Michael Showalter

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Michael Showalter (born June 17, 1970) is an American comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer.wikipedia
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Stella (comedy group)

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A member of the sketch comedy trio Stella, he first came to recognition as a cast member on MTV's The State, which aired from 1993 to 1995.
Stella is a comedy trio consisting of Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, and David Wain.

Wet Hot American Summer (franchise)

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He and David Wain created the Wet Hot American Summer franchise, with Showalter co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer (2001), and the Netflix series.
Wet Hot American Summer is an American satirical comedy media franchise created by David Wain and Michael Showalter with stories centered on Camp Firewood, a summer camp located near Waterville, Maine.

Wet Hot American Summer

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He and David Wain created the Wet Hot American Summer franchise, with Showalter co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer (2001), and the Netflix series.
Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 American satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by Wain and Michael Showalter.

David Wain

He and David Wain created the Wet Hot American Summer franchise, with Showalter co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer (2001), and the Netflix series. Other guests have included David Cross, Michael Ian Black, Paul Rudd, David Wain, Andy Samberg, Michael Cera, and Mike Birbiglia.
Wain is a founding member of comedy group Stella, along with Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black, writing and starring in the Stella shorts and the later Stella TV series.

The Big Sick

He directed the 2017 critically acclaimed feature film The Big Sick. His 2017 film The Big Sick starred Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano.
The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Showalter and written by Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani.

The Baxter

Showalter wrote and directed The Baxter (2005), in which he starred with Michelle Williams, Justin Theroux, and Elizabeth Banks.
The Baxter is a 2005 film written by, directed by and starring American comedian Michael Showalter.

The State (1993 TV series)

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A member of the sketch comedy trio Stella, he first came to recognition as a cast member on MTV's The State, which aired from 1993 to 1995.
On May 18, 2007, during the 24-hour Human Giant marathon on MTV, Michael Showalter announced that a DVD set containing the entire series would be released by MTV sometime that year.

Elaine Showalter

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Showalter was born in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of Elaine Showalter (née Cottler), an author, literary critic, and professor of English.
The Showalters have two children, Michael Showalter, an actor and comedian, and Vinca Showalter LaFleur, a professional speechwriter.

Andrea Rosen

For five years, Showalter shared an apartment with his friend, comedian and actress Andrea Rosen.
Rosen shared an apartment for five years with Stella member Michael Showalter.

Cheap Seats (TV series)

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He played Ron Parker, the arrogant host of Cheap Seats, on ESPN Classic in the pilot episode.
Cheap Seats debuted on February 4, 2004, with the opening of the episode showing "Ron Parker" (played by Michael Showalter), the show's browbeating original host, injured by a shelf full of tapes after it collapses on him, thus forcing the Sklars to fill in as hosts.

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

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Wain and Showalter then co-wrote the eight-episode Netflix prequel Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp based on the 2001 film with almost the entire cast of the original film returning.
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is a comedy web television series written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, and directed by Wain.

They Came Together

In 2014, Showalter co-wrote with David Wain They Came Together.
They Came Together is a 2014 American satirical romantic comedy film directed by David Wain and written by Wain and Michael Showalter.

Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

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He also co-wrote and starred in the Netflix sequel Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later which premiered in 2017.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later is a satirical comedy web television series created by David Wain and Michael Showalter, and directed by Wain.

Zak Orth

He is also one half of The Doilies, an acoustic comedy band, in which he sings lead vocals opposite guitarist Zak Orth.
He is also one half of The Doilies, a musical comedy group, alongside Michael Showalter.

Michael Ian Black

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Other guests have included David Cross, Michael Ian Black, Paul Rudd, David Wain, Andy Samberg, Michael Cera, and Mike Birbiglia. Showalter teamed up once more with Michael Ian Black in the Comedy Central series Michael and Michael Have Issues, which premiered in July 2009.
Black, along with fellow State members Michael Showalter and David Wain, co-starred in and cowrote the Comedy Central series Stella, a television adaptation of their popular stage show.

Hello, My Name Is Doris

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In 2015 his film Hello, My Name Is Doris debuted at SXSW, where it was acquired by Roadside Attractions.
Hello, My Name Is Doris is a 2015 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Michael Showalter from a screenplay by Showalter and Laura Terruso, about a woman in her 60s who tries to act on her attraction to a younger co-worker.

Stella shorts

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The short films were produced and written by Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, David Wain, who also star in the shorts with a number of guest actors.

Princeton, New Jersey

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Showalter was born in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of Elaine Showalter (née Cottler), an author, literary critic, and professor of English.

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (upcoming film)

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an upcoming drama film directed by Michael Showalter, based on the documentary of the same name by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato.

The Lovebirds (2020 film)

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The Lovebirds is an upcoming American romantic comedy film, directed by Michael Showalter, from a screenplay by Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall and Martin Gero.

Stella (American TV series)

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Stella is a television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members of the sketch comedy troupe of the same name and former cast members of MTV's The State.

Paul Rudd

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Other guests have included David Cross, Michael Ian Black, Paul Rudd, David Wain, Andy Samberg, Michael Cera, and Mike Birbiglia.
In 2007, he starred in The Oh in Ohio and The Ten, which reunited him with David Wain and Michael Showalter, and then in Over Her Dead Body with Eva Longoria the next year.

Michael & Michael Have Issues

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Showalter teamed up once more with Michael Ian Black in the Comedy Central series Michael and Michael Have Issues, which premiered in July 2009.
Michael & Michael Have Issues (sometimes abbreviated MMHI) is a cable television comedy series starring comedians and actors Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, who created the series.

The Michael Showalter Showalter

The Michael Showalter Showalter was an internet video series starring by Michael Showalter that was hosted on the website, CollegeHumor.

Kumail Nanjiani

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His 2017 film The Big Sick starred Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano.
Additionally, Nanjiani will costar with Issa Rae in The Lovebirds, to be directed by Michael Showalter, who directed The Big Sick, and released by Paramount Pictures.