Hayes Davenport

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Hayes Davenport
Born (1986-03-23) March 23, 1986 (age 33)
  • Writer
  • comedian
  • television producer
  • podcast host
Notable work
Eastbound & Down
Family Guy
Allen Gregory
Nick Swardson's Pretend Time
Hollywood Handbook
Spouse(s)Geneva Robertson-Dworet

Hayes Davenport (born March 23, 1986) is an American writer, comedian, television producer, and podcast host. He is best known, along with Sean Clements, as one half of The Boys, the duo who hosts the Earwolf podcast Hollywood Handbook.[1]

Early life[edit]

Davenport grew up in Wellesley, Massachusetts.[2][3] He participated on his high school's rowing team.[2]

Davenport attended Harvard University, where he graduated with a degree in social studies.[2] He was the editor of the Harvard Lampoon.[2][4] After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles.[2]

Davenport has also appeared as a contestant on the game show Jeopardy!.[2][1]


Davenport briefly worked at the Game Show Network before being hip pocketed by Creative Artists Agency.[2]

He has written for Family Guy, Great News, Eastbound & Down, Allen Gregory, Divorce, and Nick Swardson's Pretend Time. He was a writer for the show Vice Principals.[5]

Davenport also acts occasionally and has starred in the web series Those People.[6]


  1. ^ a b Sorokach, Josh (January 28, 2014). "Talking to Hayes Davenport and Sean Clements About Their Podcast 'Hollywood Handbook'". Vulture. Archived from the original on August 11, 2018. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "BA #099: Hayes Davenport". the Box Angeles podcast. October 5, 2015. Archived from the original on April 23, 2019. Retrieved September 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Westhoff, Ben (May 14, 2014). "HAYES DAVENPORT AND SEAN CLEMENTS: HOSTS OF THE HILARIOUS HOLLYWOOD HANDBOOK PODCAST". LA Weekly. Archived from the original on March 17, 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "'Harvard Lampoon' Spoofs 'National Geographic'". NPR. March 30, 2008. Archived from the original on August 11, 2018. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  5. ^ "Guy Ritchie's Back, episode #247 of Who Charted? on Earwolf". www.earwolf.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2015. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 28, 2019. Retrieved September 17, 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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