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Tony Hale

Tony Hale is best known for his role in the Fox comedy series “Arrested Development” as the neurotic Byron "Buster" Bluth. He currently plays Gary Walsh, the sycophantic personal aide to the Vice-President of the United States on the HBO comedy “VEEP.”

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.

In 2012, Hale starred in the drama comedy “Not That Funny.” He also guest starred on NBC's long-running show “Law & Order: SVU” as Rick Simms, a teacher who gets fired from his job after being accused of inappropriate behavior with a student.