Ed Helms

Ed Helms

Movie Actor

Edward Parker Helms is an American actor and comedian. From 2002 to 2006, he was a correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He played paper salesman Andy Bernard in the NBC sitcom The Office, and starred as Stuart Price in The Hangover trilogy.

Full Name
Jan 24, 1974
6′ 0″
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Edward Parker Helms was born on January 24, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an American actor, comedian, and singer. Helms grew up in a Southern Baptist family in the suburbs of Atlanta and attended The Westminster Schools. After graduating from Oberlin College in Ohio with a degree in geography and geology, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy.

Helms started his career as an intern at the Late Show with David Letterman before joining the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live for four years. After leaving SNL, he starred in various feature films such as The Hangover trilogy and The Office. Other projects include voicing characters for animated films such as Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie and Sing. He has also appeared on TV shows like 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation.

In 2010, Helms won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Andy Bernard on The Office. In 2013, he hosted the MTV Movie Awards and the ESPYs that same year. In 2018, he starred alongside Edie Falco in the Netflix series Dave, which earned him another Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

Helms is currently working on several projects including Vacation Friends with Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader, which is set to be released later this year.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1974</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Ed Helms is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 24, 1974, Ed Helms was born in Atlanta, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from Oberlin College</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helms graduates from Oberlin College with a degree in Film Theory and Technology.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Appearing on The Daily Show</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helms begins appearing regularly on Comedy Central's The Daily Show as a correspondent.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut in The Hangover</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helms makes his feature film debut in The Hangover as the character Stu Price.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in The Office</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helms takes on the lead role of Andy Bernard in the popular television show The Office.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in Vacation Reboot</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helms stars alongside Chris Hemsworth and Leslie Mann in the reboot of National Lampoon's Vacation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Comedy Special Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helms releases his first standup comedy special, titled A Futile and Stupid Gesture.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Incredible Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ed Helms is an incredible actor. He has starred in many hit comedies, such as The Hangover, The Office, and Vacation. His performances are always funny and entertaining, and he brings a lot of energy to every role he plays.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ed Helms is also a great person. He is known for being kind and generous with his fans, always taking time to sign autographs or take selfies. He also works actively with charity organizations to help those in need.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Hilarious</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ed Helms is not only an incredible actor but he is also hilarious. Whether it's on a TV talk show or in one of his movies, Ed Helms always finds ways to make us laugh with his wit and humor. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Career in Comedy</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed Helms started his career in comedy as a member of The Second City improv troupe in Chicago.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared in Music Videos</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed Helms has appeared in music videos for bands such as Weezer and OK Go.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Worked at Cartoon Network</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actor, Ed Helms worked at the Cartoon Network writing for shows like "Space Ghost Coast to Coast" and "The Brak Show".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Voiced Animated Films</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed Helms has provided voice work for animated films including "The Lorax" and "Storks".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Played Banjo on "The Office"</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">On the show "The Office", Ed Helms often played banjo as part of a band he formed with fellow cast members.</p></div>


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