Michael Showalter is an American comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer. A member of the sketch comedy trio Stella, he first came to recognition as a cast member on MTV's The State, which aired from 1993 to 1995. He and David Wain created the Wet Hot American Summer franchise, with Showalter co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer, and the Netflix series. Showalter wrote and directed The Baxter, in which he starred with Michelle Williams, Justin Theroux, and Elizabeth Banks. Both films featured many of his co-stars from The State, and so do several of his other projects. Showalter is also a co-creator, co-producer, actor, and writer for the TV series Search Party. He directed the 2017 critically acclaimed feature film The Big Sick.
|Born||June 17, 1970, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Medium||Stand-up, film, television|
|IMDb||Michael Showalter's IMDb|
Screenwriter and actor who co-wrote and starred in the cult film Wet Hot American Summer. He had two Comedy Central shows: Stella and Michael and Michael Have Issues and he wrote, directed, and starred in the 2005 film The Baxter.
He joined the sketch comedy troupe, The New Group, while a student at NYU and made his television debut as a cast member on MTV's The State.
He had a show, the Michael Showalter Show, broadcasted on Collegehumor.com.
His mother Elaine was a famous critic. He and his wife, Anne Kalin Ellis, have twin boys.
He worked alongside actor Justin Theroux on his film, The Baxter.
- Film directors from New Jersey
- Male actors from New Jersey
Latest information about Michael Showalter updated on June 14 2021.