Matt Besser


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Matt Besser was born on September 22, 1967 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA as Matthew Gregory Besser. He is an actor and writer, known for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Bad Teacher (2011) and Upright Citizens Brigade (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Bad Teacher Abraham Lincoln (Tour Guide)
(2011)
Upright Citizens Brigade Adair / Various
(1998-2000)
Drillbit Taylor Pawn Shop Owner
(2008)

Filmography

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 2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie (TV Movie)
Mike Burcho
 2019 Crohnie (Short)
David
 2016-2019 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Richard
- Rancho Contento (2019) ... Richard
- Driving Miss Jenny (2017) ... Richard
- Gabby Goose (2017) ... Richard
- Where Are the Giggles? (2016) ... Richard
 2019 Teachers (TV Series)
Kev Dibbons
- Teacher Depreciation Week (2019) ... Kev Dibbons
 2018 Good Girls Get High
Larry
 2018 Superior Donuts (TV Series)
Detective Whitley
- Balls and Streaks (2018) ... Detective Whitley
 2018 Love (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- I'm Sick (2018) ... Tour Guide
 2018 Liberty Crossing (TV Series)
Miles
- DTF (2018) ... Miles
- Pilot (2018) ... Miles
- Comfort Zones (2018) ... Miles
 2017 Haters Back Off! (TV Series)
Miranda's Father
- broadway or buts (2017) ... Miranda's Father
- makeen the news (2017) ... Miranda's Father
- my theem park (2017) ... Miranda's Father
- Getting Comdomsated 4 My Ad (2017) ... Miranda's Father
 2016 Sing! (TV Movie)
Orlando
 2010-2016 Modern Family (TV Series)
Jerry
- Thanksgiving Jamboree (2016) ... Jerry
- Won't You Be Our Neighbor (2014) ... Jerry
- Halloween (2010) ... Jerry
 2013-2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Edwin Stanton / King Ferdinand
- Election Special (2016) ... Edwin Stanton
- Miami (2015) ... King Ferdinand
- Chicago (2013) ... Edwin Stanton
 2016 Pitch Off with Doug Benson (TV Series)
Guest
 2016 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ (TV Series)
Rick
- Make Partner Part 1 (2016) ... Rick
 2016 Workaholics (TV Series)
Dan Yella
- The Nuttin' Professor (2016) ... Dan Yella
 2016 Arkippiana (TV Movie)
Jim Brady Jr / Officer James Brady
 2016 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Detective Holderton
- Terry Kitties (2016) ... Detective Holderton
 2015 Review (TV Series)
Author
- Conspiracy Theory (2015) ... Author
 2015 The Hotwives of Las Vegas (TV Series)
Kelly
- The Reunion (2015) ... Kelly
- Labor of Love (2015) ... Kelly
- Vaca-Shunned (2015) ... Kelly
- Old Friends, New Enemies (2015) ... Kelly
 2015 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
Alien Leader
- Interdimensional Cable 2: Tempting Fate (2015) ... Alien Leader (voice)
 2015 Another Period (TV Series)
Leon Trotsky
- Switcheroo Day (2015) ... Leon Trotsky
 2015 Playing House (TV Series)
Dougie
- Hello, Old Friend (2015) ... Dougie
 2015 Community (TV Series)
Blake
- Basic RV Repair and Palmistry (2015) ... Blake
 2015 Weird Loners (TV Mini-Series)
Toll Taker Kent
- Weirded Out (2015) ... Toll Taker Kent
 2015 Big Time in Hollywood, FL (TV Mini-Series)
- Intervention (2015)
- Severance (2015)
 2014 Britanick (TV Mini-Series)
Handsome Stan (2014)
 2013-2014 The Birthday Boys (TV Series)
Spartans Coach / God / Devil
- Season Finale (2014) ... Spartans Coach
- Rock and Roll (2013) ... God / Devil
 2014 Instant Mom (TV Series)
Dr. Porter
- Drill Team (2014) ... Dr. Porter
 2014 In Search of Miracle Man (TV Short)
Matt
 2014 The Hotwives of Orlando (TV Series)
Anthony
- The Reunion (2014) ... Anthony
- Vow Renewals (2014) ... Anthony
- Staycation (2014) ... Anthony
- Intervention Party (2014) ... Anthony
- Say You, Séance (2014) ... Anthony
 2011-2014 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Crazy Ira
- New Slogan (2014) ... Crazy Ira
- Ann's Decision (2013) ... Crazy Ira
- The Fight (2011) ... Crazy Ira (voice)
- Media Blitz (2011) ... Crazy Ira
 2013 Trophy Wife (TV Series)
Russian Guitarist
- Lice and Beary White (2013) ... Russian Guitarist
 2013 The Millers (TV Series)
Dr. Johnson
- The Mother Is In (2013) ... Dr. Johnson
 2013 Aqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series)
Chimp Alien
- Banana Planet (2013) ... Chimp Alien (voice, as Matt Bessar)
 2013 Law of the Land (TV Series)
Schultz
 2013 Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (TV Series)
Alex
- Take Life by the Horns (2013) ... Alex
 2013 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Greg
- Lindapendent Woman (2013) ... Greg (voice)
 2012 Burning Love (TV Series)
Phil
- Episode #1.14 (2012) ... Phil (credit only)
- Finale (2012) ... Phil
- Homeless No Mo' (2012) ... Phil
 2008-2012 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short)
Building Inspector General / Ray / Matty B / ...
- FREAK DANCE: The Movie Trailer (2011) ... Building Inspector General
- Wild Girls Gone Trailer (2010) ... Ray
 2012 First Look: Ultimate Teaser Trailer (Video short)
Trailer Actor
 2012 UCB Live! (TV Series)
 2010-2012 The Back Room (TV Series short)
Dr. Aggro Cocky
- Paul F. Tompkins (2012) ... Dr. Aggro Cocky
- Valentines Day Special (2012) ... Dr. Aggro Cocky
- The Little Dum Dum Club (2011) ... Dr. Aggro Cocky
- Jake Fogelnest (2011) ... Dr. Aggro Cocky
- Derek Waters (2011) ... Dr. Aggro Cocky
 2012 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Club Owner
- Soul Food (2012) ... Club Owner
 2012 The Life & Times of Tim (TV Series)
Garvey Quantelbaum
- The Well Dressed Snitch/Pray for the Jets (2012) ... Garvey Quantelbaum (voice)
 2012 New Girl (TV Series)
Martin Fuller
- The Story of the 50 (2012) ... Martin Fuller
 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Crazy Michael
- Killer Hope (2011) ... Crazy Michael
 2011 Happy Endings (TV Series)
Rick
- Spooky Endings (2011) ... Rick
 2010-2011 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Circus Clown / Dr. Adair
- Stryker Bites the Dust (2011) ... Circus Clown
- No One Can Replace Her (2010) ... Dr. Adair
 2011 Bad Teacher
Abraham Lincoln (Tour Guide)
 2008-2011 The Mighty B! (TV Series short)
Hippie / Judge / Emcee / ...
- Bess-E/C'Mon Get Happy (2011) ... Hippie (voice)
- Public Enembee/Bang the Drum Timely (2011) ... Hippie / Emcee (voice)
- Higginbottom's 7 (2010) ... Hippie (voice)
- Something's Wrong with This Taffy/Name Shame (2008) ... Anton / Hippie / Fancy Rich Lady (voice)
- Penny Hearts Joey (2008) ... Hippie (voice)
 2011 Mad Love (TV Series)
Guy At Urinal
- To Munsch or Not to Munsch (2011) ... Guy At Urinal
 2009-2011 WordGirl (TV Series)
Reporter Rex / News Anchor / Serious Violinist / ...
- Cherish Is the Word/Granny's Intuition (2011) ... Reporter Rex
- Wham Up/Seeds of Doubt (2010) ... News Anchor / Serious Violinist
- Monkey vs Robot/Becky and the Bard (2009) ... Newcaster 1 / Lead Deriver
- Becky and the Chocolate Factory/Chuck's Brother (2009) ... Zachary Zany (voice)
 2010 This Show Will Get You High (TV Short)
Various
 2010 Players (TV Series)
Meat Stix Fan
- Mr. Meat Snak Stix (2010) ... Meat Stix Fan
 2010 Human Centipede Anonymous (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 2010 Warren the Ape (TV Series)
Benton Shaw
- Bad Po-Fo (2010) ... Benton Shaw
 2010 Freak Dance
Building Inspector General
 2009 UCB TourCo (TV Series)
 2009 The Bill Engvall Show (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- The Coffee Maker (2009) ... Auctioneer
 2005-2009 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Sparks Department Captain Miller / Pot Dealer
- Wiegel's Couple's Therapy (2009) ... Sparks Department Captain Miller
- Deputy Dance (2009) ... Sparks Department Captain Miller
- VHS Transfer Memory Lane (2009) ... Sparks Department Captain Miller
- The Investigation Continues (2006) ... Pot Dealer
- Rick's on It (2006) ... Pot Dealer
 2009 Year One
Guy in Crowd
 2009 The Soloist
Commuter #4 (uncredited)
 2009 The Quest for the Golden Hot Dog (TV Series)
The Baron
 2008 David's Situation (TV Movie)
Courtney Frenchip
 2008 Freak Dance Prank (Video short)
 2008 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
Jim
- Fetus Don't Fail Me Now (2008) ... Jim
 2008 Fugitives from the Pod People (Video short)
Matt
 2008 Fat Guy Stuck in Internet (TV Series)
Maze Master
- Boogie Baby, Boogie! (2008) ... Maze Master
 2008 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Vendor
- Everything Must Go (2008) ... Vendor
 2008 Drillbit Taylor
Pawn Shop Owner
 2008 Shirts & Skins (Short)
 2007 The Very Funny Show (TV Series)
Mike
- Sergio (2007) ... Mike
- Sad Party Girls (2007) ... Mike
- Honor Society (2007) ... Mike
- Substitute Girlfriend (2007) ... Mike
- Bridal Shop (2007) ... Mike
 2007 Wild Girls Gone
Ray
 2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Party Guest
- The Freak Book (2007) ... Party Guest
 2007 MySpace Tom (TV Series short)
MySpace Tom
- Catching Friends with Music (2007) ... MySpace Tom
 2007 Human Giant (TV Series)
Tom Anderson
- 24 Hour Marathon (2007) ... Tom Anderson
 2007 Undead or Alive: A Zombedy
Claypool
 2007 Dante's Inferno
Metallica Defendant / L. Ron Hubbard / Curtis LeMay / ... (voice)
 2006-2007 Help Me Help You (TV Series)
Brandon
- Moving On (2007) ... Brandon
- Working Women (2006) ... Brandon
 2006 The TV Set
Market Research Guy (as Matthew Besser)
 2005 Stacked (TV Series)
John
- iPod (2005) ... John
 2005 Junebug
Scout who goes in
 2004 Pilot Season (TV Mini-Series)
James Besser
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... James Besser (as Matt Bresser)
 2004 Crossballs: The Debate Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Matt Bradley
- Sex Battle USA (2004) ... Various Characters
- Voting Electible Dysfunction (2004) ... Various Characters
- Hellphones Vs. Interthreat (2004) ... Various Characters
- Plastic Surgury: Nip-pocalypse? (2004) ... Various Characters
- Flabulous or Fat-tastrophe? (2004) ... Various Characters
 2003 The Offensive Show (TV Movie)
 2003 Frasier (TV Series)
Coffee Guy
- Farewell, Nervosa (2003) ... Coffee Guy
 2003 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Carol
- Shrink (2003) ... Carol
 2002 Late Friday (TV Series)
Driving Instructor Besser
- Episode #2.12 (2002) ... Driving Instructor Besser
 2001-2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Brad Cooley
- If I Were N-Riched Man (2002) ... Brad Cooley
- Pilot (2001) ... Brad Cooley (as Matt Bessar)
 2002 Martin & Orloff
Ron
 1998-2000 Upright Citizens Brigade (TV Series)
Adair / Various
- Thunderball (2000) ... Adair / Various
- Virtual Reality (2000) ... Adair / Various
- Small Town (2000) ... Adair / Various
- Sex (2000) ... Adair / Various
- College (2000) ... Adair / Various
 1999 Spin City (TV Series)
The Director
- All the Mayor's Men (1999) ... The Director
 1997-1999 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Pizza Guy / Jesus / Fighting Fan #1 / ...
- Episode #6.61 (1999) ... Pizza Guy
- Episode #6.60 (1999) ... Jesus
- Episode #5.11 (1997) ... Fighting Fan #1
- Episode #4.116 (1997) ... Sketch Player
 1998 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Donnie Halpern
- Upright Citizens Brigade (1998) ... Donnie Halpern
 1998 Talent
Joel
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Man who throws beard in water
 1997 Apt. 2F (TV Series)
Upright Citizens Brigade / Matt
- Sometimes When We Touch (1997) ... Upright Citizens Brigade
- Pilot (1997) ... Matt
 1997 Comic Cabana (TV Series)
Upright Citizens Brigade
 1996 Escape from It's a Wonderful Life (TV Movie)
Mr. Potter / Various (voice)
 1992 The Family (TV Series)
Various
Show Show Writer (24 credits)
Show Show Producer (15 credits)
Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (15 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Seagate (1998) See more »

Official Sites:

Matt Besser's Official Site

Alternate Names:

Matt Bessar | Matthew Besser | Matt Bresser | Upright Citizens Brigade | UCB Theatre | The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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