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Josh Gad

  • Birthplace: Hollywood, FL
  • Birthday: February 23

Josh Gad currently co-stars alongside Billy Crystal on the FX comedy series The Comedians.

In prior television appearances, Gad portrayed news director Ryan Church on the Fox sitcom Back to You, which lasted one season from 2007 to 2008 and was a correspondent on The Daily Show beginning in 2009. 

 

Josh Gad currently co-stars alongside Billy Crystal on the FX comedy series The Comedians.

In prior television appearances, Gad portrayed news director Ryan Church on the Fox sitcom Back to You, which lasted one season from 2007 to 2008 and was a correspondent on The Daily Show beginning in 2009. 

 

He had a guest role on the series Bored to Death Later, he was cast in the American version of the British sitcom No Heroics. In the pilot, Gad played Horse Force, a former classmate from Superhero College, who can summon horses and works at a bar where the group hangs out. The show was not picked up.

 

Gad played the role of Elder Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, and was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical, along with his co-star Andrew Rannells. Both lost to Norbert Leo Butz in Catch Me If You Can.

 

In 2011, Gad had a cameo appearance in ABC's hit show, Modern Family. He also voiced "Mondo" in the MTV animated series Good Vibes.  He played Bear Claw on an episode of New Girl

 

In 2013, he appeared as Skip Gilchrist in NBC's 1600 Penn, of which he is also a co-creator and executive producer. Also in 2013, he played Andrew (Headphones) in the film The Internship and starred as Steve Wozniak in the film Jobs. The same year, he voiced Olaf in Frozen, re-collaborating with co-songwriter Robert Lopez from The Book of Mormon. In 2014, Gad co-starred in Zach Braff's film Wish I Was Here, playing the main character's brother.

 

In 2015, Gad starred alongside Kevin Hart and Kaley Cuoco in The Wedding Ringer.

 

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