Nate Corddry

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Nate Corddry
Nathan Corddry

(1977-09-08) September 8, 1977 (age 42)
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active2002–present
RelativesRob Corddry (brother)

Nathan Corddry (born September 8, 1977) is an American actor and comedian best known for his roles as Adam Branch on Harry's Law and for his role as Gabriel in the first six seasons'Mom.

He has also guest starred on series such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, The Daily Show, United States of Tara, 30 Rock, and New Girl. He also played Private First Class Loudmouth in the HBO miniseries The Pacific.

Life and career[edit]

Corddry was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, to Robin (née Sullivan) and Steven Corddry, who was a Massachusetts Port Authority official.[1][2] After graduating from Weymouth High School in 1995,[3] he went to Colby-Sawyer College where he majored in Communications. His older brother Rob has worked as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 2002 to 2006.[4]

On October 4, 2005, Nate joined the show as a correspondent. Nate and Rob appeared together in various pieces on the show, including a segment called "Brother vs. Brother" on February 21, 2006. In this segment they formally debated each other on the issue of Big Brother, but their debate quickly turned into immature name-calling, cheap shots by Rob, and an inevitable breaking up of the fight by Jon Stewart.[citation needed]

Corddry also appeared on Guiding Light. In 2005, he appeared in a television commercial for Radio Shack. He has also done commercial work for Coors Brewing Company, Verizon Communications, Xbox, Dunkin' Donuts, and[citation needed]

Corddry trained at the Williamstown Theater Festival, and recently spent almost a year traveling on the road as an actor in the Broadway touring production of The Graduate.[citation needed]

In 2006, Corddry was cast in the Aaron Sorkin comedy-drama series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip alongside Matthew Perry and Amanda Peet, which began airing in September 2006 and was canceled in May 2007. The show was a weekly drama set behind the scenes of a fictitious Saturday Night Live-esque television program called Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Corddry played a character named Tom Jeter who was a writer and performer for the show-within-a-show.[5]

Corddry played the recurring role of Gene Stuart on the Showtime series The United States of Tara. He played the Chief of Staff in the live-action film version of Yogi Bear, released 17 December 2010. He co-starred in the legal comedy-drama series Harry's Law which was cancelled after its second season. Corddry voice-acted "Zed" in the Disney XD series Tron: Uprising.[6]

In February 2014, Nate Corddry and his brother were featured alongside Breaking Bad actor Matt L. Jones in the CollegeHumor-produced video for the Guided by Voices single, "Planet Score".[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Arthur and the Invisibles Seides
2006 Suburban Girl Jason
2007 The Nanny Diaries Calvin
2008 Morning Departure N/A Short film
2009 The Ugly Truth Josh
2009 The Invention of Lying News Reporter
2010 6 Souls Stephen Harding
2010 Yogi Bear Chief of Staff
2012 Girl Most Likely Larry Feinstein
2013 In Lieu of Flowers Tony
2013 The Heat Michael Mullins
2014 St. Vincent Terry
2016 Ghostbusters Leif (Graffiti Artist)
2017 The Circle Dan


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ricky Gergis Episode: "Probability"
2003 Guiding Light Computer Nerd Episode: "#1.14113"
2005–2006 The Daily Show Himself (correspondent) 9 episodes
2006–2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Tom Jeter 22 episodes
2008 Childrens Hospital Dr. Jason Mantzoukas/Dr. Nate Corddry 4 episodes
2009 United States of Tara Gene Stuart 10 episodes
2009 30 Rock Brian Episode: "Sun Tea"
2010 The Pacific Pvt. 'Loudmouth' Episode: "Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika"
2010 The Wonderful Maladys Neil Malady Television film
2011–2012 Harry's Law Adam Branch 34 episodes
2012 Childrens Hospital Prosecuting Attorney Episode: "Childrens Lawspital"
2012–2013 Tron: Uprising Zed 14 episodes
2013 New Girl Edgar Episode: "Pepperwood"
2013–2015 Mom Gabriel 22 episodes
2015 Difficult People Brian Walsh Episode: "Devil's Three-Way"
2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! Lancelot Episode: "Aubrey Plaza Wears a Velvet Off-the-Shoulder Gown with Flowers in Her Hair"
2017 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Randall Episode: "Mrs. X at the Gaslight"
2019 Fosse/Verdon Neil Simon Miniseries
2019 Mindhunter Art Spencer
TBA Perry Mason Matthew Dodson Miniseries


  1. ^ Rogers, Paul (May 1, 2005). "A Bald Liar". The Boston Globe.
  2. ^ UMass Magazine Online Archived 2012-05-28 at the Wayback Machine; accessed February 12, 2015.
  3. ^ Nate Corddry returns to where it all began
  4. ^ "Jon Stewart Did Not Make A Big Audience For Political Comedy After All". The Federalist. 2018-09-11. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  5. ^ Friend, Tad (September 25, 2006). "Backstage Angst". The New Yorker. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
  6. ^ "Nate Corddry - IMDb". IMDb. Retrieved July 6, 2014.

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