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Pete Gardner Biography

Birth Name:
Peter Zahradnick
Birth Place:
Scarsdale, New York, United States
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Moved from New York to Chicago in 1986 to pursue a career in improv comedy Founded the improv group Jazz Freddy in Chicago in 1992 and performed alongside future Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch and future Conan O'Brien writer Brian Stack
  • Joined Chicago's legendary improv troupe Second City in 1996
  • Performs the long-running two-man improv show Pete and Paul Explain It All with Paul Vaillancourt at Improv Olympic West in Los Angeles