Mikey Day

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Mikey Day
Born Michael William Day
(1980-03-20) March 20, 1980 (age 35)
Orange County, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Height 5' 10" (1.80 m)

Michael William "Mikey" Day (born March 20, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and improvisational performer.

Life and career[edit]

Day was born in Orange County, California. He graduated from El Modena High School in Orange, California as an honors student in 1998, where he was involved in the drama program. During high school, he portrayed a victim in a staged automobile accident to give his classmates a sense of the dangers of intoxicated driving.

In 2002, Day graduated from the UCLA with a degree in theatre. Subsequently, he became a member of The Groundlings,[1] a Los Angeles-based improv and sketch comedy troupe. He performed at the ImprovOlympic in Hollywood for three months.

Day made a guest appearance on The WB's series Angel in 2004. He had appeared on MTV's reality series Faking the Video. He also appeared on an episode of the improv comedy series World Cup Comedy.

He is a cast member on MTV's improv comedy series Wild 'N Out.[2] Day appeared in a sketch comedy series called The Underground on Showtime. He is also known for his role as Evan Ferguson in the YouTube video series David Blaine Street Magic: YouTube Edition.

Day starred in NBC's primetime comedy Kath & Kim.[3]

Also, Day hosted a recurring segment called "JMZ" on The Jay Leno Show.[4]

Currently, Day is a staff writer on the sketch comedy/variety series Saturday Night Live[5] in 2013. Day has also become a writer and voice actor for Robot Chicken.

He is not related to actor Charlie Day.


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Bar Starz Cole
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Angel O'Shea February 11
2004 Faking The Video Fake PA May 24–July 5
2004 World Cup Comedy Himself January 4
2005–2014 Wild 'N Out Himself Also consulting producer
2005 Reno 911! School Guy July 19
2006 Totally Awesome Charlie November 4
2006 Underground, TheThe Underground Various September 14
2007 Short Circuitz Himself April 5
2007 Say What? Karaoke 2.0 Himself May 11
2007 Online Nation Dave October 14
2008 Kath & Kim Craig Recurring
2010; 2011 MAD James T. Jerk, Principal Figgins, Spider-Man, Reese, Wheezy, Zac Efron, Captain America, Jacob Black, Ranger Smith, Shaun White, Jimmy Olsen, Additional Voices Voice Actor
Series regular
2011 Friends with Benefits Derek
2013 Incredible Crew Comsos Megahead/Fred Johnson/Lifeguard Also supervising producer/writer
2014–present Robot Chicken Various characters Voice Actor/Writer


  1. ^ "Notable alumni of the Groundlings improv troupe". CBS News. Retrieved 2015-05-07. 
  2. ^ Eileen Reslen (July 4, 2013). "‘Wild ‘N Out’ Throwback Thursday: Mikey Day Recalls Katt Williams’ Generous Denim Stipend". MTV Show Blog. Retrieved 2015-05-07. 
  3. ^ Metro News Services (February 23, 2009). "Blair wanted to be a photographer". Metro News. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  4. ^ Getlen, Larry (September 13, 2009). "Leno's team". New York Post. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  5. ^ Joe Delillo (March 31, 2014). "Writer gives 'SNL' some Orange flavor". O.C. Register. Retrieved 2015-05-07. 

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