Eric Andre

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Eric Andre
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Andre in June 2012
Born (1983-04-04) April 4, 1983 (age 34)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Years active 2009–present
Notable works and roles The Eric Andre Show, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, Man Seeking Woman
Website www.ericandre.com

Eric Andre (born April 4, 1983)[1] is an American actor, comedian, and television host. He is the creator, host, and co-writer of The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim and played Mike on the FXX series Man Seeking Woman.

Early life[edit]

Andre was born in Boca Raton, Florida, the son of a Haitian father, a psychiatrist, and an American Jewish mother.[2][3][4] He identifies as both black and Jewish.[2][5][6] After graduating from Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida in 2001, Andre studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he played the double bass and graduated in 2005 with a BFA.[7][8]

Career[edit]

Andre is the creator and host of The Eric Andre Show, a parody public access talk show on Cartoon Network's late night programming block Adult Swim.[9] The show features pranks, shock humor, sketches, and celebrity interviews.

Andre co-starred as Mark on the short-lived ABC comedy series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, and guest-starred on 2 Broke Girls as Deke, Max's love interest and fellow pastry student.[10]

Andre plays Mike in the FXX comedy series Man Seeking Woman, which premiered in 2015.[11] The show's third season, consisting of ten episodes, premiered on January 4, 2017.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Invention of Lying, TheThe Invention of Lying Man #4
2010 Thin Skin Passenger Short film
2012 Should've Been Romeo Buzz
2013 Internship, TheThe Internship Sid
2015 Flock of Dudes Mook
2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Dreadlocked CMZ Reporter
2017 Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special Baby Archer
2017 Rough Night Jake

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm Set P.A. 2 episodes
2010 Big Bang Theory, TheThe Big Bang Theory Joey Episode: "The 21-Second Excitation"
2011 Zeke and Luther Zorn Episode: "Skate Troopers"
2011 Hot in Cleveland Jeff Episode: "Elka's Wedding"
2011 Fact Checkers Unit Mirage Episode: "Excessive Gass"
2011 Level Up Max Ross Television film
2012–2013 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Mark Reynolds 22 episodes
2012–present Eric Andre Show, TheThe Eric Andre Show Himself Creator, host, co-writer
2013–2014 2 Broke Girls Deacon "Deke" Bromberg 8 episodes
2014 Lucas Bros. Moving Co. Various characters Voice
2 episodes
2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! Himself Episode: "Eric Andre Wears a Cat Collage Shirt & Sneakers"
2015 Robot Chicken Various Characters Episode: "Zero Vegetables"
2015–2017 Man Seeking Woman Mike[14] 30 episodes
2016 Animals. Alex Voice
Episode: "Cats."
2016 American Dad! The Drifter Voice
Episode: "Stan Smith Is Keanu Reeves as Stanny Utah in Point Break"
2017 Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special Baby Archer Variety special
2017 Mostly 4 Millennials Executive producer[15]

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Laugh Track Mash-Ups Parker Leon Episode: "At Your Sir-vice"
2013 Getting Doug With High Himself Episode #5[16]
2013 ArScheerio Paul Show, TheThe ArScheerio Paul Show Flavor Flav Episode: "Vanilla Ice & Flavor Flav"
2016 Hot Ones Himself Episode: "Eric Andre Turns Into Tay Zonday While Eating Spicy Wings"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eric Andre Biography". Tvguide.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  2. ^ a b "EPISODE 59 - Mixed Chicks Chat with Eric Andre". digitalpodcast.com. 
  3. ^ Carrie Battan. "The Peaceful Madness of Eric Andre". Grantland. 
  4. ^ substuff (2016-10-14), Eric Andre on Larry King Now, retrieved 2016-12-31 
  5. ^ "Eric Andre says a bunch of bullshit". avclub.com. 
  6. ^ In Bed With Joan - Episode 33: Eric Andre. YouTube. 22 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Q&A With Alum Eric Andre". soafi.org. 22 April 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  8. ^ Jeff Weiss. "Comedian Eric Andre Trained at Berklee and Had a Band Called Blarf". L.A. Weekly. 
  9. ^ New York Times article: "The Rise of the Anti-Talk Show".
  10. ^ Luippold, Ross. "Eric Andre Talks His New Adult Swim Show That ABC Isn't 'Thrilled' About". Huffington Post. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Eric Andre, Britt Lower & Maya Erskine Cast In FX Comedy Pilot 'Man Seeking Woman'". Deadline.com. March 20, 2014. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  12. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 12, 2016). "‘Man Seeking Woman’ Renewed For Season 3 By FXX". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 12, 2016. 
  13. ^ Pedersen, Erik (November 7, 2016). "'It's Always Sunny' & 'Man Seeking Woman' Get Return Dates On FXX". Deadline.com. Retrieved November 7, 2016. 
  14. ^ Variety Staff. "FXX Orders ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Starring Jay Baruchel". Variety. 
  15. ^ Evans, Greg (May 15, 2017). "Adult Swim Sets Comedy Projects With Jena Friedman, Derrick Beckles & Eric Andre". Deadline.com. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  16. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V11c4mIjQbw

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