. Louis International Film Festival.

During his career, Harry has also dabbled in radio programs; he has run the radio program entitled “Le Show” from 1983 until 2013 on KCRW, but then switched to KCSN. For his accomplishment in the entertainment industry, he has several Grammy Award nominations. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the radio category.

Speaking about Harry Shearer’s personal life, it is known that he has married twice. His first wife was Penelope J. Nichols, from whom he divorced in 1977. His second wife is Judith Owen, an American actress and singer; they have been married since 1993. They live in three places – Santa Monica, New Orleans and London. He is also recognized as a big supporter of several charities and foundations, such as “Dream Foundation”, “Live Earth”, “ActionAid”, etc.

Quick Facts

Birth date: December 23, 1943
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height:1.67 m
Profession:Comedian, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Musician, Author, Television producer, Film Producer, Radio personality
Education:University of California, Los Angeles, graduate school at Harvard University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Judith Owen (m. 1993), Penny Nichols (m. 1974–1977)
Parents:Mack Shearer, Dora Warren
Awards:Primetime Emmy award for the Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for the “Simpsons”, Lifetime Achievement Award by the St. Louis International Film Festival
Music groups:Spinal Tap (Since 1967), The Folksmen
Nominations:Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Movies:“Nixon’s The One” (2013), “Dawson’s Creek” (2001-2002), “Friends” (1995), “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” (1957), “Leave It To Beaver” (1957), “The Reader’s Digest” (1955-1956), "The Simpsons" (1989-),
TV shows:"Murphy Brown" (1990), Jack & Jill (1999-2001), "America 2Night", "Saturday Night Live", "The History of White People in America: Volume II", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Miami Vice"
Albums:Comedy Albums: "It Must Have Been Something I Said" (1994), "Dropping Anchors" (2006), "Songs Pointed and Pointless" (2007), "Songs of the Bushmen" (2008), "Greed and Fear" (2010)
Books:"Spinal Tap" (Since 1967), "The Folksmen", "Teddy Bears' Picnic", "The Huffington Post"
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1In his lawsuit against distribution companies Vivendi and StudioCanal, he is represented by Peter Haviland at Ballard Spahr LLP.[October 17 2016].
2Filed a $125 million lawsuit against distribution companies Vivendi and StudioCanal for fraud, breach of contract, breach of implied covenant of Good faith and Fair dealing.[October 17 2016].
3In his lawsuit against distribution companies Vivendi and StudioCanal he is seeking $125 million in compensatory and punitive damages .[October 17 2016].
4He named his five favorite film as Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), To Be or Not to Be (1942), Singin' in the Rain (1952), It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) and any Laurel and Hardy film.
5Performed the precursor to the Eddie Haskell character in the pilot episode of the television series Leave It to Beaver (1957). After the filming, Shearer's parents said they did not want him to be a regular in a series. Instead they wanted him to just do occasional work so that he could get a normal childhood. Shearer and his parents made the decision not to accept the role in the series if it was picked up by a television network.
6Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Volume 171, pages 373-377. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Cengage Learning, 2008.
7He's the only one of the six principal voice actors on The Simpsons (1989) not to have done a DVD commentary for the series.
8The last primary member of the cast of The Simpsons (1989) to win an Emmy Award for his work on the show after finally taking the award home in 2014.
9Although he was the second actor (after Chris Latta)to voice Mr. Burns on The Simpsons (1989), he was the first to utter the line "Smithers . . . release the hounds.".
10One of three voice artists on The Simpsons (1989) to guest star on the show Friends (1994). The other two are Dan Castellaneta and Hank Azaria.
11At 21 characters, he has the widest range of roles on The Simpsons (1989), including the maniacal Mr. Burns, local celebrity news anchor Kent Brockman and the Springfield God Squad Reverend Lovejoy and Ned Flanders.
12Is the voice of the announcer for between-show trivia tidbits and network commercials on TV Land.
13Appeared in This Is Spinal Tap (1984) before being cast on The Simpsons (1989). In the episode "The Otto Show," Bart and Milhouse go to a Spinal Tap concert. Shearer, as well as Michael McKean and Christopher Guest, all reprised their roles. This marked the only time on the show that a cast member reprised a film role for the series and makes Shearer the only regular cast member to have done so.
14His middle name is Julius, which is also the first name of Dr Hibbert, a character for which he does the voice on The Simpsons (1989).


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
The Simpsons (1989)$300,000 per episode (2011-)
The Simpsons (1989)$125,000 per episode (1998-2004)
The Simpsons (1989)$30,000 per episode (1989-1998)
The Simpsons (1989)$400,000 -$440,000 per episode (2008-2011)
The Simpsons (1989)$250,000 -$360,000 per episode (2004-2008)


Quotes

#Quote
1[on Richard Thompson and Danny Thompson] There are two towering figures in British music by the name of Thompson. Neither of them twins (The Thompson Twins).
2I have to say about [The Simpsons]: Something that I've learned from my six years of psychoanalysis, which is one mark of adulthood is that you can hold two conflicting emotions about the same thing at the same time, two things can be true at the same time. So it is true that, as an actor on an insanely successful TV series, I am, by any standard of the human species, obscenely overpaid. It is also true that, as an actor on one of the most insanely successful television series of all time, I am getting royally screwed. Both things are true! [...] It's nobody's fault, it's what happens when you think you know what you want and you are determined to get it.
3I write about broadcast indecency with something of a pedigree. Although it's not widely known - since the comedy group I was part of was not widely known - I was party to the first broadcast utterance of the word 'twat.'
4[criticizing the decline in quality of The Simpsons (1989)] I rate the last three seasons as among the worst, so Season 4 looks very good to me now.
5[asked how many characters on The Simpsons (1989) he voices] I think I do about 12 regular characters but I've been able to pad the resume with God, The Devil and Hitler.
6[on which character in The Simpsons (1989) is hardest to voice] Burns requires lots of tea and honey.
7If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Character Voice-Over PerformanceThe Simpsons (1989)
2011Rogue AwardAshland Independent Film Festival
2011Visionary AwardWashington DC Independent Film FestivalThe Big Uneasy (2010)
2010Lifetime Achievement AwardSt. Louis International Film Festival
2004FFCC AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Ensemble CastA Mighty Wind (2003)· Bob Balaban
· Ed Begley Jr.
· Jennifer Coolidge
· Christopher Guest
· Laura Harris
· John Michael Higgins
· Michael Hitchcock
· Linda Kash
· Don Lake
· Eugene Levy
· Jane Lynch
· Michael Mantell
· Michael McKean
· Larry Miller
· Christopher Moynihan
· Catherine O'Hara
· Jim Piddock
· Parker Posey
· Deborah Theaker
· Fred Willard
2003Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest MusicA Mighty Wind (2003)· Christopher Guest (songs)
· John Michael Higgins (songs)
· Eugene Levy (songs)
· Michael McKean (songs)
· Catherine O'Hara (songs)
· Annette O'Toole (songs)
· C.J. Vanston (songs)
2001Video Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest DVD Audio CommentaryThis Is Spinal Tap (1984)· Christopher Guest
· Michael McKean
1988ACECableACE AwardsOriginal SongThis Week Indoors (1987)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting RoleThe Simpsons (1989)
2015BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/MusicalThe Simpsons (1989)· Dan Castellaneta
· Julie Kavner
· Nancy Cartwright
· Yeardley Smith
· Hank Azaria
· Tress MacNeille
· Pamela Hayden
· Maggie Roswell
· Russi Taylor
2014BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/MusicalThe Simpsons (1989)· Dan Castellaneta
· Julie Kavner
· Nancy Cartwright
· Yeardley Smith
· Hank Azaria
· Tress MacNeille
· Pamela Hayden
· Maggie Roswell
· Marcia Wallace
2014TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite VillainThe Simpsons (1989)
2013BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Comedy/MusicalThe Simpsons (1989)
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Voice-Over PerformanceThe Simpsons (1989)
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Comedy AlbumFor the album "Songs Pointed and Pointless"
2008OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Voice-Over PerformanceThe Simpsons (1989)
2006Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceFor Your Consideration (2006)· Bob Balaban
· Jennifer Coolidge
· Christopher Guest
· John Michael Higgins
· Eugene Levy
· Jane Lynch
· Michael McKean
· Catherine O'Hara
· Parker Posey
· Fred Willard
2004Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastA Mighty Wind (2003)· Bob Balaban
· Ed Begley Jr.
· Jennifer Coolidge
· Paul Dooley
· Christopher Guest
· John Michael Higgins
· Michael Hitchcock
· Don Lake
· Eugene Levy
· Jane Lynch
· Michael McKean
· Larry Miller
· Christopher Moynihan
· Catherine O'Hara
· Parker Posey
· Fred Willard
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingA Mighty Wind (2003)· Bob Balaban
· Ed Begley Jr.
· Jennifer Coolidge
· Christopher Guest
· Laura Harris
· John Michael Higgins
· Michael Hitchcock
· Linda Kash
· Don Lake
· Eugene Levy
· Jane Lynch
· Michael Mantell
· Michael McKean
· Larry Miller
· Christopher Moynihan
· Catherine O'Hara
· Jim Piddock
· Parker Posey
· Deborah Theaker
· Fred Willard
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Voice-Over PerformanceThe Simpsons (1989)
1980Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Peter Aykroyd (writer)
· Anne Beatts (writer)
· Tom Davis (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Brian Doyle-Murray (writer)
· Al Franken (writer)
· Tom Gammill (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Matt Neuman (writer)
· Don Novello (writer)
· Sarah Paley (writer)
· Max Pross (writer)
· Herbert Sargent (writer)
· Tom Schiller (writer)
· Rosie Shuster (writer)
· Alan Zweibel (writer)
1978Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music SeriesAmerica 2-Night (1978)· Alan Thicke (writer)
· John Boni (writer)
· Norman Stiles (writer)
· Jeremy Stevens (writer)
· Tom Moore (writer)
· Bob Illes (writer)
· James R. Stein (writer)
· Tom Dunsmuir (writer)
· Dan Wilcox (writer)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest MusicA Mighty Wind (2003)· Catherine O'Hara
· Annette O'Toole
· Christopher Guest
· C.J. Vanston
· Michael McKean
· Eugene Levy
· John Michael Higgins


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bastards2017completedGene
The Simpsons1989-2017TV SeriesNed Flanders Principal Skinner Lenny ...
Mascots2016Competition Announcer (voice)
Love & Taxes2015Sean Boykin / Agent
Family Guy2014TV SeriesLenny
Outnumbered2014TV SeriesMr Johnson
Nixon's the One2013TV SeriesPresident Richard Nixon
Stand Up to Cancer2012TV MovieKent Brockman Ned Flanders Mr. Burns (voice)
Playhouse Presents2012TV SeriesNixon
The Simpsons: Tapped Out2012Video GameLenny Leonard Ned Flanders Timothy Lovejoy, Jr. ... (voice, uncredited)
Nine Lives: A Musical Adaptation Live2011George Montgomery
Flood Streets2011Dr. Keeley
Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead2009VideoDerek Smalls
Stonehenge: 'Tis a Magic Place2009ShortDerek Smalls
The Daily Show2000-2009TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Channel 4 News2007-2009TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Glastonbury 20092009TV SeriesDerek Smalls (as Spinal Tap)
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesDerek Smalls
The Simpsons Game2007Video GameNed Flanders Principal Skinner Mr. Burns ... (voice)
The Simpsons Movie2007Scratchy Mr. Burns Rev. Lovejoy ... (voice)
CNN Newsroom2007TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Breakfast2007TV SeriesDerek Smalls
A Couple of White Chicks at the Hairdresser2007Marc Gavin
The Harry Smith Project Live2006VideoMark Schubb
For Your Consideration2006Victor Allan Miller
Chicken Little2005Dog Announcer (voice)
Chicken Little2005Video GameDog Announcer (voice)
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School2005Promo Announcer
The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Music Edition2004VideoDerek Smalls
Just for Laughs2003TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2003TV SeriesMark Schubb
The Simpsons: Hit & Run2003Video GameNed Flanders C. Montgomery Burns Smithers ... (voice)
MADtv2003TV SeriesMark Shubb
The View2003TV SeriesMark Schubb
Late Show with David Letterman2000-2003TV SeriesMark Schubb Derek Smalls
A Mighty Wind2003Mark Shubb
The Simpsons: Skateboarding2002Video GameOtto Mann Principal Seymour Skinner Kent Brockman (voice)
Teddy Bears' Picnic2002Joey Lavin
The Agency2002TV SeriesThe President
That's Life2001TV SeriesDean
The Simpsons: Road Rage2001Video GameCharles Montgomery Burns Waylon Smithers Seymour Skinner ... (voice)
Dawson's Creek2000-2001TV SeriesPrincipal Peskin
The Simpsons: Wrestling2001Video GameAdditional Voices (voice)
Jack & Jill1999-2001TV SeriesDr. Wilfred Madison
Haunted Castle2001ShortMr. D / Mephisto (voice)
Out There2001ShortDr. Gerard
Haiku Tunnel2001Orientation Leader
Catching Up with Marty DiBergi2000Video shortDerek Smalls
Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big2000Short voice
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesDerek Smalls
The Early Show2000TV SeriesDerek Smalls
The List2000TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Simpsons Bowling1999Video GameMr. Burns (voice)
Just Shoot Me!1999TV SeriesLarry Fenwick
Dick1999G. Gordon Liddy
Seven Days1999TV SeriesWalter Landis
Encounter in the Third Dimension1999ShortNarrator (voice)
Edtv1999Moderator
Small Soldiers1998Punch-It (voice)
The Truman Show1998Mike Michaelson
Almost Heroes1998Narrator
Godzilla1998/ICharles Caiman
My Generation1998TV SeriesDerek Smalls
George & Leo1998TV Series
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield1997Video GameMr. Burns Waylon Smithers Ned Flanders ... (voice)
The Visitor1997TV SeriesLouis Faraday
My Best Friend's Wedding1997Jonathan P.E. Rice
ER1997TV SeriesJohn Smythe
Tracey Takes On...1997TV SeriesRonald Littleman
Blazing Dragons1996Video GameDr. Zigmond Fraud (voice)
Chicago Hope1996TV SeriesNowhere Man
State of the Union: Undressed1996TV MovieNewt Gingrich
The Simpsons: Cartoon Studio1996Video GameMr. Burns Smithers Principal Skinner ... (voice)
Breaking News1995TV SeriesLarry Hadges
The Show Formerly Known as the Martin Short Show1995TV MovieMr. Blackwell
Friends1995TV SeriesDr. Baldharar
Sliders1995TV SeriesRadio DJ
Speechless1994Chuck
Ellen1994TV SeriesTed Layton
Little Giants1994Announcer
I'll Do Anything1994Audience Research Captain
Wayne's World 21993Handsome Dan
Animaniacs1993TV SeriesNed Flat
L.A. Law1993TV SeriesGordon Huyck
Dream On1993TV SeriesSteve
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV MovieDerek Smalls (Spinal Tap) / Mark Shubb (The Folksmen)
Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos1992Video shortDerek Smalls (as Derek Smalls)
The Arsenio Hall Show1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Halloween Jam at Universal Studios1992TV MovieDerek Smalls
A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica1992Video documentaryDerek Smalls
A League of Their Own1992Newsreel Announcer
American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary Special1992TV MovieDerek Smalls - Member of Spinal Tap (uncredited)
Fox News1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Tonight with Jonathan Ross1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Good Morning America1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Headbangers Ball1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls - Host
Late Night with David Letterman1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Rockline on MTV1992TV SeriesDerek Smalls
Amnesty International's Big 301991TV MovieDerek Smalls
MTV News: The Week in Rock1991TV SeriesDerek Smalls
The Fisher King1991Sitcom Actor Ben Starr
Pure Luck1991Monosoff
Oscar1991Guido Finucci
Deep Deep Trouble1991TV Movie voice
Sunday Best1991TV SeriesSketch Characters
Blood and Concrete1991Sammy Rhodes
Do the Bartman1990TV ShortPrincipal Skinner (voice)
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School1990ShortAnnouncer
Murphy Brown1990TV SeriesChris Bishop
The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV?1990TV Movie
Hometown Boy Makes Good1990TV MovieRadio Announcer (voice)
The Jackie Bison Show1990TV MovieReporter (voice)
The Golden Girls1990TV SeriesGeorge Bush
Portrait of a White Marriage1988Al Silvers
My Stepmother Is an Alien1988Carl Sagan (voice)
Merrill Markoe's Guide to Glamorous Living1988TV Movie
Miami Vice1988TV SeriesFBI Agent Timothy Anderson
Plain Clothes1987Simon Feck
This Week Indoors1987TV Movie
Down and Out with Donald Duck1987TV MovieAdditional Voices (voice)
Spitting Image: The 1987 Movie Awards1987TV Movie voice
Spitting Image: The Ronnie and Nancy Show1987TV Short voice
Flicks1987Narrator (segment 'No Way, José') / Voice of Philip Alien / Voice of George Blik (segment 'Philip Alien') (voice)
Spitting Image: Down and Out in the White House1986TV Movie voice
The History of White People in America: Volume II1986TV MovieRabbi
Viva Shaf Vegas1986TV MovieRabbi
ALF1986TV SeriesLarry / President
The History of White People in America1985TV MovieRabbi
Saturday Night Live1975-1985TV SeriesVarious / Ronald Reagan / announcer / ...
This Is Spinal Tap1984Derek Smalls
The Joe Franklin Show1984TV SeriesDerek Smalls
The Right Stuff1983Recruiter
Laverne & Shirley1976-1982TV SeriesTidmore / Interviewer / Max Shotz / ...
Million Dollar Infield1982TV MovieJack Savage
Likely Stories, Vol. 11981TV Movie
One-Trick Pony1980Bernie Wepner
Animalympics1980Keen Hacksaw / Mayor of Animal Olympic Island / Burnt Woody / ... (voice)
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh1979Murray Sports
The Concorde... Airport '791979Jeffrey Marx (voice, uncredited)
The T.V. Show1979TV MovieVarious Characters
The Chevy Chase National Humor Test1979TV MovieAlbert Einstein / Various (uncredited)
Stockard Channing in Just Friends1979TV SeriesSaul
Real Life1979Pete
Coming Attractions1978Narrator (voice)
Cracking Up1977Various Characters (as The Credibility Gap)
American Raspberry1977Trucker's Friend
Serpico1976TV SeriesHippy
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1957TV SeriesStreet Kid
Leave It to Beaver1957TV SeriesFrankie Bennett
Studio 571957TV SeriesBicycle punk
General Electric Theater1957TV SeriesTimmy
Private Secretary1956TV SeriesChuckie Willis
TV Reader's Digest1955-1956TV Series1st Wise Man
The Jack Benny Program1953-1955TV SeriesYoung Writer / Harry Beaver / Harry Shearer / ...
Death Valley Days1955TV Series
It's a Great Life1955TV SeriesTerry
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1955TV Series
The Egyptian1954Boy (uncredited)
Omnibus1953TV SeriesJohnny
The Robe1953David (uncredited)
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars1953Boy (uncredited)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Simpsons2016TV Series written by - 1 episode
What's with Honey Poo Poo?2013Video short
Nixon's the OneTV Series created & written by - 4 episodes, 2013 devised by - 2 episodes, 2013 creator - 1 episode, 2013 written by - 1 episode, 2013 created by - 1 episode
Playhouse PresentsTV Series created by - 1 episode, 2012 devised by - 1 episode, 2012
The Big Uneasy2010Documentary narration
Teddy Bears' Picnic2002written by
The 20th Century: Funny Is Money1999TV Movie documentary
Spinal Tap: The Final Tour1998Video short
The News Hole1995TV Series creator - 1995
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV Movie
Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos1992Video short as Derek Smalls
Sunday Best1991TV Series contributing writer - 1991
Harry Shearer... The Magic of Live1988TV Movie
This Week Indoors1987TV Movie writer
Viva Shaf Vegas1986TV Movie
Club Paradise1986story - as Ed Roboto
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 37 episodes, 1979 - 1985 written by - 1 episode, 1984
This Is Spinal Tap1984written by
Likely Stories, Vol. 11981TV Movie
The T.V. Show1979TV Movie
The Chevy Chase National Humor Test1979TV Movie written by
Real Life1979written by
Disco Beaver from Outer Space1978TV Movie
America 2-Night1978TV Series writer - 65 episodes
Laverne & Shirley1976TV Series written by - 1 episode
Economic Love-In1973TV Movie

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The SimpsonsTV Series 4 episodes, 1994 - 2006 performer - 84 episodes, 1990 - 2017 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Conan2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
It Might Get Loud2008Documentary writer: "Big Bottom"
Independent Lens2006TV Series documentary 1 episode
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game "TONIGHT I'M GONNA ROCK YOU TONIGHT"
Supernatural2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
For Your Consideration2006performer: "The Purim Song"
A Mighty Wind2003writer: "Old Joe's Place", "The Good Book Song", "Loco Man", "Never Did No Wanderin'"
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)2002Documentary performer: "They Might Be Giants"
Waiting for Guffman1996writer: "Stool Boom", "Nothing Ever Happens On Mars", "Nothing Ever Happens In Blaine" uncredited, "Red, White and Blaine Overture" uncredited, "Unknown" uncredited
Mystery Science Theater 30001994-1996TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Beavis and Butt-Head1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
Amnesty International's Big 301991TV Movie writer: "Big Bottom"
Soundgarden: Louder Than Live1990Video writer: "Big Bottom / Earache My Eye" Medley
David Letterman's Holiday Film Festival1985TV Movie writer: "You Wouldn't Believe Our World", "We Go To Rio", "Bosc, Bosc, Bosc", "We Hide Our Pride"
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1984 performer - 2 episodes, 1979 - 1980
This Is Spinal Tap1984performer: "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight", "Gimme Some Money", "Big Bottom", "Hell Hole", "Heartbreak Hotel", " Listen To The Flower People", "Rock & Roll Creation", "Heavy Duty", "Stonehenge", "Sex Farm", "Jazz Odyssey", "A Grateful Nation" / writer: "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight", "Gimme Some Money", "Big Bottom", "Hell Hole", "Cups And Cakes", " Listen To The Flower People", "Rock & Roll Creation", "Heavy Duty", "Stonehenge", "Sex Farm", "Jazz Odyssey", "A Grateful Nation"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fernwood Tonight1977TV Series program consultant - 18 episodes
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope1977ADR loop group - uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nixon's the One2013TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Flood Streets2011executive producer
Teddy Bears' Picnic2002executive producer
The News Hole1995TV Series executive producer - 1995
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV Movie producer
Harry Shearer... The Magic of Live1988TV Movie executive producer
Viva Shaf Vegas1986TV Movie executive producer
The T.V. Show1979TV Movie producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spinal Tap: The Final Tour1998Video short musician
Waiting for Guffman1996composer: lyrics
The News Hole1995TV Series composer: theme music - 1995
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV Movie musician
Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos1992Video short musician
Saturday Night Live1984TV Series musician - 2 episodes
This Is Spinal Tap1984musician
The Joe Franklin Show1984TV Series musician - 1 episode
The T.V. Show1979TV Movie composer: special musical material / musician

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teddy Bears' Picnic2002
Portrait of a White Marriage1988
This Week Indoors1987TV Movie
The History of White People in America: Volume II1986TV Movie
Viva Shaf Vegas1986TV Movie
The History of White People in America1985TV Movie
What's with Honey Poo Poo?2013Video short
The Big Uneasy2010Documentary

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Waiting for Guffman1996
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV Movie
Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos1992Video short as Derek Smalls
This Is Spinal Tap1984

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edgeplay2004Documentary special thanks
Tina Gets Her Man1998Short grateful thanks
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School1990Short angel

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emerson: Pictures of an Exhibitionistpost-productionHimself
Jimmy's Music Club the MovieDocumentary filmingHimself
Would I Lie to You?2016TV SeriesHimself
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2016TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Have You Been Paying Attention?2016TV SeriesHimself
The Last Laugh2016/IDocumentaryHimself
Der Clown2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2015TV SpecialMr. Burns (voice)
Mastermind2014TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Brunch2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jeopardy!2006-2014TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself - Clue Giver / Himself - Clue Presenter / ...
The Kumars2014TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You2012TV SeriesHimself
Conan2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast2012TV SeriesHimself
This Week2012TV SeriesHimself
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Overheard2011TV SeriesHimself - interviewee
Tavis Smiley2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2007-2011TV SeriesHimself
Film Fiend2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Totally Tracked Down2010TV SeriesHimself
Sunday AM2010TV SeriesHimself
Democracy Now!2010TV SeriesHimself
The Big Uneasy2010DocumentaryHimself
I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!2010TV Special documentaryPark Announcer Ned Flanders Jasper Beardly ... (voice, uncredited)
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2009TV SeriesHimself
Unwigged & Unplugged Live Concert DVD: An Evening with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer2009Video documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts2009TV SpecialGerald (uncredited)
WUSA 9 News2009TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast Television2009TV SeriesHimself
Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann2009TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994-2009TV SeriesHimself
Channel 4 News2009TV SeriesHimself
W.T.F. (W., Thanks and Farewell): A Look Back at the Bush Years2009TV MovieHimself
2008 Britannia Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
The Graham Norton Show2008TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
After Hours with Daniel Boulud2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special2008TV SpecialHimself
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project2007DocumentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007TV SeriesHimself
Fox News2007TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-2007TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2007TV SeriesHimself Mr. Burns Smithers
Live Earth2007TV Special documentaryDerek Smalls
HypaSpace2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Film '722004-2007TV SeriesHimself
Fired!2007DocumentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2007TV SeriesHimself
What the Pythons Did Next...2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
I Did Not Know That2006TV MovieHimself / Host
The Colbert Report2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2006TV SeriesHimself
The Bigger Picture2006TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2003-2006TV SeriesHimself
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett2005TV SeriesHimself
The Drop2005TV SeriesHimself
Dinner for Five2005TV SeriesHimself
Dennis Miller2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
The Aristocrats2005DocumentaryHimself
The Comedians' Comedian2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Inside TV Land: Primetime Politics2004TV Special documentaryHimself
HARDtalk Extra2004TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning Australia2004TV SeriesHimself
The Panel1998-2004TV SeriesHimself
Today2003TV SeriesHimself
In Entertainment2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Realizing 'The Right Stuff'2003Video documentary shortHimself
T-20 Years and Counting2003Video documentary shortHimself
Bravo Profiles2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Fox and Friends2003TV SeriesHimself
CBS News Sunday Morning2003TV Series documentaryHimself
At the IFC Center2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Inside the Actors Studio2003TV SeriesHimself
Richard Thompson: Solitary Life2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Actor and Musician
Inside TV Land: 40 Greatest Theme Songs2002TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Inside TV Land: Taboo TV2002TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Festival Pass with Chris Gore2002TV Series documentaryHimself
There's Only One Paul McCartney2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)2002DocumentaryHimself
Crop Circles2002TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
The British Comedy Awards 20012001TV SpecialHimself (award presenter)
Just for Laughs: Montreal Comedy Festival2001TV Special documentaryDerek Smalls (2001) (2003)
The Secret Rulers of the World2001TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2000TV Series documentaryDerek Smalls
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Godzilla: On Assignment with Charles Caiman1998Video documentary shortCharles Caiman
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist1998TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look1998TV Series documentaryHimself - Voice of Punch-It
Brit Awards 19981998TV SpecialDerek Smalls - Presenter
Style & Substance1998TV SeriesHimself
The Annual Museum of Television and Radio Gala1997TV MovieHimself
Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun1997Documentary shortNarrator (voice)
The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards1997TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Special Award to Rob Reiner
The News Hole1995TV SeriesHimself
Later1995TV SeriesHimself
Cybermania '94: Ultimate Gamers Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Comic Relief: Baseball Relief '931993TV MovieHimself
The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness1992TV Movie documentaryDerek Smalls
The 19th Annual American Music Awards1992TV SpecialDerek Smalls - Presenter
MTV Video Music Awards 19911991TV SpecialDerek Smalls - Presenter
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1990TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Spy Magazine Presents How to Be Famous1990TV MovieHimself
Saturday Night Clive1989TV SeriesHimself
CBS News Nightwatch1989TV SeriesHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
An All Star Celebration: Vote '881988TV MovieHimself
Harry Shearer... The Magic of Live1988TV MovieHimself
The 9th Annual CableACE Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
Not Necessarily the News1987TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1986TV SeriesHimself
David Letterman's Holiday Film Festival1985TV MovieHimself (segment "The Making Of You Wouldn't Believe Our World")
Saturday Night Live1984TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1978TV SeriesHimself - Impressionist
Fernwood Tonight1977TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1977TV SeriesHimself / Tom Snyder
Tomorrow Coast to Coast1975TV SeriesHimself
Economic Love-In1973TV MovieHimself
The Donald O'Connor Show1954-1955TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Would I Lie to You?2016TV SeriesHimself
Live from New York!2015DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
SNL Shorts2014TV MovieGerald (uncredited)
SNL Sports Spectacular2014TV MovieGerald (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live Presents: Sports All-Stars2010TV SpecialGerald (uncredited)
The Simpsons: Mischief & Mayhem2010TV Movie documentaryMr. Burns Ned Flanders Dr. Julius Hibbert ... (uncredited)
The Simpsons: Access All Areas2010TV Movie documentaryMr. Burns Waylon Smithers Principal Seymour Skinner (uncredited)
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2009TV SeriesHimself
The Graham Norton Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2008TV Series documentaryCharles Caiman
The Comedy Map of Britain2008TV Series documentaryDerek Smalls
Planet Voice2007TV SeriesRev. Lovejoy Ned Flanders
Comedy Club Shoot-Out: Vol. 12006VideoHimself
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found2005TV Special documentaryVarious
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live2005TV Special documentary
Spinal Tap Goes to 202004TV Movie documentary
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments2004TV MovieHimself
Charlie Rose2003TV SeriesMark Schubb
El informal2001TV SeriesRonny Guadalajara
Goodbye 20002000TV MovieMr. Burns (uncredited)
CyberWorld2000ShortNed Flanders Dr. Julius Hibbert Rev. Timothy Lovejoy
Saturday Night Live 251999TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
SNL: 25 Years of Music1999TV MovieDerek Smalls
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai1999Voice of Scratchy
We're Outta Here!1997Video documentaryMontgomery Burns
The Simpsons1995TV SeriesWaylon Smithers Montgomery Burns Network Executive #1 ...
Beavis and Butt-Head1993TV SeriesDavid Small
Saturday Night Live1985TV SeriesVarious
Late Night with David Letterman1984TV SeriesDerek Smalls

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