James Urbaniak

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James Christian Urbaniak (born September 17, 1963) is an American actor. Urbaniak was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. He lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife Julie and their twins, son Severn Jerzy and daughter Esme Maeve.

One of his first noteworthy roles was in the avant-garde playwright/director Richard Foreman's The Universe, for which Urbaniak won an Obie. He has also been acclaimed for his acting in the films Henry Fool and American Splendor, in the latter of which he played legendary illustrator R. Crumb. He was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his role in Thom Pain (based on nothing). He provides the voice for main character Dr. Thaddeus Venture on The Venture Bros. as well as the Doctor's brother Jonas Venture Junior and the super-villain Phantom Limb.

In one of his lesser-known roles, Urbaniak played a pizza guy in the famous "Whassup?" television commercials for Budweiser. He also portrayed the moderator in "Human Centipede Anonymous", a Funny or Die short depicting three men who grapple with their past as a human centipede.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

James Christian Urbaniak (born September 17, 1963) is an American actor. Urbaniak was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. He lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife Julie and their twins, son Severn Jerzy and daughter Esme Maeve.

One of his first noteworthy roles was in the avant-garde playwright/director Richard Foreman's The Universe, for which Urbaniak won an Obie. He has also been acclaimed for his acting in the films Henry Fool and American Splendor, in the latter of which he played legendary illustrator R. Crumb. He was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his role in Thom Pain (based on nothing). He provides the voice for main character Dr. Thaddeus Venture on The Venture Bros. as well as the Doctor's brother Jonas Venture Junior and the super-villain Phantom Limb.

In one of his lesser-known roles, Urbaniak played a pizza guy in the famous "Whassup?" television commercials for Budweiser. He also portrayed the moderator in "Human Centipede Anonymous", a Funny or Die short depicting three men who grapple with their past as a human centipede.

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Birthday 1963-09-17

Place of Birth Bayonne - New Jersey - USA

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2015 Advantageous as Fisher
2015 The Thrilling Adventure Hour Live as Doll Zero
2015 Marvel's Agent Carter(2 episodes) as Miles Van Ert
2014 Book of Christ as Rev. Boxley Fryer
2014 The Boxtrolls as Sir Broderick / Male Workman 1 / Male Workman 2 (voice)
2014 Ned Rifle as Simon Grim
2014 Such Good People as Dr. Cooper Whitehead, Ph.D.
2014 The Occupants as Glen
2013 Bitter Orange as Sweetie
2013 iSteve as Bill Gates
2012 Advantageous as Dave Fisher
2011 Manhattan Mixup as Ernst
2011 From the Head as Danny
2011 The Music Never Stopped as Mike Tappin
2010 Beware the Gonzo as Principal Roy
2010 You Don't Know Jack as Jack Lessenberry
2010 Drones as Pete
2008 The Mentalist(1 episode) as Aaron Kalinoski
2006 Kidnapped(6 episodes)
2006 Fay Grim as Simon Grim
2006 Numb3rs(1 episode)
2005 Weeds(1 episode) as The Wizard
2005 The Office(2 episodes)
2005 The Office(1 episode) as Rolf
2005 Medium(1 episode)
2005 The Girl from Monday as Funk
2004 The Venture Bros.(75 episodes) as Dr. Venture
2004 The Jury(1 episode)
2003 NCIS(1 episode)
2003 American Splendor as Robert Crumb
2003 Plain Dirty as Druden Hunt
2002 Without a Trace(1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2002 Upheaval
2002 Teknolust as Agent Hopper
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2000 Ed(1 episode)
1999 Sweet and Lowdown as Harry
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1997 Henry Fool as Simon Grim
1997 The Sticky Fingers of Time as Isaac
1997 The Other Also as Voice
1994 NYC 3/94
1994 Opera No. 1 as James

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