The Open Mic Podcast with Brett Allan

Actor Matt Walsh | Character Actor, Career Strategy and the Art of Improv

Episode Summary

Our guest today is actor Matt Walsh. Most know him from the Emmy nominated and winning series "VEEP". He has a long time spanning career and has covered some iconic roles. We discuss his beginnings in the Upright Citizens Brigade, the Daily Show and the sacrifice it takes to pursue your dreams. Plus much more.

Episode Notes

Our guest today is actor Matt Walsh. Most know him from the Emmy nominated and winning series "VEEP". He has a long time spanning career and has covered some icon roles. We discuss his beginnings in the Upright Citizens Brigade, the Daily Show and the sacrifice it takes to pursue your dreams. Plus much more.

Actor Matt Walsh is a  comedian, actor, director, and writer, best known for his role as Mike McLintock in Veep for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. He is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade sketch comedy troupe, with which he co-starred in the original television series and the 2015 reboot. He also previously starred in short-lived comedy programs such as Dog Bites Man and Players, and was a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has also co-starred in films such as Ghostbusters, Life of the Party, Ted, Into the Storm, Brigsby Bear, and Old School.

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