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Brian Baumgartner Biography

Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Hopes of becoming a pro baseball player were dashed when a serious leg injury at age 13 put him in a wheelchair for a significant length of time
  • Went to high school with future Office costar Ed Helms
  • Interest in acting grew when he attended the "Cherub" summer program at Northwestern University in which high schoolers gain college-level experience in various disciplines, including the arts
  • Was Artistic Director for Minneapolis' Hidden Theatre
  • In 2007 won a Daytime Emmy Award for Webisodes of The Office: The Accountants

Awards

  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner

Relationships

  • Brylee Bea -- Daughter
  • Celeste Ackelson -- Wife