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.
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
|A to Z||Unknown||2014-10-02|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||Unknown||2014-02-24|
|Last Week Tonight with John Oliver||Unknown||2014-04-27|
|Key and Peele||Unknown||2012-01-31|
|Comedy Bang! Bang!||Unknown||2012-06-01|
|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|
|Strangers with Candy||Unknown||1999-04-07|
|Comedy Central Presents||Unknown||1998-12-01|
|The Daily Show||Unknown||1996-07-22|