Hank Azaria (right, with K. Todd Freeman) in Grosse Pointe Blank

Hank Azaria  (1964 - )

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Shattered Glass (2003) [Michael Kelly]: Killed in a vehicular accident while covering a war (off-screen); his death is revealed in the ending titles of the film.

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

NOTE: Since Azaria voices multiple characters on The Simpsons, only the specific roles that die are listed. Most are obviously played for comic effect.

  • The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V (1994; animated) [Moe Syzslak/Clancy Wiggum]: Appears as a ghost to Homer (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) in The Shinning segment. (Opening credits for "Moe" (voiced by Azaria) is hung/throat crushed in tree cemetery . "Clancy" (voiced by Azaria) is head crushed/decapitated by a guillotine when cemetery (along with "Mr. Burns" (voiced by Harry Shearer), "Edna Krabappel" (voiced by Marcia Wallace), "Groundskeeper Willie" (voiced by Castellaneta), "Seymour Skinner" (voiced by Shearer), "Homer Simpson" (voiced by Castellaneta). His Dan, Harry, Marcia and Hank's severed heads is shown afterwards when "Bart Simpson" (voiced by Nancy Cartwright) discovers him.
  • The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VIII (1997; animated) [Comic Book Guy/Chief Wiggum/Moe Syzslak]: In The Homega Man segment, "Comic Book Guy" is killed in an explosion when a nuclear bomb lands directly on him. In the same segment, "Moe" and "Chief Wiggum" are shot to death with shotguns by the Simpson family.
  • The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror IX (1998; animated) [Snake/Apu/Moe Syzslak]: Several of his characters die in the Hell Toupee segment: (1) "Snake" is executed in the electric chair in a televised execution hosted by Ed McMahon; his hair later comes back to life after being transplanted onto Homer (Dan Castellaneta) and is finally destroyed when Chief Wiggum (also voiced by Hank) shoots it. (2) "Apu" is stuffed into a Squishee machine (off-screen) by the possessed Homer; his body is shown afterwards in a news report. (3) "Moe" is stabbed in the chest with a corkscrew by the possessed Homer.
  • The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror X (1999; animated) [Comic Book Guy/Various Characters]: In the Desperately Xeeking Xena segment, "Comic Book Guy" falls into a vat of lucite while backing away in horror after Lucy Lawless points out that his lightsaber is no longer in mint condition; as he falls, he strikes a dramatic pose to be frozen in. In the Life's a Glitch, Then You Die segment, many of Azaria's charcacters are probably killed in the apocalypse.
  • Futurama: That's Lobstertainment! (2001; animated) [Harold Zoid]: In The Magnificent Three, the film within the show, he falls to his death when he accidentally rolls his wheelchair off the roof. (Harold survives the show in reality.)
  • The Simpsons: The Blunder Years (2001; animated) [Waylon Smithers, Sr.]: Dies of radiation poisoning after stepping into a nuclear reactor to prevent a meltdown. His corpse was first seen years earlier when Homer (Dan Castellaneta) saw it while swimming and the details of his death are revealed when Mr. Burns (Harry Shearer) tells Homer and his family.
  • The Simpsons: Tales from the Public Domain (2002; animated) [Lou/Comic Book Guy/Moe Syzslak/Prof. Frink/Wiggum]: In the Odyssey segment, Prof. Frink is eaten by Comic Book Guy-Cyclops, Lou, Moe and Apu are all eaten by Homer (Dan Castellaneta) in their pig-form (not knowing they were his friends), few of his other characters get impaled. In Hamlet Segment, Wiggum is stabbed mistakenly through the certain by Bart (Nancy Cartwright), Lou is poisoned after high-fifing the fellow-poisoned Lenny (Harry Shearer), they both fall over dead, Moe is stabbed by Bart in revenge.

Video Game Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003) [Snake/Professor Frink/Others]: Both Snake and Frink die in explosions (on separate occasions) when Homer (Dan Castellaneta) drives their own cars (with nuclear waste attatched to them) into the alien's ship's tractor beam to destroy the ship.

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