Who Is Johnny Hardwick Parents And Partner?

by Manisha Sun Aug 13 2023 Updated On Tue Aug 15 2023
Who Is Johnny Hardwick Parents And Partner?

Johnny Hardwick was a voice actor, comedian, writer, and producer popularly known as the voice of Dale Gribble in the television animated show King of the Hill. He also has a YouTube channel. 

He was born in Texas in 1958. The name of his parents is unknown. 

Was Johnny Married?

Johnny had no wife.

Johnny Passed Away At The Age Of 64

On August 8, 2023, Johnny died at his home in Austin, Texas. Austin Coroner's office confirmed the death of his news. 

He was found dead at the scene and said there was nothing suspicious about the incident and stated it was not homicide. 

Police discovered his dead body after they were called for a welfare check. 

The cause of his death is yet to be found as the medical examiner team is investigating. 

The creator of King of the Hill also paid tribute to the actor. 

Hulu and 20th Television Animation said they were lucky to work with such a brilliant, talented actor for 25 years and added he will be missed. 

Late Johnny Hardwick.
Late Johnny Hardwick. Source: Pinterest


Johnny was 64 years old at the time of death. He was 5 feet 10 inches tall. He weighed around 82 kg.

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He had earned this fortune from his career as a comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

Johnny Got Emmy Award For His Voice-Over For Character Dale

Johnny was the voice behind the famous character Dale on the animated sitcom King of the Hill

The show ran for 13 seasons, and his voice was used in 258 episodes in total. 

His character was an exterminator, smoker, and gun fanatic, which was famous among the audience for its hilarious nature. 

Johnny was awarded one Primetime Emmy award for his voice for his character in the series. He was nominated three times for Emmy during his tenure at the show.

Johnny Revealed How He Got His Part In The Show King Of The Hill

The show's co-creator said Johnny performs at the Improv in Los Angeles, so they hired him for the writing job. 

He was offered to work on the MTV series Austin Stories, but he denied that offer and went to work under Greg Daniel, co-creator of the show. 

Daniel Stern was the first choice for the character Dale in King of the Hill. They even hired him to do the voice-over for the character. 

However, they had some disputes over money, and Johnny replaced him at that time. 

He shared that Daniel asked for an inconsiderable sum of money, and the makers were not ready to negotiate with him. 

Eventually, he ended up getting the job. Johnny said that it was a significant loss for Daniel as they have been able to negotiate about the money ever since. 

He added Daniel could not realize how successful the show would be in the future.

Johnny Gave Message To His Fans

Johnny has a Youtube channel under his name. In one of his videos, he signed his signature for his fans using different pens. 

He said he has always done the signature as impeachment letters. He added he had also seen Nancy Pelosi signing precisely like him. 

He mentioned his signature has never changed. 

He shared fans always come first for him, so he would make those pens he used to sign his signature available for his fans. 

He thanked all his fans and subscriber for their love and support over the years. He said that the pen would cost around 125 dollars.

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