Daly at the 2015 PaleyFest
April 15, 1971
Mount Kisco, New York, US
|Alma mater||Ithaca College|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer|
|Carri Levinson (m. 2004)|
Andrew "Andy" Daly (born April 15, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for starring as Forrest MacNeil on the Comedy Central series Review. He is also known for starring in the first season HBO comedy series Eastbound & Down as Terrence Cutler and for his two seasons as a cast member on Mad TV from 2000 to 2002. He has also made regular appearances on television programs such as Silicon Valley, Modern Family, The Life and Times of Tim, Crossballs, Delocated, Reno 911!, and Comedy Bang! Bang!
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Daly was born in Mount Kisco, New York, and was raised in New Jersey. He graduated in 1989 from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and then attended Ithaca College, where he received a bachelor's degree in drama.
After college, Daly moved to New York City where he performed, along with Andy Secunda, in the sketch comedy duo The Two Andys, which appeared at the 1999 Aspen Comedy Festival. He was also a part of the Mainstage company at Chicago City Limits as an improvisational actor.
When the Upright Citizens Brigade relocated to New York from Chicago in 1996, Daly was one of the first New Yorkers to study improvisation with the group and performed in many of the earliest shows produced by the UCB. He was a member of the long-form improvisation group The Swarm, which was assembled and directed by Amy Poehler.
In 2000, Daly joined the cast of MADtv. He was a featured player in the show's 6th season, appearing in 13 episodes. He returned as a full cast member the following season. His recurring characters were Dr. Adrian Ganzer ("Come on Down") and token white roundtable member Scott Oglevee on Real Mother****ing Talk. Daly's celebrity impressions on MADtv included Bill Maher, Carrot Top, Charlie Rose, Dick Cheney, Don Knotts (as Barney Fife on several parodies of The Andy Griffith Show), Jesse Helms, Pat Sajak, Rick Schroder, and Tony Blair.
Daly left Mad TV in 2002 and next appeared on television in the main cast of Comedy Central's parody news show Crossballs. He later played several different characters on Reno 911!, recurring as "Brad the Friendly Homeowner". He also worked as a correspondent on The Showbiz Show with David Spade for all three seasons.
In 2008, he became an advocate on Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and appeared in that show's second season as well. He also hosted the pilot of TBS' revival of Match Game. Also in 2008, Daly joined the cast of the HBO series Eastbound & Down.
He has made a guest appearance in the animated series Adventure Time.
He had a small role in the 2011 film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon as a mailroom worker.
In 2016, he played a main role as the principal in Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life.
Daly does many different characters in his stand-up. In 2007, a character named "Jerry O'Hearn" was featured on the Comedy Death-Ray compilation album. In 2008, Daly released the critically acclaimed Nine Sweaters, a comedy album compiled from a nine-week residency at Comedy Death-Ray's Tuesday night shows, on AST Records.
Daly has made a number of appearances on podcasts such as Comedy Bang! Bang!, Superego, How Did This Get Made?, improv4humans, WTF with Marc Maron, The Nerdist Podcast, and Never Not Funny. In 2014, he began hosting the limited-run Earwolf podcast The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project.
|1999||The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue||Murgatroid (voice)|
|2004||Christmas with the Kranks||Husband|
|2006||School for Scoundrels||Classmate|
|2007||Dante's Inferno||Various (voice)|
|2007||What Love Is||Wayne|
|2007||Wild Girls Gone||Fred|
|2008||What Happens in Vegas||Curtis|
|2009||Post Grad||Lloyd Hastings|
|2009||The Informant!||Marty Allison|
|2010||She's Out of My League||Mr. Fuller|
|2010||Freak Dance||Gentleman Weed Fiend|
|2010||Life as We Know It||Scott|
|2010||Yogi Bear||Mayor Brown|
|2011||High Road||Mr. Doobin|
|2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Mailroom Worker|
|2012||Big Miracle||Don Davis|
|2013||A Haunted House||Steve|
|2014||Jason Nash Is Married||Marty Denman|
|2014||A Better You||Neighbor|
|2016||Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life||Principal Ken Dwight|
|2017||Table 19||Luke Pflaffler|
|1996||Spin City||Payroll Guy||Episode: "The High and the Mighty"|
|1999||Upright Citizens Brigade||Bathtub Friar||Episode: "Infested with Friars"|
|2000||TV Funhouse||Joseph of Arimathea (voice)||Episode: "Christmas Day"|
|2004||Crossballs||Various||15 episodes; also writer|
|2005-09||Reno 911!||Various||5 episodes|
|2005||Drake & Josh||Movie Goer||2 episodes|
|2007||American Body Shop||EPA Inspector||Episode: "Fluids"|
|2007||The Office||Gordon (Ben Franklin)||Episode: "Ben Franklin"|
|2008-12||The Life & Times of Tim||Various (voice)||18 episodes|
|2009||The Closer||Richard Tracy||Episode: "Tapped Out"|
|2009-12||Eastbound & Down||Principal Terrence Cutler||10 episodes|
|2010||Greek||Tom Hilgendorf||Episode: "Your Friends and Neighbors"|
|2010||Players||Rick||Episode: "The Intervention"|
|2010-12||Delocated||Bryce Grieke||6 episodes|
|2011||The Paul Reiser Show||Brad||7 episodes|
|2011||Good Vibes||Lord Clive Goodspeed / MTV Executive (voice)||2 episodes|
|2012||Are You There, Chelsea?||Marty Mills||Episode: "Boots"|
|2012||Regular Show||Darryl (voice)||Episode: "Access Denied"|
|2012||Last Man Standing||Mr. Peckem||Episode: "Tree of Strife"|
|2012-16||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Various||7 episodes|
|2013||Drunk History||Teddy Roosevelt||Episode: "Wild West"|
|2013-14||Kroll Show||Luke / Host||2 episodes|
|2013-14||The League||Ethan Coque||2 episodes|
|2013-16||Modern Family||Principal Prince Brown||6 episodes|
|2014||Enlisted||Rodney Spratz||Episode: "Rear D Day"|
|2014||Playing House||Gary Beecher||Episode: "Totes Kewl"|
|2014||Bad Teacher||Dale||Episode: "The 6th Grade Lock-In"|
|2014||Major Crimes||Mr. Baird / Richard Tracy||Episode: "Frozen Assets"|
|2014||Mr. Pickles||Doctor / Driver (voice)||Episode: "Coma"|
|2014-16||Bob's Burgers||Ray / Samuel Summerbottom (voice)||2 episodes|
|2014-17||Adventure Time||King of Ooo / Wyatt (voice)||12 episodes|
|2014-17||Silicon Valley||Doctor||7 episodes|
|2014-17||Review||Forrest MacNeil||22 episodes; also co-creator, executive producer, writer|
|2015||Aqua Teen Hunger Force||Presbobot / The Flesh Train (voice)||2 episodes|
|2015||The Spoils Before Dying||Artie Mann||3 episodes|
|2015||Rick and Morty||Krombopulos Michael (voice)||Episode: "Mortynight Run"|
|2015-17||Black-ish||Dr. Evan Windsor||3 episodes|
|2015||Wander Over Yonder||Andy the Watchdog (voice)||Episode: "The Eye on the Skullship"|
|2016-17||American Dad!||Memphis Stormfront (voice)||2 episodes|
|2016||Bajillion Dollar Propertie$||Don Dimello||Episode: "Make Partner Part 2"|
|2016||Lady Dynamite||Dr. Achter||Episode: "A Vaginismus Miracle"|
|2016||Another Period||Charlton Wimbledon||Episode: "Trial of the Century"|
|2016||Future-Worm!||Mr. Zarlid (voice)||Episode: "Bubble Dad/Future Danny and the Ghost Pirates of Tau Ceti/
Porthole to the Lizard"
|2016||Mary + Jane||Edward Gregory||Episode: "420"|
|2017||Trial & Error||Thom Hinkle||2 episodes|
|2017||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Jeffrey Bouché||Episode: "Cop-Con"|
|2017||You're the Worst||Himself||Episode: "From the Beginning, I Was Screwed"|
|2017||Teachers||Officer Chuck Dorgan||Episode: "Dire Straights"|
|2018||The Who Was? Show||Ron|