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Mitch Rouse

Mostly Credited As: Mitch Rouse
Birth Name: Edward Mitchell Rouse

Mitch Rouse

Mitch Rouse most recently appeared in the cult hit series, Strangers With Candy, which he created and co-wrote with Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello and Stephen Colbert. He also starred in the comedy series The Secret Lives of Men.

He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and raised in Oak Ridge and later attended the University of Tennessee and soon developed an interest in acting. He moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to study acting and, later, improvisation in Chicago. It was there that he first became involved with Second City and met Sedaris and Dinello. After performing in a number of Second City productions, Rouse moved to New York with the two. Together they put together the play Stiches and developed the sketch comedy series Exit 57, which ran for two seasons and received five CableAce nominations.

Mitch has also appeared on Home Improvement and Spin City, and co-starred in several television movies, including In The Company of Darkness and In The Shadow of A Killer. His feature film work includes Austin Powers 2, The Truth About Cats and Dogs and Rudy. He has also written, directed and starred in the independent film McClintock's Peach. Most recently he sold his screenplay Employee of the Month, to which he is attached to direct and co-star.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Factory (2008)As: Gary
Angriest Man in Suburbia (2007)As: Bill
Lost at Home (2003)As: Michael Davis
Strangers with Candy (1999)As: Officer Savillion (1999)
The Secret Lives of Men (1998)As: Andy
Exit 57 (1995)As: Various
Episode Cast Credits 

The Neighbors (2012) (2012) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/26/2012) As Real Estate Agent 

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) 
  To Be… 03x25: (May/30/2011) As Jimmy's Father 
  It's Not Over Till It's Over 03x24: (May/30/2011) As Jimmy's Father 
  Loose Lips 03x22: (May/16/2011) As Jimmy's Father 
  The Second Time Around 02x17: (Feb/01/2010) As Unknown 

According to Jim (2001) 
  Heaven Opposed to Hell 08x18: (Jun/02/2009) As Dr. Ryan Gidson 
  The At-Bat 06x13: (Apr/04/2007) As Dr. Ryan Gidson 
  Dino-Mite 06x09: (Feb/28/2007) As Dr. Ryan Gidson 
  Deliverance 06x08: (Jan/31/2007) As Dr. Ryan Gidson 

Reno 911! (2003) 
  Dangle's Murder Mystery (Pt. 2) 06x05: (Apr/29/2009) As Paramedic 
  Jumping the Shark 05x01: (Jan/16/2008) As Fireman #1 
  Dangle's Wedding (1) 04x14: (May/13/2007) As Fireman #1 
  Wiegel's Pregnant (2) 04x01: (Jul/09/2006) As Fireman #1 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Paul Giamatti, Mitch Rouse, Los Lonely Boys 06x103: (Jul/23/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Still Standing (2002) 
  Still Cheating 01x07: (Nov/11/2002) As Eric 

Strangers with Candy (1999) 
  The Trip Back 01x10: (Jul/19/1999) As Officer Savillion 
  Old Habits, New Beginnings 01x01: (Apr/07/1999) As Officer Savillion, [Featuring]

Spin City (1996) 
  Family Affair (1) 02x09: (Nov/19/1997) As Steve/Mr. Bungle 

Home Improvement (1991) 
  Workin' Man Blues 06x11: (Dec/10/1996) As Rob 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Strangers with Candy (1999)• Created By

Episode Crew

Strangers with Candy (1999) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Let Freedom Ring 01x06 Jun/21/1999 As: Writer
Who Wants Cake? 01x04 Apr/28/1999 As: Writer
Old Habits, New Beginnings 01x01 Apr/07/1999 As: Writer
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