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Matt Walsh at the Grand Opening of the Upright Citizens Brigade Sunset #UCB
Matt Walsh at the Grand Opening of the Upright Citizens Brigade Sunset #UCB
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Gabe Time with Matt Walsh | Getting Doug with High
Gabe Time with Matt Walsh | Getting Doug with High
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Matt Walsh (VEEP) I Stop The Violence Arlington Texas / Kelly Alert
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Comedy Bang! Bang! - Jim Gaffigan Wears a Blue Jacket & Plum T-Shirt; bonus episode of The Birthday Boys Skewered!
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Matt Walsh ("Veep")
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::2013/04/29::
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Matt Walsh: The Nerdist Podcast - Episode 18
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::2013/09/24::
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Get Connected: Matt Walsh, "Big Hollywood Celebrity" Talks to FeelGooders
Get Connected: Matt Walsh, "Big Hollywood Celebrity" Talks to FeelGooders
::2011/04/18::
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Matt Walsh talks
Matt Walsh talks 'Into the Storm' and 'Sharknado'
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Matt Walsh on Conan - Prankster
Matt Walsh on Conan - Prankster
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PERFORMANCE: Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts and Matt Besser on w...
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::2013/12/09::
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Matt Walsh Interview: Improv In "Veep"
Matt Walsh Interview: Improv In "Veep"
::2014/05/08::
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Matt Walsh Workshops Some Characters [part II]
Matt Walsh Workshops Some Characters [part II]
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Veep
Veep's Matt Walsh Shares His Favorite Jonah Insult & Discusses the Glory of HBO
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Matt Walsh from HBO
Matt Walsh from HBO's 'Veep' Talks Men's Style & Grooming at the GBK Lounge Kiehl's
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Matt Besser and Howard Kremer | Getting Doug with High
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::2014/01/08::
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'Veep' star Matt Walsh reveals his favorite 'Golden Girl'
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Matt Walsh of
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What is UCB Comedy?
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Chapter 11: J.R.R. Tolkien, featuring Matt Walsh
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"The Best Interview Matt Walsh Has Ever Done"
"The Best Interview Matt Walsh Has Ever Done"
::2014/09/24::
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The Andy Derer Show Ep # 56 with Matt Walsh Commercial
The Andy Derer Show Ep # 56 with Matt Walsh Commercial
::2012/08/03::
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WE GOT NEXT - Episode #2 - And There
WE GOT NEXT - Episode #2 - And There's the Rub
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Robin Williams Helps Matt Damon with His Monologue
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Gold Derby Q&A: Matt Walsh (
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Matt Walsh Interview - "Due Date" and "Outsourced"
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Tough Crowd Episode 2 - Ardie Fuqua, Greg Giraldo, Lewis Black, Matt Walsh
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YuGiOh Nationals 2014 Australia Feature Match - Scott Jones (Geargia) Vs Matthew Walsh (Evilswarm)
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'Into the Storm's' Matt Walsh says he's in for 'The Expendables 4' if Stallone will have him
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Interview with David Cross and Matt Walsh at the Sundance Premiere of Hits
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Matt Walsh
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Walsh backstage at the UCB Theater
Born Matthew Paul Walsh
(1964-10-13) October 13, 1964 (age 50)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Comedian, Director, Writer
Years active 1996–present

Matthew Paul "Matt" Walsh (born October 13, 1964) is an American actor, comedian, director, and writer best known as a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade improvisational sketch comedy troupe and currently for co-starring as Mike McLintock on the HBO comedy series Veep. He also previously starred in short-lived comedy programs such as Dog Bites Man on Comedy Central and Players on Spike TV.

Early life[edit]

Walsh was born in Chicago, the fourth of seven children of Dick and Audrey Walsh. He graduated from Hinsdale South High School in 1982. While in high school he played on the football team as a backup tight end. He attended Northern Illinois University, where he graduated with a degree in Psychology, also spending a year studying abroad in Austria at Salzburg College. After college, his interest shifted to performing when he started taking improvisational comedy classes in Chicago, where he would become a regular performer at the Annoyance Theater and ImprovOlympic, where he studied under legendary improv teacher Del Close. In 1991, he met comedian Matt Besser, with whom he began performing stand-up comedy. He would eventually join Besser in forming the Upright Citizens Brigade sketch comedy troupe, along with Amy Poehler and Ian Roberts.

Career[edit]

Along with Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, and Ian Roberts, he is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy troupe and played "Trotter" in the troupe's sketch comedy series, which ran for three seasons on Comedy Central. Before the show, the UCB comedy foursome had already been doing improv shows at their theatre in New York, which used to be a burlesque house before they remodeled it to become a theatre. To date, they have founded two successful Upright Citizens Brigade comedy theaters located in New York and Los Angeles.

Besides his sketch work with the Upright Citizens Brigade, Walsh is also known for his memorable supporting roles in popular comedy films in recent years including Cyrus, Old School, The Hangover, Role Models, and Semi-Pro. Walsh also wrote and starred in the cult indie-comedy Martin & Orloff, which had a limited theatrical run in 2002 and 2003. In addition, he was also a correspondent on The Daily Show from 2001 to 2002, made regular appearances in comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and MTV's Human Giant as well as starring in the Comedy Central mockumentry series Dog Bites Man in the summer of 2006. Except for The Hangover: Part II, Walsh has the distinction of appearing in every other Todd Phillips comedy film to date, most often playing characters aptly named "Walsh".

In 2010, Walsh created the improvised comedy series Players for Spike TV. Walsh (creator, writer, director and executive producer of the show) stars in the series alongside his Upright Citizens Brigade partner Ian Roberts, as two brothers who run a sports bar together. The show aired for one season, concluding on August 14, 2010.[1]

Walsh currently hosts the podcast "Bear Down" (beardownpodcast.com) with comedian Scot Armstrong (screenwriter of Old School) where they discuss their favorite football team The Chicago Bears and do sports-themed comedy bits such as fake call-ins and in-character interviews. The podcast has also featured appearances by comedians such as Horatio Sanz, Ian Roberts, Joseph Nunez, and Matt Price.

In 2010, Walsh had recurring roles on the NBC comedy series Outsourced and on the HBO comedy series Hung. In 2012, he began co-starring as Mike McLintock in the HBO series Veep.

Walsh's directed his first feature film High Road, an indie-comedy he co-wrote with Josh Weiner. The film was released on March 6, 2012. He is currently in post-production for his second directed film, A Better You, which he co-wrote with Brian Huskey, who stars in the film.

Personal life[edit]

Walsh lives in Valley Village, California, with his wife Morgan and dog Roger. They have three children, Jude, Emmet, and Celia.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Talent Ted
1999 Fatty Drives the Bus Man in Baseball Uniform
2000 Road Trip Crime Scene Photographer
2002 Martin & Orloff Dr. Eric Orloff
2003 Pushing Tom Co-Worker
Old School Walsh
The Test Joe Short film
Death of a Dynasty Frat Boy No. 1
Elf Eye Witness
Brainwarp Captain Maniac Video
Bad Santa Herb
2004 The Sensual Lover of Bindalele Budo Short film
Starsky & Hutch Eddie
Christmas with the Kranks Neighbor #2
2006 School for Scoundrels Walsh
2007 Wild Girls Gone Sheriff Terry Moran
Dante's Inferno Fox Reporter Voice only
2008 Lower Learning Mr. Conroy
Be Kind Rewind Officer Julian
Drillbit Taylor Not for Pot Driver
Semi-Pro Father Pat
Step Brothers Drunk Corporate Guy
Role Models Davith of Glencracken
2009 Mystery Team Jim
I Love You, Man Impatient Golfer
The Hangover Dr. Valsh
2010 Cyrus Tim
Due Date TSA Agent
Queens of Country Cleveland Norvis
Cherry Prof. Van Auken
2011 Freak Dance Adolph Hitler, Jr.
2012 High Road Man Director, co-writer
Ted Thomas
2013 Movie 43 Amanda's Dad Segment "Middleschool Date"
2014 Hits Dave
Into the Storm Pete
Sex Ed Washout
2015 6 Miranda Drive Post-production

Television work[edit]

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