January 31, 1976 (47)
(2009 - )
Paul Scheer is a American comedian, actor, writer, and producer who has a career spanning more than two decades, Scheer has become one of the most recognizable and respected figures in comedy, known for his irreverent humor and unique approach to storytelling.
Scheer’s breakout role came in 2006, when he co-created the sketch comedy series Human Giant with fellow comedians Aziz Ansari and Rob Huebel. The show, which aired on MTV, quickly became a cult favorite, showcasing Scheer’s comedic talents and his ability to push boundaries and challenge audiences.
In addition to his work on Human Giant, Scheer has also appeared in a number of hit TV shows and movies, including The League, Veep, Black Monday, and The Disaster Artist. He has also lent his voice to a number of animated shows, including American Dad!, Big Mouth, and Star Trek: Lower Decks. His ability to seamlessly transition between genres and mediums has made him a sought-after talent in the industry.
He has co-hosted the popular movie podcast How Did This Get Made? with Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael since 2010, where they hilariously dissect some of the worst movies ever made. Scheer has also made a number of appearances on late night talk shows, including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien.
In 2020, Scheer participated in a virtual fundraiser for the animal welfare organization Shelter Chic, raising money to help homeless animals find forever homes.