February 1, 1981 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
John Gemberling (born February 1, 1981) is an American actor and comedian best known for roles as Bevers on the Comedy Central series Broad City, as Gil on the NBC sitcom Marry Me. He co-stars in the FOX sitcom Making History, which premiered in 2017.
Life and career
Gemberling has appeared in films such as Palindromes, Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story and Twisted Fortune. He has made guest appearances on television programs such as American Dad!, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Angie Tribeca, Delocated, Happy Endings, The Office, Super Fun Night, and Key & Peele. Gemberling has been a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for over 10 years. He was half of the comedy duo "The Cowboy & John" with comedian Curtis Gwinn, with whom he also created and starred with on the Adult Swim series, Fat Guy Stuck in Internet. He has also played characters including Mr. Chandler on several MC Chris albums.
As a teenager, Gemberling was the lead singer of the late-1990s New York-based ska band "The Loose Nuts", whose credits included opening for The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at the Roseland Ballroom and having a song featured on the American Pie soundtrack.
Gemberling currently recurs as Bevers on the Comedy Central series Broad City. In 2014, he co-starred alongside Casey Wilson and Ken Marino in the NBC sitcom Marry Me, playing the role of Gil. Starting in 2017, he began co-starring opposite Adam Pally in the FOX time-travel comedy Making History, playing the role of John Hancock.
On June 5, 2015, Gemberling and fellow comedian friends Gil Ozeri and Adam Pally gained attention when they teamed with Funny or Die to live-stream their 50-hour marathon of Entourage, watching every episode in a row with no breaks for 50 hours straight.
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