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Tony Hale: I Found Myself Always Looking to The Next Thing

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Tony Hale won an Emmy last year for co-starring with Julia Louis-Dreyfus on ‘Veep.'

Fun facts about Tony Hale: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor, best known for his role in the Fox comedy series Arrested Development as the neurotic Buster Bluth. He currently plays Gary Walsh, the sycophantic personal aide to the Vice President of the United States on the HBO comedy Veep, for which he won the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

2) Hale first obtained for his Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card when he appeared in a commercial for MCI Inc., though it never aired. He made minor guest appearances in TV shows such as Dawson's Creek, The Sopranos, and Sex and the City. He is often recognized for his role in the famous Volkswagen television commercial aired in 1999, in which he danced to the song "Mr. Roboto", which was later spoofed on the Fox sitcom Arrested Development. From 2003 to 2006, and returning to the role in 2013, Hale found success in television when he was cast as Buster Bluth, the hapless, neurotic son with "mother issues" on Arrested Development. Hale also appeared in a season ten episode of MADtv in a parody of COPS, where two British robbers try to stop a domestic dispute among the Royal Family.

3) In March 2006, Hale was cast in a co-starring role as the video store owner Simon in the NBC sitcom Andy Barker P.I., starring Andy Richter and co-created by Conan O'Brien. He appeared in minor roles in Stranger Than Fiction and Because I Said So. He was the voice of Furlough in The Tale of Despereaux, an animated children's film released in 2008. Hale had a recurring role as Emmett on Chuck, beginning in October 2008 and ending with the character's murder in January 2010. His departure made room for his starring role on the NBC web series Ctrl, which premiered on July 13, 2009. He appeared in a cameo in the second episode of the first season of Showtime's dramedy United States of Tara, as English teacher Oral Gershenoff. He joined the cast of Numb3rs in 2009, in the recurring role of Professor Russell Lazlo. 

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