Known for movies

Short Info

DiedFebruary 6, 1935, Lexington, Kentucky, United States
SpouseAnne Kalin Ellis
FactHe was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, but has been living in Brooklyn for more than a decade. [2005]


Michael Showalter is an American comedian, actor, writer, and director. He is a founding member of the sketch comedy group The State, and has starred in the films Wet Hot American Summer, The Baxter, and They Came Together.

Showalter was born in Princeton, New Jersey, on June 17, 1961. His parents are Nancy (née Wolff) and Stuart Showalter. He has two sisters, Elizabeth and Rebecca. Showalter was raised in a Jewish household. He attended Princeton High School, where he was on the swim team.

Showalter’s career began as a member of the sketch comedy group The State. The group had its own television show on MTV from 1993 to 1995. Showalter has also appeared in the films Wet Hot American Summer, The Baxter, and They Came Together. He has directed the films The Baxter and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.

Showalter has been married to Anne Hubbell since 2006. They have two children together.

Showalter’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. His salary is not publicly known.

General Info

Full NameMichael Showalter
DiedFebruary 6, 1935, Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Height1.8 m
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Television Director, Television producer
EducationNew York University, Brown University
NationalityAmerican, American

Family

SpouseAnne Kalin Ellis
ParentsEnglish Showalter, Elaine Showalter
SiblingsVictoria Showalter

Accomplishments

MoviesWet Hot American Summer, Hello, My Name Is Doris, The Baxter, They Came Together, The Ten, Signs, The Big Sick, Reno 911!: Miami, Hair High, Kissing Jessica Stein, Safe Men, Griffin & Phoenix, Invite Them Up, Two Night Stand, Chocolate for Breakfast, Operation Midnight Climax, Bum Future, IFilm: Fou...
TV ShowsStella, Cheap Seats, Michael & Michael Have Issues, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, The State, Search Party, The Daily Show, Friday Night Videos, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, The Michael Showalter Showalter, Random Play

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Has a cat named Lester.
2Has one sister, Victoria.
3Parents are English Showalter and Elaine Showalter. English being a retired French professor at Rutgers and Elaine being a retired English professor from Princeton known for critical theory in Feminism.
4Lost a great deal of weight to portray the teenaged Coop in the film Wet Hot American Summer (2001).
5Is a member of New York-based alternative comedy troupe Stella along with Michael Ian Black and David Wain. (1997-present)
6He was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, but has been living in Brooklyn for more than a decade. [2005]
7He loves chess and basketball.
8Mike is a graduate of Brown University.

Pictures

Movies

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Michael & Michael Have Issues.TV Series creator - 7 episodes, 2009 writer - 2 episodes, 2009
The StateTV Series creator - 27 episodes, 1993 - 2009 writer - 27 episodes, 1993 - 2009
Birthday2008/IIShort writer
The Michael Showalter Showalter2007-2008TV Series creator - 10 episodes
Comedy Central PresentsTV Series documentary series originated - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2004
StellaTV Series creator - 10 episodes, 2005 writer - 10 episodes, 2005
The Baxter2005written by
The Wrong Coast2004TV Series
Stella Shorts 1998-20022002Video
Wet Hot American Summer2001written by
1999 MTV Movie Awards1999TV Special
Random Play1999TV Series additional writer - 3 episodes
The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special1995TV Movie
You Wrote It, You Watch It1992TV Series
Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later2017TV Series
Search PartyTV Series created by - 6 episodes, 2016 creator - 3 episodes, 2016 written by - 1 episode, 2016
Giles Vanderhoot2016TV Movie
Childrens Hospital2013-2016TV Series written by - 4 episodes
The Second Sound Barrier2016Short written by
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of CampTV Series created by - 8 episodes, 2015 written by - 8 episodes, 2015
Hello, My Name Is Doris2015screenplay
Newsreaders2013-2014TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Super Fun Night2013-2014TV Series written by - 2 episodes
They Came Together2014written by
SCHOOLED: NESN's College Face-off2011TV Series
Michael Showalter's the Making of...2010TV Series creator - 4 episodes
Stella: Live in Boston2009Video documentary writer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Beloved2016Short post-productionHarvey
Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later2017TV SeriesCoop
American Dad!2016TV SeriesMark
Search Party2016TV SeriesMax
Giles Vanderhoot2016TV MovieGiles Vanderhoot
Vincent2016/IIShortDennis
Childrens Hospital2015-2016TV SeriesNils Vildervaan
The Grinder2015TV SeriesSandy Malmuth
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp2015TV SeriesCoop President Reagan
Jammers2015TV ShortJeremy / Cool Guy / Ol' Drippy
Two Night Stand2014Rick Raines
American Viral2014TV SeriesRoger Busk / Illustrator
Comedy Bang! Bang!2014TV SeriesClyde Bryllis
Bob's Burgers2014TV SeriesEthan
Inside Amy Schumer2013TV SeriesSteve
Bum Future2013ShortFred
F to 7th2013TV Series shortBen
You're Whole2013TV SeriesDr. Robert Wexler
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesGordon Scheer
The Slope2012TV Series short
Simple Times2011Video shortJoseph
I Spy a Car2011Video shortAgent A
Old Man Hates New Cars2011Video shortOle Chester
Law & Order2000-2009TV SeriesArtie Kramer / Allen Gee
The State1993-2009TV SeriesVarious
Birthday2008/IIShortMichael
Viralcom2008TV SeriesRichie
Wainy Days2008TV SeriesLandon
Reno 911!: Miami2007Paul
The Ten2007Police Lt. Flarn Bleern
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker2004-2006TV SeriesRon Parker
Griffin & Phoenix2006Terry's Fiancé
Stella2005TV SeriesMichael
The Baxter2005Elliot Sherman
Hair High2004Wally (voice)
Soundtracks Live2004TV MovieHoward Baker
Sex and the City2003TV SeriesBilly
Operation Midnight Climax2002Chip
Stella Shorts 1998-20022002VideoMichael
Signs2002Lionel Prichard
Kissing Jessica Stein2001Stephen
Wet Hot American Summer2001Coop
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000TV SeriesPlasma Boy
The Kinsey 31999TV MovieTerence
Random Play1999TV SeriesVarious
Chocolate for Breakfast1998
Safe Men1998Larry
Apt. 2F1997TV SeriesPhil
Tick1996ShortClifford
MTV: The State, Skits and Stickers1995VideoVarious
The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special1995TV MovieVarious
You Wrote It, You Watch It1992TV SeriesVarious Characters

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later2017TV Series executive producer
Search Party2016TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Giles Vanderhoot2016TV Movie executive producer
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp2015TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
Hello, My Name Is Doris2015executive producer
American Viral2014TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
They Came Together2014producer
Michael Showalter's the Making of...2010TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
Stella: Live in Boston2009Video documentary executive producer
Michael & Michael Have Issues.2009TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Birthday2008/IIShort executive producer
The Michael Showalter Showalter2007-2008TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
Comedy Central Presents2008TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
Stella2005TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
Wet Hot American Summer2001co-producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Big Sick2017
Grace and Frankie2016TV Series 1 episode
Giles Vanderhoot2016TV Movie
Love2016TV Series 1 episode
Hello, My Name Is Doris2015
You're Whole2012-2014TV Series 6 episodes
Michael Showalter's the Making of...2010TV Series 4 episodes
Michael & Michael Have Issues.2009TV Series 5 episodes
The Baxter2005
Stella Shorts 1998-20022002Video

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stella: Live in Boston2009Video documentary performer: "The Friendship Rap" / writer: "The Friendship Rap"
The StateTV Series performer - 7 episodes, 1994 - 2009 writer - 1 episode, 1994
StellaTV Series performer - 6 episodes, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1999 MTV Movie Awards1999TV Special consultant

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Adventures in Plymptoons!2011Documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Movie3Some2016TV SeriesHimself
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot2015DocumentaryHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show2014TV SeriesHimself
@midnight2014TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Wanderlust2012Himself
SCHOOLED: NESN's College Face-off2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
YouTube Play: A Biennial of Creative Video2010TV MovieHimself - Host
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti2010VideoHimself
Cubed2009TV SeriesHimself
Stella: Live in Boston2009Video documentaryMichael
Michael & Michael Have Issues.2009TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Michael Showalter Showalter2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
Comedy Central Presents2004-2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Host / Himself
Human Giant2007TV SeriesHimself
Tom Green's House Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'The Baxter'2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Zog's Place2001ShortHimself
Late Friday2001TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Daily Show1996TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Audience AwardSXSW Film FestivalHeadlinersHello, My Name Is Doris (2015)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1995CableACECableACE AwardsComedy SeriesThe State (1993)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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