McDermitt at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International
Josh McDermitt is an American film and television actor and comedian. He is best known for playing Eugene Porter on AMC's The Walking Dead. In 2006, McDermitt appeared on Last Comic Standing as a contestant. McDermitt had a main role on the sitcom Retired at 35 from 2011–2012, playing the character Brandon. The series was canceled after its second season.
McDermitt began his career in entertainment by calling in to a local radio show in Phoenix, Tim & Willy, at a young age. Calling in routinely, under the guise of different voices, McDermitt kept listeners and Tim & Willy entertained. Not long afterward, he began working with them as a producer, following them to both KNIX & KMLE.
McDermitt was a semi-finalist in the fourth season of Last Comic Standing. He played the role of Larry in the 2009 TV movie Rehab for Rejects. McDermitt then starred in the TV Land sitcom Retired at 35, playing the role of Brandon. The show ran for two seasons from 2011–2012, before being canceled.
In October 2013, it was announced by the TV show producers that McDermitt had been cast as Eugene Porter, a character from The Walking Dead comic book, for the fourth season of the TV series of the same name. He returned as a main cast member for the fifth season.
|2006||Last Comic Standing||Himself/Comedian|
|2009||Rehab for Rejects||Larry||TV movie|
|Madison Hall||Derek Rightman|
|2010||Iron Man 2 Table Read||Jon Favreau||Video short|
|2011–2012||Retired at 35||Brandon||Main cast|
|2012||King of Van Nuys||Event Official||TV movie|
|Work It||Quiz Emcee/Manager||2 episodes|
|2013||The Third Wheel||Mark||Short|
|2014||Headshots and Handcuffs||Captain Collins||TV short|
|2014–present||The Walking Dead||Eugene Porter||68 episodes|
Recurring (season 4)
Also Starring (seasons 5–6)
Main Cast (season 7–present)
|2014||Mad Men||George Payton||2 episodes|
|2015||Life in Color||Homer|
|2016||Hell's Kitchen||Himself||Episode: "Spoon Fed"|
|2017||Twin Peaks||Casino Patron||1 episode|
|Robot Chicken||Eugene Porter (voice)||Episode: "The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking"|
|2019||The Kids Are Alright||Mr. Crane||1 episode|
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- Andreeva, Nellie (December 11, 1992). "'Retired At 35' Cancelled On TV Land After Two Seasons". Deadline.com. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
- Bibel, Sara. "'Retired at 35' Cancelled by TV Land". TV by the Numbers/Zap2It. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
- "'Walking Dead' Casts Two Pivotal Comic Book Characters". Hollywood Reporter. October 12, 2013.
- "'Walking Dead' Promotes Trio to Series Regulars for Season 5". Hollywood Reporter. March 31, 2014.
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