Toby Huss is an American actor best known for his role as Artie, the Strongest Man in the World, in the Nickelodeon television series The Adventures of Pete & Pete; as well as his voice-over work on the long-running animated series King of the Hill and his role as Felix 'Stumpy' Dreifuss on HBO's Carnivàle.
Huss was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, and briefly attended the University of Iowa, where he participated in No Shame Theatre before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series and is known for his dead-on impersonation of Frank Sinatra.
He launched his acting career on daytime television, playing Dr. Eric Singleton on Days of Our Lives. He can be heard as a voice regular on the animated comedy series King of the Hill, playing dual roles as Hank's next-door neighbour Kahn and his father Cotton Hill. He also provided the voice of Todd on the MTV series The Adventures of Pete and Pete.
Huss was a regular on The WB comedy series The Army Show. His guest-starring television roles include NewsRadio and Seinfeld. He has also performed on television with The Army Show castmate David Anthony Higgins' sketch comedy trio The Higgins Boys & Gruber and lists MTV's Rock the Vote and Spoken Word: Unplugged among his television credits.
He also had a recurring role in the mockumentary television series Reno 911! and starred as Jupiter, Dwight's hard-boiled wrestling coach, in the sitcom Nikki.
Huss has also worked steadily in feature films, starring in the movie The Mod Squad as a gay night club owner, and in Jerry Maguire as an injured hockey player whose child inspires Tom Cruise to reevaluate his life. He was also featured in the Garry Marshall film Dear God, Basketball Diaries, and Down Periscope.
Additional big-screen credits include Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, Vegas Vacation, and the independent films Wetumka Flash, Clubland, and Still Breathing.
He can also be seen in the films Bedazzled, directed by Harold Ramis, and Human Nature, directed by Michael Gondry.