Scott Adsit

Active - 1993 - 2020  |   Born - Nov 26, 1965 in Northbrook, Illinois, United States  |   Genres - Comedy

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Biography by Matthew Tobey

Comedic actor Scott Adsit got his start performing at Chicago's Second City in the mid-'90s, where he met and befriended Tina Fey. He transitioned from stage to screen with a handful of appearances on HBO's Mr. Show with Bob and David and went on to take on guest roles on several TV shows, including Friends and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Adsit got his first taste of steady work with Cartoon Network's Moral Orel, which he wrote, produced and provided voices for. With his career on a roll, Adsit reunited with Tina Fey in 2006, when he was cast opposite her on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. During the run of 30 Rock, he appeared in a number of animated and live-action projects including The Informant, The Music Never Stopped, and Arthur.

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  • Joined Chicago's Second City comedy troupe in 1994.
  • Performed with former Saturday Night Live player Rachel Dratch and 30 Rock cast mate Tina Fey at Second City.
  • Was a creative force in the breakthrough Second City productions Pinata Full of Bees and Paradigm Lost.
  • Acted in a short subject for drug and alcohol counseling titled Reflections From the Heart of a Child, in which he portrayed a father battling substance abuse.
  • Recorded character voices for a pinball machine titled Medieval Madness.
  • Wrote, produced, directed and performed voices in the Adult Swim animated show Moral Orel.