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Del Close
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Steve Carell
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David Koechner

Knowledge Identifier: +David_Koechner

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David Koechner

American character actor, comedian, writer, and musician add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1962.

Countries: United States (65%), California (12%), Illinois (12%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Comedy Central, Will Ferrell, Saturday Night Live

Linked to: Comedy Central, Benedictine College, University of Missouri, Amazon.com

 

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David Koechner was born in 1962 add something


1994

After studying at Chicago 's ImprovOlympic, under famed improvisation instructor Del Close, Koechner joined The Second City comedy troupe in Chicago, graduating in 1994 add something


1995

In 1995, Koechner landed a year-long stint on "Saturday Night Live", joining the show with fellow Second City friends Nancy Walls and Adam McKay add something

 

Koechner joined the act as Gerald "T-Bones" Tibbons, a character he had been playing on comedy stages for a few years, including a recurring character bit on SNL. Gerald Tibbons dates back to 1995, when he filmed a short television pilot based on the character's misadventures add something


1999

On the set of the 1999 country music mockumentary, "Dill Scallion", Koechner struck a partnership with SNL friend David 'Gruber' Allen, joining Allen's improvisational comedy act, "The Naked Trucker Show" add something


2004

David Koechner supported the 2004 US Presidential campaign of Senator John Kerry, performing at a June 6, 2004 Hollywood fundraiser for the senator, where "The Naked Trucker & T-Bones" opened up for Tenacious D add something


2006

In 2006, Koechner made his voice acting debut in "Barnyard" as Dag. That same year, he had a supporting role as gun-lobbyist in the critically acclaimed satire, "Thank You for Smoking", sharing several scenes with Aaron Eckhart and Maria Bello add something

 

His oldest is his son Charlie followed by his daughter Margot, and twins Sargent and Audrey, born June 2, 2006 add something


2007

In 2007, Koechner was seen in his first leading role in "The Comebacks" , the first comedy to be released under Fox Searchlight's Fox Atomic division add something

 

On January 17, 2007, Comedy Central premiered "The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show", a sketch comedy series starring Koechner and longtime performing partner Dave "Gruber" Allen add something

 

On January 17, 2007, Koechner's "Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show" premiered on Comedy Central, giving him a starring role and full creative control add something

 

Koechner & Allen's first album, "Naked Trucker and T-Bones Live at the Troubador", was released March 20, 2007 add something

 

His first leading role, as Coach Lambeau Fields in Fox Atomic's sports comedy, "The Comebacks" opened on October 19, 2007 add something


2011

His fifth child Eve was born on January 11, 2011 add something


2012

As of 2012, Koechner has guest-starred, both in person and voice, on fourteen episodes of the series add something


2013

Koechner will return as Champ Kind in a sequel to "Anchorman", expected to be released in 2013 add something

 

Koechner made his first return guest appearance to "Saturday Night Live" on December 7, 2013 with his fellow "Anchorman" co-stars Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and the episodes host Paul Rudd add something


2015

In 2015, he will co-star in the upcoming Comedy Central series "Another Period" add something


2016

In a contrast to his largely comedy-based acting career, Koechner starred in the 2016 drama "Priceless", a film about human trafficking add something

 

Frat Pack - Also, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, and David Koechner have all been cast members on "Saturday Night Live", and, except for Owen Wilson, all members have hosted "Saturday Night Live", though Wilson did make a guest appearance in 2016