Dian Bachar and Sam Maccarone filming in Yosemite
October 26, 1970
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
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Dian Bachar (/ /; born October 26, 1970 in Denver, Colorado) is an American actor. He is most notable for his roles in various films by or starring his friends Trey Parker and Matt Stone, such as Cannibal! The Musical (George Noon), Orgazmo (Ben Chapleski) and his most famous role as Kenny "Squeak" Scolari in 1998's BASEketball, as well as making the occasional appearance on South Park. He also appeared as an alien engineer in Galaxy Quest, although the bulk of his scenes were cut (but can be seen on the DVD).
Dian Bachar attended Chatfield Senior High School. Bachar then attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he met Matt Stone and Trey Parker. From there he went on to star in the student film, Cannibal! The Musical, for internship credit. Bachar also co-starred with Parker in Orgazmo playing the eponymous character's sidekick Choda Boy, and played multiple parts in Parker and Stone's short-lived series Time Warped. Bachar shared an apartment with Parker and Stone up until 1997. When BASEketball was in the works, Parker asked David Zucker to change the script to allow for three players on each team (it was supposed to be just two to a team) to allow for Bachar to have a part in the movie.
In 1998, Dian Bachar won a Leonardo da Vinci Award from the Beaux Arts Society, Inc. in the category of Actor, Debut Performance (Film) for his role in BASEketball.
He was a Scientist/Studio Tech in the 2000 film The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
He appeared in a film by Les Claypool titled National Lampoon's Electric Apricot: Quest For Festeroo.
He starred in a 2008 mockumentary film titled The Life Of Lucky Cucumber.
South Park appearances
Due to his friendship with creators Parker and Stone, Bachar has done several guest voices on their animated series South Park.
- "Cow Days" - voicing the game show announcer.
- "Merry Christmas Charlie Manson!" - voicing the fake Mr. Hankey.
- "Do the Handicapped Go to Hell?" - voicing Satan's lover, the needy and co-dependent Chris.
- "Probably" - again voicing Satan's lover, Chris.
Bachar appears in short films Shreev and Year of the Monkey on the site electro-man.com. Bachar also performs the voice of 'Double 9' in the short film Vote. He has a lead role in the Internet films Roommates The Series.
Bachar appears in The Melvins "The Talking Horse" music video.
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