Bill Hader followed a timeworn path to success: first make it on ensemble show SNL, then segue and pivot to greater Hollywood stardom. He has broadened beyond comedy, a dream only partially realized by many of Hollywood’s SNL alumni greats.
Here’s a video in which he looks at ten or so pivotal roles that have defined who he is. Noteworthy is that he isn’t overly impressed by his sci-fi entries, great as they may be in their own rights. He reserves his awe for giant known Real World actors like Tom Cruise, always an ass-kissing move of career-saving greatness. When in doubt, kiss Hollywood “creators and performers”. It’s the right thing to do.
Okay, check it out!