Phil Hartman

TV Actor

Birthday September 24, 1948

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Brantford, Canada

DEATH DATE May 28, 1998 (49)

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Comic actor who helped Paul Reubens develop the famous character Pee-wee Herman and played roles on Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. Throughout the 1990's he appeared in several films including Greedy, Coneheads, Houseguest and Jingle All the Way. He went on to star as Bill McNeal in the sitcom NewsRadio.

Before Fame

He started his own graphic design business, creating dozens of album covers, ads, and logos.


He joined the Groundlings which started his comic career.

Family Life

He married his third wife Brynn Omdahl in 1987; the couple had two children named Birgen and Sean. 

Associated With

He impersonated Bill Clinton while he was on Saturday Night Live.