Phil Hartman, one of the most beloved SNL cast members of all time, first made a name for himself as a talented graphic artist in the 1970s. Working on his craft, his stand-up comedy and acting skills soon caught the attention of Lorne Michaels who invited him to join Saturday Night Live in 1986.
At SNL, Hartman brought an unparalleled level of versatility to the show and quickly won over viewers with his sharp wit and deadpan delivery. Whether he was impersonating President Bill Clinton or playing eccentric characters such as Troy McClure and Lionel Hutz, Hartman forever left an indelible mark on the show’s legacy.
But behind the scenes there were struggles. After two prior failed marriages, Phil met his third wife Brynn Omdhal who would ultimately become his undoing. The documentary “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman” covers it all—from his heyday at SNL to his untimely death at age 49—exploring what went wrong and how it changed our perception of Phil Hartman forever.
If you’re a fan of classic comedy or if you just want to learn more about this legendary funny man, then watch “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman” – because every great story needs to be told! This true crime documentary is essential viewing for anyone interested in learning about Phil Hartman’s life, career, and tragic end.