Comedian and actor best known for portraying the pop culture-obsessed Abed on NBC's Community. He returned to NBC when he began a starring role in Powerless.
He appeared in TV commercials for Verizon, McDonald's and Snickers.
He married his college sweetheart Bridget Showalter. The pair became parents to twins.
He won a scholarship that allowed him to perform improvisational comedy for an audience that included comedian Dave Chappelle.