David Wain

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David Wain
Born August 1, 1969 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
Notable Roles Stella: David Wain
Notable Episodes
Awards

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Biography

David Wain is an American comedic writer, director and actor who is tied closely the Stella alternative comedy group, along with Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. He is responsible for directing a majority of the sketches on the cult comedy series The State.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
You Wrote It, You Watch It Various Characters 1992 1
The State Various 1993–1995 1 2 3
The Daily Show Correspondent 1996 1
Random Play Various Roles 1999 1
I Love the 70s Himself 2003 1
Best Week Ever Himself 2004–2005 1 2
I Love the 90s: Part Deux Himself 2005 1
Stella David Wain 2005 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Late Friday Host 1x21 - Episode 121 August 17, 2001
Crank Yankers David 2x01 - Episode 201 March 4, 2003
Crank Yankers Al Foster #1 2x07 - Episode 207 April 15, 2003
Reno 911! Sensual Masseuse 1x11 - Dangle's Moving Day October 1, 2003
Comedy Central Presents Himself 8x26 - Stella May 14, 2004
Cheap Seats Brian Lewis 1x23 - High-School Cheerleading October 28, 2004
My Coolest Years Himself 1x01 - Summer Vacation November 23, 2004
Entourage Agent 3x06 - Three's Company July 16, 2006

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special Various October 1995 The State

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Jimmy Kimmel Live Show 289 September 2, 2005

Writer

Staff Writer

Series Season(s)
Two Rooms: A Tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin
You Wrote It, You Watch It 1
The State 1 2 3
Sheep in the Big City 1 2
MADtv 6
Stella 1

Episode Writer

Series Episode Airdate
Strangers with Candy 2x06 - The Blank Page February 21, 2000
Comedy Central Presents 8x26 - Stella May 14, 2004

Director

Staff Director

Series Season(s)
The State 1 2 3
Merry F#%$in' Christmas

Episode Director

Series Episode Airdate
Stella 1x06 - Pilot June 29, 2005
Stella 1x26 - Campaign July 5, 2005
Stella 1x06 - Coffee Shop July 19, 2005

Producer

Series Year(s) Title Season(s)
The State 1993–1995 Producer 1 2 3
Stella 2005 Executive Producer 1

Awards and Accolades

Trivia