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Ed Helms Fast Facts:
Had open-heart surgery at 14 for a heart murmur.
Attended high school with
costar Brian Baumgartner; the two participated in school plays together.
character Andy Bernard, he sang a capella in college with the Obertones; however, he left the group after only one semester.
Spent his first two years in college as a geology major before switching to film theory and technology.
Studied improvisation with the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York after college.
Spent four years as a correspondent on
The Daily Show
Names Phil Hartman and his brother Paxton as his role models.
Ed Helms Relationships:
Paxton Helms - Brother
Ed Helms Awards:
2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH (BA in Film Theory and Technology, 1996)
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