Nick Offerman

A master of eliciting raucous laughter, Nick Offerman rose to fame as the mustachioed, government-hating bureaucrat on the comedy "Parks and Recreation" (NBC, 2009- ). The jaw-clenched character with the sarcastic ... Read more »
Born: 06/26/1970 in Joliet, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (64)

Knight of Cups 2016 (Movie)

(Actor)

Conan 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Danny Collins 2015 (Movie)

Guy DeLoach (Actor)

Gravity Falls 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Special Appearance

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 2015 (Movie)

Greg's Dad (Actor)

Parks and Recreation 2008 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

22 Jump Street 2014 (Movie)

Deputy Chief Hardy (Actor)

Believe Me 2014 (Movie)

Sean (Actor)

Billy on the Street 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Bob's Burgers 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

Comedy Bang! Bang! 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

Date and Switch 2014 (Movie)

Terry (Actor)

Ernest & Celestine 2014 (Movie)

George (Voice)

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Lego Movie 2014 (Movie)

Metal Beard (Voice)

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

The Simpsons 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

Welcome to Happiness 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Axe Cop 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Voice

In A World... 2013 (Movie)

Heners (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nick Offerman: American Ham 2013 (Movie)

(Himself)

Paradise 2013 (Movie)

Doug Mannerheim (Actor)

Somebody Up There Likes Me 2013 (Movie)

Sal (Actor)

The Gunfighter 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Kings of Summer 2013 (Movie)

Frank Toy (Actor)

We're the Millers 2013 (Movie)

Don Fitzgerald (Actor)

21 Jump Street 2012 (Movie)

Deputy Chief Hardy (Actor)

Casa De Mi Padre 2012 (Movie)

DEA Agent Parker (Actor)

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Special Appearance

Smashed 2012 (Movie)

Mr. Davies (Actor)

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Cameo

The Late Show With David Letterman 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Guest

2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

All Good Things 2010 (Movie)

Jim McCarthy (Actor)

Audrey the Trainwreck 2010 (Movie)

David George (Actor)

The Men Who Stare at Goats 2009 (Movie)

Scotty Mercer (Actor)

Taking Chances 2008 (Movie)

Sheriff Hoke Hollander (Actor)

The Go-Getter 2008 (Movie)

Nick the Potter/Dutch the Trumpeter/Joaquin the Motel Clerk (Actor)

American Body Shop 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Wristcutters: A Love Story 2007 (Movie)

Cop (Actor)

CSI: New York 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cursed 2005 (Movie)

Officer (Actor)

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous 2005 (Movie)

Karl Steele (Actor)

November 2005 (Movie)

Officer Roberts (Actor)

Sin City 2005 (Movie)

Schlubb (Actor)

Deadwood 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

24 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder By Numbers 2002 (Movie)

Cop at Richard's House (Actor)

Stealing Harvard 2002 (Movie)

Electrician (Actor)

Thieves 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Lush 2001 (Movie)

Gerry (Actor)

NYPD Blue 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Profiler 1998 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Groove 2000 (Movie)

Sergeant Channahon (Actor)

Treasure Island 2000 (Movie)

Samuel (Actor)

The West Wing 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

City of Angels 1998 (Movie)

Construction Worker (Actor)

Going All the Way 1997 (Movie)

Wilks (Actor)

Fargo (Tv Show)

Actor

Red Nose Day (TV Show)

Himself
Producer (2)

Nick Offerman: American Ham 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Somebody Up There Likes Me 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

Nick Offerman: American Ham 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

A master of eliciting raucous laughter, Nick Offerman rose to fame as the mustachioed, government-hating bureaucrat on the comedy "Parks and Recreation" (NBC, 2009- ). The jaw-clenched character with the sarcastic deadpan on the critically acclaimed series was Offerman's ticket to fame, which had eluded him for many years that he had spent guest-starring on numerous hit television sitcoms including "The King of Queens" (CBS, 1998-2007) and "George Lopez" (ABC, 2002-07); on the latter of which he played the unlikely love interest of a woman twice his age. Offerman often collaborated with real-life wife Megan Mullally, who had famously made her impact playing the martini-swilling, sharp-tongued Karen Walker on "Will & Grace" (NBC, 1998-2006). Like his famous spouse, Offerman's sardonic sense of humor earned him a scene-stealing reputation within comedy circles and a long career playing offbeat characters that explored humor in the most unexpected of ways.

Relationships

Megan Mullally Actor

Wife
Married Sept. 20, 2003 Had a recurring role on NBC's "Parks and Recreation"

EDUCATION

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1988 - 1993

Milestones

2013

Featured in "We're the Millers"

2013

Started voicing the lead character in "Axe Cop"

2012

Appeared in the comedy "Casa de mi Padre" opposite Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, and Diego Luna

2012

Cast opposite Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in the big screen reboot of "21 Jump Street," based on the Fox police drama

2011

Nominated for the 2011 TV Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy

2010

Nominated for the 2010 TV Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy ("Parks and Recreation")

2009

Breakthrough role as parks department director Ron Swanson opposite Amy Poehler on the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation"

2009

Acted opposite George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, and Kevin Spacey in the war-themed comedy "The Men Who Stare at Goats"

2007

Starred in Comedy Central's short-lived series "American Body Shop"

2005

Acted opposite Bullock again in the comedy "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous"

2003

Cast in a recurring role as the younger lover of Belita Moreno's character on the ABC family comedy "George Lopez"

2002

Cast in a minor role in the crime drama "Murder by Numbers," starring Sandra Bullock

2001

Guest starred on a Thanksgiving-themed episode of NBC's "Will & Grace" opposite future wife Megan Mullally

1997

Received the Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "The Kentucky Cycle" at the Pegasus Players in Chicago, Illinois

1997

Cast in a supporting role opposite Jeremy Davies and Ben Affleck in the comedy drama "Going All the Way"

Co-founded Chicago’s Defiant Theater, an eclectic troupe dedicated to productions that featured innovative stagecraft, controversial topics, and skillful stage combat

Bonus Trivia

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Offerman owns and operates the Offerman Woodshop, which creates fine wood furniture.

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