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Tony Hale (1970)

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Tony Hale is an American actor, best known for his role in the Fox comedy series Arrested Development as the neurotic Byron "Buster" Bluth.

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 early life
Born in West Point, New York, Hale grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, where he attended the Young Actors Theatre and participated in numerous theatrical and musical productions.

Hale graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 1992 with a journalism degree, where he became a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He is a 1994 graduate of the School of Communication & the Arts of Regent University in Virginia.
After graduating, he set up residence in New York City and lived there for nearly ten years. While in New York, Hale helped found The Haven, an artistically minded community of Christians that meets weekly. He also studied acting at The Barrow Group, a prestigious New York City theatre company.

 career
Hale 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 VW television commercial aired in 1999, in which he danced to the song, "Mr. Roboto" (which was spoofed on the Arrested Development episode "The Ocean Walker").

From 2003 to 2006, Hale found success in television when he was cast as Byron "Buster" Bluth, the hapless, neurotic youngest son with "mother issues" on the Fox sitcom Arrested Development.

Hale also appeared in a season ten episode of MADtv, with Arrested Development co-star, Michael Cera, in a parody of COPS where two British rozzers try to stop a domestic dispute among the Royal Family .

In March 2006, Hale was cast in a co-starring role of the video store owner, Simon, in the NBC sitcom Andy Barker P.I., starring Andy Richter and co-created by Conan O'Brien. He also 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 tale released in 2008.

He 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 July 13, 2009. He also appeared in a cameo in the second episode of the first season as English teacher Oral Gershenoff in Showtime dramedy United States of Tara. He joined the cast of Numb3rs in 2009, in the recurring role of Professor Russell Lazlo.

He will soon be seen leading the drama comedy, Not That Funny along with Army Wives star Brigid Brannagh and John Kapelos.

 personal life
Hale married Emmy Award-winning make-up artist Martel Thompson on May 24, 2003. They have one daughter and reside in Los Angeles.

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