David “Dave” Calhoun is an American actor and comedian, best known for his appearances in the sitcoms “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation.” He was born in New York City on April 28th, 1971.
Calhoun first gained recognition for his stand-up comedy, which he performed regularly at clubs in New York City. He appeared on several comedy television shows, including “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Saturday Night Live.”
In 2003, he made his feature film debut in the comedy “Old School.” He went on to appear in a number of films, including “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Superbad,” “Knocked Up,” and “The Hangover.”
Calhoun made his television debut in 2004, appearing in the sitcom “The Office” as a guest star. He went on to make several more appearances in the show, including a recurring role as Dwight Schrute’s (Rainn Wilson) brother.
In 2009, Calhoun joined the cast of the hit sitcom “Parks and Recreation.” He played the role of Ken Hotate, a Native American police officer. The character was a fan favorite and Calhoun’s performance earned him an Emmy nomination.
In addition to his acting work, Calhoun has written and produced several television shows. He has also directed several episodes of “Parks and Recreation.”
Calhoun is married to actress and comedian Amy Poehler. The couple have two sons together, Archie and Abel.
Calhoun is an active member of the charity “Comedy Gives Back,” which raises money for various causes throughout the world. He was also the recipient of the “Breakthrough Performance Award” at the 2009 “Just for Laughs” comedy festival.
Dave Calhoun is a talented actor, comedian, writer, and director who has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. He continues to perform stand-up comedy and has also branched out into writing and producing. Calhoun’s impressive resume of credits is proof of his dedication and talent.