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Matt Besser

Mostly Credited As: Matt Besser
Sometimes Credited As: Mat Besser

Birth Name: Matthew Gregory Besser
Date Of Birth: September 22, 1967 (Age 48)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Little Rock, Arkansas
Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)

Matt Besser

Matt Besser was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 22, 1967. He attended Amherst College. After college he toured the Midwest doing stand up. He then took improvisation classes with Del Close at Chicago’s Improv Olympic Theater. In 1991 he joined up with Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts to form a Improv comedy group called the Upright Citizens Brigade. In 1997 UCB were offered a TV show at Comedy Central. After a few years the show was canceled and Matt went on to creating a improv theater with fellow UCB members in New York City.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Hotwives of Orlando (2014)As: TBA
Crossballs (2004)As: Himself (Additional Characters)
Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)As: Adiar, Various
Episode Cast Credits 

Drunk History (2013) 
  Miami 03x02: (Sep/08/2015) As King Ferdinand 

Another Period (2015) 
  Switcheroo Day 01x07: (Aug/04/2015) As Leon Trotsky 

@Midnight (2013) 
  Horatio Sanz | Jerry Minor | Matt Besser 03x94: (Jul/23/2015) As Himself 
  Eugene Cordero | Jon Gabrus | Matt Besser 03x61: (May/05/2015) As Himself 
  Arden Myrin | Jon Daly | Matt Besser 02x151: (Dec/03/2014) As Himself 
  Matt Besser | Danielle Schneider | Dannah Phirman 02x87: (Jul/14/2014) As Himself 

Community (2009) 
  Basic RV Repair and Palmistry 06x10: (May/12/2015) As Blake 

Modern Family (2009) 
  Won't You Be Our Neighbor 06x05: (Oct/22/2014) As Jerry 
  Halloween 02x06: (Oct/27/2010) As Jerry 

Parks and Recreation (2009) 
  New Slogan 06x16: (Mar/13/2014) As Crazy Ira 
  Ann's Decision 05x12: (Feb/07/2013) As Crazy Ira 
  The Fight 03x13: (May/12/2011) Voiced  Crazy Ira 
  Media Blitz 03x05: (Feb/17/2011) As Crazy Ira 

Trophy Wife (2013) 
  Lice and Beary White 01x08: (Nov/12/2013) As Russian Guitarist 

The Millers (2013) 
  The Mother Is In 01x04: (Oct/24/2013) As Dr. Johnson 

New Girl (2011) 
  The Story of the 50 01x10: (Jan/17/2012) As Martin Fuller 

Talking Dead (2011) 
  Matt Mogk and Matt Besser with Steven Yeun and Lauren Cohan via satellite 01x04: (Nov/07/2011) As Himself 

Raising Hope (2010) 
  Killer Hope 02x05: (Nov/01/2011) As Crazy Michael Juan Pope 

Happy Endings (2011) 
  Spooky Endings 02x05: (Oct/26/2011) As Rick 

Childrens Hospital (US) (2010) 
  Stryker Bites The Dust 03x08: (Jul/21/2011) As Circus Clown 
  No One Can Replace Her 02x02: (Aug/29/2010) As Dr. Adair 

Mighty B (2008) 
  Bess-E | C'mon Get Happy! 02x25: (Jun/12/2011) Voiced  Hippie (C'mon Get Happy!) 
  The League of Ordinary Gentlemen | Irritable Bowling Syndrome 02x24: (Jun/05/2011) Voiced  Anton | Hippie (League of Ordinary Gentlemen) 
  Public Enembee | Bang the Drum Timely 02x23: (May/29/2011) Voiced  Hippie | Emcee (Bang the Drum Timely) 
  Children of the Unicorn | My Way or the Bee Way 02x22: (Dec/01/2010) Voiced  Hippie (Children of the Unicorn) 

Mad Love (2011) 
  To Munsch or Not to Munsch 01x05: (Mar/14/2011) As Guy At Urinal 

Warren the Ape (2010) 
  Bad Po Fo 01x06: (Jul/19/2010) As Benton Shaw 

The Bill Engvall Show (2007) 
  The Coffee Maker 03x07: (Aug/22/2009) As Auctioneer 

Reno 911! (2003) 
  Deputy Dance 06x11: (Jun/10/2009) As Sparks Department Captain Miller 
  VHS Transfer Memory Lane 06x07: (May/13/2009) As Sparks Department Captain Miller 
  The Investigation Continues (2) 04x07: (Aug/27/2006) As Pot Dealer 
  Rick's On It 04x04: (Jul/30/2006) As Pot Dealer 

Fat Guy Stuck in Internet (2008) 
  Boogie Baby, Boogie! 01x09: (Aug/10/2008) As Maze Master 

How I Met Your Mother (2005) 
  Everything Must Go 03x19: (May/12/2008) As Vendor, [Co-Guest Stars]

Frasier (1993) 
  Farewell, Nervosa 10x20: (Apr/22/2003) As Coffee Guy 

The Bernie Mac Show (2001) 
  If I Were N-Riched Man 01x17: (Apr/03/2002) As Brad Cooley 
  Pilot 01x01: (Nov/14/2001) As Brad Cooley 

Spin City (1996) 
  All the Mayor's Men 04x03: (Oct/05/1999) As The Director 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Upright Citizens Brigade 03x140: (Nov/03/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Rob Schneider 05x60: (Jan/07/1998) As Bud "Scabby" Rogers, The World's Most Reckless Skateboard Superstar, [Uncredited]
  Quentin Tarantino, Mike Lupica 05x49: (Dec/17/1997) As choking man, [Uncredited]
  Lisa Kudrow, Erik Estrada, Silverchair 04x104: (May/01/1997) As mourner, [Uncredited]
  Pete Townshend, Nick Turturro, Dishwalla 03x131: (May/03/1996) As father, [Uncredited]

Help Me Help You (2006) 
  Working Women 01x11: (Unaired) As Brandon 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)• Creator
Crossballs (2004)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Upright Citizens Brigade (1998) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
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Saigon Suicide Show 01x03 Sep/30/1998 As: Writer
Poo Stick 01x02 Sep/16/1998 As: Writer
Childrens Revolution 01x05 Sep/09/1998 As: Writer
Power Marketing 01x04 Sep/02/1998 As: Writer
The Story of the Toad 01x06 Aug/26/1998 As: Writer
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