Skyler Stone

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Skyler Stone
Born
Skyler Joseph Clipner

(1979-06-15) June 15, 1979 (age 40)
OccupationActor

Skyler Joseph Clipner, professionally known as Skyler Stone (born January 1st, 1979)[1][2] is an American actor who starred in Con[3][4][5] which ran on Comedy Central for two months in the spring of 2005.

Biography and career[edit]

Stone was born in St. Louis, Missouri.[6] He started his career in radio at WRKR in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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,[1] and a cook in Waiting....[7] Stone was cast in Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration[8] 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,[9] as Danny DeVito's son.

Stone sold a pilot called Skyler's Revolution to Fox Broadcasting Company and Warner Bros. Television[10] 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."[9] Stone was a contestant on Dog Eat Dog[1] 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.[1][11] 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.[1]

In 2013, he provided the voice for Scowler, a Pachyrhinosaurus in BBC Earth's Walking With Dinosaurs: The Movie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "The Skyler Stone Picture Pages".
  2. ^ Some sources say 1980 or 1981, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2007 gave his age as 28.
  3. ^ "Putting one over -- Artist proves his sales pitch works". The Record (Bergen County). 2005-04-06. Archived from the original on 2012-11-04.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "Skyler Stone shows you how to 'Con'". The Pitt News. 2005-04-12.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Reaching for the sky". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 2007-01-19. p. D3.
  7. ^ "Justin Long, Anna Faris, Andy Milonakis 'Waiting ...' For A Sequel No Longer". MTV.com. 2007-06-05.
  8. ^ "Mosaic Media Group signs Skyler Stone". Daily Variety. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19.
  9. ^ a b "Skyler Stone (Players)". Daily Variety. 2007-10-25.
  10. ^ "Fox says it wants a 'Revolution'". The Hollywood Reporter. 2007-02-28. Archived from the original on April 3, 2007.
  11. ^ "Skyler Stone And People He Pretends Are His Friends". Los Angeles Daily News. 2008-04-24.

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