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Film Credits (in chronological order)

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Bright Lights, Big City (April 2, 1988) - uncredited appearance as a bartender at the fashion show; "I'm sorry, the bar is closed" is his only line. This was DHP's first film appearance. He mentioned in an interview once that it cost him more to join SAG than he actually made being in the movie so he had to borrow the money from his agent.

Crossing Delancy (August 24, 1988) - Mark, Amy Irving's coworker at the book store (credited as David Pierce). DHP talked of having to learn to play "Happy Birthday" on the cello for this movie on his interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He practiced very hard to get it right and when he finally did, they ended up dubbing his cello playing since it was a different key than the barber shop quartet who sang along with his playing.

Rocket Gibraltar (September 2, 1988) - Monsieur Henri, the French caterer (credited as David Pierce).

Vampire's Kiss (June 2, 1989) - theater man (credited as David Pierce); appears for a brief segment in which he is at the bar discussing a play. Watch for a man with somewhat long hair and a mustache.

Nixon The Fisher King (September 27, 1991) - Lou Rosen, Jeff Bridge's agent (credited as David Pierce). He appears in three rather brief scenes and only has a few lines, but he is dressed to the nines.

Little Man Tate (October 18, 1991) - Garth Emmerick, Dianne Wiest's assistant (credited as David Pierce).

Sleepless in Seattle (June 25,1993) - Dennis Reed, Meg Ryan's brother (first film credit as David Hyde Pierce).

Addam's Family Values (November 20, 1993) - delivery room doctor who delivers Morticia's baby. He appears before the credits in a brief segment delivering the newest addition to the Addams' family.

Wolf (June 18, 1994) - Roy, Jack Nicholson's underling at the publisher's.

Nixon (December 16, 1995) - John Dean. To the left is the Nixon movie promo booklet that I got autographed at the filming of the season 6 finale.

A Bug's Life A Bug's Life (November 25, 1998) - voice of Slim, the Walking Stick bug. Slim along with other members of the bug circus are pictured to the right. To see an interview with DHP, click here and look to the side bar to the left. To see a QuickTime video of DHP doing the voice of Slim, click here.

Mating Habits of Earthbound Humans The Mating Habits of Earthbound Humans (October 8, 1999 in LA & NY) - Narrator. A mock documentary about the singles scene as seen by a perplexed extra-terrestrial. This indie pic premiered at Austin, TX's South by Southwest Film Festival at 10 pm on March 12, 1999 and at 9:30 pm on March 17, 1999. The film stars Carmen Electra and Mackenzie Austin. It's the directorial debut of "Roseanne" and "Caroline in the City" writer/producer, Jeff Abugov. Distributed by Sony Pictures set for limited release in LA and New York. Go visit the website link above and tell the distributors that you would like to have it released nationwide. You can download a preview at the link above.

Isn't She Great (January 28, 2000) - Michael Hastings, Jacqueline Susann's editor. This film directed by Andrew Bergman depicts the life of author Jacqueline Susann and her manager husband, Irving Mansfield. Cast includes Bette Midler, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, DHP, and John Cleese. Michael Korda's story in The New Yorker about his experiences while editing one of Susann's book is the basis of this movie. Paul Rudnick, whose credits include In & Out and Jeffrey, adapted Korda's work for the big screen. Korda, who is the basis of DHP's character, Michael Hastings, is also credited as a screenwiter. To go to the official film website, click here.

Wet Hot American Summer (premiered at Sundance on January 19, 2001; set for limited release on July 27, 2001) - The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth (Janeane Garafalo, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor (DHP). He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day. To go to the official film website, click here.

Osmosis Jones (August 10, 2001) - DHP does the voice of Drix, an inexperienced cold tablet who buddies up with Osmosis (voiced by Chris Rock), in this new animated feature from Warner Bros. called "Osmosis Jones." Drix and Osmosis, a streetwise blood cell, will join forces to thwart an evil virus out to destroy the body of a construction worker ("City of Frank"). WB-based producer Joel Silver -- who appeared in the live-action/animation "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" -- will voice the police chief; pop star Brandy is will voice the female lead, William Shatner will be the voice of The Mayor and Laurence Fishburne is slated to be the voice of We-Khan. WB has been moving quickly on "Osmosis," which was greenlit in June and has already been set up at Kids WB with a 13-episode order for an animated TV series. There's no word yet as to whether or not DHP will reprise his role in the animated TV series. For more information, click here. To go to the official film website, click here.

Chain of Fools (formerly "Shiny New Enemies") (TBA) - DHP filmed this movie in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) in summer of 1999. This dark comedy is an ensemble piece centering on a heist of priceless coins. Cast members include Tom Wilkinson, Steve Zahn, Salma Hayek, Jeff Goldblum, Orlando Jones, Claudia Schiffer, David Cross, and Lara Flynn Boyle. Zahn plays a barber who has a really bad day. He starts out trying to commit suicide and somehow ends up with some precious coins that Sgt. Meredith Kolko (Hayek), a centerfold-turned-detective, is interested in protecting. Boyle plays Zahn's wife, who eventually leaves him and their 7 year-old son to run off to Italy with their marriage counselor. DHP plays Marty Kerner, a smarmy personal assistant to Bollingsworth (Wilkinson), who is having an affair with Bollingsworth's wife Gina (Schiffer). When Bollingsworth lapses into a coma after an attempted suicide, Marty fears that Gina will lose out on his insurance money and tries to make sure that the old man never wakes up again. Goldblum plays Avnet, a thief hired to steal the coins and Jones plays a drag queen named Miss Coco. To go to the official film website, click here.

Full Frontal (March 8, 2002) - Production began November 6th in Los Angeles on Steven Soderbergh's contemporary comedy, "Full Frontal," to be distributed by Miramax Films, starring David Duchovny, Nicky Katt, Catherine Keener, Mary McCormack, David Hyde Pierce, Julia Roberts and Blair Underwood. The film is being produced by Scott Kramer and Gregory Jacobs, based on a screenplay written by Coleman Hough. Soderbergh, who received the Best Director Academy Award earlier this year for "Traffic," has scheduled an 18-day shoot for the film, which Miramax will distribute. "My character is an editor at L.A. magazine, and Catherine Keener plays my wife. My part of the story is about our relationship and it's not Niles at all.  I'd say he's more of an average guy." Soderbergh's producer on "Ocean's," Jerry Weintraub, also appears in "Full Frontal," playing a magazine owner who fires David Hyde Pierce.

Treasure Planet (November 27, 2002) - DHP will lend his voice to this Disney animated feature which is an intergalactic update of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island." Ron Clements and John Musker ("Aladdin," "Hercules") are directing the sci-fi adventure, which features the voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Jim Hawkins - main character), Emma Thompson, and Brian Murray (Long John Silver), in addition to David (Dr. Doppler - half dog, half robot). For more info, click here. Walt Disney Pictures has announced plans to release its major holiday 2002 animated feature, "Treasure Planet," simultaneously in large-format cinemas as well as in 35mm venues. "Planet" follows the space adventures of a 15-year-old boy as he journeys across a parallel universe aboard a glittering solar space galleon in search of the "loot of a thousand worlds."

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