Hank Rutherford Hill (born April 15, 1953) is a fictional character in the television series, King of the Hill. He lives in Arlen, Texas with his wife Peggy and his son Bobby. He was named one of the wisest people on television by The Economist. He suffers from Diminished Gluteal Syndrome (DGS) which is a fictional genetic disorder. He works at Strickland Propane and sells propane and propane accessories. He was born in the women's bathroom of Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, New York which he was horrified to find out. His father's name is Cotton who was a World War II veteran who had his shins "blowed off by a Japanman's machine gun" in combat, and had his feet attached to his knees, he has a Japanese half brother named Junichiro, and his cousin is the bassist and vocalist for ZZ Top, Dusty Hill. He is usually seen hanging out with his friends Dale, Bill and Boomhauer.
|King of the Hill character|
|First appearance||"Pilot" (1997)|
|Last appearance||"UFC 200 promo" (2016)[n 1]|
|Created by||Mike Judge|
|Voiced by||Mike Judge|
|Full name||Hank Rutherford Hill|
|Occupation||Asst. Manager at Strickland|
Propane; former tractor
at Mega lo Mart, and
Jeans West salesman
|Family||Cotton Hill (father)|
Tilly Hill (mother)
Didi Hill (stepmother)
Chuck Garrison (stepfather)
Hank Hill (GH or "Good Hank") (half-brother)
Dusty Hill (cousin)
Luanne Platter (niece)
Joseph Gribble (godchild)
- "Help not wanted". The Economist. 10 April 2008.
- Season Five, Episode Ten: Yankee Hankie
- Hank Hill made his official final appearance in the King of the Hill series finale "To Sirloin with Love", however, the last five episodes aired out of order making the second last episode "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" the last episode to air on television. Following the official series finale the character has made various cameos in other series, most recently the UFC 200 cartoon promo. Blum, Sam (2016). See Animated Take on Epic UFC 200 Fight Between Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones. Austin: rolling stone. p. 1. Archived from the original on 2016-07-02. Retrieved 2016-06-28.