Biography

John Ross Bowie (born May 30, 1971) is an American actor and comedian best known for playing Barry Kripke in The Big Bang Theory, and modeling as the benefits spokesperson for Target Corporation "Ben E. Fitz". He has also appeared in commercials for Progressive and appeared in the film What The Bleep Do We Know? opposite Marlee Matlin. He has also made guest appearances on shows such as Reno 911 and Glee. In March 2011 he began a run in a series of commercials for the Ford Motor Company.

Bowie is a regular sketch comedy performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCBT) in New York and Los Angeles. At UCBT he was a member of the sketch groupe "The Naked Babies" with comedians Rob Corddry, Seth Morris and Brian Huskey. He has a recurring role in Corddry's Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital.

Bowie is a former member of New York pop punk band EGGHEAD.

John Ross Bowie (born May 30, 1971) is an American actor and comedian best known for playing Barry Kripke in The Big Bang Theory, and modeling as the benefits spokesperson for Target Corporation "Ben E. Fitz". He has also appeared in commercials for Progressive and appeared in the film What The Bleep Do We Know? opposite Marlee Matlin. He has also made guest appearances on shows such as Reno 911 and Glee. In March 2011 he began a run in a series of commercials for the Ford Motor Company.

Bowie is a regular sketch comedy performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCBT) in New York and Los Angeles. At UCBT he was a member of the sketch groupe "The Naked Babies" with comedians Rob Corddry, Seth Morris and Brian Huskey. He has a recurring role in Corddry's Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital.

Bowie is a former member of New York pop punk band EGGHEAD.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1971-05-30

Place of Birth New York City, New York, U.S.

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell as Kripke (archive footage)
2016 Pet as Jessup
2016 Speechless (63 episodes) as Jimmy DiMeo
2015 Primrose Lane as Mr. Luther
2014 Jason Nash Is Married as Ted
2014 Chasing Life (6 episodes) as Paul Peters
2014 Riot (4 episodes) as Himself
2014 Leonard in Slow Motion
2013 Sofia the First: The Floating Palace as Sven (voice)
2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (1 episode) as Sister Steve
2012 Veep (1 episode)
2012 TableTop (2 episodes) as Himself
2011 Death in Paradise (1 episode) as Tyler McCarthy
2009 The League (1 episode) as Dr. Pete Wyland
2009 Glee (1 episode) as Dennis
2009 Party Down (1 episode)
2009 He's Just Not That Into You as Dan
2009 Trust Me (1 episode)
2007 The Big Bang Theory (23 episodes) as Barry Kripke
2007 Because I Said So as Cute Food Spewing Guy
2006 Heroes (1 episode) as Attorney
2006 What the Bleep! Down the Rabbit Hole as Elliot
2005 Weeds (1 episode) as Contest Organiser
2005 Life of the Party as Bert
2004 Kevin Hill (1 episode)
2004 CSI: NY (1 episode)
2004 What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? as Elliot
2004 Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story as Daniel Benjamin
2003 Joan of Arcadia (1 episode)
2003 Las Vegas (1 episode)
2003 Reno 911! (4 episodes)
2003 A.U.S.A. (12 episodes)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Peter Ellis
2000 Girlfriends (1 episode)
1998 Charmed (1 episode)

Writing

2013 Dark Minions Writer

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