Who Plays Dr Demento In Weird Al? Rainn Wilson and Other Famous Faces In The Pool Party

 

Rainn Wilson portrayed the role of American radio broadcaster Dr. Demento in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story ( Source : wikipedia )

Rainn Wilson played the role of Dr. Demento in the American biographical parody film Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. 

Wilson is an American actor and comedian who portrayed the role of American radio broadcaster Dr. Demento in Weird Al's story. The actor is known for The Office, Super, Cooties, and My Super Ex-Girlfriend. 

Wilson, the 56-year-old actor, had completed his education at the University of Washington Medical Center. He is the son of a young teacher Shay Cooper and novelist Robert G. Wilson. 

Moreover, Wilson is part of Norwegian descent. He lived with his father and stepmother in Nicaragua from his childhood. The actor had worked in the theater from an early age. He worked in The Public Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, the Roundabout, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and more. 

Some Quick Facts

Full NameRainn Percival Dietrich Wilson
Birth DateJanuary 20, 1966
Age56
Birth PlaceSeattle, Washington, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Washington (BFA) New York University (MFA)
OccupationActor, comedian, podcaster, producer, writer, director
Years active1993–present
SpouseHoliday Reinhorn ​(m. 1995)​
Children1

Some FAQs

Who plays Dr. Demento in Weird Al?

Rainn Wilson played Dr. Demento in Weird Al.

Who joined the Pool Party hosted by Dr. Demento?

Wolfman Jack, John Deacon, and other celebrities joined the pool party.

Who Plays Dr. Demento In Weird Al?

Rainn Wilson played Dr. Demento in Weird Al. He played the character who catches the interest of Al after his performance in I Love Rocky Road. He offered to be Al's manager and suggested to him the stage name "Weird Al" Yankovic. 

Wilson heard the song of Al on the Dr. Demento radio show when he moved back to Chicago with his family when he was 16. He mentioned another song, 'Another One Rides the Bus,' was brilliant work of Al. 

Previously in a 2010 short, Patton Oswalt played the role of Dr. Demento. He made a small appearance in Weird, but the actor says Oswalt has not worked for a long term. As a result, Wilson thanked Patton for allowing him to take the part of Dr. Demento. 

Rainn Wilson joined the Weird Al biopic cast as Dr. Demento
Rainn Wilson joined the Weird Al biopic cast as Dr. Demento ( Source : twitter )

Wilson was a fan of Weird Al from his teenage, and he had met him before the filming of Weird. They even appeared together on The Tonight Show in 2007. The actor toilet-papered a house, Yankovic. Thomas Lennon, a good friend of Al, invited the actor to his live show. 

Besides this, Wilson works in Home Deliver as Cheyenne, Empie Waist as Mark, Hitpig, Inappropriate Behaviour, and Robodog. He played the role of Steven in the TV series Solar Opposites.

Wilson mentioned he had played the role of another character several times. The actor emerged in Dark Winds, Jerry and Marge Go Large, Night Safari, Mom, Never Not Funny, The Rookie, Utopia, Don't Tell a Soul, and more. 

Rainn Wilson and Other Famous Faces In The Pool Party

The pool party had hosted by Dr. Demento. Wilson mentioned the person Demento will not through the pool parties filled with celebrities. Several celebrities joined the pool party of Dr. Demento.

Wolfman Jack was the rival of the doctor who dared Al to prove him write British rock band Queen's song Another One Bites the Dust. The character came up with the sang and impressed the celebrities present at the party. 

Wolfman was an American disc jockey who was portrayed by American actor Jack. He is known for his arrival in Fidelity, Shallow Hall, Orange County, and Shcool of Rock. 

Wolfman Jack, John Deacon, Andy Warhol, Tim, Salvador Dalí and other celebrities joined the pool party.
Wolfman Jack, John Deacon, Andy Warhol, Tim, Salvador Dalí and other celebrities joined the pool party. ( Source : twitter )

John Deacon is another celebrity guest who arrived at the party. He is a retired English musician. The musician is well-known as a bass guitarist in the rock band Queen. In the presence of the band musician, Al performed Another One Rides the Bus at the party. 

Andy Warhol had featured in the pool party scene. He was an American visual artist and film producer. Also, the producer was the visual art movement leading figure. The role of Warhol had performed by American television host Conan Christopher O'Brien.

Salvador Dalí appeared in the scene pool party. He was a Spanish surrealist artist known for his technical skill and bizarre images in his job. Also, Stand-up comedian Emo Philips played the role of Dali in the show. 

Divine arrived at the pool party scene. He was an American actor and drag queen. Also, he was associated with John Waters. The role had played by drag queen Nina West.

 Dr. Demento pool party scene in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Dr. Demento pool party scene in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story ( Source : twitter )

Pee-wee Herman, a comic-fictional character, had joined the pool party. The comedian Paul Reubens was known for his work in a television movie and series in the 1980s. American comedian Jorma Christopher Taccone secured the role on the show. 

Alice Cooper, an American rock singer, joined the pool party of Dr. Demoto. He had spent five decades in the music field. Comedian Akica Schafer made an appearance in the show as Cooper. 

Jack as Wolfman Jack in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Jack as Wolfman Jack in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story ( Source : twitter )

Another cameo featured in the Pool Party scene was Ukulele player Tiny Tim. The role had played by Demetri Martin. Also, Comedian Gallagher participated in part. Paul F. Tompkins starred Gallagher in the series. Also, Patton Oswalt played in the bar scene as a heckler. 

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