Matt Besser

Writer | Actor | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) | Year One (2009) | Bad Teacher (2011)
AWARDS 
2 nominations More »
AKA 
Matt Bessar | Matthew Besser | Matt Bresser | Upright Citizens Brigade | The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre  Less
BORN 
Sep 22, 1967 (age 50)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (93 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Superior DonutsSuperior Donuts (TV Series) Detective Whitley (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for LoveLove (TV Series) Tour Guide (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Liberty CrossingLiberty Crossing (TV Series) Miles (3 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 3
  • Primary photo for Haters Back Off!Haters Back Off! (TV Series) Miranda's Father (4 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 4
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  • Primary photo for UCB Comedy OriginalsUCB Comedy Originals (TV Series) Building Inspector General / Ray / Matty B / Sound Tech / Björk / Hunchback / Jason Yellow / Polly Pick Pocket / The Pope / The Upstager (41 episodes, 2008), Writer (creator) (32 episodes, 2008), Himself / Himself - Host (20 episodes, 2008), Writer (20 episodes, 2008), Director (13 episodes, 2008), Writer (10 episodes, 2008), Executive Producer (4 episodes, 2010), Producer (3 episodes, 2008), Special Thanks (2 episodes, 2016), Writer (1 episode), Writer ("Weird Relationship") (1 episode, 2010), Writer (head writer) (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2008–2017 83
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  • Primary photo for Fresh Off the BoatFresh Off the Boat (TV Series) Richard (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 3
  • Primary photo for The UCB ShowThe UCB Show (TV Series) Writer (creator) (16 episodes, 2016), Himself - Host (16 episodes, 2016), Executive Producer (16 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 16
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  • Primary photo for Andy Richter's Home for the HolidaysAndy Richter's Home for the Holidays (TV Special) Björk, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Modern FamilyModern Family (TV Series) Jerry (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2016 3
  • Primary photo for Drunk HistoryDrunk History (TV Series) Edwin Stanton / King Ferdinand (3 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2016 3
  • Primary photo for Pitch Off with Doug BensonPitch Off with Doug Benson (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Comedy Bang! Bang!Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series) Barry / Björk / Sheriff / Richard Uptill / Hooch the Mooch / Darren Montaigne (6 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2016 6
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  • Primary photo for Bajillion Dollar Propertie$Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ (TV Series) Rick (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for WorkaholicsWorkaholics (TV Series) Dan Yella (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for ArkippianaArkippiana (TV Movie) Jim Brady Jr / Officer James Brady, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Brooklyn Nine-NineBrooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) Detective Holderton (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The CharactersThe Characters (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Natasha Rothwell (Mar 11, 2016) Special Thanks (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
  • Primary photo for Matt Besser: Besser Breaks The RecordMatt Besser: Besser Breaks The Record (TV Special) Himself, Director, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ReviewReview (TV Series) Author (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The Hotwives of Las VegasThe Hotwives of Las Vegas (TV Series) Kelly (6 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 6
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  • Primary photo for Rick and MortyRick and Morty (TV Series) Alien Leader (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Another PeriodAnother Period (TV Series) Leon Trotsky (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Playing HousePlaying House (TV Series) Dougie (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for CommunityCommunity (TV Series) Blake (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Weird LonersWeird Loners (TV Series) Toll Taker Kent (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Big Time in Hollywood, FLBig Time in Hollywood, FL (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for OsfugOsfug (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Birthday BoysThe Birthday Boys (TV Series) Spartans Coach / God / Devil (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2014 2
  • Primary photo for Instant MomInstant Mom (TV Series) Dr. Porter (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for In Search of Miracle ManIn Search of Miracle Man (TV Short) Matt, Writer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Hotwives of OrlandoThe Hotwives of Orlando (TV Series) Anthony (7 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 7
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  • Primary photo for The ActressThe Actress (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Unemployment (Apr 22, 2014) Special Thanks (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
  • Primary photo for Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation (TV Series) Crazy Ira (4 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2014 4
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  • Primary photo for UCB Live!UCB Live! (TV Series) Actor  Less 2012–2014
  • Primary photo for BritanickBritanick (TV Mini-series) Handsome Stan (2014)  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for Trophy WifeTrophy Wife (TV Series) Russian Guitarist (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The MillersThe Millers (TV Series) Dr. Johnson (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Aqua Teen Hunger ForceAqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series) Chimp Alien (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Banana Planet (Sep 8, 2013) Chimp Alien (voice) (as Matt Bessar)  Less
  • Primary photo for Law of the LandLaw of the Land (TV Series) Schultz  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for Your Pretty Face Is Going to HellYour Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (TV Series) Alex (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Bob's BurgersBob's Burgers (TV Series) Greg (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Inside the Master ClassInside the Master Class (TV Series) Himself (10 episodes, 2011), Writer (10 episodes, 2011), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2011), Writer (conceived by) (6 episodes, 2012), Director (6 episodes, 2012), Writer (creator) (4 episodes, 2011), Writer (idea) (3 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 10
    • Sex Rules: Part 1 (Aug 6, 2012) Himself, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (conceived by), Writer  Less
    • Sex Rules: Part 1 (Jul 31, 2012) Himself, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (conceived by), Writer  Less
    • Black Guy Auditions: Part 4 (Jul 1, 2012) Himself, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (conceived by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Burning LoveBurning Love (TV Series) Phil (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 3
  • Primary photo for The Back RoomThe Back Room (TV Series) Dr. Aggro Cocky (36 episodes, 2010), Director (36 episodes, 2010), Writer (creator) (36 episodes, 2010), Producer (36 episodes, 2010), Writer (16 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2012 36
    • Paul F. Tompkins (Apr 8, 2012) Dr. Aggro Cocky, Director, Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Valentines Day Special (Feb 14, 2012) Dr. Aggro Cocky, Director, Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • The Little Dum Dum Club (Oct 12, 2011) Dr. Aggro Cocky, Director, Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Aziz Ansari: Dangerously DeliciousAziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious (TV Special) Special Thanks (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Key and PeeleKey and Peele (TV Series) Club Owner (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Life & Times of TimThe Life & Times of Tim (TV Series) Garvey Quantelbaum (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for New GirlNew Girl (TV Series) Martin Fuller (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Raising HopeRaising Hope (TV Series) Crazy Michael (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Happy EndingsHappy Endings (TV Series) Rick (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Childrens HospitalChildrens Hospital (TV Series) Circus Clown / Dr. Adair (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 2
  • Primary photo for The Mighty B!The Mighty B! (TV Series) Hippie / Emcee / Anton / Fancy Rich Lady / Twin Hillbillies / Council Prez / Judge (10 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2011 10
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  • Primary photo for Wyatt Cenac: Comedy PersonWyatt Cenac: Comedy Person (TV Special) Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Mad LoveMad Love (TV Series) Guy At Urinal (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for WordGirlWordGirl (TV Series) Reporter Rex / News Anchor / Serious Violinist / Newcaster 1 / Lead Deriver / Zachary Zany (4 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2011 4
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  • Primary photo for This Show Will Get You HighThis Show Will Get You High (TV Movie) Various, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for PlayersPlayers (TV Series) Meat Stix Fan (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Warren the ApeWarren the Ape (TV Series) Benton Shaw (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Funny or Die Presents...Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for PantsuitPantsuit (TV Series) Writer (head writer)  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for The Bill Engvall ShowThe Bill Engvall Show (TV Series) Auctioneer (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Reno 911!Reno 911! (TV Series) Sparks Department Captain Miller / Pot Dealer (6 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2009 6
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  • Primary photo for The Quest for the Golden Hot DogThe Quest for the Golden Hot Dog (TV Series) The Baron  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for UCB TourCoUCB TourCo (TV Series) Actor  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for The Sarah Silverman Program.The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series) Jim (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Fat Guy Stuck in InternetFat Guy Stuck in Internet (TV Series) Special Thanks (4 episodes, 2007), Maze Master (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2007–2008 5
    • Boogie Baby, Boogie! (Aug 10, 2008) Maze Master  Less
    • Eating with the Goddess (Jul 13, 2008) Special Thanks (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
    • Scrote of Trials (Jul 6, 2008) Special Thanks (as The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre)  Less
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  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Vendor (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for David's SituationDavid's Situation (TV Movie) Courtney Frenchip  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Very Funny ShowThe Very Funny Show (TV Series) Mike (10 episodes, 2007), Writer (creator) (10 episodes, 2007), Writer (10 episodes, 2007), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 10
    • Sad Party Girls (Nov 26, 2007) Mike, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Honor Society (Nov 26, 2007) Mike, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.8 Mike, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Curb Your EnthusiasmCurb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) Party Guest (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for MySpace TomMySpace Tom (TV Series) MySpace Tom (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Human GiantHuman Giant (TV Series) Tom Anderson (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Help Me Help YouHelp Me Help You (TV Series) Brandon (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 2
  • Primary photo for StackedStacked (TV Series) John (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • iPod (Dec 14, 2005) John  Less
  • Primary photo for A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T.: ImprovA.S.S.S.S.C.A.T.: Improv (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for MonkeydickMonkeydick (TV Series) Director  Less 2001–2005
  • Primary photo for Pilot SeasonPilot Season (TV Mini-series) James Besser (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 7, 2004) James Besser (as Matt Bresser)  Less
  • Primary photo for Crossballs: The Debate ShowCrossballs: The Debate Show (TV Series) Various Characters / Matt Bradley (15 episodes, 2004), Executive Producer (15 episodes, 2004), Writer (creator) (14 episodes, 2004), Writer (14 episodes, 2004), Writer (originated by) (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 15
    • Sex Battle USA (Aug 25, 2004) Various Characters, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Voting Electible Dysfunction (Aug 24, 2004) Various Characters, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Hellphones Vs. Interthreat (Aug 18, 2004) Various Characters, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for FrasierFrasier (TV Series) Coffee Guy (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Watching EllieWatching Ellie (TV Series) Carol (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Offensive ShowThe Offensive Show (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Late FridayLate Friday (TV Series) Driving Instructor Besser (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Episode #2.12 (May 17, 2002) Driving Instructor Besser  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bernie Mac ShowThe Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) Brad Cooley (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2002 2
  • Primary photo for StungStung (TV Movie) Himself - Matty B., Writer (head writer)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Upright Citizens BrigadeUpright Citizens Brigade (TV Series) Adair / Various (30 episodes, 1998), Writer (creator) (30 episodes, 1998), Writer (30 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2000 30
    • Thunderball (Apr 3, 2000) Adair / Various, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Virtual Reality (Mar 27, 2000) Adair / Various, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Small Town (Mar 20, 2000) Adair / Various, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Spin CitySpin City (TV Series) The Director (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Donnie Halpern (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Comic CabanaComic Cabana (TV Series) Upright Citizens Brigade  Less 1997–1998
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Sketch Player (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Apt. 2FApt. 2F (TV Series) Upright Citizens Brigade / Matt (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for Escape from It's a Wonderful LifeEscape from It's a Wonderful Life (TV Movie) Mr. Potter / Various (voice), Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Armando Diaz Experience, Theatrical Movement and HootenannyThe Armando Diaz Experience, Theatrical Movement and Hootenanny (TV Series) Various  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for The FamilyThe Family (TV Series) Various  Less 1992– 
Self (30 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for @midnight@midnight (TV Series) Himself (7 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2017
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  • Primary photo for Funny How?Funny How? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for UCB Comedy OriginalsUCB Comedy Originals (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host (26 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2017
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  • Primary photo for The UCB ShowThe UCB Show (TV Series) Himself - Host (16 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017
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  • Primary photo for Getting Doug with HighGetting Doug with High (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2016
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  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Improv4HumansImprov4Humans (TV Series) Himself - Host (91 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2013
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  • Primary photo for All Growz Up with Melinda HillAll Growz Up with Melinda Hill (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Who Gets the Last Laugh?Who Gets the Last Laugh? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Who Charted?Who Charted? (TV Series) Himself  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for Inside the Master ClassInside the Master Class (TV Series) Himself (10 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2012
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  • Primary photo for The Chris Gethard Show: Public AccessThe Chris Gethard Show: Public Access (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2012
  • Primary photo for Two White Guys PodcastTwo White Guys Podcast (TV Series) Himself (2012)  Less 2012– 
  • Primary photo for Talking DeadTalking Dead (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for We Are the World 25.75We Are the World 25.75 (Video) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for HaitiA Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti (Video) Himself - @MattBesser  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Long ShotThe Long Shot (TV Series) Himself  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for UCB Long-Form ConversationsUCB Long-Form Conversations (TV Series) Himself (2010-2013)  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Upright Citizens Brigade: AsssscatUpright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TowncraftTowncraft Himself  Less 2007 $50K
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #4.164 (Dec 19, 2005) Himself (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
  • Primary photo for Weekends at the DLWeekends at the DL (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 25 Years of Improv Comedy25 Years of Improv Comedy Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Delmonic InterviewsThe Delmonic Interviews Interviewee  Less 2002 $10K
  • Primary photo for Late FridayLate Friday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • Episode #1.6 (Feb 23, 2001) Himself (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
  • Primary photo for Real World/Road Rules ChallengeReal World/Road Rules Challenge (TV Series) Himself - Coach (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999
    • Episode #6.128 (Jun 10, 1999) Himself (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
    • Episode #5.156 (Aug 14, 1998) Himself (as Upright Citizens Brigade)  Less
  • Primary photo for Underground ComedyUnderground Comedy Self  Less
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