Michael Patrick Jann

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Michael Patrick Jann
Born (1970-05-15) May 15, 1970 (age 44)
Albany, New York, U.S.
Alma mater The Albany Academy
Years active 1991-present
Spouse(s) Lisa LoCicero (2000–present)

Michael Patrick Jann (born May 15, 1970, Albany, New York) is an American actor, writer, and director best known as a cast member on MTV's The State.


Jann primarily works as a television director, he and David Wain directed a majority of the sketches on The State. In 1999, Jann directed the film Drop Dead Gorgeous, which to date is the only full-length feature he has directed. He is also the co-writer of the 2006 film, Let's Go To Prison, along with Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant. Jann went on to produce and direct the Comedy Central series Reno 911! and was the director of Little Britain USA.[citation needed]

In most recent years Jann has directed episodes of many television comedy programs such as Community, Childrens Hospital, Happy Endings, Friends with Benefits, Suburgatory, Notes from the Underbelly, Reaper, Wedding Band, Emily's Reasons Why Not, and Flight of the Conchords.

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In 2001, Jann and wife Lisa LoCicero had a son, Lukas.

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