Comedian and actor most famous for co-creating and starring on the popular Comedy Central series Drunk History, which got its start as a series of shorts on Funny or Die. He has also acted on a variety of other comedy shows, including The League and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as well as in films like For Your Consideration.
He attended Towson High School in Baltimore County, Maryland. He began performing sketch comedy in Los Angeles in 2000.
He formed the comedy duo Derek & Simon with Simon Helberg and starred on the web series Derek & Simon: The Show.
He married a woman named Jody.