Nat Faxon

A Groundlings alum and expert improv comedian, Nat Faxon became a comedy fixture with supporting roles in such films as "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" (2007), "Bad Teacher" (2011) and "Zookeeper" (2011), as well as a ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (39)

Conan 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Married 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The Grinder 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

TripTank 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

Sex Tape 2014 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Tammy 2014 (Movie)

Greg (Actor)

Trophy Wife 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ben & Kate 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Bang! Bang! 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Freeloaders 2013 (Movie)

Charlie Brown (Actor)

The 2013 Young Hollywood Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Way, Way Back 2013 (Movie)

Roddy (Actor)

Allen Gregory 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Voice

The Babymakers 2012 (Movie)

Zig-Zag (Actor)

The Cleveland Show 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Up All Night 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bad Teacher 2011 (Movie)

Mark (Actor)

The Zookeeper 2011 (Movie)

Dave (Actor)

Party Down 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

DJ & the Fro 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Voice

Glenn Martin, DDS 2009 (Tv Show)

Voice

Hamlet 2 2008 (Movie)

Glenn from Copy Shop (Actor)

Lower Learning 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Happy Hour 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The TV Set 2007 (Movie)

Reporter (Actor)

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 2007 (Movie)

Stage Manager (Actor)

Beerfest 2006 (Movie)

Rolf (Actor)

My Name is Earl 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Dad 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

NCIS 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Broken Lizard's Club Dread 2004 (Movie)

Manny (Actor)

The Medicine Show 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Orange County 2002 (Movie)

Kip (Actor)

Slackers 2002 (Movie)

Karl (Actor)

Grosse Pointe 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Benched (Tv Show)

Actor

Marry Me (Tv Show)

Actor
Director (2)

The Way, Way Back 2013 (Movie)

(Director)

Community (Tv Show)

Director
Producer (1)

The Way, Way Back 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Writer (1)

The Way, Way Back 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

A Groundlings alum and expert improv comedian, Nat Faxon became a comedy fixture with supporting roles in such films as "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" (2007), "Bad Teacher" (2011) and "Zookeeper" (2011), as well as a mainstay in such Broken Lizard offerings as "Club Dread" (2004), "Beerfest" (2006), "The Slammin' Salmon" (2009), "Freeloaders" (2011) and "The Babymakers" (2012). He delighted in comic turns on such television shows as "Grosse Pointe" (The WB, 2000-01), "Reno 911!" (Comedy Central, 2003-09) and "The Cleveland Show" (Fox, 2009- ), but finally broke out as the winsome man-child Ben who both frustrates and delights his sister Kate (Dakota Johnson) on the sitcom "Ben and Kate" (Fox, 2012- ). As exceptional a writer as he was an actor, Faxon and his writing partner Jim Rash won an Oscar for their script with Alexander Payne for the George Clooney vehicle "The Descendants" (2011), as well as a string of additional plaudits. A multi-hyphenate talent, Nat Faxon earned his lengthy career both in front of and behind the camera on the strength of his many artistic gifts.

Milestones

2011

Co-wrote screenplay of critically acclaimed drama "The Descendants" with Alexander Payne and Rash; Payne directed film that starred George Clooney

2007

Appeared in the fictional biopic "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story," starring John C. Reilly

2006

Re-teamed with Broken Lizard in "Beerfest"

2005

Made writing and producing debut with ABC movie "Adopted"; first writing collaboration with Jim Rash

2004

First film with the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, "Club Dread"

2003

Landed a recurring role on the Comedy Central series "Reno 911!"

2002

Landed a minor role opposite Colin Hanks and Jack Black in "Orange County"

2002

Cast as a grad student in the comedy feature "Slackers"; cast included future writing partner Jim Rash

2000

Played Kevin the P.A. on the short lived comedy "Grosse Pointe" (The WB)

1999

Made TV-acting debut on the Showtime series "Rude Awakening"

Bonus Trivia

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Rash and his writing partner Jim Rash were both members of the Los Angeles improvisational and sketch comedy troupe The Groundlings.

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