Kyle Bornheimer

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Kyle Bornheimer
Born (1975-09-10) September 10, 1975 (age 39)
Mishawaka, Indiana, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Kyle Bornheimer (born September 10, 1975) is an American actor known for his role on the American sitcom Worst Week on CBS.

Life and career[edit]

Bornheimer was born in Mishawaka, Indiana. He attended high school at Marian High School in Mishawaka, graduating in 1994.[citation needed] He also went to grade school at St. Monica School in Mishawaka and graduated in 1990. Kyle is a founding member of The Curtainbox Theatre Company.

With a string of national commercials, Bornheimer established an "always on TV" reputation with 30-second spots for such national accounts as Geico, Staples, Coors Light, Imodium, Stanley and T-Mobile.[1]

Landing the lead of Sam Briggs on Worst Week, which has since been cancelled, was a breakthrough role for Bornheimer, a newcomer, whose short film and TV career spans less than five years. Bornheimer was reportedly described by one critic as "the new Bob Newhart".[2]

He starred with Alyssa Milano on the TV sitcom Romantically Challenged. The series premiered on ABC on April 19, 2010, but ABC officially cancelled the series on May 16, 2010. He was also featured in episodes of the TV shows Better Off Ted, Breaking Bad, The Office, and Party Down.

More recently, Bornheimer starred in the NBC sitcom Perfect Couples opposite Olivia Munn, Dave Walton, and Hayes MacArthur and in the ABC sitcom Family Tools with J.K. Simmons and Leah Remini. Both shows were cancelled in their first season.

His feature film credits include She's Out of My League, opposite Jay Baruchel and T.J. Miller; You Again with Odette Annable, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christine Lakin, and Kristen Bell; and most recently Bachelorette opposite Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, and James Marsden.


Year Title Role Note
2004 Spokane James
2004 Devils are Dreaming Arden
2005 An Alright Start Doug
2005 How I Met Your Mother (TV) Austin Episode "Okay Awesome"
2006 Will and Grace (TV) A waiter
2007 Blades of Glory Rink PA Nationals
2007 The Office (TV) Ad Company Representative
2008 Worst Week (TV) Sam Briggs
2008 Breaking Bad (TV) Ken Wins Episode "Cancer Man"
2009 Better Off Ted (TV) Pete
2009 Party Down Mark Defino
2010 Chuck (TV) Hunter Perry
2010 For Christ's Sake Tony
2010 She's Out of My League Dylan Kettner
2010 Romantically Challenged (TV) Perry Gill
2010 You Again Tim
2010-11 Perfect Couples (TV) Dave
2012 Bachelorette Joe
2012 Bent (TV) Dan
2012 The Big Wedding Andrew
2013 Family Tools (TV) Jack Shea premiered Midseason 2013 on ABC[3]
2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV) Teddy Wells
2014 Workaholics (TV) Girthquake
2014 Justified Jack Anderson Episode "Whistle Past the Graveyard"
2015 Agent Carter Ray Krzeminski
2015 Comedy Bang Bang (TV series) Sportscaster
2015 Angel from Hell (TV) Brad


  1. ^ Snierson, Dan (March 16, 2007). "Half-Minute Man". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 
  2. ^ Dos Santos, Kristin. "Fall TV shows, the best and the biggest buzz". USA Weekend. Retrieved 2008-09-21. [dead link]
  3. ^ West, Kelly (May 15, 2012). "The Family Tools Preview: J.K. Simmons And Kyle Bornheimer Star In ABC's Midseason Comedy". TV BLEND. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 

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