Ben Karlin is a writer and producer, known for Modern Family (2009), The Daily Show (1996) and 50/50 (2011). See full bio »
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Won 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Modern Family Writer
(2011-2014)
(1999-2006)
50/50 Producer
(2011)
A.C.O.D. Writer
(2013)

Filmography

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  Future Man (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Ultra-Max (2019) ... (written by)
- A Wolf in the Torque House (2019) ... (written by)
- A Date with Destiny (2017) ... (teleplay by)
- Prelude to an Apocalypse (2017) ... (written by)
- A Blowjob Before Dying (2017) ... (written by)
 2005-2014 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (creator - 1,264 episodes)
- Same to You, Pal (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #10.266 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #10.259 (2014) ... (creator)
- JR (2014) ... (creator)
- Michael Sheen (2014) ... (creator)
  Modern Family (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 2011 - 2014) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Wedding, Part 1 (2014) ... (written by)
- A Hard Jay's Night (2014) ... (written by)
- Spring-A-Ding-Fling (2014) ... (written by)
- ClosetCon '13 (2013) ... (written by)
- Games People Play (2013) ... (teleplay by)
 2013 A.C.O.D. (written by)
  The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 636 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (head writer - 248 episodes, 1999 - 2002)
- Ben Stiller (2006) ... (writer)
- Bill Kristol (2006) ... (writer)
- Tom Vilsack (2006) ... (writer)
- Rajiv Chandrasekaran (2006) ... (writer)
- Ricky Gervais (2006) ... (writer)
 2006 The 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2004 Indecision 2004: Midway to the Election Spectacular (TV Special) (head writer)
 2004 The Race from the White House 2004 (TV Special) (head writer)
 2002 On the Air: An On Air Guide to Getting on the Air (TV Special) (head writer)
 2002 The 44th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2001 Stephen Colbert Again: A Look Back (TV Special) (writer)
 2001 The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
  Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1997) (written by - 1 episode, 1998)
- Cahill (1998) ... (written by)
- Dimethylpyrimidinol Bisulfite (1997) ... (writer)
- Switcheroo (1997) ... (writer)
- Gallagher (1997) ... (writer)
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Personal Quote:

I happen to love George Clooney. Writes, acts, directs, produces, very attractive; he's everything a movie star should be. But he should be a little less. You know, leave one of those categories to the rest of us guys. See more »

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Father was an executive at Dunkin' Donuts. See more »

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