Baron Vaughn

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Baron Vaughn
Born (1980-12-18) December 18, 1980 (age 37)
Portales, New Mexico, U.S.[1]
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater Boston University
Occupation Comedian, actor
Years active 2006-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.[5]

On November 23, 2015 Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator Joel Hodgson announced that Vaughn would provide the voice of Tom Servo in the series' reboot,[6] a role previously played by Josh Weinstein and Kevin Murphy. The new series aired 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.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 My Brother Reason Comic
2007 Twisted Fortune Jack the Counter Guy
2008 Cloverfield Party Goer
2008 Teachers Justin Hughes TV Movie
2009 Black Dynamite Jimmy
2009 Cozy Bear Baron Short film
2009 Wake Up World Davis Miles TV Movie
2009 Untitled Sketch Group Baron Vaughn Short film
2009 Canned Trent TV Movie
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


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