Dan Harmon

  • Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profession: Writer, Director, Producer, Actor

Fast Facts

  • Is a follower of mythologist Joseph Campbell.
  • Early comedy influences were SCTV, Monty Python and The Kids in the Hall.
  • Has performed stand-up comedy.
  • Was a member of the ComedySportz improv group in Milwaukee.
  • Founded the comedy website Channel 101.
  • Based the sitcom Community on his experiences attending a community college in California.


  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Winner
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Nominee


  • Attended Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States