Biography

Michael English Showalter (born June 17, 1970) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and director. He is one third of the sketch comedy trio Stella. Showalter first came to recognition as a cast member on MTV's The State, which aired from 1993 to 1995. He co-wrote (with David Wain) and starred in Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and he wrote, directed, and starred in The Baxter (2005), with Michelle Williams, Justin Theroux and Elizabeth Banks. Both of these movies featured many of his co-stars from The State, and so do several of his other projects.

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Michael English Showalter (born June 17, 1970) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and director. He is one third of the sketch comedy trio Stella. Showalter first came to recognition as a cast member on MTV's The State, which aired from 1993 to 1995. He co-wrote (with David Wain) and starred in Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and he wrote, directed, and starred in The Baxter (2005), with Michelle Williams, Justin Theroux and Elizabeth Banks. Both of these movies featured many of his co-stars from The State, and so do several of his other projects.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1970-06-17

Place of Birth Princeton, New Jersey, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later as Coop
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later as Coop / Reagan
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later as Coop / Ronald Reagan
2016 Giles Vanderhoot as Giles Vanderhoot
2015 Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot as Himself
2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp(8 episodes) as Gerald "Coop" Cooperberg/Alan Shemper
2015 Misery Loves Comedy as Himself
2014 Two Night Stand as David Raines
2012 Wanderlust as Himself
2009 Stella: Live in Boston as Michael
2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues(7 episodes)
2007 Reno 911!: Miami as Paul
2005 Stella(19 episodes)
2005 The Baxter as Elliot Sherman
2004 Hair High as Wally (voice)
2004 Cheap Seats(80 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Signs as Lionel Prichard
2002 Operation Midnight Climax as Chip
2001 Wet Hot American Summer as Coop / Alan Shemper
1998 Chocolate For Breakfast
1998 Safe Men as Larry
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2,578 episodes)
1996 Tick as Clifford
1993 The State(82 episodes)
1990 Law & Order(2 episodes)
1983 Friday Night Videos(44 episodes)
1900 The Michael Showalter Showalter(0 episodes)
1900 Random Play(6 episodes)

Writing

2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years LaterWriter
2016 The Second Sound BarrierWriter
2015 Hello, My Name Is DorisWriter
2014 They Came TogetherWriter
2013 Super Fun Night(2 episodes)Writer
2005 Stella(1 episode)Writer
2005 The BaxterWriter
2003 The Wrong Coast(2 episodes)Writer
2001 Wet Hot American SummerScreenplay

Production

2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years LaterExecutive Producer
2015 Hello, My Name Is DorisExecutive Producer
2015 Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet HotExecutive Producer
2014 They Came TogetherProducer
2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues(7 episodes)Producer
2005 Stella(19 episodes)Producer
2001 Wet Hot American SummerProducer

Directing

2017 The Big SickDirector
2016 Giles VanderhootDirector
2015 Hello, My Name Is DorisDirector
2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues(1 episode)Director
2005 The BaxterDirector

Creator

2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of CampCreator
2009 Michael & Michael Have IssuesCreator
2005 StellaCreator
1900 The Michael Showalter ShowalterCreator

Crew

2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years LaterCreator
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later(8 episodes)Creator

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