Happy Birthday To Rye's Nick Kroll

RYE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Rye's Nick Kroll!

Nicholas J. "Nick" Kroll, turns 36 on Thursday.
Nicholas J. "Nick" Kroll, turns 36 on Thursday.

Kroll, who was born in Rye, turns 36 on Thursday.

Kroll, an actor, screenwriter, producer and comedian, was born June 5, 1978. He is best known for his role as Rodney Ruxin on The League and his own Comedy Central program, Kroll Show. He has been a contributing writer to Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show and MTV's Human Giant. Kroll's live work is a mix of standup, sketch and characters. He is well known as a performer for his characters Bobby Bottleservice, Fabrice Fabrice, and Gil Faizon of the Oh, Hello Show, which he created with writing partner John Mulaney. His character work features prominently in Kroll Show. Kroll was honored with the Breakout Star of the Year award from the 2013 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada.

Kroll's voice work includes the animated Fox comedy series Sit Down, Shut Up as Andrew LeGustambos, the flamboyant, bisexual drama teacher, voiced to sound like a "modern day Snagglepuss", and as Reuben Grinder in the PBS Kids GO! series WordGirl.

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