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Ben Schwartz

Ben Schwartz is an Emmy® Award winning writer, actor and comedian. His feature film credits include the upcoming Warner Bros. film THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU with Jason Bateman and Tina Fey, Dreamworks Animation's TURBO, RUNNER, RUNNER with Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck, and PEEP WORLD with Rainn Wilson, Michael C. Hall, and Sarah Silverman.

On television, Schwartz guest stars as Jean-Ralphio on NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION and in 2010, played series regular Bill Hoyt on J.J. Abrams’ one-hour NBC spy drama UNDERCOVERS.

In the animated world, Schwartz voices the lead role of Randy Cunningham on Disney XD's Randy Cunningham: 9th GRADE NINJA. He was nominated for two Emmy® Awards and won the 2009 Emmy® for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special for co-authoring Hugh Jackman’s opening number for the 81st Academy Awards®.

Schwartz has written two features for Imagine Entertainment and Universal and was hired by Paramount to re-make the 1991 classic comedy SOAPDISH with producers Rob Reiner and Alan Greisman. In 2011, the script appeared on Los Angeles' illustrious Black List. He has co-authored three humor books through Harper Collins: Grandma’s Dead: Breaking Bad News With Baby Animals, Why Is Daddy In A Dress?: Asking Awkward Questions With Baby Animals, and Maybe Your Leg Will Grow Back!: Looking On The Bright Side With Baby Animals.

For the past decade, Schwartz has written, directed and acted in a series of short films. He had his own segment on Funny Or Die Presents called "Terrible Decisions With Ben Schwartz" and has appeared in multiple CollegeHumor.com sketches, including the popular web series JAKE AND AMIR.

Schwartz is an alumnus of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and continues to perform there regularly. For more info, visit his website http://RejectedJokes.com/.

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