Matt Braunger was born just outside of Chicago. An actor since childhood, Matt studied theater in New York and improvisation in Chicago under such luminaries as Susan Messing and Del Close. He was a founding member of the seminal improv group The Seaning. It was in Chicago that Matt became a full-fledged stand-up comedian as well, performing in both the 2001 and 2002 Chicago Comedy Festivals. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2003, Matt has been in several acclaimed plays and sketch shows. He has played every major comedy stage in town, from The Improv to Comedy Death Ray and beyond. And was most recently seen in the New Faces group at the 2007 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. His television credits include Mad TV, Acceptable TV, Pushing Daisies, ICarly, as well as a number of commercials. Matt thanks you for reading this whole paragraph.