Birth Place: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Date Of Birth: Sep 24, 1948
Date Of Death: May 28, 1998
Cause Of Death: Homicide by firearm
Voice Over Language: English
Trivia & Fun Facts:
Feeling the need for a more creative outlet, Hartman joined the comedy group The Groundlings in 1975 and there helped comedian Paul Reubens
develop his character Pee-wee Herman.
Hartman co-wrote the screenplay for the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and made recurring appearances on Reubens
' show Pee-wee's Playhouse.
Hartman became well-known in the late 1980s when he joined the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. He won fame for his impressions, particularly of President Bill Clinton, and stayed on the show for eight seasons.
Called "the Glue" for his ability to hold the show together and help other cast members, Hartman won a Primetime Emmy Award for his SNL work in 1989.