Jack McBrayer

Active - 2005 - 2021  |   Born - May 27, 1973 in Macon, Georgia, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Children's/Family

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Biography by Matthew Tobey

After supporting roles in such films as Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Georgia-born actor Jack McBrayer found notoriety in 2006 as the naïve NBC page Kenneth on 30 Rock. That memorable, outrageous role launched McBreyer, a Second City alumnus, and led to him landing small but memorable parts in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Campaign. He also found steady work as a voice-over actor in projects such as Despicable Me and Wreck-It Ralph.

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  • Worked at Applebee's restaurant and proudly earned the title of Employee of the Month in 1994.
  • Met 30 Rock costar Tina Fey (who wrote the role of Kenneth the Page specifically for McBrayer) when they were members of Chicago's famed Second City comedy troupe.  
  • Performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and Los Angeles, and ImprovOlympic in Chicago and Los Angeles.
  • Starred in recurring sketches on Late Night With Conan O'Brien.
  • Appeared in Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body" music video in 2008. 
  • Stars in the web series Living 'Neath the Law, which is featured on Will Ferrell's Funny or Die site.