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David Koechner

Actor, writer and producer David Koechner grew up in Tipton, Missouri, working for his father in the family’s turkey coop manufacturing business. He studied political science at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, and then transferred to the University of Missouri. After college, Koechner moved to Chicago, where he studied improvisation at the IO (formerly the ImprovOlympic) with Del Close and Charna Halpern. He went on to become an ensemble member of Second City Theater Northwest.

From there, Koechner spent one season in the cast of Saturday Night Live before moving to Los Angeles and landing guest appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Reno 911 and a recurring role on Still Standing. Koechner’s first major film break came in 2004, when he was cast as Champ Kind in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Since then, Koechner has been seen in a variety of studio and independent films such as Daltry Calhoun, The Dukes of Hazzard, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Waiting, Yours, Mine and Ours, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and many more.

When not filming, Koechner performs live stand-up comedy across the country and creates original content videos for his YouTube channel, “Full On Koechner.” He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and five children.

Rob Riggle

Actor/Comedian/Writer/Producer/Director Rob Riggle has been a staple in comedic films and television for more than 15 years. Riggle is known for his memorable characters in comedy hits like The Hangover, and for his stint as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has appeared in comedy classics such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Step Brothers, The Other Guys, as well as Going the Distance and Larry Crowne. For his voice-over talents, Riggle earned a 2012 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice.

As he broke into comedy, Riggle was still on active duty with the United States Marine Corps, which he initially joined at the age of 19. Rising through the ranks, Riggle served in various countries including Albania, Liberia, and Afghanistan. Lieutenant Colonel Riggle retired from the Marine Corps Reserve, having served 22 years total (9 years active duty, 13 years in the reserves) and earned more than 21 medals and ribbons.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Overland Park, Kansas, Riggle attended Shawnee Mission South High School and graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Theater & Film. He later received a Masters in Public Administration from Webster University. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

Paul Rudd

Paul, having recently saved the world as Marvel's AntMan, previously starred opposite Amy Poehler in Lionsgate’s They Came Together, and prior to that, alongside Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and David Koechner in Adam McKay’s Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues for Paramount. In 2012, Rudd starred in Judd Apatow’s This Is 40 opposite Leslie Mann for Universal Pictures, an original comedy that expands on the story of Pete (Rudd) and Debbie (Mann) from the worldwide hit Knocked Up.

Rudd’s other film credits include: Admission, Our Idiot Brother, I Love You, Man, Role Models (co-writer), The 40 Year Old Virgin, Wanderlust (producer), Dinner for Schmucks, How Do You Know, Monsters Vs. Aliens, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Ten (producer), Night at the Museum, Diggers, Reno 911, The Cider House Rules, The Object of My Affection, Wet Hot American Summer, The Chateau, Clueless, and William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, among others.

On television, Rudd was the co-writer and co-creator of the critically acclaimed series Party Down on Starz. Additionally, he garnered wide recognition with a recurring role on the TV sitcom Friends as Mike Hannigan. He has also appeared on Parks and Recreation, and the Netflix original series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.

This June Rudd's movie with co-star, and Big Slick Alum, Selena Gomez, "The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving", will premiere on Netflix.

Eric Stonestreet

Eric Stonestreet currently stars as Cameron Tucker on ABC’s comedy series Modern Family. Stonestreet has also provided voice talent for Walt Disney’s Sophia the First and has guest-starred on FX’s hit series American Horror Story. On the big screen, Stonestreet starred in the 2014 Universal Pictures thriller The Loft, and was a scene-stealer in the comedy Identity Thief. His other film credits include Bad Teacher, alongside Cameron Diaz, Jason Segal, and Justin Timberlake, as well as Almost Famous and Girls Will Be Girls.

Born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, Stonestreet was introduced to acting after a friend dared him to audition for the play Prelude to a Kiss while he was studying at Kansas State University. After graduating with a degree in sociology, he moved to Chicago to study and perform theatre and improv. There, he spent two years doing television commercials and studying with Improv Olympic Chicago and The Second City before moving further west, where he built an impressive resume of memorable characters on television shows including Dharma & Greg, Malcolm in the Middle, Party of Five, Spin City, ER, The West Wing, American Dad, Providence, Crossing Jordan, and Bones. His most notable character is from his recurring role as Ronnie Litre, the questionable documents technician on the original CSI.

Stonestreet currently resides in Los Angeles.

Jason Sudeikis

In 2014, Sudeikis appeared in Horrible Bosses 2, the sequel to his hit 2011 comedy Horrible Bosses. The year before, he starred opposite Jennifer Aniston in New Line Cinema's box office smash We’re the Millers. His other film credits include: Hall Pass, The Bounty Hunter, Going the Distance, What Happens in Vegas, Watching the Detectives, Bill, Semi-Pro, and The Rocker.

Sudeikis was born in Fairfax, Virginia, but grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. He began his path in show business by take classes at the ComedySportz Theater (now Comedy City) in Kansas City. At that point, he made his way to Chicago, where he performed with The Second City National Touring Company, Improv Olympic, The Annoyance Theater, and Boom Chicago in Amsterdam. He then moved to Nevada, where he became a founding member of The Second City Las Vegas. In 2003, while still in Vegas, Jason was encouraged by his uncle George Wendt (Cheers) to send a tape of his work to the producers of SNL. After two years as a staff writer and many auditions, he found himself on camera and never looked back.

Sudeikis is actively involved with Children’s Mercy Kansas City as well as other charities. He currently resides in New York City with Olivia Wilde and their son.