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Thomas Middleditch Biography

Birth Name:
Thomas Steven Middleditch
Birth Place:
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Actor, comedian, writer

Fast Facts

  • Was rejected by Toronto's Second City branch, so he moved to Chicago and studied comedy with the original Second City troupe and with iO
  • Joined Chicago's Improvised Shakespeare Company during its initial season in 2005
  • Garnered millions of views for his I'm Into Nuggets, Y'all rap video
  • Was featured in Upright Citizens Brigade's improvised comedies Diamond Lion, Baby Wants Candy and Gravid Water
  • Landed the lead in the 2009 romantic-comedy Splinterheads
  • In 2011 Variety named him as one of their 10 comics to watch
  • Has been featured in numerous comedy videos on the College Humor Web site
  • Self-released the music CD Semi-Serious


  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated


  • Mollie Gates -- Wife