Skyler Joseph Clipner|
June 15, 1979
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Skyler Joseph Clipner, professionally known as Skyler Stone (born June 15, 1979) is an American actor who starred in Con which ran on Comedy Central for two months in the spring of 2005.
Biography and career
His first movie role was in The Rules of Attraction, playing a speed freak named Quinlivan in a scene that ended up cut from the film. He played Scarlett Johansson's character's husband in the flashback scenes for The Island, and a cook in Waiting.... Stone was cast in Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration as a trashy radio morning show host after Guest saw the "Cancun Coma" episode of Con. In July 2007, Stone was cast in the comedy House Broken, as Danny DeVito's son.
Stone sold a pilot called Skyler's Revolution to Fox Broadcasting Company and Warner Bros. Television in 2007, wherein he made prank calls to celebrities, but it was not picked up for a series. He appeared in the CSI: NY episode "Youngblood." Stone was a contestant on Dog Eat Dog and Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck twice (the second time in the Tournament of Losers). In 2010 he appeared in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.
Stone is a regular at the Laugh Factory, The Improv, and The Comedy Store, in Hollywood, California. He made his first national stand-up appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on January 3, 2007. He resides in Sherman Oaks, California.
- "The Skyler Stone Picture Pages".
- Some sources say 1980 or 1981, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2007 gave his age as 28.
- "Putting one over -- Artist proves his sales pitch works". The Record (Bergen County). 2005-04-06.
- "Comedy Central adds two new series to its 2005 schedule -- scripted comedy 'Stella' and renegade reality show 'Con' with Skyler Stone" (Press release). Comedy Central. 2005-01-14.
- "Skyler Stone shows you how to 'Con'". The Pitt News. 2005-04-12.[permanent dead link]
- "Reaching for the sky". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 2007-01-19. p. D3.
- "Justin Long, Anna Faris, Andy Milonakis 'Waiting ...' For A Sequel No Longer". MTV.com. 2007-06-05.
- "Mosaic Media Group signs Skyler Stone". Daily Variety. 2005-09-09.
- "Skyler Stone (Players)". Daily Variety. 2007-10-25.
- "Fox says it wants a 'Revolution'". The Hollywood Reporter. 2007-02-28. Archived from the original on April 3, 2007.
- "Skyler Stone And People He Pretends Are His Friends". Los Angeles Daily News. 2008-04-24.
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