Tulsa Native Bill Hader Goes Into Emmy's With Five Nominations

Monday, September 17th 2018, 12:28 pm
By: News On 6

The biggest stars of television will be out Monday night in Los Angeles for the 70th annual primetime Emmy awards.

This year's hosts are Michael Che and Colin Jost of SNL.

HBO’s Game of Thrones leads the pack with 22-nominations after missing the eligibility period for last year's ceremony.

Tulsa native, Bill Hader, is nominated for five Emmy Awards. This is the most of any Oklahoma actor in a single year.

He's nominated for four Emmy's related to the HBO comedy series "Barry", which include lead actor in a comedy series, writing for a comedy series, directing a comedy series, and producing a comedy series.

Hader was also nominated for guest actor in a comedy series for hosting “Saturday Night Live.”

Hader is best known for his roles on SNL which include the beloved Stefon. He's also known as a voice actor, comedian, producer, and writer. 

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Hader is also known for his supporting work in films such as You, Me and Dupree (2006), Hot Rod (2007), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Tropic Thunder (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Paul (2011), Men in Black 3 (2012), and Maggie's Plan (2015).

He has also had lead voice roles in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), Inside Out (2015), and The Angry Birds Movie (2016). He has also voiced supporting characters in the films Monsters University and Finding Dory.

The Emmy's will air at 7 p.m. Monday night.