Stephen Hibbert

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Stephen Hibbert
Born14 June 1959 (1959-06-14) (age 59)
OccupationActor, comedy writer
Years active1987–present
Spouse(s)Julia Sweeney (1989–1994, divorced)
Alicia Agos (1996–2009, divorced)

Stephen Hibbert (born 14 June 1959) is an English actor and comedy writer. He played the role of the Gimp in the Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction (1994).[1]


Hibbert began his career as a member of the Los Angeles-based improv group The Groundlings.[2] It was where he met his first wife Julia Sweeney,[3] marrying in 1989, then divorcing in 1994.

Besides Pulp Fiction, Hibbert has also appeared in the films Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), The Cat in the Hat (2003) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007). As well as appearing in the television series Newhart, Just Shoot Me, Jericho, Rodney, Back to You,[4] Twenty Good Years, Dr. Ken and a recurring role on the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP.

As for Hibbert's writing career, his most notable writing credit to date was the feature film It's Pat,[3] based on the Saturday Night Live character Pat played by Julia Sweeney. His other writing credits include the animated series Darkwing Duck, Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, the sitcom Boy Meets World, as well as the sketch comedy series MADtv, On the Television and Random Play (acting in the latter two).


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Pulp Fiction The Gimp
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Guard at Jail Cell
2003 The Cat in the Hat Jim McFinnigan
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Tourist on Toilet


  1. ^ Where Are They Now - Stephen Hibbert, Wednesday 14 January 2009 - 10:29:39,
  2. ^ "Steve Hibbert". The Groundlings Website.
  3. ^ a b Pat's World — It's Funny Business, Hard Work And A Little Too Much Attention For Julia Sweeney, a January 1993 article from The Seattle Times
  4. ^ "Movie News - New Movies, Reviews, Casting - MTV - News". MTV News.

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