Brian Posehn has been busy for a while. As a writer/actor/stand-up comic, he doesn’t have a ton of downtime. He’s currently co-creating and starring in an upcoming cartoon for Nickelodeon. Brian most recently was an NSA intern on TruTV’s Top Secret Videos. You can also catch Brian on the popular Disney Plus show The Mandalorian, the acclaimed Netflix show Lady Dynamite, FX’s You’re The Worst, and in his recurring roles on The Big Bang Theory and New Girl. He was one of the stars of Comedy Central’s popular show, The Sarah Silverman Program. He has also appeared on such seminal sitcoms as Seinfeld, NewsRadio, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, The Neighborhood, and a recurring role on Just Shoot Me.
In the sketch comedy world he’s known as one of the writers and performers on HBO’s acclaimed Mr. Show, in 2015 he co-produced Odenkirk and Cross’s return to sketch with the Netflix hit, With Bob and David.
He was featured in the films, Devil’s Rejects and The Five Year Engagement. In 2015 he had his first starring role in the dark, indie comedy, Uncle Nick.
In stand-up comedy, he’s known as one of the original members of the Comedians of Comedy. He’s recorded two half-hour specials for Comedy Central, four comedy albums and three-hour-long specials, The Fartist, Criminally Posehn, and 25 X 2.
In voice-acting he’s done everything from Scooby Doo to a recent role on The Simpsons. He starred on the animated shows, Mission Hill and 3 South and has turned up in Adventure Time, American Dad, Bob’s Burgers, and Steven Universe, to name a few. His voice was featured in the 2017 Dreamworks Animated comedy, Captain Underpants.
In the last several years he’s also been able to produce and host a popular D&D comedy podcast, Nerd Poker, and co-write 45 issues of the best-selling Marvel comic book series Deadpool. In 2018 he released his first book, Forever Nerdy. In 2019, he completed a comedy metal album Grandpa Metal, featuring metal legends from Anthrax, Dethklok, Slayer, and Soundgarden.
Grandpa Metal was released to rave reviews in the metal world in February 2020. In May, he was featured on Celebrity Worst Cooks on Food Network. He hosted a weekly two-hour show spinning his favorite meta songs on GimmeMetal.com. In 2021, he plans to compete on American Ninja Warrior, Top Chef and So You Think You Can Dance. After he breaks TMZ and the Internet, when footage of him beating up a narwhal surface, he plans to quit showbiz.