Paul Scheer

Full / Real Name: Paul Christian Scheer
Born: 31 January 1976 (48 years old)
Gender: Male



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Paul Scheer is an American actor and comedian best known as one of three stars of the MTV sketch-comedy show Human Giant, from 2007-2008.

He is also known for his starring role as Dr. Andre Nowzick, a bald, rich plastic surgeon whose naïveté makes him the brunt of many jokes, in the television comedy series The League.

He appeared in the independent comedy Hell Baby opposite Leslie Bibb, Thomas Lennon, Rob Corddry and Rob Hubel.

Scheer also stars in the hit Adult Swim comedy NTSF:SD:SUV, which he also created, co-wrote and executive produced. The series is about a clandestine team of government agents working together to protect San Diego from daily terrorist threats.

Scheer may be best known for his work on MTV's hit sketch comedy series, Human Giant, which he also co-created and wrote alongside Aziz Ansari and Rob Huebel.

He had a recurring role on NBC's Emmy -nominated comedy 30 Rock, as Donny, the head page. His other memorable guest-starring appearances include Parks and Recreation, Happy Endings, Party Down, Children's Hospital, The Sarah Silverman Program, Reno 911!, and on the HBO series, Funny or Die Presents, in the short films Designated Driver and Death Hunt both of which he also co-wrote.

Scheer can be seen telling the "Knock-Knock Joke of the Day" alongside Jack McBrayer on the wildly popular kid's series Yo Gabba Gabba.

In 2012, he reprised his role in from the cult hit Piranha 3D in Dimension Film's thriller Piranha 3DD. He appears in the Lionsgate comedy Rapture-Palooza opposite Anna Kendrick and John Francis Daley.

In addition he's had scene stealing roles on the big screen in Bride Wars, Year One, and School for Scoundrels. LA Weekly named Scheer one of the most interesting people of 2010 and he has been on Variety's "Comics to Watch" list as well as AP Magazine's "Favorite Comedians" list.

Scheer also started podcasting, his bi-monthly show How Did This Get Made? which celebrates and tries to make sense of bad movies. It is consistently featured in the most popular comedy downloads on iTunes.

Scheer is married to actress and screenwriter June Diane Raphael and you can see him perform weekly at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.


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