Creed Bratton

Creed Bratton

Active - 1982 - 2021  |   Born - Feb 8, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Adventure

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Known to many as the office worker with a mysterious past from the series The Office, Creed Bratton, a California native, began his career as a musician and was a member of the folk groups the Young Californians, the 13th Floor, and the Grass Roots, with whom he traveled the world many times on tour. Bratton began cultivating an acting career in the late '60s, appearing in films like With Six You Get Eggroll, eventually joining the cast of The Office in 2006 and standing out in the part of the sociopathic Creed.

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  • Changed his name to Chuck Ertmoed after his mother remarried. He was later convinced by friends that he needed a better name to be a musician and settled on Creed Bratton.
  • Attended College of the Sequoias on a swimming scholarship.
  • Member of the rock band the Grass Roots from 1967 to '69, playing lead guitar and singing.
  • Plays a fictionalized version of himself on The Office.
  • Sang one of his own songs, "Spinnin' N Reelin'" in the "A Benihana Christmas" episode of The Office.
  • Maintained a weekly blog on nbc.com as his character through the 2007-08 season.