Phil HartmanActor / Comedian
Born: 24 September 1948
Died: 28 May 1998 (shot to death )
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
Best known as: The droll comic star of TV's News Radio
Phil Hartman spent eight seasons on Saturday Night Live, earning his keep with impersonations of Bill Clinton and Frank Sinatra. A reliable character actor and versatile voice actor, he also appeared in feature films, cartoons (he voiced Troy McClure and Lionel Hutz on The Simpsons), and commercials. Hartman was a co-star of the critically acclaimed sitcom News Radio; in 1998, while that show was still on the air, Hartman was murdered in his home by his wife, who then committed suicide.
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