Fast Facts

  • Won a statewide filmmaking competition in high school.
  • Performed his first stand-up routine at age 19; continues to headline venues.
  • Trademark ensemble includes large glasses and self-designed trucker hats featuring different slogans.
  • Is the self-proclaimed world champion (of everything).
  • Appeared as the Hug Guy in the Dave Matthews Band music video for "Everyday" in 2001. 
  • Nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Toby in 2003's American Splendor.

Awards

  • 2008, 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
  • 2007, 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
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Art Friedlander — Father
  • Shirley Friedlander — Mother

College

  • Attended New York University, New York, NY

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Details

  • Birth Place: Gaithersburg, MD
  • Birthday: March 16, 1969, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian
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