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Michael Ian Black


Michael Ian Black was born in Chicago, Illinois, but his family moved to Hillsborough, New Jersey, when he was young. His parents divorced when he was 3. When he was 12, his father died during neurological surgery following a mysterious assault. Michael attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts but left before graduation. It was there... See full bio »

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Known For

Stella
Stella Michael
(2005)
Wet Hot American Summer
(2001)
Run, Fatboy, Run
(2007)
Take Me Home Tonight
Take Me Home Tonight Pete Bering
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (TV Series)
McKinley / Bush
- End Summer Night's Dream (2017) ... McKinley / Bush
- Dance (2017) ... McKinley / Bush
- Rain (2017) ... McKinley / Bush
- King of Camp (2017) ... McKinley
- Lunch (2017) ... McKinley
 2017 Dogs in a Park (TV Series)
Various Dogs
- Kids, Drugs & Dementia (2017) ... Various Dogs
- Puppies, Murder & Prostitutes (2017) ... Various Dogs
- Art, Actresses & Alzheimer's (2017) ... Various Dogs
- Pits, Vaginas & Politics (2017) ... Various Dogs
- Poop, Owners & Breasts (2017) ... Various Dogs
 2015-2016 Another Period (TV Series)
Peepers
- Lillian Is Dead (2016) ... Peepers
- The Duel (2016) ... Peepers
- Joplin (2016) ... Peepers
- Harvard (2016) ... Peepers
- Servants' Disease (2016) ... Peepers
 2015-2016 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series)
Daniel
- Bosom Buddies (2016) ... Daniel
- The Mike Gaffigan Show (2016) ... Daniel
- Jim at the Museum (2016) ... Daniel
- My Brother's Keeper (2016) ... Daniel
- He Said, She Said (2016) ... Daniel
 2013-2016 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Martin Daniels / Punchables Spokesman / Lawyer
- Madonna/Whore (2016) ... Punchables Spokesman
- Babies & Bustiers (2015) ... Martin Daniels
- You Would Bang Her? (2014) ... Martin Daniels
- Meth Lab (2013) ... Lawyer
 2016 Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Randy
 2016/I Slash
Denis
 2016 Winslow K. Whittaker (TV Movie)
Winslow Whittaker
 2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (TV Series)
McKinley
- Day Is Done (2015) ... McKinley
- Staff Party (2015) ... McKinley
- Electro/City (2015) ... McKinley
- Dinner (2015) ... McKinley
- Auditions (2015) ... McKinley
 2015 Smosh: The Movie
Steve YouTube
 2015 Deadbeat (TV Series)
TJ
- The Blowfish Job (2015) ... TJ
 2013-2014 Us & Them (TV Series)
Brian
- Coeds & Carburetors (2014) ... Brian
- Crunch & Brunch (2014) ... Brian
- Corn & Cancer (2014) ... Brian
- Upstairs & Downstairs (2014) ... Brian (credit only)
- Together & Apart (2014) ... Brian
 2014 Beef (TV Series)
Lynn Vanderloo
 2014 Maron (TV Series)
Michael Ian Black
- Marc on Talking Dead (2014) ... Michael Ian Black
 2014 They Came Together
Trevor
 2013 GQ: How to Be a Man (Video short)
 2013 Hell Baby
Dr. Marshall
 2012-2013 Burning Love (TV Series)
Bill Tundle
- Meet the Families (2013) ... Bill Tundle
- Freestyle Rap Contest (2013) ... Bill Tundle
- Photo Shoot (2013) ... Bill Tundle
- Breakup Special (2013) ... Bill Tundle
- Happy Campers (2013) ... Bill Tundle
 2012-2013 You're Whole (TV Series)
Randall Tyree Mandersohn
- Droppin' the 'G'/Ancient Egypt/Puffy Paints (2013) ... Randall Tyree Mandersohn
- Propofol/Telescopes/Abraham Lincoln (2013) ... Randall Tyree Mandersohn
- Attitude (2013) ... Randall Tyree Mandersohn
- Finding Love (2013) ... Randall Tyree Mandersohn
- Lemonade/Fishing/Cupcakes (2013) ... Randall Tyree Mandersohn
 2012 This Is 40
Accountant
 2011-2012 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Mo-Larr / Mr. Ollivander
- Fight Club Paradise (2012) ... Mo-Larr (voice)
- Saving Private Gigli (2011) ... Mo-Larr / Mr. Ollivander (voice)
 2010-2011 Backwash (TV Series)
Fleming
- Chapter Eleven: Travel Games (2011) ... Fleming
- Chapter Twelve: First Dates (2011) ... Fleming
- Chapter Ten: Survival (2010) ... Fleming
- Chapter Nine: Survival (2010) ... Fleming
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight
Pete Bering
 2010 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Speaker
- This Press Conference is on Fire (2010) ... Speaker
 2010 Mercy (TV Series)
Mark Gunther
- I Saw This Pig and I Thought of You (2010) ... Mark Gunther
 2008-2009 Reaper (TV Series)
Steve
- The Devil and Sam Oliver (2009) ... Steve
- My Brother's Reaper (2009) ... Steve
- Cancun (2008) ... Steve
- Rebellion (2008) ... Steve
- Acid Queen (2008) ... Steve
 1993-2009 The State (TV Series)
Various
- Unaired Pilot (2009) ... Various
- Episode #4.3 (1995) ... Various
- Episode #4.2 (1995) ... Various
- Episode #4.1 (1995) ... Various
- Episode #3.6 (1995) ... Various
 2008/II Birthday (Short)
Michael
 2008 The Xtacles (TV Series)
Chase Fontaine
- Operation: Murderous Conclusions (2008) ... Chase Fontaine
- Operation: Mountain Punch (2008) ... Chase Fontaine
 2003-2008 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Chris / Kevin the Sex Offender
- Strong Sister (2008) ... Chris
- More FBI Help (2004) ... Chris
- Clementine's Pregnant (2003) ... Kevin the Sex Offender
 2007 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Waiter
- A Woman's Touch (2007) ... Waiter
- Walking Tour (2007) ... Waiter (uncredited)
 2007 Reno 911!: Miami
Ron of Ron's Tattoo
 2007 The Ten
Prison Guard Jamberg Saivon
 2006 Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (TV Series)
EZtech Executive / Hugh FitzSimmons
- 1998 Corporate Sports Battle (2006) ... EZtech Executive
- 1990 Battle of the Corporate Stars (2006) ... Hugh FitzSimmons
 2005-2006 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
Dr. Ian Black
- C.N.E. (2006) ... Dr. Ian Black (voice)
- Vehicular Manslaughter (2005) ... Dr. Ian Black (voice)
 2005 Partner(s)
Christopher
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
Michael
- Amusement Park (2005) ... Michael
- Vegetables (2005) ... Michael
- Novel (2005) ... Michael
- Camping (2005) ... Michael
- Meeting Girls (2005) ... Michael
 2005/I Alchemy
Jerry (voice)
 2005 The Baxter
Ed
 2004 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Stein
- Episode #3.46 (2004) ... Stein
 2000-2004 Ed (TV Series)
Phil Stubbs
- Happily Ever After (2004) ... Phil Stubbs
- Best Wishes (2004) ... Phil Stubbs
- Pressure Points (2004) ... Phil Stubbs
- Hidden Agendas (2004) ... Phil Stubbs
- Back in the Saddle (2004) ... Phil Stubbs
 2004 Soundtracks Live (TV Movie)
Long Duk Dong
 2003 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Al Foster #2 / Michael
- Episode #2.7 (2003) ... Al Foster #2 (voice)
- Episode #2.1 (2003) ... Michael (voice)
 2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video)
Michael
 2002 Teacher's Lounge (TV Series)
Jordan Doss (2002)
 2001 Wet Hot American Summer
McKinley
 2000 The Bogus Witch Project (TV Movie)
Stephen Hawking (segment "In the Woods Segments")
 2000 Hey Neighbor (TV Movie)
Doug
 1999 Big Helium Dog
Martin Huber
 1999 Hercules (TV Series)
- Hercules and the Romans (1999) ... (voice)
 1999 Random Play (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Various
- Pilot (1999) ... Various
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Various
 1997 Viva Variety (TV Series)
Johnny Blue Jeans
- Episode dated 9 December 1997 (1997) ... Johnny Blue Jeans
- Episode #1.13 (1997) ... Johnny Blue Jeans
- Episode #1.12 (1997) ... Johnny Blue Jeans
- Episode #1.11 (1997) ... Johnny Blue Jeans
- Episode #1.10 (1997) ... Johnny Blue Jeans
 1997 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Johnny Blue Jeans
 1995 MTV: The State, Skits and Stickers (Video)
Various
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Joey Diaz
- Rockin' Robin (1994) ... Joey Diaz
 1992 I'm Your Man (Video Game)
Party Attendee (as Michael Schwartz)
 1992 You Wrote It, You Watch It (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1991 Cults: Saying No Under Pressure (Video)
Male Student (as Michael Schwartz)
Show Show Writer (20 credits)
Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (86 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, co-written with Meghan McCain, titled "America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Schwartz | Stella

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There's this misconception that comedy and music go together. They don't. Comedians can't compete with rock stars; they're just not on the same level. Rock stars will always be cooler. They will always get more girls. See more »

Trivia:

Release of his children's book, "Chicken Cheeks: The Beginning of the Ends". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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