David Hyde Pierce

TV Actor

Birthday April 3, 1959

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Saratoga Springs, NY

Age 65 years old

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Played the role of the lovably neurotic Dr. Niles Crane on NBC's Emmy award winning series Frasier, a role that earned him four Emmys.

Before Fame

He became a renowned and decorated pianist, then went to Yale to study music.


Also a voice actor, he has voiced characters in films such as A Bug's Life, Treasure Planet and Hellboy, among others.

Family Life

He married Brian Hargrove in 2008. He and fellow Frasier co-star, John Mahoney are godparents to another Frasier co-star, Jane Leeves.

Associated With

Kelsey Grammer starred in Frasier with him.