Why Famous: Became famous in the late 1980s when he joined the sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live", and is best known for his impressions, particularly of former President Bill Clinton.
Also known for providing the voices for Troy McClure and Lionel Hutz, two characters on "The Simpsons".
- 1970-03-12 Actor Phil Hartman (21) weds first wife Gretchen Lewis
- 1972-09-19 Actor Phil Hartman (23) divorces Gretchen Lewis after 2 years of marriage
- 1982-12-18 Actor Phil Hartman (34) weds real estate agent Lisa Strain
- 1987-11-25 Actor Phil Hartman (39) weds former model Brynn Omdahl
- 1975-10-11 "Saturday Night Live" created by Lorne Michaels premieres on NBC with George Carlin as host
- 1986-11-15 2nd time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay (Sam Kinison hosts)
- 1989-05-20 Toonces The Cat takes the wheel on "Saturday Night Live"
- 1990-05-12 Nora Dunn and Sinead O'Connor boycott "Saturday Night Live" to protest Andrew Dice Clay's hosting which was perceived as sexist; the show uses a time delay for the third time in its history
- 1990-06-22 Adam Sandler joins "Saturday Night Live"
- 1992-10-03 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"