Fast Facts

  • Was rejected by Toronto's Second City branch, so he moved to Chicago and studied comedy with the original Second City troupe and with iO.
  • Joined Chicago's Improvised Shakespeare Company during its initial season in 2005.
  • Garnered millions of views for his I'm Into Nuggets, Y'all rap video.
  • Was featured in Upright Citizens Brigade's improvised comedies Diamond Lion, Baby Wants Candy and Gravid Water.
  • Landed the lead in the 2009 romantic-comedy Splinterheads.
  • In 2011 Variety named him as one of their 10 comics to watch.
  • Has been featured in numerous comedy videos on the College Humor Web site.
  • Self-released the music CD Semi-Serious.

Awards

  • 2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee

College

  • Attended George Brown College School of Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Details

  • Birth Place: Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer

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