Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf was an American entertainer. Hank appeared numerous times on The Howard Stern Show and on the televised studio segments which aired on the E! channel. He was a member of the show’s Wack Pack. His career began August 16, 1996, when he entered Stern’s studio at radio station WXRK in New York City. Hank was 4 ft 1 in tall, and weighed 95 lb. Hank received widespread media coverage in 1998 when he won a People magazine online poll asking the public to vote for the most beautiful person in the world as part of the run up promotion for the magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” issue. When the public was given the option to submit a write-in candidate, the magazine had not counted on 230,169 votes for Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf—beating out assorted celebrities by a wide margin. In third place was Leonardo DiCaprio with 14,471 votes.
|Born:||April 20, 1962, Fall River, Massachusetts|
|Died:||September 04, 2001, Fall River, Massachusetts|
|Occupation:||Entertainer, Radio Personality|
|IMDb:||Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf’s IMDb|
About Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf
Born Henry Joseph Nasiff, Jr. and better known by his stage name of “Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf,” this 4’1″ comedian is perhaps best remembered for his numerous performances on The Howard Stern Show.
Before becoming a member of Howard Stern’s Wack Pack, he performed a comedic role in a Boston-area dinner theater production of Finnegans Wake.
As a child, he refused to let his congenital condition of achondroplasia dwarfism stop him from participating in Little League Baseball.
He grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts, as the son of Claudette and Henry Nasiff. Tragically, he died at the age of thirty-nine from the combined effects of long-term alcohol abuse and neurological and skeletal disorders.
As a result of Howard Stern’s on-air promotion of write-in votes for People Magazine’s 1998 “Most Beautiful Person Poll,” Hank and wrestler Ric Flair attained the #1 and #2 positions in the poll.
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