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David Wain

David Wain was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio.He met the other members of the comedy troupe The State while a film student at NYU, where he graduated from in 1991.As part of The State, he co-created and co-starred on their self-titled MTV sketch comedy show in the mid 90's. He then continued to work with his State partners on many other projects, beginning with Stella (2005), a nightclub show which then became a series of web shorts and a Comedy Central Series.His first film as co-writer and director was the indie summer camp comedy Wet Hot American Summer (2001).He has subsequently co-written and directed a total of five feature films, the most successful being Role Models (2008).He is executive producer of the Emmy award winning series Childrens Hospital (2008) as well as its spin-off Newsreaders (2013).He's also worked consistently over the years as an actor, including the recurring role of Rabbi Jewy McJewJew on "Childrens Hospital" and a version of himself in his semi-autobiographical web series Wainy Days (2007).He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.


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Born:
Aug 1, 1969 In Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the series The Daily Show 1996-07-22
Latest Project:
Series A to Z 2014-10-02

Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Poster of Broad City
Poster of New Girl
Poster of Bob's Burgers
Filmography
A to Z Unknown 2014-10-02
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Broad City Unknown 2014-01-22
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014-04-27
Married Unknown 2014-07-17
Newsreaders Unknown 2013-01-17
Drunk History Unknown 2013-07-09
@midnight Unknown 2013-10-21
Key and Peele Unknown 2012-01-31
Comedy Bang! Bang! Unknown 2012-06-01
Bob's Burgers Unknown 2011-01-09
New Girl Unknown 2011-09-20
Party Down Unknown 2009-03-20
Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Unknown 2007-02-11
Superjail! The Warden 33 episodes, 2007-2014 2007-05-13
Stella David 10 episodes, 2005 2005-06-28
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker Unknown 2004-02-04
Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Reno 911! Unknown 2003-07-23
Crank Yankers Unknown 2002-06-02
Strangers with Candy Unknown 1999-04-07
Comedy Central Presents Unknown 1998-12-01
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22