Brooks Wheelan

Brooks Patrick Wheelan (born August 21, 1986) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for the 2013–2014 season.wikipedia
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Saturday Night Live (season 39)

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Brooks Patrick Wheelan (born August 21, 1986) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for the 2013–2014 season.
In their places, six new featured players were hired, including SNL writer Mike O'Brien who was upgraded into the cast, as well as new hires Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney of the sketch comedy group Good Neighbor, John Milhiser of the sketch group Serious Lunch, comedian Noël Wells (known for her viral videos and impressions featured on sites such as Cracked.com), and stand-up comedian Brooks Wheelan.

Iowa

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Wheelan started performing stand-up comedy in his late teens in Iowa, then went to Kansas City and Chicago, before eventually moving to Los Angeles where he began to perform stand-up comedy full-time.
Musicians, actors, and entertainers from Iowa include Tom Arnold, Julia Michaels, Bix Beiderbecke, Johnny Carson, Buffalo Bill Cody, Simon Estes, Nathan Jonas Jordison, Corey Taylor, Shawn Crahan, William Frawley, Charlie Haden, Ashton Kutcher, Cloris Leachman, Glenn Miller, Kate Mulgrew, Eric Christian Olsen, Donna Reed, George Reeves, Brandon Routh, Jean Seberg, Tionne Watkins of TLC, John Wayne, Brooks Wheelan, Andy Williams, Meredith Willson, Elijah Wood and Jason Momoa.

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In 2017, he started dating YouTube star Grace Helbig.

Big Hero 6: The Series

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Additionally, Khary Payton replaced Damon Wayans Jr. as Wasabi and Brooks Wheelan replaced T. J. Miller as Fred.

To Tell the Truth

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Guest panelists included Tracee Ellis Ross, Iliza Shlesinger, Mike Tyson, Brooks Wheelan, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Daymond John.

Fredzilla

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The character appears in the 2014 animated film Big Hero 6, voiced by T. J. Miller, and in the subsequent animated series and the video game Kingdom Hearts III by Brooks Wheelan.

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Brooks Patrick Wheelan (born August 21, 1986) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for the 2013–2014 season.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Wheelan was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on August 21, 1986, and raised in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Chris and Jim Wheelan.

Manchester, Iowa

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Wheelan was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on August 21, 1986, and raised in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Chris and Jim Wheelan.

Iowa City, Iowa

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He performed regularly in Iowa City during his college years.

University of Iowa

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He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2009 with a biomedical engineering degree.

Stand-up comedy

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Wheelan started performing stand-up comedy in his late teens in Iowa, then went to Kansas City and Chicago, before eventually moving to Los Angeles where he began to perform stand-up comedy full-time.

Kansas City metropolitan area

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Wheelan started performing stand-up comedy in his late teens in Iowa, then went to Kansas City and Chicago, before eventually moving to Los Angeles where he began to perform stand-up comedy full-time.

Chicago

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Wheelan started performing stand-up comedy in his late teens in Iowa, then went to Kansas City and Chicago, before eventually moving to Los Angeles where he began to perform stand-up comedy full-time.

Los Angeles

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Wheelan started performing stand-up comedy in his late teens in Iowa, then went to Kansas City and Chicago, before eventually moving to Los Angeles where he began to perform stand-up comedy full-time.

Conan (talk show)

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As part of his promotion for the tour he performed on Conan.

Late Night with Seth Meyers

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As part of the promotion for the record, he appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Comedy Central

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Wheelan also has a Comedy Central half-hour stand-up special airing in summer 2015.

Weekend Update

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Wheelan was a recurring guest on Saturday Night Lives "Weekend Update," using his stand-up stories as public service announcements against irresponsible behavior.

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Wheelan was a recurring guest on Saturday Night Lives "Weekend Update," using his stand-up stories as public service announcements against irresponsible behavior.

Bruce Willis

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On the Bruce Willis / Katy Perry episode, the commentary centered on having tattoos that have no meaning, with Wheelan showing off three tattoos he had in his youth: A tribal stamp on his left arm meant to look like the one Anthony Kiedis from Red Hot Chili Peppers has, a nautical star on his right arm, and a weird oceanscape on his side (which came from a doodle he drew in his freshman year of high school, and which does not make sense to him because he grew up in Iowa, which is not a coastal state).

Katy Perry

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On the Bruce Willis / Katy Perry episode, the commentary centered on having tattoos that have no meaning, with Wheelan showing off three tattoos he had in his youth: A tribal stamp on his left arm meant to look like the one Anthony Kiedis from Red Hot Chili Peppers has, a nautical star on his right arm, and a weird oceanscape on his side (which came from a doodle he drew in his freshman year of high school, and which does not make sense to him because he grew up in Iowa, which is not a coastal state).

Anthony Kiedis

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On the Bruce Willis / Katy Perry episode, the commentary centered on having tattoos that have no meaning, with Wheelan showing off three tattoos he had in his youth: A tribal stamp on his left arm meant to look like the one Anthony Kiedis from Red Hot Chili Peppers has, a nautical star on his right arm, and a weird oceanscape on his side (which came from a doodle he drew in his freshman year of high school, and which does not make sense to him because he grew up in Iowa, which is not a coastal state).

Red Hot Chili Peppers

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On the Bruce Willis / Katy Perry episode, the commentary centered on having tattoos that have no meaning, with Wheelan showing off three tattoos he had in his youth: A tribal stamp on his left arm meant to look like the one Anthony Kiedis from Red Hot Chili Peppers has, a nautical star on his right arm, and a weird oceanscape on his side (which came from a doodle he drew in his freshman year of high school, and which does not make sense to him because he grew up in Iowa, which is not a coastal state).

Anna Kendrick

On the Anna Kendrick / Pharrell Williams episode, the commentary centered on the dangers of drinking alcohol, and the story of how his friends put butter down his pants while he was blacked out drunk and Wheelan worrying that he was dying of an undiscovered sexually transmitted disease.