Doug Dale

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Doug Dale (born Barrington, Illinois) is an American actor, best known for hosting the Comedy Central series TV Funhouse.[1] Doug was also involved in the Happy Happy Good Show, a Chicago sketch show featuring Robert Smigel, Bob Odenkirk and Conan O'Brien. He was also seen on the series Murphy Brown and Who's the Boss, and during the early `90s he appeared in various sketches on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, most notably as the "Guy Next Door." Occasionally he is still heard on Saturday Night Live as a voice in the TV Funhouse cartoons.

He currently resides in Randolph, New Jersey.[2]

He originally met Robert Smigel when they were roommates in Chicago. They were creators and cast members of the comedy group All You Can Eat. Their biggest success with that group was the show "All You Can Eat and the Temple of Dooom".

Doug is currently the soccer instructor at Harbor Hills Day Camp, Randolph, NJ.

Doug was also a co-host of the weekly radio program named "Silly Sunday" on KQAL-FM in Winona, MN, where he also aired productions of the "BBDD Radio Mystery Theater". One of his early accolades came from his role of Zeb at Santa's Village, and in a comedy skit called "Do Lord."


  1. ^ TV Funhouse DVD news: Announcement for Comedy Central's TV Funhouse |
  2. ^ Farago, Katelyn. "Camp lets kids experience the ...", Daily Record (Morristown), July 30, 2008. Accessed September 21, 2015. "During the first half of the day, the children rehearse with musical director Doug Dale for their show, and after lunch, they work on the set for that show with artistic director John Trogani.... Dale, of Randolph, said he tries to make sure the show fits the personalities of the children involved, and that it tells a story."

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