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Dan Harmon Biography

Birth Place:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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


  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: winner
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special: nominated