Charles Brendan Grandy
March 5, 1974
New York City, U.S.
|Occupation||Stand-up comedian, television writer, producer|
Charles Brendan Grandy (born March 5, 1974) is an American stand-up comedian, television writer and producer. He began his career on the television series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Saturday Night Live, The Office, and Guys With Kids. Grandy has had a string of collaborations with actress and producer Mindy Kaling through The Mindy Project, Champions, and Four Weddings and a Funeral. He is the son of former Love Boat star turned politician Fred Grandy.
After working as a stand-up comedian, Grandy turned to television writing and became a writer on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show in 2001. After his Daily Show stint, Grandy became a writer and producer on Saturday Night Live, where he worked until 2008. He worked on the Weekend Update sketch. In the same year, he joined the writing staff of the fifth season of the American version of The Office. At the beginning of the sixth season he became a co-producer and by the time the show entered its seventh season, he had become a supervising producer of the series. After the cancellation of his show, Guys With Kids, he joined his former Office cohort, Mindy Kaling, on the second season of her show, The Mindy Project, as a writer and co-executive producer. In 2018, Grandy and Kaling created the NBC show Champions. He served as an executive producer on Kaling's 2019 miniseries Four Weddings and a Funeral.
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Episodes of The Office
- "Crime Aid" (5.05)
- "Broke" (5.25)
- "Double Date (6.09)
- "The Delivery, Part Two" (6.18)
- "Andy's Play" (7.03)
- "The Inner Circle" (7.23)
- "Lotto" (8.03)
- "Get the Girl" (8.19)
Episodes of The Mindy Project
- "Sk8er Man" (2.07)
- "Danny Castellano Is My Personal Trainer" (2.12)
- "Think Like A Peter" (2.19)
Episodes of Champions
- “Pilot” (1.01)
- “I Think I’m Gonna Tolerate It Here” (1.02)
- “My Fair Uncle” (1.04)
- “Opening Night” (1.09)
- “Deal or No Deal” (1.10)
Episodes of Four Weddings and a Funeral
Awards and nominations
Grandy has won two Primetime Emmy Awards, one for The Daily Show the other for Saturday Night Live. In 2009 he received two Writers Guild of America award nominations, one for the fifth season of The Office and another for writing the episode Broke.
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