Brad Slaight

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Brad Slaight (born March 31, 1964 in Cedar Springs, Michigan), is an American actor, standup comedian and writer. According to his website, [1] he has appeared on many television shows and films including a starring role on The Young and the Restless. Some of his other credits include roles on Parks and Recreation, That's Funny, Love Chronicles, Second Cousin, Once Removed, Unsolved Mysteries (as psychic George Anderson), Freshman Dorm, Haywire and Hellbent.

He is also a popular writer and has written for television and film. Brad is world-renowned as a writer for his many stage plays which are published by Samuel French and Baker's Plays, which include Class Action, Second Class, Sightings, High Tide, The Road Taken, Copies, and Middle Class.

Brad grew up in Cedar Springs, Michigan which is about 20 miles north of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a teaching degree and taught speech, drama, and English at Brandywine High School in Niles, Michigan for two years before moving out to Los Angeles to pursue a career in show business.

After arriving in California, Brad soon became a popular performer in local comedy clubs The Comedy Store, The Improv, L.A. Cabaret, and Ice House as a standup and group performer. He started the famous comedy team Moving Violations and toured colleges, clubs, and casinos. He was also voted "Comedian of the Year" by Playboy.

He also stars as Meter Boy of The Diabetes Heroes The Diabetes Duo: Captain Glucose and Meter Boy and will be appearing in an upcoming DVD. They have a website [2].

Nominated for a Daytime Emmy.

  • His company is called "Bitter is Better Productions"
  • Once weighed 300 pounds and lost 150 pounds. He says he is now "half the man I used to be"
  • Drove out to California with his brother, Craig Slaight. Craig is now the head of the Young Conservatory at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.