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Josh McDermitt Biography

Birth Place:
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Comedian, actor

Fast Facts

  • Got start in comedy at 14, when he called a morning radio show on KMLE in Phoenix hosted by Tim and Willy requesting, in a strange voice, Billy Ray Cyrus' "Achy Breaky Heart"; after more calls in different voices—he eventually revealed his identity—the show hired him, and he worked there as a producer until 2007
  • Growing up, his family became hot-air balloon enthusiasts after his father received a ride as a birthday present
  • Was a semifinalist on Season 4 of NBC's Last Comic Standing in 2006
  • Is a member of a Los Angeles comedy group called Robert Downey Jr
  • Jr
  • Is an avid fan of the NFL's Green Bay Packers, and even owns shares in the team
  • Stand-up routine featured a bit about living with his parents in a retirement community, and then got a supporting role in TV Land's Retired at 35 (2011-12), a sitcom about a man who moves in with his parents—who live in a retirement community