Fast Facts

  • Studied improv under Del Close and Charna Halpern at the I.O. (formerly the ImprovOlympic) in Chicago.
  • Appeared on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to '96. 
  • In 1998, he began playing Gerald "T-Bones" Tibbons with Dave Allen in The Naked Trucker Show, a music-and-comedy act performed at alternative Los Angeles nightclubs. The Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show, a TV series based on the act, aired on Comedy Central in 2007; and the album The Naked Trucker and T-Bones: Live at the Troubadour was released that same year.
  • Had his breakout role in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004). 
  • Is a founding member of the improv group Beer Shark Mice.
  • Has participated in the Big Slick Celebrity Poker Tournament and Party in Kansas City, MO, which benefits a local children's hospital.
  • In 2011, he took part in the Stand Up for Joplin telethon, which raised funds for victims of a tornado that devastated Joplin, MO. 
  • Tours the U.S. performing routines that are a hybrid of stand-up comedy and a one-man show.


  • Mary Rose Marquart — Sister
  • Cecilia Hand — Sister
  • Joan Charbonneau — Sister
  • William Sargent Koechner — Son
  • Audrey Violet Koechner — Daughter
  • Cecil Stephen Koechner — Father
  • Leigh Koechner — Wife
  • Margot Grace Koechner — Daughter
  • Charles Patrick Koechner — Son
  • Margaret Ann Downey Koechner — Mother
  • Mark Koechner — Brother
  • Joe Koechner — Brother
  • Eve Juliet Koechner — Daughter


  • Attended Benedictine College, Atchison, KS; University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (BA in Politial Science)

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  • Birth Name: David Michael Koechner
  • Birth Place: Tipton, MO
  • Birthday: August 24, 1962, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor, Comedienne, Writer, Producer
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