Sketch comedy actor at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater who starred in the film I Love You Beth Cooper. He has written for the shows Comedy Bang Bang and Arrested Development. He also created, wrote and starred in the hit Netflix series Love from 2016 until 2018.
He attended a Catholic high school, and the University of Iowa, and after graduation he moved to Los Angeles to join the UCBT.
He wrote for the Cartoon Network Adult Swim show Moral Orel, and had a small part in the film Inglourious Basterds.
He was born in Le Mars, Iowa, into a Catholic family. He married writer Lesley Arfin in 2015; they have a daughter named Mary James together.
Judd Apatow co-created Love with him and his wife Lesley.