Biography

Michael Ian Black (born Michael Ian Schwartz; August 12, 1971) is an American comedian, actor, writer and director. He has starred in several TV comedy series, including The State, Ed, Viva Variety, Stella and Michael & Michael Have Issues. He is also a prominent poker player, appearing on Celebrity Poker Showdown several times. He released a well-received children's book, Chicken Cheeks, in 2009.

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Michael Ian Black (born Michael Ian Schwartz; August 12, 1971) is an American comedian, actor, writer and director. He has starred in several TV comedy series, including The State, Ed, Viva Variety, Stella and Michael & Michael Have Issues. He is also a prominent poker player, appearing on Celebrity Poker Showdown several times. He released a well-received children's book, Chicken Cheeks, in 2009.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 59

Birthday 1971-08-12

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Sextuplets as Doug
MTV: The State, Skits and Stickers
2019 Biography: I Want My MTV
2018 Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters (1 episode)
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later (8 episodes) as McKinley
2017 The Good Fight (2 episodes) as Stephen Rankin-Hall
2016 Debate Wars (6 episodes) as Himself - Host
2016 Match Game (1 episode) as Himself
2016 Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert as Himself
2016 Folk Hero & Funny Guy as Randy
2016 Slash as Denis
2016 Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (1 episode) (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (8 episodes) as McKinley Dozen
2015 Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot as Himself
2015 Smosh: The Movie as Steve Youtube
2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show (11 episodes) as Daniel
2015 Another Period (32 episodes) as Peepers
2015 Misery Loves Comedy as Himself
2014 Beef as Lynn Vanderloo
2014 Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Himself
2014 They Came Together as Trevor
2014 Deadbeat (1 episode) as TJ
2014 Us & Them (7 episodes) as Brian
2013 Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable
2013 Hell Baby as Dr. Marshall
2012 This Is 40 as Accountant
2012 Burning Love (41 episodes) as Bill Tundle
2012 Wanderlust as Himself
2011 Michael Ian Black: Very Famous as Himself
2011 Take Me Home Tonight as Pete Bering
2010 Backwash as Fleming
2009 Stella: Live in Boston as Michael
2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues (7 episodes)
2008 Birthday as Michael
2008 The Xtacles (2 episodes) as Chase Fontaine
2008 Reality Bites Back (8 episodes) as Host
2008 I Love the New Millennium (8 episodes)
2007 Reaper (5 episodes)
2007 The Ten as Prison Guard Jamberg Saivon
2007 Reno 911!: Miami as Ron of Ron's Tattoo
2006 Frisky Dingo (25 episodes)
2006 I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (10 episodes)
2006 I Love Toys (5 episodes)
2005 Stella (10 episodes)
2005 Alchemy as Jerry (voice)
2005 The Baxter as Ed
2004 Tom Goes to the Mayor (2 episodes)
2003 Reno 911! (1 episode) as Chris (2 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2001 Wet Hot American Summer as McKinley
2000 Ed (83 episodes) as Phil Stubbs
1999 Random Play (6 episodes)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1 episode)
1997 Viva Variety (37 episodes) as Johnny Blue Jeans
1993 The State (29 episodes)

Writing

2016 Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert Writer
2014 Beef Writer
2011 Michael Ian Black: Very Famous Writer
2007 Run, Fatboy, Run Screenplay
2006 Wedding Daze Screenplay
2005 Stella (1 episode)Writer
1992 I'm Your Man Screenplay

Production

2014 Beef Producer
2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues (7 episodes)Producer
2005 Stella (10 episodes)Producer

Creator

2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues Creator
2005 Stella Creator
1997 Viva Variety Creator

Directing

2006 Wedding Daze Director
2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 Director

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