Seth Morris

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Seth Morris
Born (1970-05-21) May 21, 1970 (age 45)
Occupation Actor, comedian, writer
Years active 1998–present

Seth Morris (born May 21, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, and writer known for his recurring roles on programs such as Go On, Happy Endings, The Hotwives of Orlando, Kroll Show, and Childrens Hospital.

Early life[edit]

Morris is originally from Marin County, California - the younger of two boys - and attended Novato High School. After graduating, not knowing what he wanted to do, he went back and forth between traveling and community college.[1] This included a stint at UC Santa Cruz and a six month bicycling trip across the country, from San Francisco to Florida.[1]

Morris has worked numerous odd jobs including working with developmentally disabled people at group homes, teaching kids and a health food / yoga store in NYC.[1]

Career[edit]

Morris started a career in comedy after moving to New York City in 1997, performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB) as an improviser and sketch comedian.

He later moved to LA and became the first Artistic Director of the theater's Los Angeles division for many years and was a member of the 4-man sketch group "The Naked Babies" with comedians Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey, and John Ross Bowie. After stepping down from that position, he started out as the first staff writer hired by Funny or Die.[1]

He currently writes and appears with a recurring role on Corddry's Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital. Morris also recurred as Scotty on the ABC comedy series Happy Endings and as Danny on the NBC comedy series Go On. Other programs Morris appeared in regularly included Late Night with Conan O'Brien, the HBO sketch series Funny or Die Presents, and the MTV prank show Damage Control.

Morris has also made numerous guest appearances on comedy programs such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, Parks and Recreation, The League, Reno 911!, Crossballs, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Maron, How I Met Your Mother, Broad City, Big Lake, Human Giant, and Nick Swardson's Pretend Time. He has appeared in films such as The Dictator, Step Brothers, Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story, and I Love You, Man. In 2012, Morris starred in the comedic web series "First Dates with Toby Harris", produced by Yahoo! and Funny or Die.[2]

Morris is a frequent writer and director for the humor website Funny Or Die. He is also known for his regular appearances on the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast and television series, most often playing Bob Ducca, the hypochondriac ex-stepfather of host Scott Aukerman. Morris also hosted his own podcast on the Earwolf podcasting network, Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca, which debuted in 2011, ran for 144 episodes, and last aired on February 29, 2012. As of October 1st, 2014, Affirmation Nation released its first of a new run of episodes. He wrote for the Comedy Central sketch series Kroll Show. Morris currently co-stars in the Hulu series The Hotwives of Orlando.

Filmography[edit]

Year Show/Film Character
1998–2006 Late Night with Conan O'Brien Various
2004 Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story Crosby Peters
2004 Crossballs Various
2005 Damage Control Various
2008 Step Brothers Doctor
2008–present Childrens Hospital Dr. Nate Schachter/Tug Spano/Various
2009 I Love You, Man Barry's Buddy
2010–2011 Funny or Die Presents Various
2011 Cedar Rapids Uncle Ken
2011–2013 Happy Endings Scotty
2012 Comedy Bang! Bang! Bob Ducca
2012 The Dictator Pregnant Woman's Husband
2012 High Road Berlin Bartender
2012–2013 Go On Danny
2013–2015 Kroll Show Bob Ducca, Various Characters
2014 Parks and Recreation Mike Patterson
2014 Broad City John
2014 Maron Jeremy
2014 The Hotwives of Orlando T.J.
2015 Workaholics Landon
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Nelz Hebber
2015 Hell & Back Atheist

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