Rory Scovel in 2013.
August 6, 1980 |
Greenville, South Carolina
Scovel first performed at open mic nights in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Soon after, Scovel moved to and started his career in Washington D.C., where he performed for three years. He then moved to New York City, where he performed for three years until he moved to Los Angeles where he now lives.
In 2011, Scovel performed on Conan with comedian Jon Dore using the premise that the show accidentally booked two comedians. Scovel also released his first stand-up album with Stand Up! Records called Dilation. Scovel and the record were named by The Huffington Post as one of fourteen in their "Guide To New Comedy Albums of 2011".
Scovel has opened for comedians such as Louis C.K., Nick Swardson, and Daniel Tosh. He has also performed at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, the FYF Fest with many other famous Los Angeles comedians, the Vancouver Comedy Festival, the Del Close Improv Marathon, the Bumbershoot Festival, and the Chicago Improv Festival.
Scovel has appeared on several popular podcasts, including Comedy Bang! Bang! with Scott Aukerman, Doug Loves Movies with Doug Benson, Sklarbro Country with The Sklar Brothers, The Nerdist Podcast with Chris Hardwick, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, Maximum Fun's Stop Podcasting Yourself, The Dead Authors Podcast with Paul F. Tompkins, The Dollop live at the 2016 Riot LA Comedy Festival with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds, The Todd Glass Show, and WTF with Marc Maron.
|2007||Groom with a View||Organ player|
|2009||Public Service||Leo's agent|
|2010||Seattle Komedy Dokumentary||Himself|
|2012||Is There?: Todd Glass for GLSEN||Party Guest|
|2013||Documentary Subject Wanted with Rory Scovel||Himself|
|2018||I Feel Pretty||Filming|
|2007||Live at Gotham||Himself||One episode|
|2010||Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||Himself||One episode|
|2011–2012||The Life & Times of Tim||Jim/Jerry (voice)||Two episodes|
|2011–2013||New York Stand-Up Show||Himself||Two episodes|
|2012||The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||Himself||One episode|
|2013||The Nerdist||Himself||One episode|
|2013||The Eric Andre Show||Writer||One episode|
|2013||Funny as Hell||Himself|
|2013||All Growz Up with Melinda Hill||Himself||One episode|
|2013||Money From Strangers||Himself||Three episodes|
|2013||Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous||Pat||Six episodes|
|2013||The Pete Holmes Show||Himself||One episode|
|2016||Not Safe with Nikki Glaser||Himself||One episode|
|2016||Those Who Can't||Principal Geoffrey Quinn||16 episodes|
|2016||Animals.||Ronnie (voice)||One episode|
|2017||The Great Indoors||Ricky||One episode|
|2017||Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time - A Netflix Special||Himself||Stand-up special|
|2017||HarmonQuest||Unpredictable Witch||Episode: "Demon Realm Devilry"|
- Dilation (2011)
- Rory Scovel Live at Third Man Records (2013)
- Soccie, Blair (2013-08-21). "Talking to Rory Scovel About Standup, Acting, and His 'Conan' Bits with Jon Dore". SplitSider. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- Schenker, Andrew (July 24, 2012). "Scovel: Frosh comic keeps it fresh". Variety. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Thomasian, Deborah (November 7, 2012). "Get Ready To Fall in Love With Comedian Rory Scovel". Serial Optimist Magazine. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Armonaitis, Dan (October 30, 2011). "Comic Rory Scovel coming home". GoUpdate. Retrieved October 15, 2013.
- Davidson, Phil (August 23, 2012). "Talking to Rory Scovel About Standup, Characters, Alt Rooms vs. Clubs and All Sorts of Other Stuff". SplitSider. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- "2006 Comics: Finals". Seattle International Comedy Competition. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- "Conan Double-Books Comedians Jon Dore & Rory Scovel". Huffington Post. July 1, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- "Jon Dore Thinks NBA Trumped By Kids Basketball League On 'Conan'". Huffington Post. January 12, 2012. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Brockett, Chase (October 27, 2011). "Rory Scovel gets Dilated on Debut Album". SanDiego.com. Retrieved October 15, 2013.
- Luippold, Ross (October 29, 2011). "Our Guide To New Comedy Albums of 2011 (With Spotify Playlist!)". Huffington Post. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Miller, Chris (November 8, 2011). "Comedian kills with improv, off-kilter approach". The Red & Black. Retrieved October 15, 2013.
- Duguay, Denise (July 19, 2013). "Just for Laughs 2013: So how many grandmothers does Rory Scovel have, anyway?". Montral Gazette. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Fisher, Eliza (July 20, 2012). "FYF Fest 2012 Comedy Lineup Revealed". Huffington Post. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Pitchel, Samantha (July 9, 2012). "All Improv, No Sleep: Inside the 14th Annual Del Close Marathon". SplitSider. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- "The Nerdist, Guest, Rory Scovel". BBC America. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- "RORY SCOVEL LIVE AT THIRD MAN RECORDS". Third Man Records. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Matteson, Cory (July 16, 2013). "Comic Rory Scovel brings Jack White-approved material to Omaha Saturday". Lincoln Journal Star. Retrieved October 15, 2013.
- "Rory Scovel". The Mint. Retrieved October 21, 2013.