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Barry Hansen (II)

Doctor Demento (Barry Hansen) was one of man most responsible for launching friend "Weird Al" Yankovic's music career. When Al was in college, Demento heard his music and asked Al to come on Demento's music show. With help from Demento, Al launched his highly successful music career. See full bio »

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The Weird Al Show Dr. Demento / Himself


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 2014-2015 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- Back to the Future: The Ride - Part I (2015) ... Dr. Demento (as Barret Hansen)
 2014 Dave Does Disney (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- Fantasmic Part 3 (2014) ... Dr. Demento
 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video)
Dr. Demento ("Ricky - Headline News") / Cashier ("I Love Rocky Road") / Proctor ("I Lost on Jeopardy") (uncredited)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hamster (1997) ... Dr. Demento
 1996 Bad Hair Day: The Videos (Video short)
Dr. Demento (Headline News) (uncredited)
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Demento
- Sideshow Bob Roberts (1994) ... Dr. Demento (voice, as Dr. Demento)
 1994 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Headline News (Video short)
 1994 Bobby's World (TV Series short)
- Bobby's Big Boo-Boo (1994) ... (voice, as Barret Hansen)
 1992 The 'Weird Al' Yankovic Video Library: His Greatest Hits (Video short)
Dr. Demento (Ricky) / Cashier (I Love Rocky Road) / Proctor (I Lost on Jeopardy) (uncredited)
 1992 Body Parts
The Ten-Second Wonder (as 'Doctor' Devlen)
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video)
Dr. Demento (as Dr. Demento)
 1989 UHF
Whipped Cream Eater (as Dr. Demento)
 1989 Lobster Man from Mars
Narrator (voice, as Dr. Demento)
 1984 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Eat It (Video short)
Man in Picture (as Dr. Demento)
 1984 'Weird Al' Yankovic: I Lost on Jeopardy (Video short)
Crew member (as Dr. Demento)
 1983 'Weird Al' Yankovic: I Love Rocky Road (Video short)
Cashier (uncredited)
 1983 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Ricky (Video short)
Dr. Demento (as Dr. Demento)
 1980 Barnes & Barnes: Fish Heads (Short)
Homeless Man (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (23 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video for "Lame Claim to Fame" by 'Weird Al' Yankovic - Actor (as Paul Giamatti's plumber) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Demento | 'Doctor' Devlen | Barret Hansen

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Owns more than 85,000 LP's, which is considered one of the largest private collections in the world. See more »


Wears a top hat on all his television appearances


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