Caption: 'Weird Al' Yankovic at event of The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014)
Soundtrack, Actor, Writer
Born: October 23, 1959
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Known for: UHF (1989), 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (2003), Weird Al Presents Al-TV (2003), Spy Hard (1996)
Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959, in the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood. He first took up the accordion when a salesman came around to solicit business for a music school. His parents, Mary (Vivalda) and Nick Yankovic, decided on the accordion because of polka king Frankie Yankovic (no relation). As a child and young teen, Al ...