|Birth name||Adam Jason Orenstein|
|Born||November 10, 1970|
Orny Adams (born Adam Jason Orenstein on 10 November 1970) is an American actor, comedy writer and stand-up comic. He is best known for his role as Coach Bobby Finstock for the MTV series Teen Wolf.
Adams was born in Lexington, Massachusetts. He was raised in a Conservative Judaism household, and at summers he attended Camp Tel Noar in nearby New Hampshire. He has two sisters. In 2018, Adams and his family visited Israel for the first time.
Adams' comedy DVD/CD, Path of Most Resistance, was released on November 10, 2006. On October 29, 2010, Adams' one-hour comedy special, Orny Adams Takes The Third premiered on Comedy Central. On December 1, 2017 Adams' third comedy special Orny Adams More than Loud premiered on Showtime.
In 2007 CBS Television Distribution and Yahoo! announced a development deal with Ashton Kutcher’s production company Katalyst for Tube, which was to have been hosted by Adams and featured viral videos, comedy bits and sketches. In 2011, Adams was cast as Coach Bobby Finstock for the MTV series Teen Wolf. It was originally announced that he would not be returning to the show beyond season 5 to focus more on his comedy, but would return for the last ten episodes of season 5. However, he ended up reprising the role in several episodes of season 6, even appearing in the series' final episode.
|2003||Montgomery West and the Wings of Death||Mayor||Short film|
|2000||Late Show with David Letterman||Himself||1 episode|
|2003||Last Call with Carson Daly||Himself||1 episode|
|2004||Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn||Himself||1 episode|
|2004–2007||The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Himself||4 episodes|
|2007||Tom Green's House Tonight||Himself||1 episode|
|2010||Orny Adams: Takes the Third||Himself||Comedy Central special|
|2011–2017||Teen Wolf||Coach Bobby Finstock||Recurring role (Seasons 1-4, 6), Guest role (Season 5); 38 episodes|
|2012–2014||Comics Unleashed||Himself||2 episodes|
|2014||Just for Laughs: On Tour||Himself||Television film|
|2015||Just for Laughs||Himself||1 episode|
|2015||The Halifax Comedy Festival||Himself||4 episodes|
|2016||All Def Digital's Roast of America||Himself||Television film|
|2016–2017||WGN Morning News||Himself||2 episodes|
|2017||Orny Adams: More Than Loud||Himself||Showtime comedy special|
- Bill Porter (2007-07-17). "His career is a joke". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
- Shydner, Ritch; Schff, Mark (2006). I Killed: True Stories of the Road from America's Top Comics. Crown, ISBN 978-0-307-34199-0
- Loeffler, William (2009).Comedian Orny Adams tries to steer clear of the easy route.[permanent dead link] Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
- Scott, A.O. (October 11, 2002). Jerry Seinfeld, a Stand-Up Guy Again. New York Times
- Kenny, Eve (October 12, 2010). Orny Adams speaks nothing but his truth in the world television premiere of "Orny Adams Takes the Third" debuting Friday, October 29 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Comedy Central (press release)
- Pursell, Chris (November 12, 2007) Twentieth, Yahoo! Plan Joint Show. Archived 2013-09-27 at the Wayback Machine TV Week
- Conroy, Tom. "'Teen Wolf,' limp chills on the cheap". Media Life magazine. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
- Massabrook, Nicole. "'Teen Wolf' Season 5 Spoilers: Will Coach Be Replaced? Orny Adams Announces Exit". Media Life magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)