Baron Vaughn

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Baron Vaughn
Born (1980-12-18) December 18, 1980 (age 38)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma materBoston University
OccupationComedian, actor
Years active2006–present

Baron Vaughn (born December 18, 1980)[2] is an American comedian and actor, known for his portrayal of Nwabudike "Bud" Bergstein on the Netflix television series Grace and Frankie and Tom Servo on the 2017 revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Previously, Vaughn appeared on the USA Network television series Fairly Legal, on which he played legal assistant Leonardo Prince.[3]

A classically trained actor, Vaughn has appeared in Law & Order and has played supporting roles in a number of feature films, including Cloverfield and Black Dynamite. However, he is best known for his comedy work; credits include The Awkward Comedy Show with Hannibal Buress, and stand-up comedy featured on the talk shows Lopez Tonight, Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has appeared on Comedy Central during Live at Gotham and Russell Simmons Presents "Live at the EL REY", has starred in various CollegeHumor videos, and has performed stand-up comedy at Collegehumor live.

Vaughn also has a philosophy podcast, Deep S##! with Baron Vaughn.[4] In November 2014, he started another podcast with Leonard Maltin called Maltin on Movies on the Wolfpop network, sister network of Earwolf.

On November 23, 2015 Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator Joel Hodgson announced that Vaughn would provide the voice of Tom Servo in the series' revival. [5] a role previously played by Josh Weinstein and Kevin Murphy. The first revival season was released April 14, 2017.

He provided the voice of Moon in the Disney XD series Right Now Kapow.

As of 2013, Vaughn lives in Los Angeles, California.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 My Brother Reason Comic
2007 Twisted Fortune Jack the Counter Guy
2008 Cloverfield Party Goer
2009 Black Dynamite Jimmy
2009 Cozy Bear Baron Short film
2009 Untitled Sketch Group Baron Vaughn Short film
2010 Ghostbusters Return Short film
2010 Anatomy of the Lonely
2011 Thugs, the Musical! Donald Evan Lesley Short film
2012 The Kitchen Andre
2013 The Assistant Baron Short film
2014 Jason Nash Is Married Arthur
2015 Life in Color Accomplished Comic
2019 Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Donatello Voice; Direct-to-video[7]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Amos Episode: "Siren Call"
2006 The Burg The Photographer Episode: "90's"
2007 The Gamekillers Open Mike Unknown episodes
2008 Teachers Justin Hughes TV movie
2008–09 Law & Order Asst. M.E. Anskel 2 episodes
2009 Rescue Me Hipster #1 Episode: "Zippo"
2009 Wake Up World Davis Miles TV movie
2009 Canned Trent TV movie
2010 The Whitest Kids U' Know Jury Selector Episode #4.6
2011–12 Fairly Legal Leonardo Prince 23 episodes
2012 CollegeHumor Originals Metatron Episode: "God's Diary Is Embarrassing"
2013 Arrested Development Hors D'oeuvre Server Episode: "Double Crossers"
2013 Law of the Land Umprey Nixon Unknown episodes
2013 You're Whole Eddie Episode: "Attitude"
2014 Enlisted Wallace Episode: "Pilot"
2014 Key & Peele Man at Bar Episode: "Parole Officer Puppet"
2014 Dream Corp, LLC Instructional Patient TV short
2014–16 Comedy Bang! Bang! Zeke 9 episodes
2015–present Grace and Frankie Nwabudike "Bud" Bergstein Main cast
2015–16 TripTank Thomas / Person in Line (voice) 3 episodes
2016 Love Episode: "Party in the Hills"
2016 Girls Wolfie Episode: "Wedding Day"
2016 HelLA Douche Bag Episode: "Dating in LA Sucks"
2016 Hidden America with Jonah Ray Shane Episode: "Chicago: The Second Best City"
2016–19 Those Who Can't Phil 4 episodes
2016–17 Right Now Kapow Moon (voice) 26 episodes
2016–18 BoJack Horseman Various voices 2 episodes
2017 Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special Ben TV special
2017–present Mystery Science Theater 3000 Tom Servo 20 episodes
2017 Ya Killin' Me Nurse Unknown episodes
2017 Superstore Ken Episode: "Workplace Bullying"
2018 Take My Wife Man Asking for Directions Episode #2.8
2018 Corporate Baron 7 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role
2006 Bully Tad
2007 Manhunt 2 Michael Grant
2008 Grand Theft Auto IV The Crowd of Liberty City / Commercial

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://m.imdb.com/name/nm2296000/bio?ref_=m_mn_ov_bio
  2. ^ "Rainbow Bridge, episode #159 of improv4humans with Matt Besser on Earwolf". www.earwolf.com. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  3. ^ "Baron Vaughn". USA Network. Retrieved October 1, 2013.
  4. ^ Czajkowski, Elise. "Talking to Baron Vaughn About 'The Half Hour', Structuring an Act, and Recreating Behaviors". Vulture. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  5. ^ Rife, Katie (2015-11-23). "Joel Hodgson reveals his picks for MST3K's new Mad and the 'Bots". The A.V. Club.
  6. ^ "Baron Vaughn: Before free Huntsville show, Los Angeles comedian talks 'insect racism,' working with Will Ferrell". AL.com. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  7. ^ Jackson, Matthew (February 13, 2019). "EXCLUSIVE: BATMAN AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MEET IN FIRST ANIMATED MOVIE CROSSOVER". SYFY Wire.

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