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'Weird Al' Yankovic
'Weird Al' Yankovic
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'Weird Al' Yankovic biography

This block contains the information about 'Weird Al' Yankovic and provides an insight into the life of the celebrity. From here you can also learn when, how and why the profession of an actor was chosen. Some interesting facts are waiting for you here.

Al Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959, in the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood. He first took up the accordion when a salesman came around to solicit business for a music school. His parents, Nick and Mary Yankovic, decided on the accordion because of polka king Frankie Yankovic (no relation). As a child and young teen, Al watched a lot of TV, which gave him much inspiration for his later work. He also became a fan of such musician/comedians as Allan Sherman and Spike Jones.
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'Weird Al' Yankovic filmography

Here you can learn about the movies 'Weird Al' Yankovic acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Yogi Bear - Soundtrack ("Lasagna") $80M 2010 $16.4M $95.5M
George of the Jungle - Soundtrack (performer: "George of the Jungle") $55M 1997 $22.9M $105M
The Naked Gun 2Ѕ: The Smell of Fear - Police Station Thug $23M 1991 $86.9M
Spy Hard - Himself in Title Sequence (uncredited), Soundtrack (performer: "Spy Hard Theme"), Title Designer (opening titles) (as 'Weird Al' Yankovic), Title Sequence Director (second unit) ( $18M 1996 $98.2K $26.9M
Halloween II - Al Yankovic (as Al Yankovic) $15M 2009 $16.3M $33.4M
UHF - Soundtrack (writer: "UHF", "FUN ZONE", "LET ME BE YOUR HOG", "SPATULA CITY", "GANDHI II") (lyrics: "THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT") (performer: "UHF", "FUN ZONE", "LET ME BE YOUR HOG", "SPATULA CIT $5M 1989 $6.16M
Al's Brain in 3-D (short) - Himself/Phineaus Cage, Writer (written by), Director $2.5M 2009
Straight Outta Lynwood (video short) - Himself/Various, Director (segment "White & Nerdy"), Concept (segment "Weasel Stomping Day") (as Al Yankovic), Animatic (segment "Close But No Cigar") (as Al Yan 2006
The Transformers: The Movie - Soundtrack (performer: "Dare To Be Stupid") 1986 $5.85M
Alapalooza: The Videos (video short) - Himself - George Newman (UHF), Director (video "Bedrock Anthem") 1994
Tapeheads - 'Weird' Al (as Weird Al Yankovic) 1988 $344K
The 'Weird Al' Yankovic Video Library: His Greatest Hits (video short) - Himself/Ricky Ricardo (Ricky)/Kurt Cobain (Smells Like Nirvana), Director (video "Christmas At Ground Zero") 1992
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos (video) - Himself/George Newman (UHF, Beverly Hillbillies)/Ricky Ricardo (Ricky)/Amish Man (Amish Paradise), Soundtrack (performer: "Ricky", "Gump", "UHF", "T 1996
Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun (video) - Giles Standish 1993
Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (video) - Soundtrack (performer: "I Lost on Jeopardy"), Actor 1991
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! - 'Weird Al' 1988 $78M
Nothing Sacred - Clothing Store Customer 1997
The Compleat Al (video) - Himself, Writer (as Al Yankovic) 1985
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (video) - Himself/Various, Soundtrack (writer: "You Don't Love Me Anymore", "Dare to Be Stupid", "UHF", "One More Minute", "This is th 2003
Forbidden Fruit (video) - Soundtrack (writer: "Eat it") (performer: "Eat it") 1984
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