Nat Faxon



  • Birth Place: Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
  • Profession: Actor; screenwriter
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Nat Faxon Fast Facts:
  • Started a sketch-improv group called Bobby Peru while in college.
  • Worked in the main company at the Groundlings improv theater in Los Angeles for nearly a decade.
  • Pitched a variety of products in commercials for Swiffer Duster, Saturn, State Farm, Heineken, TiVo and Holiday Inn (for which he appeared with broadcaster Joe Buck in several spots).
  • Considered his role as evil German Rolf in 2006's Beerfest as one of his favorites. 
  • Married Meaghan Gadd, daughter of well-known drummer Steve Gadd, whose tours are titled Mission From Gadd.
  • Voiced characters on The Cleveland Show and American Dad! before landing a lead voice role on Allen Gregory in the fall of 2011. 
  • Cowrote (with Jim Rash) the adapted screenplay for The Descendants (2011), starring George Clooney.
  • Nat Faxon Relationships:
  • Meaghan Gadd - Wife
  • Otis - Son
  • Ruth James Faxon - Daughter
  • Beatrice - Daughter
  • Nat Faxon Awards:
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2011 Oscar: Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Winner
  • 2011 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay - Nominee
  • College:
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (BA in Theater, 1997)

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